Advanced Website Thumbnail Preview Extension Suite for Joomla! 3.x and 2.5.


  • Pull thumbnail previews for urls dynamically from ShrinkTheWeb.
  • Display thumbnail previews of urls anywhere in Joomla.
  • Works with internal & external urls!
  • Caches thumbnails for faster loading and performance.
  • Use it in directories, articles, modules, and in any Joomla extension!


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JV-LinkExchanger (or JV-LE in short) is a free Joomla reciprocal link exchange extension. JV-LinkExchanger provides the necessary infrastructure and helps you exchange links with other websites. JV-LinkExchanger increases traffic to your website and also helps you generate revenue using featured links and advertisement functions. 

Significant features of JV-LinkExchanger include Joomla Link exchange, Joomla banner exchange functions, reciprocal or back link checks, one-way links from backend, two-way reciprocal links, SEF URLs, 2-column layout for categories, admin approvals and rejections, email approvals and rejections, notifications, reminders, link rating systems, captcha for forms, website thumbnails, directory monetization, directory search, pagination, scheduled reciprocal link checks, highly configurable backend options etc...

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JV-ShrinkTheWeb = JV-Extensions + ShrinkTheWeb


JV-ShrinkTheWeb enables you to display thumbnail previews of urls anywhere in Joomla. JV-ShrinkTheWeb achieves this by interacting with ShrinkTheWeb, the most powerful truly free website thumbnail provider. ShrinkTheWeb.com acts as a server providing thumbnail previews. JV-ShrinkTheWeb contacts the server, fetches the thumbnails and displays them in Joomla content. All that you need to do is insert or add {stwpreview} tags for urls in Joomla content (modules/components/plugins/templates!) and JV-ShrinkTheWeb will dynamically replace them with thumbnail previews during page loads.


  • Pictures speak a thousand words. Do so with thumbnail previews for urls on your website. Provide pictorial previews of website urls that can give a more professional ease of use to your site visitors
  • Recall previously visited websites, improve search accuracy, filter offensive websites, discover ambiguous and parked websites.
  • Use it along with your affiliate program to increase revenue. Add to your member profiles, forum signatures, web directories, Joomla weblinks, related links etc...

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JV-LinkDirectory = Link Exchange + Yahoo/Dmoz Style Listings Directory


JV-LinkDirectory (or JV-LD in short) is the most powerful and versatile Joomla directory extension and link exchange extension suite for beginners, advanced administrators and users of Joomla. With JV-LinkDirectory you can build a Joomla business directory, Joomla link directory, or a directory of personal websites, blogs, links and/or URL-less entries, and exchange links with other websites. With JV-LinkDirectory you can improve Joomla SEO (search engine optimization) and site rankings, increase traffic to your Joomla website, generate traffic from partners, build links, monitor incoming and outgoing traffic and much more.

JV-LinkDirectory provides a rich set of features some of which include photo gallery, YouTube video gallery, Google maps, listing reviews, ratings, likes, unlikes, thumbnails for entries, comments integration, twitter integration, facebook integration, custom search engine friendly urls, directory wall, anti-spam, email templates, reward points, multiple profiles per entry, coupons, advertisements, revenue generation options etc... JV-LD can also be customized to suite your website design as it is built on styles. 

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JV-ContentLinks = Keyword to Links Replacer + Keyword Advertising + Revenue Sharing Extension

JV-ContentLinks builds internal and external links for your Joomla! website, and enables you to improve your Joomla website Search Engine Optimization. JV-CL dynamically converts keywords to links in Joomla articles, blogs and several other 3rd party extensions, and also lets you to advertise on keywords and earn money

JV-ContentLinks also lets you share revenue with article writers, thus increasing article submission and participation. JV-CL provides an online integrated PayPal payment solution for you to collect payments! You do not need to do any PHP processing on your website for integrating payments using PayPal. JV-ContentLinks takes care of this integration in real time using IPN processing. All that you need is a PayPal account

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Post to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LinkedIn, EasySocial, JomSocial accounts

Ping Search Engines and Display Twitter and Facebook Updates


jvpostmaster mainJV-PostMaster (JV-PM) is a social networking display and publishing suite for Joomla! 2.5 and 3.x using which you can post updates to multiple social network providers like your Twitter, EasySocial, JomSocial, LinkedIn, Tumblr and Facebook accounts (profile wall, groups walls and pages walls) and also send notifications to ping services like twingly, weblogs, google etc.. when Joomla! articles are saved or created. JV-PostMaster also provides modules to display latest tweets from your Twitter and Facebook profile, page and group walls.

