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CW Multicategories

ComponentJoomla 3Joomla 2.5

Allows you to TRULY publish Joomla! articles into MULTIPLE CATEGORIES. Not any roundabout!

Offering 2 available layouts. Works for backend & frontend! + Preview Button in Article edit page! Full integration for article URL routing, breadcrumbs, blogs, page navigation, etc.

Appreciated helper for building website content structure by many users already...

Features - CW Multicategories for Joomla Articles:

CW Multicats has Two types of Interface!

#1 SMART Chosen Interface

  • Known selectbox feature from Joomla 3.x
  • Available also in Joomla 2.5 version!
  • New Smart Chosen layout - drag and drop sorting feature - automatically set this layout during update, you can change it back in component options settings if you will want. Older layout is still available.

#2 Standard Interface (Former old and slower)

  • Button for modal window with category list - just like classical Category list view
  • Pagination in category list
  • Filtering categories
  • Autocomplete search input box for direct category add option
  • Drag n drop feature to sort assigned categories order

General features

  • ACL included - visible only categories according to user rights
  • AJAX & jQuery powered
  • No problems with SEF
  • Featured articles, Blog view, Article view - articles have all categories displayed, linking into the correct category view
  • Page navigation - in the article detail view routing correctly within the current category - even if article has multiple categories assigned
  • Breadcrumbs - showing correct path depending on in which category is the article viewed from (as it can be published in more categories)
  • Works with native Joomla article modules (adding supported 3rd party extensions f.e. News Show Pro GK4, GK5, JComments, ...) - Hint: basically extensions which use native Joomla model to get article list has no trouble with reading multicategorized article
  • Possibility to enable creating canonical urls for articles in multiple categories - for avoiding having duplicate content
  • Ordering for all assigned categories in article - long time demanded feature finally released - see details below in documentation
  • MULTICATEGORY BLOG - new feature - article blog for multiple category selection! (only for J3 version)


  • Supported compatibility for Joomla 3.x
  • Compatiblity for Joomla 2.5 - development stopped with version J2.5.28

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