3. 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
    Whether or not to show the user submitted reviews in the frontend.
  2. Allow reviews
    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
  3. Approve Published Review
    Choose YES if you want to publish added review automatically
  4. Approve Published For
    Set the user groups from which reviews will be published automatically
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click
  5. Shows books literally index
    Shows additional navigation field by first letter for books. Located under standard pagination.
  6. Literally index registration level
    Set the user groups which can see literally index for books.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click
  7. Shows authors literally index
    Shows additional navigation field by first letter for authors. Located under standard pagination.
  8. Literally index registration level
    Set the user groups which can see literally index for authors.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click
  9. Show Lend status
    YES if you want show the current Lend status of books at the Frontend.
  10. Allow Lend RequestsSet 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
  11. Show button Suggest Book
    YES if you want show the Suggest Book button at the Frontend.
  12. Allow button Suggest Book
    Set the user groups which can see Suggest Book button at the Frontend. Option will be activated only if Show button Suggest Bookis set to YES.
    You can select multiple user groups for rights settings by using CTRL + click
  13. Show button Show My Books
    YES if you want show the Show My Books button at the Frontend.
  14. Allow button Show My Books
    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
  15. Publish added book
    Chose YES if you want to publish added book automatically
  16. Allow button Publish Book
    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
  17. Show price
    Shows the price of the book at the frontend
  18. Allow price
    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
  19. Show button Buy now
    Shows the button Buy now near book cover at the frontend
  20. Allow button Buy now
    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
  21. Show button Buy now VM
    Shows the button Buy now from Virtuemart near book cover at the frontend
  22. Allow button Buy now VM
    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
  23. Show button Add book
    Shows the button Add book in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  24. Allow button Add book
    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

  25. Show button Add to cart
    Shows the button Add to cart in the View Book layout at the frontend
  26. Allow button Add to cart
    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
  27. Show eBooks download link
    Shows the eBooks download link in the View Book layout at the frontend
  28. Allow eBooks download
    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
  29. Show Search field
    Shows the Search field in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  30. Allow Search field
    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
  31. Show advanced search
    Shows the Advanced search button in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  32. Allow Advanced search
    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
  33. Show RSS
    Shows the RSS button in the All Categories layout at the frontend
  34. Allow RSS
    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
  35. Show Print
    Shows the Print button in the View Book layout at the frontend
  36. Allow Print
    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
  37. Show PDF
    Shows the PDF button in the View Book layout at the frontend
  38. Allow PDF
    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
  39. Show Send Link
    Shows the Send Link button in the View Book layout at the frontend
  40. Allow Send Link
    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
  41. Approve added books
    Choose YES if you want to approve added book automatically
  42. Allow Approve
    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
  43. Show eBook download license
    Set to YES to show Download license after clicking on a eBook download link. You can change License Text in Language Manager.
  44. Book cover size
    Set a Height and a Width of book cover in px.
  45. Author photo size
    Set a Height and a Width of author photo in px.
  46. Default sort
    Set default sorting for All books layout.
  47. Page items
    Set the number of book items per page.
  48. Authors on the page
    Set the number of authors per page.
  49. Custom Category images
    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
  50. Show subcategory
    Set to YES if you want to display subcategories in All Categories layout.
  51. Single Category Layout
    Choose the view (default or list) for Single Category layout
  52. All Category Layout
    Only Default layout at the moment. In future there will be more views for this layout.
  53. Search Layout
    Only Default layout at the moment. In future there will be more views for this layout.
  54. Book Page Layout
    Choose the view (default or list) for Book Page Layout
  55. Owners list Page Layout
    Choose the view (default or list) for Owners list Page Layout
  56. Show owners list
    Set to YES to display owners list at the frontend
  57. Allow owners list for
    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
  58. Show owner
    Set to YES to display Owner at the frontend
  59. Price & Date Format Settings

    1. Price Format
      Set price delimiter (point, comma or space) or insert yours.
    2. Price unit show
      Set price unit before or after the price.
    3. Date & Time format
      Rearrange values to set wright order for your country: %Y - Year; %m - month; %d - day

    Format File Settings

    1. Allowed Exts eDocument
      Set allowed extensions for eDocuments
    2. Allowed Exts Image
      Set allowed extensions for images
    3. Allowed Exts Video
      Set allowed extensions for Videos
    4. Allowed Exts Audio
      Set allowed extensions for Audios
    5. Allowed Exts Track
      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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