You can define your own message for tweeting/posting. Article title, section name, category name, author name, article link, article meta description and article description are available as pre-defined tags for your custom message! Use the unique feature of Delayed Posting to save an article and delay its posting to provider accounts!. You can now go and make edits to the saved articles in this duration and ensure that the latest article edits are posted to provider accounts!. 

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JV-Relatives = Related Items + Keyword Tagging + Social Bookmaking Extension

JV-Relatives retains the reader of the article for more time in the website by giving him the option to read more related articles. JV-Relatives displays the related articles or posts in random order or a preset order. This ensures that articles of your website that are not read frequently have more chance to be read, as they are displayed in the related articles section.

JV-Relatives improves SEO of your Joomla! website by showing links to articles which are deep in your website which otherwise get hardly noticed by search engines. JV-Relatives provides a module and a plugin (or field for Cobalt) to show related articles. Each of them can be used exclusively to show related items, social media icons and tags for the article displayed. 

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Multiple Thumbnail Previews Per Page

With JV-ShrinkTheWeb, you can add multiple stwpreview tags in your Joomla website content. JV-ShrinkTheWeb will replace all the tags with respective thumbnail previews. It does not matter in which component or module the tags added in. JV-ShrinkTheWeb just shows thumbnail previews there!


Styling the Thumbnail Images

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By default, JV-ShrinkTheWeb uses a predefined CSS class definition to style the div and img html tags it uses for the generated image. If you want to style it using your custom CSS definition, you may do so by defining a class parameter to the tag.

Alternatively you may also customize the css of the default css definition. Additionally JV-ShrinkTheWeb also provides an inline CSS feature with which you can style individual thumbnail previews inline too!


Manage Thumbnail Previews

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With JV-ShrinkTheWeb, you can manage the cached thumbnail previews as well. You may search for cached previews based on search keywords and then select to delete them so that they are recreated again.

Preview Parameters

JV-ShrinkTheWeb provides a number of parameters that govern the thumbnail generation. All parameters except the url parameter are optional. The parameters are given as inputs via the stwpreview tag and these include:

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  • Size of the thumbnail (From any of the predefined sizes at shrinktheweb.com - xlg, lg, sm, vsm, tny, mcr)
  • Link the thumbnail to website
  • Open the website in new/existing window
  • Set quality to thumbnail that needs be generated
  • Specify the CSS class that needs to be used for styling the generated thumbnail image
  • Specify individual inline CSS that can be used for styling the generated thumbnail image
  • Set custom sizes for thumbnail
  • Capture inside pages as previews and not just the home page


Editor Button for URL Preview

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The latest version of JV-ShrinkTheWeb for Joomla 3.x provides an Editor Plugin that inserts a button into the editor. The button is called "URL Preview" and clicking on this will open up a pop up window where you can provide the values for parameters for url preview generation. The editor plugin will automatically create the stwpreview tag line and will insert into the content!. So its super easy now to add stwpreview tags into your content!

ShrinkTheWeb System Images

JV-ShrinkTheWeb automatically cleans the "bandwidth exceeded", "quota exceeded" and "no response" system images automatically once in 6 hours. Have an issue with your account at shrinktheweb.com or have exceeded the bandwidth, you just need to wait for 6 hours and it will automatically be cleaned up!. JV-ShrinkTheWeb also provides you with links to forcefully delete these cached system images and also delete the thumbnail cache to regenerate them again from dashboard.

Caching of Thumbnail Preview Images

ShrinkTheWeb.com provides 3 different types of accounts - Free, Basic and Plus. These accounts differ in the number of new requests that are made and bandwidth utilized per month. JV-ShrinkTheWeb helps you save bandwidth by caching the thumbnails it receives from ShrinkTheWeb.com in local folders in your Joomla website. The cache expiry time is configurable in JV-ShrinkTheWeb.

Display Thumbnails Anywhere in Joomla!

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Display thumbnail previews anywhere in Joomla!, in articles and modules using editors, all Joomla extensions (need code to be added to them) like Weblinks, JV-LinkDirectory, K2 etc...