Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - IWS.BY

Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4

Module «Widget application Vkontakte» for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 will help to add a widget with application data from the Vkontakte social network to the site.

User side screenshots

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 3

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 4

Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Widget application Vkontakte – a module for CMS Joomla 3 and Joomla 4, adding a widget to the site in a few clicks, displaying information about the application from the social network Vkontakte.

If you want to display information about applications on a site with a button to go to a social network, then this module is for you. You do not have to store information about the application on your site, all data is obtained through the public API of the Vkontakte social network. Storing information on the Vkontakte side will allow you not to load the site database.

Engage your audience in applications, on the Vkontakte social network, using your website.

The main features of the module «Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4»

Supports all features of the public API of the Vkontakte widget.

Has three options for displaying the widget with information about the application: Card, Participants and Button

Widget design corresponds to the design of the social network Vkontakte.

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 widget with information about the application based on the public API of the social network Vkontakte and supports all the features of the widget application API.

Vkontakte OpenAPI
Виджет приложения Вконтакте для Joomla 3 и Joomla 4 - Поля в модуле

Extensive customization options

In the module settings you can connect the public API of Vkontakte, enter the ID of the required application, select the widget view, specify the width of the widget and the height of the button.

Three options for displaying application data

  1. «Card» – the application name, category, logo, number of users who have installed the application and the «Play» button will be displayed.
  2. «Members»- display the logo, the application name, the category the application belongs to, the number of users who have installed the application and users’ avatars.
  3. «Button»” – the widget will only display the «Play» button.
Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - Three options for displaying data
Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - Data Storage

Data Storage

All information and data about the application is stored on the servers of the social network Vkontakte. The data doesn’t overload your site’s database. Data about the application is obtained directly from the social network via API when the site is loaded.

Widget design

Displayed widget design is fully consistent with the design of the social network Vkontakte. The design is universal and will fit nicely into any website design.

Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - Widget design
Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - Joomla Features

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.

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.

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

System Requirements

Available translations

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

Update history: Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4

* Corrected links to instructions.

* Version of the module for Joomla 4 is allocated in a separate branch. Now the version for Joomla 4 has its own separate repository for updates. This step is necessary for Joomla 4, because a slightly different interface of the modules as opposed to Joomla 4.
* Reworked the fields in the module settings. Now the widget width and height fields are displayed depending on the selected type of widget, as provided by the social network Vkontakte.
* Optimization of the module.
* In the «About the module» tab, useful information with useful links for the module and with links to other extensions from IWS.BY has been added.

* Optimization of the module.

* 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.

* Optimized module operation.
* Vkontakte public API version changed to version 168.

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Joomla Version

3.x, 4.x

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GNU/GPL v3 or later


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

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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.

Widget application Vkontakte for Joomla 3 and 4 - QR code demo on Joomla 3 for smartphone

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