NB! Please note that FancyBox used in Simple PopUp has a bug causing some issues on jQuery version 1.10.2 which is used in Joomla 3! (2014-02-28)
For Joomla 3, use the setting in backend for temporary fix!



Please review the Forum and post there if you have problems, read the F.A.Q. and if you got no popup from Simple PopUp read this document to see if it is a jQuery related problem:



Use Simple PopUp to show a message, as a image gallery, add any content to it from the Joomla Article editor.

Pop-it up on page load (or not), pop-up only once for each user using cookies, add links through the Article as well. No need for menu items to pop-up the box! (not in version 1.0).

Simple PopUp will let you add a FancyBox Pop-up on any page. The message is written in the Article as "hidden" text. 

It will use the styling you give it when creating it in the Article complete with text styling, images, lines and/or tables.


How to use:


1) Install the plugin package.

2) Enable it in the PlugIn Manager!

3) In any article add the popup brackets { simplepopup } (without spaces)


Check this page for Advanced usage!



NEWS: Version 2.1 released! 2015-07-02


All the features from 2.0 (of course) and a few bug fixes and the following new features:

- Open after a delay. Simply add "delayopen=3000" to wait 3 seconds (in milliseconds) to open the popup.

- Auto-close after a delay. Add "delayclose=10000" for closing the popup box after 10 seconds automatically.

- Open i iFrame. You can now load any external content into an iFrame. The property "boxstyle" can now be set to "iframe" and then you give the URL in the "url" property, e.g.:

{ simplepopup name="popJPG" boxstyle="iframe" url="images/headers/blue-flower.jpg" popup="false" }hidden{ /simplepopup }

- Open PDF in PDF Viewer (pdfjs). Set "boxstyle=pdf" and a URL to point to the PDF file to open it in a viewer:

{ simplepopup name="popPDF" boxstyle="iframe" url="http://wasen.net/downloads/Simple_PopUp.pdf" popup="false" autodimensions="true" }hidden{ /simplepopup }

Test the samples here:

Popup image in iFrame

Open PDF in new PDF Viewer


NEWS: Version 2.0 released! (see below)



Tons of new stuff packed into this one!

The most exciting is that I have added support for Youtube videos and put in a lot more flexibility into the settings through a bunch of new parameters. For example you can now use a Lightbox style, you can set the transitions, use your own CSS, set it to close on click, show/hide the close button and so much more!

Here is a list of all the added parameters: name, textalign, width, height, autodimensions, scrolling, cookie, popup, link, url, gallery, cssclass, articleid, title, titleposition, hideonoverlayclick, hideoncontentclick, closebutton, transitionin / transitionout, speedin / speedout, overlayshow, overlayopacity, overlaycolor, video, autoplay, boxstyle

See the users guide for version 2.0 for a more detailed explanation.

Version 2.0 has a discrete copyright notice for the Free version (GPL). For any commercial usage I would encourage you to buy the commercial version for a mere 5 USD.

Find out more about the commercial version here: http://wasen.net/index.php/projects/simple-popup/commercial-version




I am quite excited about my new version...




    - Simple PopUp, regular PopUp like the one demo:ed on the previous page.

    - Multiple PopUp's on the same page using links to open them.

    - Prevent the PopUp at page load (like on this page), but not on the previous page where the PopUp opens at page load.

    - Use external content through URL, e.g. adding http://myserver.com/mypage.html

    - Use image in PopUp, also using title (description) for images.

    - Use it as a Image Gallery, open the first image and then have "next" and "previous" navigation buttons to change image.

    - Cookie support added (2011-07-30)! You can chose to only show the pop-up once to each visitor. See the manual for more information.



Added support for using Joomla Login Form in the PopUp through nesting of {load position}

See the manual for details!




 If you use Simple PopUp, please post a rating and a review at the Joomla! Extensions Directory. 


Take care!




Here it is... A popUp...

Just download the package and you can do the same!
Head over to the Advanced section for samples of usage!
It shows you how to use Lightbox style, YouTube video and also a PopUp from a menu!

Version 2.0 has a discrete copyright notice for the Free version (GPL).

Read below how to get rid of it!

Buy now for $5!

Commercial version without copyright text

[No refunds will be granted
after delivery. Software is
delivered "as is" and will be delivered manually as e-mail attachment.]


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