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how can I show the count of documents and a breadcrumb path?


we are transferring our old website (joomla 1.0, docman 1.3) to a new joomla 3.6 installation with docman 3. We transferred the docman data manually. In the old installation we could see the number of documents in each category on the right side. And on the top we could easily navigate to other category via a breadcrumb path (see red marks in the attachment). Can we have these features in our new installation and how? We chose a hierarchical list as layout.

Currently the paths of our installations are:

Old installation:,com_docman/task,cat_view/gid,513/Itemid,86/

New installation:

Thank you very much!

Th. Kraft


Posted 4 years ago by Johan Janssens Staff

Hello Arnd,

Document counter

DOCman 3 no longer supports a frontend document counter. This is because of the complexity of the permission system. It's very hard to calculate in a performant way how many documents a category has. We are still working on this for a future release.

You can find the feature request here: 902-20-frontend-document-count Feel free to add your vote and comments. Feature requests with most votes will get priority for new releases.

Frontend breadcrumbs

Frontend breadcrumbs are supported using the Joomla breadcrumb module, if you enable it for your site you will get breadcrumbs for DOCman.

Does that help you?

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Arnd Schwarz

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