The newsletter highlights:

  • VirtueMart Multisites Search - new component for Joomla
  • JoomlaLMS – Learning Management System
Here is the latest news from JoomPlace.

New component for Joomla:

The component VirtuemartMultisitesSearch works as an addition to the VirtueMart shopping cart component and allows you to search for products within external Joomla sites, where the component Virtuemart is installed.
To search products just add the externally sites, the database info in the admin panel and configure modules for VirtueMart.

JoomlaLMS – Learning Management System
New version 1.0.1 with a lot of new features:
  • New course settings: Auto-redirect from the course homepage to the selected Learning Path
  • The Course Homepage modules (Announcements, Homework, Dropbox) are now configurable
  • Limited access for course enrollment by Joomla user groups
  • Subscriptions: taxes configuration
  • Global configuration: configurable date format (European/American format, configurable first day of week), improved configuration of the LMS component title, heading, meta tags and description
  • JoomlaLMS menu: Global configuration of menu in admin back end and in the front end individual menu configuration for each course
  • JoomlaLMS menu module for Joomla
  • JoomlaLMS text search mambot for Joomla
  • Learning Path tool improvement: possibility to add quizzes to the learning path
  • Improvement of course content output: possibility to put media elements such as swf files, flash video and etc. into content.
  • LMS content is processed by Joomla content mambots before outputting
  • Fixed minor bugs and issues

The JoomlaLMS Team would like to thank the JoomlaLMS Testers and all the users who are interested in improvement and expansion of the JoomlaLMS functionality.

We are working on:
  • webconference sessions recordings and storing for later use
  • a Content System for the JoomlaLMS, so you can have all your files and assets stored in one place including access administration features.So when using files or assets in LMS courses you just need to update the source file and all courses will be updated
  • a Blackboard 7 converter so courses from BB can be imported into JoomlaLMS

Try the JoomlaLMS free 30-days trial at

On the coding board:
  • JoomlaQuiz Deluxe
  • RoomBooker vers. 2
  • FlashMagazine Deluxe
  • QuizForce for MS Windows
  • PowerPointForce for MS PowerPoint