Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - IWS.BY

Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Module «Vkontakte chat widget» for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 is intended for adding a chat widget with a community from the Vkontakte social network on site.

User side screenshots

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 3

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 4

Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Module «Vkontakte chat widget» – module, allowing you to add to your site running Joomla 3.x and Joomla 4.x. a chat widget between a site visitor and your community from the Vkontakte social network.

Currently, the visitor’s connection with the site administration is very important. In order not to complicate the possibility of communication, the chat system will help with this. Using the chat module, you do not need to install the chat platform on your server. All server-side actions will take place on the Vkontakte social network.

Having started a dialogue with the community once, the user will be able to constantly communicate with the community through private messages on Vkontakte. In dialogues, he will have correspondence, to which he can return at any time.

The main features of the module «Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla»

Supports all features of the public API chat widget with the Vkontakte community.

Chat is completely free, requires no payment to operate.

The design of the chat corresponds to the design of the social network Vkontakte.

The entire system part of the chat is in the social network Vkontakte. This allows you not to overload the hosting of your site.

Customize the widget for your site: choose a side, specify the prompt text and communicate with site visitors.

The module supports all the basic features of Joomla when working with the module.

Support for the public Vkontakte API

The module generates code to display a community chat widget based on the public API of the Vkontakte social network and supports all the features of the community chat widget API.

Vkontakte OpenAPI
Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Free chat for the site

Completely free chat for the site

Chat system is completely free to use on the site. You only need to create a community in the social network Vkontakte, get a community ID, turn on the module, configure and the chat will be available to all visitors to the site. Note: only those visitors who are registered in the social network Vkontakte will be able to communicate with you. All visitors who do not have an account in the social network Vkontakte will be invited to register to write to you.

Be aware of communication

To understand who you are communicating with, the data of the visitor in the chat will be displayed from the profile in Vkontakte, and the name and image of the administrator from the chat will be derived from the name and the main image of your community in the social network Vkontakte.

Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Open communication
All functions on the side of Vkontakte

Doesn’t overload your site

Chat is built so that your site will not have a load because of the functioning of the chat. All of the messaging and functioning takes place directly in the social network Vkontakte, your site only displays the chat window.

Widget design

The design of the chat widget, the chat itself and all of its elements are fully consistent with the design of the social network Vkontakte. You can’t change them.

Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Chat design
Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Fields

Available module settings

The module has settings. You can choose to display the chat on the visitor’s screen – left or right. You can set the chat to open automatically after a certain time, include sound effects and set your own tooltip text next to the chat icon.

Joomla feature support

The module supports all features of working with modules in Joomla. Automatic installation, automatic updates and cloning function of the module occurs in just a few mouse clicks within one site.

Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - Joomla Features
Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - requires no programming skills

No programming skills required

Management of the module is so simple that it does not require programming skills. You will need to fill in the ID of the desired application, select the desired widget display option, and all the rest the module will do itself.

Additional information

Demonstration of the user part of this module is available at the link: Demonstration of the administrative part is located on this page as an image in the gallery.

There are suggestions for adding new functions, please contact us by e-mail
If you need to adapt this module for another CMS, please contact us by e-mail

System Requirements

Available translations

Update history: Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Joomla 3 version:
* Optimization of the module.
Joomla 4 version:
* Optimized the module according to the documentation of the developer for Joomla 4.
* Added a system changelog when updating.
* Added checks for hash sums when the extension is updated.

* Optimizing module operation.
* Optimized interface in the module settings.
* Corrected links to instructions.
* Vkontakte public API updated to version 169.
* The module branch for Joomla 4 is separated from the version for Joomla 3 for better performance and interface optimization.

* Optimization of the module.

* Optimized module operation.
* Vkontakte public API version changed to version 168.
* Changes in files with module translations into Russian and English.
+ Added a field for entering a license key, which is issued when downloading on the IWS.BY website.

Module release.

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Additional information





Joomla Version

3.x, 4.x

Extension type


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Last update date


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GNU/GPL v3 or later


English (en-GB), Russian (ru-RU)

Included formats


Joomla! Extensions Directory

Our extension is published in the official Joomla JED extension catalog.

Demonstration of the Joomla extension on your smartphone:

Scan the QR code below to open the Joomla extension demo on your smartphone.

Vkontakte chat widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - QR code demo on Joomla 3 for smartphone

Questions before buying

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When you buy a product, you get a lifetime purchase option, but some of our products are offered with a subscription for a certain period of time. During the purchased term, you will receive product updates, but when the term expires, no updates will come.

Yes, you can renew your license for regular updates. Renewals will be available at a discount.

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The purchased product is licensed to one site, which will also be supported by our support specialists.

Yes, you can modify our product to suit your site and your needs, but please note that when you receive the next update, your change will be deleted. If you want to keep your change, we recommend not to update the product, but with each new update we improve and update our products.

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