Advanced Folder Listing - Version 2.0.3

Advanced Folder Listing - Version 2.0.3

USD $20.00
  • Description
  • Specifications


GPL v2 - Advanced Folder Listing License


  • PHP 7.4+
Important Notice:
Version 2.0+ is only compatible with Joomla 4+. It is not compatible with Joomla 3.10 or lower.

Version 1.6.6 is available as an alternate download for those who need compatibility with Joomla 3.10 or lower.


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

Changes in version 2.0.3

Release Date: October 21, 2023

  • Update to make compatible with Joomla 4.4

Changes in version 2.0.2

Release Date: February 5, 2023

  • Fixed missing Route::_() function calls that affected archive download links

Changes in version 2.0.1

Release Date: January 10, 2023

  • Fix error with Companion Plugin
  • Updated all the Copyright Notices to include 2023

Changes in version 2.0

Release Date: December 21, 2022

  • Compatible with Joomla 4
  • Changed default previewer to native
  • Updated Bootstrap modal features
  • Removed javascript, easing, duration, modaltype from advlisting_listings table
  • Removed all traces of Mootools code
  • Removed IGNORE from ALTER syntax as not compatible with MySQL 5.7+
  • Removed defaults '0000-00-00 00:00:00' for MySql DATETIME types
  • Convert to namespace usage throughout
  • Updated all the Copyright Notices to include 2022

Changes in version 1.6.6

Release Date: Janurary 30, 2019

  • Fixed issue regarding saving User-defined fields in Joomla 3.9.2

Changes in version 1.6.5

Release Date: Janurary 12, 2019

  • Removed commented error_log statements
  • Changed JPATH_PLATFORM to _JEXEC in helper files
  • Added integration with Joomla Update System

Changed in version 1.6.4

Release Date: Janurary 11, 2019

  • Fixed compatibility issue with Joomla 3.9 regarding disabled mapping field
  • Updated all the Copyright Notices to include 2019
  • Fixed issue with Pagelimit All option for table and pagetable views
  • Fixed issue with Pagelimit using the companion plugin

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

About Us

Valor Apps is a registered business that is owned and operated by Michael Gilkes. The business is located and registered in Antigua and Barbuda.

We specialize in developing software for Joomla Content Management System (Joomla CMS), custom web apps, and custom desktop applications. We also provide computer support services to businesses located in Antigua.

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