The Art of Joomla

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icon Artof Google Mini is a component to allow seamless integration with a Google Mini appliance and your Joomla 1.5 web site without needing to resort to unimpressive iframe wrappers.

Artof Google Mini polls your appliance directly and displays the results within the Joomla page so you can maintain a consistent user experience for both your content and search.



  • Seamless integration with Joomla (no messy iframes):
    • supports Joomla pagination and list limit;
    • aware of filtered Google searches;
    • advanced search form option;
    • component and menu page configuration options to toggle the display of various result elements.
  • Back search test and debug interface


Packing List

All extensions are automatically installed from the one package.

  • The Artof Google Mini administrator component (com_artofgm).
  • The Artof Google Mini frontend component (com_artofgm).
  • The Artof Google Mini frontend search module (mod_artofgm_search).
  • English language files.

License and Support

This extension is free to download and use on any number of Joomla web sites. It is released as Open Source under the GNU General Public License.

No official support is provided.  However, usage difficulties can be reported on the Art of Joomla project tracker.

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If you find any this extension useful, please consider paying us forward (not paying us back) by supporting one of our nominated charities or World Hope Australia and help fight world poverty! Let us know if you do.


Thanks to Toowoomba Regional Council for sponsoring the development of this tool.