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SobiPro Component - Difference between Sobi versions

Difference between Sobi versions

Last updated: 14. September 2018
SobiPro and Sobi2 are both directory components developed by us. SobiPro is the follower of Sobi2 but developed from scratch. In the meantime more advanced SobiPro versions, SobiPro 1.1, SobiPro 1.2 and SobiPro 1.3 are available.
SobiPro 1.4 SobiPro 1.3 SobiPro 1.2 SobiPro 1.1 SobiPro 1.0 Sobi2
Component Type Multi-Directory Multi-Directory Multi-Directory Multi-Directory Multi-Directory Directory
No. of directories unlimited unlimited unlimited unlimited unlimited 1
License GNU/GPL V3 GNU/GPL V3 GNU/GPL V3 GNU/GPL V3 GNU/GPL V3 GNU/GPL V2
Price free free free free free free
Joomla! 3.x
Joomla! 2.5 1 1 1 1 1
Joomla! 1.5
Uses Joomla! Updater
Stable Release Date 19 September 2017 28 August 2016 28 October 2015 28 June 2013 28 September 2011 3 October 2006
Actual version 1.4.8 stable 1.3.7 stable 1.2.4 stable 1.1.13 stable 1.0.8 stable 2.9.4.2 stable
Last Release Date 14 September 2018 29 April 2017 30 June 2016 28 March 2015 6 August 2012 18 July 2012
Available Languages2 34 34 30 27 27 35
1 Joomla! 1.6/1.7/2.5 is not longer supported 2 as of May 2017
Fields
Fields Manager
Core Field Types 12 12 11 10 9 7
Additional Field Types 1 1 1 1 1
Fields for Categories
Category dependent Fields
1 installable via Application Manager
Data Management
Data Structure XML XML XML XML XML PHP
Data Filters 1 1 1 1 1
HTML Filter
Nested Categories
Category Depth unlimited unlimited unlimited unlimited unlimited unlimited
Frontend Entry Submission
1 extendable by own filters
Access Control
ACL (Front-end)
ACL (Back-end)
403 Redirect/Number /6 /6 /6 /6 /3
Edit Control1
1 user changes visible first after approval
Listings Management
Entry Sorting advanced1 advanced1 advanced1 advanced1 advanced1 basic
Tags 2 2 2 2 2 3
Alpha Index
Alpha Index Field adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable entry/category name
1 sorting by fields 2 via application 3 integrated
Views & Menu Items
User's Listings 1
Listings by Date
Section Menu Item
Category Menu Item
Entry Menu Item
Search Menu Item
Add Entry Menu Item
1 list of entries via template possible
Search Functionality
Search Function
Search Select Lists
Search Multiple Select Lists 1 1 1 1 1
Search Checkboxes 1 1 1 1 1
Search Radio Buttons 1 1 1 1 1
Priority Search
Search keyword Highlighting
Second Search Ordering
Range Search
Category Search
Search Results on Map 2 2 2 2 2
Proximity Search 2,3 2,3 2,3 2,3
1 depends on the field type 2 via application 3 Google Map & MapQuest
Payment Settings
Pay-per-Field Option
Pay-per-Entry Option 1 1
Currency Sign/Format adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable adjustable
Tax Calculation
Paypal Gateway integrated integrated integrated integrated integrated integrated
Expiration Control 2 2 2 2
Renewal support
1 via Template setting 2 via application/plugin
Layout/Templates
Template System
Templates for all views all views all views all views all views main views (3
Template Language XSL XSL XSL XSL XSL PHP
Template Framework 4 Bootstrap 3 Bootstrap 3 Bootstrap 3 Bootstrap 2 Bootstrap 2 -
Template Settings advanced advanced advanced basic basic -
Template Development Support
Tableless/Mobile Ready
Code Editor built-in built-in built-in built-in built-in built-in
Template Overwrite 1 1 1 1
Language Overwrite
Configuration Overwrite
Administrator Template Framework SobiAdmin (based on Bootstrap 2) Bootstrap 2 (Joomla; adapted) Bootstrap 2 (Joomla; adapted) Bootstrap 2 (Joomla) - -
Administrator Templates 2 2 2 2 3
1 via menu link for diff. categories/entries 2 XML 3 PHP, configuration 4 for default template
Extensibility/Add-Ons
Add-On Interface
Available Add-Ons more than 701 more than 701 more than 701 more than 60 more than 45 more than 80
Add-On Installer
Application Manager

Application Manager

Application Manager

Application Manager

Application Manager

Plugin Manager
Remote Installation
Modular Concept
1 as of August 2016
Location Determination
Google Maps 1 1 1 1 1 2
Geolocation 3 3 3 3 3
1 via application 2 integrated 3 via application/browser
Error Handling and Cache
Debug/Error Logging
System Check
Inspect Raw XML Data -
Raw XML Data limited to IP -
Data Accelerator/Cache
XML Cache
CSS/Javascript Compression

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