Advanced Folder Listing - Version 1.6.3

USD $20.00


GPL v2 - Advanced Folder Listing License


  • Mootools 1.3+ or jQuery 1.11+
  • PHP 5.6+

Important Notice:

Version 1.6.3 has Security Release status. If you use a version earlier than 1.6.3, you need to upgrade immediately.

Please contact us via support[at]valorapps[dot]com email or the contact form if your support period (1 year from date of purchase) has expired. See changelog.txt for description of the resolution.


This is a Joomla component that allows administrators to display a list of files located in a folder in the Joomla directory. This component offers the ability to add any type of custom data to the table of filenames. There are 9 built-in meta data fields, and the admin can add any type of additional field desired. For example, the admin may add a description field, or an author field, or an image-based field that describes shows a country flag.

The component allows for secure downloads of individual files, by hiding the actual location of the file. You may also allow the user to download multiple files as a zipped archive.

Main features:

  • List files in any specified folder
  • List files in a table, an unordered list, or a paginated table
  • Each listing can have its own custom parameter set
  • Option to override all styles via style sheet editing
  • Show icons for file types
  • Add any type of meta data, including descriptions, in the form of text or images
  • Sort by any field in Acsending or Descening order
  • Option to link to the files or not
  • Option to specify a list of file types that should not be listed
  • Option to specify a list of file types that will only be listed
  • Color scheme of the table rows and border can be customized
  • Customize the date and time format to be displayed
  • Specify the list bullet style
  • Exclude specific files or folders from the listing
  • Secure file downloads
  • Multiple file downloads as zip, gzip or bz2
  • Full Ajax Search of files

Changed in version 1.6.3

Release Date: April 11, 2018

  • Fixed issue of Pagelimit in listing settings not working
  • Fixed issue of empty footer when all files show in paginated table
  • Fixed missing Mootools framework for batch panel to work
  • Updated all the Copyright Notices to include 2018
  • Minor code tidying up

Changed in version 1.6.2

Release Date: December 14, 2017

  • Patched Security Issue with multi-file download form
  • Updated all the Copyright Notices to include 2017

Changes in version 1.6.1:

Release Date: December 14, 2015

  • Improved search function
  • Updated all the Copyright Notices to include 2016

Changes in version 1.6.0:

Release Date: May 22, 2015

  • Minor Bug Fixes
  • Compatible with Joomla 3.4
  • Numerous code optimizations
  • Option to use jQuery
  • Full Ajax search

Notice: Version 1.6.0 is not compatible with Joomla versions lower than 3.3.

Changes in version 1.5.7:

Release Date: May 04, 2014

  • Minor Bug Fixes
  • Compatible with Joomla 3.2

Notice: Version 1.5.6 and lower only supports Joomla 2.5, 3.0 and 3.1. These versions are not fully compatible with Joomla 3.2+.

Changes in version 1.5.6:

Release Date: January 15, 2014

  • Changed the CustomSort Algorithm to use Built-in PHP usort
  • Patched bug where files were missing in large listings
  • Fixed missing $db reference in listing model

Changes in version 1.5.5:

Release Date: September 12, 2013

  • Fixed issue with save new metadata in Joomla 3+
  • Fixed issue with blank metadata form in Joomla 3.0+

Changes in version 1.5.4:

Release Date: September 4, 2013

  • Fixed issue with table and list subfolders with same parent folder name

Changes in version 1.5.3:

Release Date: July 22, 2013

  • Minor fix to SQL install and uninstall error

Changes in version 1.5.2:

Release Date: July 12, 2013

  • Minor fixes and tweaks

Changes in version 1.5.1:

Release Date: July 9, 2013

  • Changed the location of SQL updates from 1.5.0.sql to install.sql
  • Added path cleaning during Sync for Windows servers compatibility

What's New in version 1.5:

Release Date: July 2, 2013

  • Verified to be compatible with Joomla 2.5.x and 3.x
  • Added Advanced Folder Listing Companion Plugin
  • Added download activity log in backend
  • Added ability to link to any field
  • Fixed and optimized Batch update
  • Removed all reference assignments
  • Added validation check for invalid slashes in Listing Path
  • Fixed issue with extra semi-colon in excluded files/folder
  • Fixed the "Division by Zero" error when selecting 'All'
  • Changed readfile to custom readfile_chunk in download script
  • Implemented the extra spaces workaround via CSS
  • Can now preview BMP files
  • Changed the way images are previewed to adjust Squeezebox size to fit
  • Fixed issue with filtering mappings and files managers

What's New in version 1.0.4:

Release Date: September 24, 2012

  • Fixed Google Docs Viewer link
  • Fixed Link Target
  • Allow HTML in listing description
  • Fixed Javascript issue with Paginated Table
  • Replaced $() with in javascript file to make it dollar safe

Version 1.0 Release Date: August 1, 2012

Demo Site:

Please feel free to check out the demo of the component at my demo site.



Feel free to visit my support site.

Introduction Video - Basic Usage