The Top Rated Communication Extensions made for Joomla
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DphpBB3 Last Topics:

This extension displays the last topic of discussion in the user’s phpbb3 forum and is an excellent module for interacting in Joomla. Integration of forum and site is not necessitated for this extension and it is easily configurable with nice settings to help the user. 

Mehdi's Phpbb THREE bridge

This extension provides a bridge between Joomla1.5 and phpbb3. It allows separate user and visual integrations and is a replacement of the older phpBB2 bridge. 


Users of this extension using community are allowed sending Private Messages amongst each other. The extension is easy to use and simple offering all the Private Messaging System required features.

This is available in 31 different languages and seamlessly integrates with other Joomla communication extensions including Community Builder, Fireboard, Kunena, Agora, JomSocial and many more. 


This has been a leading Forum Component for Joomla having been downloaded 1.7 million times since its inception 3 years back. This is the only extension that has a community driven forum. This is truly an open source extension without any hidden fees creeping up to surprise the users. 

Olark Chat

This is a free extension that allows the users to enter chats as administrators for visitors on their websites. The visitors to your websites will love this extension as they can directly get feedback from you without having to wait for their support questions to be answered over mails or contact forms. The key highlight of this extension is being able to watch the pages that are most visited in your site. 


This is a good looking and simple forum with key features like moderations, ranks, community features, avatar and many more. Filtration of bad words or language is automatically done and the best part is that it is available in 34 languages. 


This is an elegant looking but simple PMS that has been totally built over the latest MVC framework, which enables the user to override templates. However, it is only Joomla1.5 compatible. Multiple users can be sent messages through a function of user suggestion. the administrator has authority over setting different inbox sizes for different users. 

MSN Chat!

This enables showing your Live Status on one’s Joomla site thereby allowing interaction with the visitors to the site. It also allows display of the user’s MSN account status, whether offline or online, by making use of custom images, which when clicked would enable the visitors to start up a conversation with the user through a window. 


All the sms gateway providers are supported by this extension. 

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