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

Vkontakte article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Module «Vkontakte article widget» for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 will help to add an article widget from the Vkontakte social network having only a link to the article

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Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 3

Screenshots of the administrative part of Joomla 4

Vkontakte article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Module «Vkontakte article widget» – extension for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4, which allows you to add a widget to the site in a few clicks, displaying an article from the social network Vkontakte. The article can be read in full without going to the social network, the content of the article opens directly on the site.

Did your community on the social network Vkontakte appear before the site, and you need to display articles on the site? Then this module is for you. After installing the extension, go to the modules section, fill in the article ID from Vkontakte and select the display location. The rest of the work will be done by the public API of the social network Vkontakte. A neat widget with the title of the article and a “Read” button will be displayed in the selected location. A visitor by clicking the “Read” button will see the full article, and there will be no transition to the social network.

The main features of the module «Vkontakte article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4»

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

Publish widgets with articles from your community on your site with no extra work in a couple of clicks.

Link the site to your community in the social network Vkontakte without programming.

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 article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Easy to operate

Simple widget control

No programming is required to display the widget. Fill in just one field with the article ID, the rest of the work will be done by the module itself.

Universal widget

The widget design is generated by the social network Vkontakte and is fully consistent with it. The widget is fully adaptive, its width is set to 100% of the width of the parent block.

Vkontakte article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Widget
Vkontakte article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Detailed Viewing

A detailed review of the article

The widget has a «Read» button, clicking on which will open a pop-up window with the detailed text of the article. The possibility of enabling night mode in the pop-up window makes reading more convenient.

Data Storage

Data from articles are stored on the servers of the social network Vkontakte, which allows you not to overload the database of your site and not overload it.

Vkontakte article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4 - Data Storage
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.

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 article widget for Joomla 3 and Joomla 4

Joomla 3 version:
* Optimized module operation.
Joomla 4 version:
* Optimized interface in the admin panel according to the documentation of the developer Joomla 4.
* Optimized the module according to the developer’s documentation.
* Added an option to read the update history in the extension update window.
* A sha256, sha384 and sha512 hash sum checksum has been added during the update.

* Optimizing module operation.
* Development of the module is divided into two branches, separately for Joomla 4 and Joomla 3. This step is necessary for more convenient work with modules.

* Optimization of the module.

+ Added hints in module settings fields.
+ Added information and a link to the paid version 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.

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Additional information





Joomla Version

3.x, 4.x

Extension type


Release date


Last update date


Module version



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

Pro version available

Pro version allows you to add widgets with articles from Vkontakte on pages of the site in the text editor Joomla.

Free version available

Questions before buying

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After payment, you can instantly download the product from the «My Account» section of our website. The link to it is available at the top of the site. In addition, you will be emailed a receipt with your order information and links so that you can go to the download page from the email.

Unfortunately, we do not provide a trial period for our products, but we have tried to be as informative as possible to describe all the features of products, attach a maximum number of images and design the user part of our demonstration sites.

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.

We offer support via email for the duration of the purchased subscription. For free products and products that have run out of subscriptions, support is provided through the forum.

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.

Yes! You can contact us via email or the contact form on the website and we will discuss your requirements.

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