Joomla explorer

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OpenKM integrates with Joomla which allows to browse OpenKM repository.

Download Version 2.0.4

Download Version 2.0.3

Take a look at SDK for PHP for your OpenKM compatibility.

Download Version 2.0.0

Take a look at SDK for PHP for your OpenKM compatibility.


Login into Joomla administration and register OpenKM joomla explorer extension.

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Open OpenKM Configuration menu option into menu components.

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Add new OpenKM connection.

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Fill form parameters:

  • OpenKM user credentials;
  • Indicate public or private access ( in case private you should write password )
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Configure visible columns

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Metada tab allow to show metadata fields from documents and folders. Simply add the property group name - metada name - and the title text to be shown in the table.

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Test connection.

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Go to joomla menu administration.

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  • Add new menu.
  • Select OpenKM file Browser menu type.

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  • Set the menu name
  • Go to configuration parameteres and select from the list the OpenKM configuration to be showed in this menu option.

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Joomla explorer

Public table

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Private table

To access private section is needed to introduce password.

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If password is correct can browser across OpenKM repository.

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There're two kind of search, simple and advanced. In search simple only can search by content.

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In search results is shown documents which can downloaded.

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In advanced search there're several search form elements name, content, mime type among other options.

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In search results can be shown folders and documents.

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UI translation

Can translate component to any language is so easy simply must create four files:

Actual english translation is located at -- for administration


-- for language


To add new translation, for example france should create

-- for administration


-- for language


Nota clasica.png You can contribute with your translations and send to us, we will include by default in default joomla component