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  • Jul 26 2012

    10 Top-Rated Communication Extensions For Joomla

    Joomla is steadily growing popular as a CMS and hence, thousands of websites and online applications are globally built using this platform. With so much popularity, it is bound to have thousands of users, customers, members and visitors. As a result, there would be a need of proper communication between them all. And that’s why communication extensions for Joomla hold special meaning for the Joomla community and users all over. In this write up, we discuss 10 top-rated communication extensions for Joomla, like:

    Community Answers

    Developed by corejoomla.com, Community Answers is an excellent extension that gives users an opportunity to engage in discussions of choice. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this extension works very much like the Yahoo Answers and offers users the ease to initiate a two-way discussion. This extension also enables Question search facility to users.

    Preview of Community Answers extension

    Preview of Community Answers extension

    uddeIM

    Developed by Stephan Slabihoud, uddeIM is a popular communication extension that enables sending of private messages to users within a community. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this extension provides almost everything a Messaging System offers. Available in more than 30 languages, it can easily be integrated with many popular Joomla extensions like Community JomSocial etc.

    Preview of uddeIM extension

    Preview of uddeIM extension

    Kunena

    Developed by Kunena Team, Kunena is an extremely popular forum extension for Joomla. With more than 1 million downloads, this extension is open source and community-driven.  Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this extension comes with the ease of installation.

    Preview of Kunena extension

    Preview of Kunena extension

    JEEMA SMS

    Developed by JEEMA Web Solutions, JEEMA SMS Component enables the ease and flexibility of SMS HTTP API configuration for Joomla websites. Once installed, this component helps in sending and receiving SMSes from both ends. Using this component, different SMS accounts can easily be created for ease. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this helps with the linking of SMS accounts for Joomla users.

    Preview of JEEMA SMS extension

    Preview of JEEMA SMS extension

    Live Support Chat

    Developed by WebsiteChat.net, Live Support Chat is an extension that allows   live help to visitors of a website. Once the Live Support Chat button is installed on the website, your users or customers are ready to find live chat and support with you. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this extension is quite easy to integrate with a Joomla website.

    Preview of Live Support Chat extension

    Preview of Live Support Chat extension

    ActiveHelper LiveHelp

    Developed by ActiveHelper, ActiveHelper LiveHelp is a Live Chat extension that enables one to easily interact with visitors of a website. This powerful extension ensures a chat communication for varied purposes. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, it could be a wonderful component for sales and customer support. It supports multi-languages and hence, is suitable for communication purposes spanning across the globe.

    Preview of ActiveHelper LiveHelp extension

    Preview of ActiveHelper LiveHelp extension

    Discussions

    Developed by Codingfish, Discussions is a forum extension that comes for the purpose of communication. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this extension offers loads of features like Image uploads, embedding of YouTube videos etc.

    Preview of Discussions extension

    Preview of Discussions extension

    BlastChat

    Developed by BlastChat, BlastChat is an extremely popular and powerful chat extension for effective communication. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this excellent communication extension is the choice of small as well as complex and big Joomla websites. With BlastChat, fast chatting is guaranteed to your website.

    Preview of BlastChat extension

    Preview of BlastChat extension

    AJAX Shoutbox

    Developed by Risp, AJAX Shoutbox is another popular communication module that brings in a live chat support to a Joomla website. This excellent module ensures that visitors of a website can communicate with themselves. More so, there is absolutely no need to refresh a browser for smooth communication. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, it offers a range of features likes Live updates, Guest posting etc.

    Preview of AJAX Shoutbox extension

    Preview of AJAX Shoutbox extension

    JoomlaFacebookChat

    Developed by Marco Biagioni, JoomlaFacebookChat is an AJAX-driven chat enables chat facility with registered users. Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7 Versions, this extension also offers facility to set users’ status for the ease of communication.

    Preview of JoomlaFacebookChat extension

    Preview of JoomlaFacebookChat extension

    Conclusion

    Joomla enables a range of websites and powerful online applications and hence, it must also have good extensions for communication. This article lists 10 top-rated communication extensions and encourages users to add to the list for easy communication for Joomla users.

    Posted by Charu Garg Posted in: Joomla Comments: 0