02. Configure MediaLibrary 3.5.x Shop Settings

In this article we will look at the various configuration options for MediaLibrary 3.5.x Shop Settings

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

Email Notification tab

Settings Notification

MediaLibrary - Settings Notification
  • Send Review Notification
    Set to YES if you want to be notified through email when a user adds a Media Review.
  • Send Lend Request Notification
    Set to YES if you want to be notified through email when a user adds a Lend Request.
  • Add media email notification
    Set to YES if you want to be notified through email when a user adds a Media.

Settings Lend email

MediaLibrary - Lend Email
  • Lend Request email
    Enter email or emails where notification messages about adding new Lend Request will be sent. You can enter multiple email addresses separated by a comma.
  • Lend end email
    For how much days before Lend expiration the email will be sent. Enter email/emails where notification messages will be sent.
  • Lend before end notify
    Send email to admin before Lend end.
    For that you need create GRON job and connect to Cron check so URL:
    http://{yours site}/index.php?option=com_medialibrary&Itemid={Yours ItemID}&task=lend_before_end_notify with span - every day.
    Cron Jobs may look like:
    wget -q -O - http://localhost/~andrew/joomla_15/index.php?option=com_medialibrary&Itemid=56&task=lend_before_end_notify /dev/null
  • Lend request answer
    Choise [Yes] or [No] for send email or not to user about lend request solution
  • Lend end days
    Enter the number for how much days before Lend expiration the email will be sent.

Settings Other

MediaLibrary - Setting other
  • Review email:
    Enter email or emails where notification messages about adding new Review will be sent. You can enter multiple email addresses separated by a comma.
  • Add media email
    Who will receive notifications when new Media added. Multiple addresses possible (separated by a comma)

Show buttons tab

Settings Show buttons

MediaLibrary - Setting show buttons tab

Media Library Software allows you to choose needed buttons for showing its to you users. Also you can choose the user group, who can see published button: Everyone, Public, Registered etc.

  • Show [Add Media] button
    You can show or hide button [Add Media] from your users. So users cann't manage adding media.
  • Show button [Buy now]
    Whether or not to show the [Buy Now] button to Amazon, and for which Media Categories. You can select multiple Media categories by using CTRL + click
  • Show button [Buy now VM]
    Whether or not to show the [Buy Now VM] button to VirtueMart Joomla extension. local installed on yours site, and for which Media Categories. You can select multiple Media categories by using CTRL + click.
  • Show Print button
    Media Library allows you to use [Print] button. Now you can print any website page!
  • Show PDF button
    You can view website page at PDF format with help [PDF] button.
  • Show RSS
    You can show or hide button [RSS] (Rich Site Summary) from your users or restrict their access
  • Show Send Link
    [Send Link] button allows your users send page to their friends.
  • Show Add to Cart button
    If you set to [YES] your users can add the media file to Cart of VirtueMart.

Page Settings tab

Settings Show field

MediaLibrary - Setting show buttons tab
  • Show Lend status
    Set to YES if you want to be notified lend status through email.
  • Show price
    You can show or hide price and can choose the user group, who can see published button: Everyone, Public, Registered etc.
  • Show emedia download link
  • Show search field
  • Show advanced search

Image Settings

MediaLibrary - Setting image settings
  • Media cover size
    You can specify a fixed cover image size.
  • Download covers
    Whether or not to download the media covers to your local server
  • Location of downloaded covers
    The folder on your server to store the downloaded Media covers in.
  • Author photo size

Count Settings

MediaLibrary - Count Settings
  • Media in the audio player
    Enter number of audio files that will be displayed on the page
  • Media in the video player
    Enter number of video files that will be displayed at the video player on the page.
  • Media on the page
    Enter number of media files that will be displayed on the page.
  • People on the page
    Enter number of people/authors that will be displayed on the page.

Settings Literally index

MediaLibrary - Literally index
  • Shows literally index
  • Shows people literally index

Media Settings tab

Access Settings

MediaLibrary - Access Setting tab
  • Approve added medias
    You can allow approving new added medias
  • Publish added medias
    By clicking the [Publish] radio button you can authorize the automatic publication of new added media
  • Edit someone else
    This option allows/disables for individual user groups to edit the media file

Community Builder plugin / My Medias menu item settings

MediaLibrary - Access Setting tab
  • Show my medias
  • Show edit medias
  • Show lend requests
  • Show user lend history

Exts Settings

MediaLibrary - Access Setting tab
  • Allowed Exts eDocument
  • Allowed Exts Image
  • Allowed Exts Video
  • Allowed Exts Track
  • Allowed Exts Audio

Media support settings

MediaLibrary - Access Setting tab
  • MediaTypeID auto-increment
  • Location of emedia
    The folder on your server where the eMedia are stored.
  • Show emedia download license
  • Emedia support
    Whether or not to allow MediaLibrary to serve eMedia.
  • Video and track support
  • Location of video
  • Location of track
  • Audio support
  • Location of audio

Reviews Settings

MediaLibrary - Access Setting tab
  • Show Reviews Option
  • Approve Publiched Review

Other Settings tab

Amazon Settings

MediaLibrary - Access Setting tab
  • Your Amazon Associate tag
    You can get an Amazon Associate tag from Amazon. This will allow you to earn credits if someone buys a Media from Amazon after coming there from your website.
  • Amazon AWSAccessKeyId
    This is the developer key to access Amazon Web Services (AWS). This key is necessary in order to access the Amazon database through the extension. It has nothing to do with the Media credits above, its sole purpose is database access in order to download the Media details.
  • Amazon Secret Key
    This key need for yours data encoding – you can take it from amazon.com. If you neot have so – please leave this field empty
  • Default host
    This is the default host used when entering new media.

Other

MediaLibrary - Other Settings
  • Custom Category images
  • Show subcategory
  • Category name for VirtueMart
    To this category will by default move all products from MediaLibrary
  • Show owner
  • Show owners list
  • Check duplicate ISBN/ASIN
  • Use Description merge
  • Default language
  • Default order type
  • Price Format
  • Price unit show
  • Date & Time format
  • Prefix for SKU
    This prefix for create Products in VirtueMart.



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