AllEvents - Phoca Download


  • link to Phoca Download Sections
  • link to Phoca Download Section
  • link to Phoca Download Category
  • link to Phoca Download File

in AllEvents events.

Table of Contents

  1. Install the plugin
  2. Configure the plugin
  3. Frequently Asked Questions

Install the plugin

  1. Download the extension to your local machine as a zip file package.
  2. From the backend of your Joomla site (administration) select Extensions >> Manager, then Click the Browse button and select the extension package on your local machine. Then click the Upload & Install button to install module.
  3. Go to Extensions >> Plugin, find and click on AllEvents - Phoca Download Plugin. Then enable it.

If you have problems installing or updating the extension, please try the manual installation process as described here:

For update the plugin you can follow this topic.

For uninstall the plugin you can follow this topic.

Configure the plugin

Option Description Type Value
icon_size Set Icon Size Select 64, 48, 32, 16 default=32
File Icon (Extension Mime Type) Enable or disable displaying of file icon by extension mime type (for example: PDF icon will be displayed next to PDF documents). Be aware not all extension mime type icons are available. Yes, No default No


Link to Phoca Download Sections (Phoca Download Component)

Deprecated in Phoca Download 2

{phocadownload view=sections|target=b}

Link to Phoca Download Section (Phoca Download Section)

Deprecated in Phoca Download 2

{phocadownload view=section|id=3|target=b}

Link to Phoca Download Plugin Category (Phoca Download Plugin Category)

{phocadownload view=category|id=35|target=b}

Link to Phoca Download File (Phoca Download Plugin File)

{phocadownload view=file|id=280}

Attributes available

You can use following attributes:

  • view: (Phoca Download 1) sections|section|category|file|fileplay|fileplaylink|filepreviewlink|youtube
  • view: (since Phoca Download 2)categories|category|filelist|file|fileplay|fileplaylink|filepreviewlink|youtube
  • text: text (title) which will be displayed in the content article as a link
  • id: id of section|category|file
  • target: target of the link (b ... _blank, t ... _top, s ... _self, p ... _parent)
  • playerwidth: width of the player - for playing e.g. flv files
  • playerheight: height of the player
  • playerheightmp3: height of the player in case MP3 file will be played
  • previewwidth: widht of the popup window for previewing the file (PDF)
  • previewheight: height of the popup window for previewing the file
  • youtubewidth: width of the youtube player
  • youtubeheight: height of the youtube player
  • url: link to Youtube video ( example: phocadownload view=youtube|url=
  • limit: (since Phoca Download 2) uses in filelist view - the list of files can be limited

Frequently Asked Questions

No questions for the moment