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

Vkontakte community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Module «VKontakte community widget» for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 allows you to publish a widget with information about the community from the Vkontakte social network.

User side screenshots

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 3

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 4

VKontakte community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Module «VKontakte community widget» for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4extension for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4, which will help display on the site information about your community from the social network Vkontakte. If you need to display a widget about a community located on the Vkontakte social network, you need the module. The extension is easy to use, so just install and configure it, no programming skills are required. This module adds the ability to subscribe to the community, display the latest posts and display members of your community. Currently, a website cannot exist without social media. By adding a module and displaying information from your community, you can attract site visitors to your community. In other words, your site will help you recruit members to the Vkontakte social network community.

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

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

There are three options for displaying data in the Vkontakte community widget.

Fully customizable widget. You can customize the width, height and colors on the widget.

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 community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Three widget options

Three options for displaying data in the widget

In the widget, you can choose the option to display the data. There are three options in the module. The first displays the participants in the community, the second displays the latest entries in the community, and the third option displays just the name of the community.

Adjust the width and height

The widget supports widget width setting. Use the automatic width, or specify a fixed width. In the mode of displaying the latest entries you can adjust the height of the widget.

Vkontakte community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Set the width and height
Vkontakte community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Colour adjustment

Adjust the widget color

The module supports the ability to customize the color of the widget with communities. This feature will allow you to customize the widget to the color of your site individually. Set the color of the buttons, text and background of the widget. The default color scheme corresponds to the design of the social network Vkontakte.

Additional widget settings

There is an option to enable the community cover to be displayed and to enable advanced mode when the Community News widget is displayed, which adds a community avatar and «Like» buttons.

Vkontakte community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Widget customization
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

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.

All documentation on the module “VKontakte community widget for Joomla” is available in the “Instructions” tab. First of all, before installing and configuring, you need to familiarize yourself with it.

Extension «VKontakte community widget for Joomla» developed by Web Studio IWS.BY and is constantly being updated. You do not need to perform complex steps for updates. This module is automatically updated by standard CMS Joomla tools, you only need to agree to install the update.

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

Module update history

* Optimized interface, some fields are displayed in the appropriate widget display mode.
* Optimized module operation.
* Corrected links to documentation.
* Module development branches are separated for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 separately. This is necessary in order to optimize the interface and proper operation.

* Vkontakte OpenAPI version has been upgraded to version 169.
* Minor fixes.

* Optimization of the module.

+ Added «License Key» option. The field must be filled in with the license key generated upon purchase. The module will not be automatically updated without a license key.
+ Added support for Joomla 4.

* The version of the public API of the social network Vkontakte has been updated to version 168.
+ Added the «Advanced mode» option, which in the news display modes includes an extended information display mode.

* Optimized module operation.
* The version of the public API of the social network Vkontakte has been updated to version 167.
+ An option has been added that is responsible for connecting the public API of the Vkontakte social network to the site.
+ Added English version of the module.
+ Added support for automatic module update using standard CMS Joomla tools. If a new update to the module is released, the Joomla system will notify and offer to update to the updated.
— Removed the field with the input of the widget identifier, now the widget identifier is generated automatically based on the module identifier in the Joomla system.

Module release.

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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:

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Vkontakte community widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Demo for Joomla 3 on a smartphone

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