29 Jun, 2016

Choosing a right Joomla extension for your site is always a pain when there are over 7000 extensions available now. Have you ever been in two minds of choosing which extensions are compatible with your Joomla version? If so, we are now excited to offer you a short list of Joomla extensions required by every Joomla site.


1. Akeeba backup

Akeeba backup is really a powerful extension that helps you restore all content you put your heart and soul into when you have a regular and full site backup. Its mission is just to create a site backup that can be restored on any Joomla!-capable server, making it ideal not only for backups but also for site transfers or even deploying sites to your clients' servers.


The backup and restore process are totally powered by AJAX to avoid server timeouts, even with huge sites. It is a big wow that there have been around 8 million downloads until now! Akeeba backup comes out with both Core version and Professional version.

2. Social popup


Social popup is one of the most outstanding Joomla modules that help to increase number of followers in your social network site. It can’t be denied that social network has been a powerful tool to put your site on the map. Therefore it should be totally utilized.

A social popup displays numerous social buttons:  like, share, follow to impress your visitors and keep them interact with you via different channels like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and other 7 social network pages. It can run smoothly on various devices with different screen sizes and systems like iOS and Android.

3. SH404SEF

SH404SEF extension is an ideal solution to turn your Joomla site into an SEO powerhouse. It helps you improve your search engine rankings and get more traffic to your website.


This is a full featured search engine optimization suite that helps boost Joomla's base SEO, provides you with analytics integration, and has wide compatibility with other Joomla extensions. The configuration of this extension is no puzzle. You’ll have a fully SEO equipped website within just clicks.

4. K2

K2 extension is a wonderful one for users who plan to turn the Joomla site into magazine style media center, eCommerce store and more. K2 provides an out-of-the box integrated solution featuring rich content forms for items (think of Joomla articles with additional fields for article images, videos, image galleries and attachments), nested-level categories, tags, comments, a system to extend the item base form with additional fields, category and user forms, ACL, frontend editing, sub-templates & a lot more! It fully supports the Joomla API, which means any Joomla plugins will function properly within the K2 component & modules, either in the frontend or backend. K2 is the powerful award-winning content extension for Joomla with more than 2 million downloads (and counting)! Why don’t you give it a try and you will instantly love it!


5. Joomla Mega Menu

JUX Mega Menu is a responsive and the most completed Joomla menu module which allows you to display tons of contents in menu item including texts, images, modules and articles while keeping a clean layout.  It works beautifully with Joomla 3.x. JUX Mega Menu provides multiple layouts and colors to match your template and flexible configuration for menu display and performance. You can easily create beautiful menu layout with smooth effects. Sub-menus display as the type of standard dropdown menu which loads any kind of content smoothly, scrolls down quickly when hovering on.


 It is compatible with mobile browsers: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, etc. Moreover, it is fully controllable in a backend. The admin can easily arrange column change item’s icon, add effect of performing any tasks with menu without any hiccup. Is that enough great to make JUX Mega Menu become one of the most worthy extension installed? Last but not least, for optional pre-set style color and customization theme with same features as JUX Mega Menu, you can visit our new extension JUX CSS3 Mega Menu.

We have already offered you some amazing and necessary Joomla extensions to develop and upgrade your website. Is it enough for you guys? If you have any other extensions to contribute, feel free to share with us by commenting below this post. Please share to be shared!

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