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Joomla! 1.5 Site Blueprints by Timi Ogunjobi

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Extensions

This is, surprisingly, a very simple site to build, and much of the requirements can be actually be achieved by using the native News Feeds component. However, the News Feeds component will only list the title links to the external feed items, whereas what Vaughan wants is that the feeds are pulled into the site as articles. Therefore, we will be using an automatic article generator component. There are several of such components on the Joomla! extensions site, but almost all of them are commercial. Vaughan is a skinflint and will not pay to buy any script, so what we are looking for is free component. That is why we have chosen the following:

  • 4RSS—aggregates RSS feeds and creates articles from them
  • JCron Scheduler—used for cron jobs ...

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