Most Extensions have an Option button to configure the Global Options of that Extension

joomla options

Joomla's Content Component has options to display the articles in the front-end.
See: Content > Articles > Options

Default view

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Change some Options

Don't you want to display Author + Category? Just switch it off by setting some of the Global Options to "No".
You have to reconfigure all Global Options again on every new Joomla site...

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Options Manager

With this Options Manager Component you can easily Exchange your favorite Extension's Options:

  • Export the current Global Options for specific Extensions.
  • Import the Global Options that you have exported earlier
  • Switch between Previous and Imported Extensions

options manager global options