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Quantum Manager 1.3.0 - New Features and Stable Release

Quantum Manager 1.3.0 - New Features and Stable Release
24 September 2019

After a short time, we are proud to introduce you to the next version of Quantum Manager. This release addresses new features, different improvements, and fixes of bugs founded from the previous version. Now the product is stable and recommended to use on all websites.

Quantum Manager is the component which makes your work with Joomla more comfortable and, according to users' testimonials, is a must-have to install on every Joomla site. We invite you to examine its main features and try to use it!

Key features:

  • Scopes allowing you to quickly navigate within specified folders
  • Ability to add watermark
  • A button to attach any file inside of your Joomla article
  • Now you can rename files and folders
  • Limit the length of filename during the uploading

New features in screenshots

Below we will consider new features in details.

1. Scopes

The scope allows you to group files by scope and add a custom scope. Also, you can edit scope templates.

There are 4 default scopes: images, docs, audio and video. By default, images scope is enabled, but you can enable other 3 scopes and create custom ones.

As a result, new scopes to appear in the left sidebar of the component and a user will get the ability for quick navigation.

Note: this feature is very useful to group files by type via folders.

Quantum Manager scopes

2. Watermark

Now it's possible to add a watermark to the selected image. There are various settings to set up watermark according to your needs: position, padding and etc. You can automatize this process or add a watermark button.

Quantum Manager Watermark settings

3. Attach files to the article

This is another key feature we have released according to many users' requests.

How does it work? First of all, you should note the component attach files from scopes and there are scope templates. For instance, you can prepare a special HTML layout for attaching a file (button, class, etc) which depends on scope: audio, video and files come with different templates, so using this feature you even can embed media content inside of your article.

Quantum Manager - attach files to the Joomla article

3.1. Template for the scope 'Audio'

Quantum Manager - attach files to the Joomla article

3.2. Go to the scope folder and select the file to attach.

Quantum Manager - attach files to the Joomla article

3.3. The file has been attached (embedded).

Such an approach allows you to attach documents and change its layout using templates in component settings to comply with design standards of your Joomla template.

4. Rename of files and folders

It was a must-have feature in the core Joomla Media component and now it's easy to do with Quantum Manager!

Just click on mouse right button and find additional actions to do: you can rename, remove, view the image or copy its URL.

Quantum Manager - rename files and folders

5. Limit length of filename

Some files have long names and now there is a setting to limit the length of files during the upload. It can be important in some cases, especially if you need bulk upload.

Quantum Manager - limit length of filename

If you have used the previous version 1.2.0 - please install the latest version 1.3.0 over existing 1.2.0 since the update server was changed.

If you like this extension, please leave a short review on Quantum on the Joomla Extensions Directory! (JED). Here is the tutorial how to get started with the JED reviews.
Eugene Sivokon

Product manager and Joomla enthusiast who has worked in many web development roles taking on a wide array of various projects.

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