Protean Web

3rd Party (Free)

MIT License Download v1.3

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


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This plugin is used to display data in lists or a table with a variable number of columns.

Of particular mention is the ability to specify whether entries move horizontally or vertically throughout the list/table. When using Columbo for table output, the CI table library is used, which allows for some neat template customizations - e.g.. alternating row styles.

Here is a simple list example:

{exp:columnbo:lists columns=“3” open=”<ul>” close=”</ul>” delimiter=”</li>”    }
   {exp:channel:entries channel=“murder-suspects”}

—- Output—-

   <li>Suspect 1</li>
   <li>Suspect 4</li>
   <li>Suspect 2</li>
   <li>Suspect 5</li>
   <li>Suspect 3</li>

Download Column-bo

EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.3 Feb 1, 2012

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This entry was created September 26, 2011, 8:10 am.
This entry was last updated February 12, 2012, 3:07 pm.

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2 Reviews:

corndog1337 02.07.12

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THIS. IS. GREAT!  I just installed it and it worked great…saved me so much time thanks for the great addon

Brett Burwell 10.10.11

Brett Burwell
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A super nifty plugin with an even better name. Does exactly what it says and makes more interesting / complicated output a breeze.