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Web & App Development

You can find official Joomla resource information at

Joomla Extensions Directory

At the JED, or Joomla Extensions Directory you can find 1000s and 1000s of extensions that add functionality to your site. From store front e-commerce solutions to photo galleries, the JED has a lot to offer.

I always recommend checking for exploits on an extension before using it. There are several places such as or the Vulnerable Extensions List at

Favorite Extensions

  • Slideshow CK
    A responsive slideshow modules. Maximenu CK Mobile is needed in conjunction with the module for mobile optimization features.
  • Maximenu CK
    A versatile responsive menu with lots of features.
  • Phoca Gallery
    A very versatile and feature-rich image gallery component. Includes functionality for user uploaded images.
  • Akeeba Backup
    The most popular full site and database backup system available.
  • Advanced Module Manager
    Advanced admin features when working with modules. Allows many more options for module placement.
  • VirtueMart
    The most popular and versatile e-commerce solution for Joomla.
  • Community Builder
    Turns your site into a full featured social network. Very developer friendly.
  • JomSocial
    Another solution for a social networking website.
  • Custom HTML Advanced
    Custom code module for using PHP, Javascript, IFrames, and other codes.
  • ChronoForms
    A feature-rich forms creation and management component. Many actions available including the ability to charge upon form completion (paypal).
  • XMap
    Dynamic sitemap creation and management tool.
  • Kunena
    A very nice looking forum component.
  • Events Manager
    A very comprehensive events manager component.
  • JEvents
    An events calendar.