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Your Guide to Using RokMiniEvents for Joomla


RokMiniEvents is a simple and elegant solution for displaying events on your site. The module syncs automatically with either Google Calendar, JomSocial, RSEvents, JEvents, EventList or RedEvent presenting basic information such as title, date and a description, which link to the full event.

The module is very intuitive, automatically adjusting itself based on your events and event ranges. Simply set the number of events and the time range, and RokMiniEvents will do the rest.

NOTE: RokMiniEvents3 (version 3.0+) introduced a number of important feature updates, including support for responsive layouts. This version can not be updated from previous RokMiniEvents releases as it is has been rewritten for a new generation of Web technologies.

Key Features

  • Sources: Google Calendar, JomSocial, RSEvents, JEvents, EventList, RedEvent
  • Time Range: Select events from a variety of periods
  • Time Format: Control the type of date displayed
  • Event Controls: Manage the number of events
  • Layouts: Various layout parameters
  • Responsive: Responsive layout and design


RokMiniEvents has the following requirements in order to operate:

  • Joomla 3.x - ensure you are using the latest version
  • Compatible Browsers: Firefox 4+, Chrome, Safari, IE9+, Opera

NOTICE: This extension is available for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x. Joomla 1.5 is unsupported but available for download.

How to install

Installing RokMiniEvents takes just a matter of few minutes.

The first thing you will need to do is download the latest version of RokMiniEvents. The package you will download contains everything to get RokMiniEvents up and running and it is compatible with Joomla 3.x. It does not need to be uncompressed.

Once you have downloaded the package, go into the Joomla Administrator and:

From Joomla 3.x:

  • Select from the top menu: Extensions -> Extension Manager -> Install
  • Click on Upload Package File Choose File button
  • Select the rokminievents.zip that you just downloaded from your local drive.
  • Click the Upload & Install button.

NOTE: For additional information on installing extensions, visit our detailed extensions installation guide located here.

NOTE: RocketTheme packages do not require you to uninstall them prior to updating or adding new associated extensions. You can simply install and the package will determine if it requires to update your currently installed RocketTheme extensions.

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