Gridbox 2.2.2 Released! Link Picker, Custom Date Format and Google Maps with Multiple Markers

Joomla Website Builder Gridbox 2.2.2 Released! Link Picker, Custom Date Format and Google Maps with Multiple Markers

Today we are happy to present you a new version of the Joomla Website Builder Gridbox. Gridbox 2.2.2 includes new features such as Link Picker, Custom Date Format, update for the Gridbox plugin Google Maps and of course we have fixed the bugs!

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Google Maps with Multiple Markers

We improved the Gridbox plugin Google Maps, you can can create a Google Map with Multiple Markers. Check out the short video below to see how to add several markers to the Google map at once.


Creating a Google Map With Multiple Markers


To add a new location, you need to click on the button "Add New Item" and enter your location, by your mouse, click on the map to add the marker.

Creating a Google Map With Multiple Markers


To upload your own custom marker or add description into the marker infobox you need click on the icon "Edit" in the opened modal window you can configure marker options.

Edit Google Maps Marker and Infobox

We want to note, that field description supports HTML, so you can enter any info and make stunning infobox with pictures, addresses, etc.!

Format a Date The Way You Want!

After the release of the Blogging App for the Joomla Website Builder Gridbox the most popular questions was - "How to Change Date Format in Gridbox Blogging App?".

Friends, today we are happy to announce, with Gridbox 2.2.2 you can create custom date forms, you can change date format as you need!


How to Change Date Format in Gridbox Blogging App


To change Gridbox date Format, visit "Site Options" >> "Date Formats".

NOTE! After changing the date format, to see results in the editor, you need: Save and Refresh the Page.

As you might have noticed, you can choose from already pre-installed dates:

  • 11 April 2016
  • April 11th, 2016
  • April 11, 2016 11:36 am
  • Apr 11, 2016
  • 11 Apr, 2016
  • Custom


How to Add Custom Date Format?

Custom date format field supports PHP's built-in date formatting functions. For more details about PHP date functions please visit this page: PHP: date - Manual

How to Add Custom Date Format

And here below we want to show you some real examples:

  • F j, Y, g:i a - March 10, 2001, 5:16 pm
  • m.d.y - 03.10.01
  • j, n, Y - 10, 3, 2001
  • Y-m-d H:i:s - 2001-03-10 17:16:18

Link Picker

Link Picker Tool is a very simple, but very powerful addition. Using the link Picker tool you can save a lot of time. With Joomla Website Builder Gridbox you don't need to enter link manually - Use Link Picker.

Link Picker -
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Conclusion

Joomla Website Builder Gridbox 2.2.2 comes with a new features which helps you to build awesome Joomla websites. But also Gridbox became stronger, we fixed the bugs that were found in the last 2 weeks. The changelist you can find here: Gridbox Documentation.

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