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EasyTable for J! (free version) vs EasyTable Pro

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 EasyTable 1.0 “Free” vs “Pro”

EasyTable Pro is currently at version 1.2.3 for Joomla! 2.5 (this version is considered final), and verion 1.0.5b for Joomla! 1.5.x (this version is final), you can read about the current version here.

Administration FeaturesFreePro
 

1.0.0

Joomla! 1.5 Native

1.0.0

Joomla! 1.5 Native

1.2.0

Joomla! 2.5 Native

New Table Import Wizard No - not available. No - not available. Yes
Import “CSV” text files. Yes Yes Yes
Import "TAB" delimited text files. No - not available. Yes Yes
Import new datasets into existing tables. Yes Yes Yes
List View Yes Yes Yes
Detail View (using detail link per record) Yes Yes Yes
Image Names Yes Yes Yes
URLs Yes Yes Yes
Email fields Yes Yes Yes
Dates No - not available. Yes Yes
Numbers No - not available. Yes Yes
Text Yes Yes Yes
Column Ordering Yes Yes Yes
Per Table Searching Yes Yes Yes
Joomla Search Integration No - not available. Yes Yes
Nominated Search Columns No - not available. Yes Yes
Per Table Pagination Options Yes Yes Yes
“Publish/Unpublish” Tables Yes Yes Yes
Access Levels ( Public | Registered | Special ) No - not available. Yes Yes
Linked Tables Yes Yes Yes
Use Existing Database Tables No - not available. Yes Yes
Column/Field Options for formatting and URL handling No - not available. Yes Yes
Finer storage controls for MySQL columns No - not available. Yes Yes
Edit a Column Alias No - not available. Yes Yes
Add/Delete Column No - not available. Yes Yes
Editing Existing Rows No - not available. Yes Yes
Add/Deleting Rows No - not available. Yes Yes
Append Rows to Existing Data No - not available. Yes Yes
Filter of tables in Table Manager view No - not available. No - not available. Yes
Sort of tables by name or status in Table Manager view No - not available. No - not available. Yes
Administration Access ControlFreePro 
Joomla! 2.5 ACL for front-end viewing and back-end access No - not available. No - not available. Yes
Settings Access No - not available. Yes Yes
External Table Linking Access No - not available. Yes Yes
Table Management Access No - not available. Yes Yes
Data Uploads Access No - not available. Yes Yes
Data Editing Access No - not available. Yes Yes
Administration Processing ControlFreePro 
Max. File Size No - not available. Yes Yes
Chunk Size No - not available. Yes Yes
Restricted Tables No - not available. Yes Yes
Raw Data Entry No - not available. Yes Yes
Uninstall ProcessFreePro 
Uninstall Setting Yes1 Yes Yes
Front-end FeaturesFreePro 
Per Table Searches Yes Yes Yes
Search in Field specifiers No - not available. No - not available. Yes3
Paginated List View Yes Yes Yes
Ranked List View No - not available. No - not available. Yes3
Search Only List View No - not available. No - not available. Yes5
AJAX List View (DataTables) No - not available. No - not available. Yes6
Detail View Yes Yes Yes
Alternative Layouts Support for Records view
(you can create your own layouts and drop them into your /template directory)
No - not available. No - not available. Yes
Linked Tables Yes Yes Yes
Deep Link Tables Yes1 Yes Yes
Unique HTML ID for each table Yes Yes Yes
Unique CSS labels for each field in each tabled Yes Yes Yes
Alternate CSS labels for alternating rows in tables Yes Yes Yes
Improved JRoute URLs Yes Yes Yes
Alt-Text/Title for Table Heading Descriptions Yes Yes Yes
Leaf field nomination for better SEO with Detail Page Titles and URLs No - not available. No - not available. Yes3
Records Cache for better performance and reduces load on Database No - not available. No - not available. Yes4
Advance to next record in detail view No - not available. Yes Yes
Default Sort Order No - not available. Yes Yes
Column Sorting (per page) No - not available. Yes2 Yes
Filtered Views (data displayed after pre-defined search settings) No - not available. Yes Yes
Basic Filter supports multiple comparison values No - not available. No - not available. Yes6
Advanced Filter with matching against CURDATE(), CURTIME(), NOW() and PHP return values No - not available. No - not available. Yes6
Menu Link to sorted list of all tables with/without table descriptions. Yes Yes Yes
Menu Link to a specific table Yes Yes Yes
Menu Link to Record Views No - not available. Yes Yes
User ID or Username filtered Records No - not available. Yes Yes
Customisable  per table view "No records found" message. No - not available. No - not available. Yes5
Customisable "Search Only results" prompt message. No - not available. No - not available. Yes5

KEY

Available in the current Version Yes
Under Construction Work In Progress
Planned (but not yet being worked on ) Planned but not currently underdevelopment
Not available/planned for this Version No - not available.

Footnote's

  1. This feature is now available in EasyTable for J! 1.0.4 and higher
  2. This bonus feature was added to EasyTable Pro! 0.9.0 and higher
  3. This bonus feature was added to EasyTable Pro! 1.1.0 and higher
  4. This bonus feature was added to EasyTable Pro! 1.1.1 and higher
  5. This bonus feature was added to EasyTable Pro! 1.1.5 and higher
  6. Advanced Filters and AJAX Table view using DataTables added in EasyTable Pro! 1.2.0

 

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