How to use JMailAlerts with DJ-Classifieds

How to use JMailAlerts with DJ-Classifieds

  1. First, you need to download and install J! email alerts. You'll find relevant information on developer's site: (be sure to be logged in to download the extension - it's free)
  2. Once installed you need to download plugin from (this plugin is available for download for all active subscribers of DJ-Classifieds)

Installing & Configuring jma_latest_ads plugin is really simple:

  1. Install the package plugin as any other extension, through Extension Manager.
  2. Go to Plug-in Manager to enable it.


Set some Parameters there, that will be used as the default setting on frontend when user set up alerts:

  • Plugin Title - Title displayed in J!MailAlerts email
  • Max. Number of Ads - Maximum number of ads to display
  • User Filter - Select whether to display all the ads or just these added by users with administrator rights.
  • Categories - Choose DJ-Classifieds categories that will be chosen by default
  • Restricted Categories - DJ-Classifieds categories from which the latest ads will NOT be displayed

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Go to Extensions -> JMailAlerts component and edit your Alert template.


Place [jma_latestads_djcf] tag in the template editor wherever you want the latest DJ-Classifieds ads to be displayed.



Configuration for a front-end user is even quicker.

First, you need to set up a new menu link that will point to alerts setting so each user on the front end can set up their own preferences and choose from which categories they want to get notifications. 

1. Click "Add new menu item" (in our case it's the main menu, but of course it can be any menu)

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2. Give your new item a name and click "select" to choose the type of the menu

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3. Choose JMailAlerts - > Email alerts preferences

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4. All set now on the frontend in the menu you specified new menu item appeared and your users can use it right away!

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From now, every user on your site that clicks the link mentioned above will see this screen where it's possible to manage alerts preferences: 

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Those are basic settings of the DJ-Classifieds plugin for JMailAlerts. If you want to explore all possible locations like cron, simulations etc. in this excellent component check documentation on TechJoomla site here: 

If you have any questions related to DJ-Classifieds plugin for JMailAlerts, let us know in comments. 

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