Simple User Notes

A simple notes field for the user manager

  • Last updated: 13-Feb-2018
  • Version: 2.2.0
  • Type: System plugin

Frequently Asked Questions about Simple User Notes

The core User Notes is gone after installing Simple User Notes

By default Simple User Notes removes links to the built-in Joomla! User Notes system, like menu items and 'Add a Note' buttons.

If you want to use both Simple User Notes and the built-in Joomla! User Notes side-by-side, you can disable this parameter within the Simple User Notes system plugin.

Installation

How can I install/upgrade Simple User Notes?

You can either install Simple User Notes by using the core extension manager available in the Joomla! Administrator Control Panel, or by using the powerful Regular Labs Extension Manager.

Note: When updating Simple User Notes, you do not need to uninstall it first. The package will update all the files automatically.

Keep in mind that when you update to a major new version (or uninstall first), you might lose some configuration settings.

Simple User Notes won't install...

If you have problems installing Simple User Notes, please try the manual installation process as described here: docs.joomla.org/Installing_an_extension

How can I uninstall Simple User Notes?

You can either uninstall Simple User Notes by using the core extension manager available in the Joomla! Administrator Control Panel, or by using the powerful Regular Labs Extension Manager.

If you no longer use any Regular Labs extensions, you can also uninstall the Regular Labs Library plugin by using the Joomla! core extension manager.

What are the minimum requirements?

Simple User Notes will only work correctly if your setup meets these requirements:

  • Up-to-date version of Joomla:
    • Joomla 3.8.0 or higher
  • PHP 5.6 or higher
  • MySQL 5 or higher

Important: I can only provide support for setups that:

  • meet the above requirements;
  • do not have extension files or Joomla! core files which have been altered in any way.

Where can I download earlier versions?

You have access to all previous free versions of all extensions on this website.

If you have a subscription to an extension, you can also download any previous pro version of that extension.

If you do not have a valid subscription, you can download any pro version that is older than 1 year.

You can find old versions in the changelog.

Note: Please note that I am unable to provide support on old versions! (whether you have a subscription or not).

How can I downgrade to an earlier version of Simple User Notes?

If for some reason you need to install an older version, it is best to uninstall the extension first.

You will also have to uninstall the Regular Labs Library system plugin.

After that you can simply install the older version zip file using the Joomla! installer.

Note: Please note that I am unable to provide support on old versions!

How can I upgrade from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3?

The upgrade of Joomla itself is a one-click process. But that just takes care of Joomla.

Many templates and extensions will not work the same or at all after upgrading to Joomla 3.

I personally advise against using the built-in upgrade process, and advise starting from scratch by installing a fresh copy of Joomla 3.

If you do want to upgrade Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3, you will need to do this with regards to the Regular Labs extensions you have installed:

  1. Disable or uninstall all Regular Labs extensions.
    (Uninstalling Regular Labs extensions will make you lose any global configuration settings for that extension. You will not lose any saved items)
  2. Upgrade Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.
  3. Re-install all Regular Labs extensions you want installed.

For a detailed step-by-step migration process, see: https://docs.joomla.org/Joomla_2.5_to_3.x_Step_by_Step_Migration

Licensing

Under what license are Regular Labs extensions released?

All free and paid Regular Labs extensions are released under the Open Source GNU GPL v2.0 license.

See the Terms & Conditions for additional terms.

Regular Labs Library

What is the Regular Labs Library?

The Regular Labs Library is a Joomla! library and system plugin that is installed along with every Regular Labs extension.

This plugin contains all the common functions and language strings that the Regular Labs extensions use.

If you use any Regular Labs extensions, this plugin must be installed and published. They will not function correctly or they will not function at all without it.

Do I still need the NoNumber Framework plugin?

The NoNumber Framework has been replaced with the Regular Labs Library.

It is however not possible for my installer to check if a user has any custom code (in custom extensions, overrides or templates) that is using and relying on functionality from the NoNumber Framework.
This is the reason the NoNumber Framework does not get uninstalled automatically.

The NoNumber Framework can safely be uninstalled if your do not have any custom code using it.

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