Plugin Include Component

February 20th, 2013

Plugin Include ComponentThis plugin is to include a component in an article without an iframe. So the links will work like in an normal page and styling of the site will be used and also the style of the component.

The following features are added, changed or solved in the latest version:
* Option to remove the print parameter in the url
* Adapted plugin for Joomla 2.5 and 3.0
* Remove special javascript content type around scripts to prevent problems with IE
* Support for https

The syntax is {component url=” }
Replace with the url to your component and include index.php?

For example:
{component url=’index.php?option=com_component&Itemid=73&parameters….’ }

You maybe need to change the url when using an SEF component. If you get a component not found when using SEF url then use the normal url. So not:

You can make a hidden menu item so you can configure components with their menu parameters and copy the generated link to the url parameter of the plugin.
You should add the menu id as a parameter to the url for the plugin, for example: