Configure Settings Frontend of Book Library, book collection software

In this article we will look at the various configuration options for BookLibrary Settings Frontend.

You've already know How to install Book Library, let's now see what options are available for configuration in Book Library Frontend.

Go to the Components -> BookLibrary -> Setting Frontend page. You can reach this page either through the top menu or through the horizontal menu bar.

Frontend Settings of Book Library, Joomla library extension
Frontend Settings of Book Library, Joomla library extension

Set the options of Book Library as you want them. The options are fairly self-explanatory. But if you need more information, you can hover with your mouse over the Hint Button in Book Library Joomla book collection software at each option and it will show the tool tip for each option with a short explanation.

Book Library Page Settings

  1. Show reviews
  2. Whether or not to show the user submitted reviews in the frontend.
  3. Allow reviews
  4. Set the user rights level which is allowed to submit book reviews from the frontend. If set to Registered Users, no CAPTCHA will be displayed. If set to Guest Users, CAPTCHA will need to be filled in when submitting to avoid spam entries. If you only use BookLibrary book collection software in a controlled LAN environment, you can of course allow everyone to enter book reviews.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  5. Approve Published Review
  6. Choose YES if you want to publish added review automatically
  7. Approve Published For
  8. Set the user groups from which reviews will be published automatically.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  9. Shows books literally index
  10. Shows additional navigation field by first letter for books. Located under standard pagination.
  11. Literally index registration level
  12. Set the user groups which can see literally index for books.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  13. Shows authors literally index
  14. Shows additional navigation field by first letter for authors. Located under standard pagination.
  15. Literally index registration level
  16. Set the user groups which can see literally index for authors.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  17. Show Lend status
  18. YES if you want show the current Lend status of books at the Frontend.
  19. Allow Lend Requests
  20. Set the user groups which can see Lend status of books at the Frontend.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  21. Show button Suggest Book
  22. YES if you want show the Suggest Book button at the Frontend.
  23. Allow button Suggest Book
  24. Set the user groups which can see Suggest Book button at the Frontend. Option will be activated only if Show button Suggest Book is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  25. Show button Show My Books
  26. YES if you want show the Show My Books button at the Frontend.
  27. Allow button Show My Books
  28. Set the user groups which can see Show My Books button at the Frontend. Option will be activated only if Show My Books is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  29. Publish added book
  30. Chose YES if you want to publish added book automatically
  31. Allow button Publish Book
  32. Set the user groups from which added books will be published automatically.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  33. Show price
  34. Shows the price of the book at the frontend
  35. Allow price
  36. Set the user groups which can see price of the book. Option will be activated only if Show price is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  37. Show button Buy now
  38. Shows the button Buy now near book cover at the frontend
  39. Allow button Buy now
  40. Set the user groups which can see button Buy now in books store software. Option will be activated only if Show button Buy now is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  41. Show button Buy now VM
  42. Shows the button Buy now from Virtuemart near book cover at the frontend
  43. Allow button Buy now VM
  44. Set the user groups which can see button Buy now from Virtuemart, books store software. Option will be activated only if Show button Buy now VM is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  45. Show button Add book
  46. Shows the button Add book in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  47. Allow button Add book
  48. Set the user groups which can see button Add book. Option will be activated only if Show button Add book is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  49. Show button Add to cart
  50. Shows the button Add to cart in the View Book layout at the frontend
  51. Allow button Add to cart
  52. Set the user groups which can see button Add to cart. Option will be activated only if Show button Add to cart is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  53. Show eBooks download link
  54. Shows the eBooks download link in the View Book layout at the frontend
  55. Allow eBooks download
  56. Set the user groups which can see download eBooks download link. Option will be activated only if Show eBooks download link is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  57. Show Search field
  58. Shows the Search field in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  59. Allow Search field
  60. Set the user groups which can see Search field. Option will be activated only if Search field is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  61. Show advanced search
  62. Shows the Advanced search button in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  63. Allow Advanced search
  64. Set the user groups which can see Advanced search. Option will be activated only if Show advanced search is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  65. Show RSS
  66. Shows the RSS button in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  67. Allow RSS
  68. Set the user groups which can see RSS. Option will be activated only if Show RSS is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  69. Show Print
  70. Shows the Print button in the View Book layout at the frontend
  71. Allow Print
  72. Set the user groups which can see Print. Option will be activated only if Show Print is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  73. Show PDF
  74. Shows the PDF button in the View Book layout at the frontend
  75. Allow PDF
  76. Set the user groups which can see PDF. Option will be activated only if Show PDF is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  77. Show Send Link
  78. Shows the Send Link button in the View Book layout at the frontend
  79. Allow Send Link
  80. Set the user groups which can see Send Link. Option will be activated only if Show Send Link is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  81. Approve added books
  82. Choose YES if you want to approve added book automatically
  83. Allow Approve
  84. Set the user groups from which added books will be approved automatically. Option will be activated only if Approve added books is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  85. Show eBook download license
  86. Set to YES to show Download license after clicking on a eBook download link. You can change License Text in Language Manager.

  87. Book cover size
  88. Set a Height and a Width of book cover in px.

  89. Author photo size
  90. Set a Height and a Width of author photo in px.

  91. Default sort
  92. Set default sorting for All books layout.

  93. Page items
  94. Set the number of book items per page.

  95. Authors on the page
  96. Set the number of authors per page.

  97. Custom Category images
  98. Set to YES if you want to assign a custom image to every category instead of the standard folder icon. You can then adjust the category images in BookLibrary -> Manage Categories -> Edit -> Select image

  99. Show subcategory
  100. Set to YES if you want to display subcategories in All Categories layout.
  101. Single Category Layout
  102. Choose the view (default or list) for Single Category layout

  103. All Category Layout
  104. Only Default layout at the moment. In future there will be more views for this layout.
  105. Search Layout
  106. Only Default layout at the moment. In future there will be more views for this layout.

  107. Book Page Layout
  108. Choose the view (default or list) for Book Page Layout
  109. Owners list Page Layout
  110. Choose the view (default or list) for Owners list Page Layout

  111. Show owners list
  112. Set to YES to display owners list at the frontend
  113. Allow owners list for
  114. Set the user groups which can see Owners list. Option will be activated only if Show owners list is set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click

  115. Show owner
  116. Set to YES to display Owner at the frontend

Price & Date Format Settings

  1. Price Format
  2. Set price delimiter (point, comma or space) or insert yours.
  3. Price unit show
  4. Set price unit before or after the price.

  5. Date & Time format
  6. Rearrange values to set wright order for your country: %Y - Year; %m - month; %d - day

Format File Settings

  1. Allowed Exts eDocument
  2. Set allowed extensions for eDocuments
  3. Allowed Exts Image
  4. Set allowed extensions for images

  5. Allowed Exts Video
  6. Set allowed extensions for Videos
  7. Allowed Exts Audio
  8. Set allowed extensions for Audios

  9. Allowed Exts Track
  10. Set allowed extensions for Tracks

In the next article we will look at configuration of Backend in Book Library, book collection software.


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