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Announcements and updates related to Real Preview and the Joomlaverse

The first alpha version of Joomla Real Preview for Joomla 3.x is being tested today. Here are some screenshots to show Joomla 3.0 - thanks @brianteean for pointing out we had uploaded K2 screenshots instead of core Joomla articles in previous blog posts. Why can't you preview unpublished articles in Joomla? Why can't you have draft versions of articles? You can - Real Preview for Joomla provides features for Joomla articles that are currenty missing from the core article manager. These are: Joomla preview of articles in full template  and module context Draft versions of Joomla articles Preview of unpublished…
You asked for it and it is coming. Real Preview Pro for Joomla 3.x is under development with a beta expected in two weeks. Building on the success of the Real Preview Pro for 2.5 we will be providing the usual features for Joomla articles that are currenty missing from the core article manager. These are: Joomla preview of articles in full template  and module context Draft versions of Joomla articles Preview of unpublished items The screen shot above shows how the backend view for Joomla 3.x article editing with version control wil look.
Friday, 09 November 2012 19:31

Real Preview for Joomla is now free and pro

Real Preview for Joomla is now available in free and pro versions.  If you want to preview articles before they are published you now can with Real Preview Pro. With Real Preview Pro you can create unlimited versions of articles, swap between them easily with the Real Preview Toolbar, and even create secure urls of unpublished item to share before publishing. It fits into Joomla seamlessly and supports use of other plugins and loadpositions in core articles. Try the demo to see what your missing from editing Joomla content.
In the next few weeks we will release a new update for Joomla Real Preview which will get around a major annoyance and might just prove to be a Joomla first. As well as adding some Twitter Boostrappy icons to the actions for draft versions, fixing some minor bugs, we are pleased to announce three brand new features coming up. Preview of unpublished items  Send for review* Preview Version Toolbar to accommodate new actions like swapping versions and quick publish The most significant of the above is previewing of unpublished items. You heard it here first. Yes you will be…
How do simple draft versions work in real preview for Joomla? To our mind a true version control system is something that is incredibly complex with built in workflows that has its home in large organisations with specific publishing processes. That was not our aim with real preview for Joomla. We wanted versions so that we could have real time previews. Existing joomla version control components have focussed on comparing versions of articles down to a text level and looking for differences. They also did this by popping up the results in a Joomla modal window. This has its place…
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:30

Real Preview K2 2.5 support coming for Xmas

We are happy to announce that Real Preview will support K2 2.5.x. Work has begun and we will see a beta before Xmas. It will work pretty much the same as Real Preview for K2 current version  does - seemlessly to help you create draft K2 items that you can change images,tags,attachments for and preview in real time and real context.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:29

Real Preview for Joomla 1.7 update

We have updated the Joomla 1.7 package to fix some javascript issues on Internet Explorer/Windows. Please download the latest from your subscription account. Thanks
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:28

Real Preview for K2 2.5.4

OK so not quite before xmas but here it is - Real Preview for K2 2.5.4 It works much the same as Real Preview for K2 current version does - seemlessly to help you create draft K2 items that you can change images,tags,attachments for and preview in real time and real context. Instructions are here Demo can be found here
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:27

Real Preview supports Joomla 2.5

Real Preview Support for Joomla 2.5.1 is now released. If you have a membership you can download it by logging in and going to your membership files. No Membership? Click here to subscribe :)
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:24

Real Preview bug fix release

Real Preview for Joomla 2.5.x version 3 has been released. This fixes a known issue with article locking and also corrects the last edited issue. Log in to download
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:18

Real Preview K2 new release

We have released a new version of Real Preview for K2 today. This is revision 6 for K2 version 2.5.x + Added icons to replace text for actions + Added config option to change publish action to return to list or leave open for editing ^ Changed display of authors of K2 versions to reflect last modified by and preserve created by user id # Fixed language issue that would prevent editing