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

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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!

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

    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 the Joomla website builder Gridbox you don't need to enter the link manually - Use Link Picker.

      Link Picker - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

      Date Format

      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!

        To change the Gridbox date format, visit Site Options ➝ Date Formats. 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 date format



        Custom date format field supports PHP's built-in date formatting functions.

        How to add custom date format - Joomla website builder Gridbox

        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

        Multiple Markers on Map

        We improved the Gridbox plugin Google Maps, you 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.

          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.

            Google Map with Multiple Markers - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

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

              Edit Google Maps Marker and Infobox - Joomla Website Builder Gridbox

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

              Conclusion

              Joomla website builder Gridbox 2.2.2 comes with new features which help 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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