CjForum - with integrated social features
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Build awesome discussion forums with integrated social features, beautiful user interface and power packed feature set. Joomla! forum component to create full-featured forums, discussions, or customer support portal. ACL, topic moderation, editor support, attachments, profiles, and more features out of the box.
Quickly create a self-hosted forum or a support system on your Joomla! powered website.
User friendly design
The component is designed with a user-friendly interface to easily access all features even for beginners.
Designed with simplicity in mind. The code is lightweight, loads, and runs faster. Runs on shared hosting as well.
Build awesome discussion forums with integrated social features, beautiful user interface and power packed feature set.
Mobile Ready: Not just looks but also behaves great on smartphones, tablets and desktops.
Personal Messaging: Quickly send messages to other forum users with builtin private messaging system
Social Login: Sign up or singin your users with social services such as Facebook, Google, Twitter and Linkedin
Nested Categories: With unlimited nested categories support, organize content in better way.
Leaderboard: Display the top user rankings and encourage users to participate in discussions.
Profile System: CjForum profile glue your users with one stop shop for all your user data and provides personalized page. Supports custom profile fields.
Points System: Reward your users with built-in points system and motivate them to discuss more.
Rank System: With built-in rank system, you can assign rank to your users and encourage them.
Activity Stream: CjForum activity stream provides unified page to view and discuss on all user activity.
Tagging System: Flexible integration with Joomla tag system allows more organized content and explore topics.
Avatars Support: Built-in avatar system can be extended using flexible API, or you can use third party avatars.
Likes/Dislikes: Topics and replies can be liked/disliked and users can say Thank You to other user replies.
Social Sharing: Social sharing/bookmarks integration through AddThis allows your users to share topics or bookmark them.
Powerful ACL: Protect your content with powerful ACL system. Define permission for each user group for different actions.
WYSIWYG Editor: Use your Joomla WYSIWYG editor to post topics or reply to them. Make full use of Joomla editor's potential.
Email subscriptions: Let your users to subscribe to the categories or listings and get notified of any updates/new submissions.
Fully Customizable: Uses Joomla® MVC design, sharable layouts and most of the one click options.
Advanced Search: Advanced search page let you to search the content easily with loads of options.
RSS Feeds: RSS Feeds feature let your users to subscrive the listings through their favorite RSS reader.
Multiple Listings: Browse multiple listings such as latest, popular, featured topics or user submitted topics.
Beautiful User Interface
Build a beautiful forum page in minutes. Easy to build and easy to configure, get started in less than 5 minutes.
Supports unlimited multilevel categories, displayed on a beautiful index page to easily navigate to the right forum.
Child categories display
Shows child categories of the parent categories on the main index page when needed.
Get access to the most needed shortcuts with the thoughtfully designed toolbar. Get started quickly with all required buttons and menus in one place.
Built-in user profiles
With a built-in GDPR compliant user profile system, show all user data, avatars, intro and integrates well with many known Joomla! extensions.
Add user avatars feature to your website. Avatar system has an API to integrate any third-party Joomla! extension.
Show the content submitted by the user across your component with integration into profile apps
Show the most recent user discussions, user points or user-favored topics, user stats, and intro on the profile dashboard.
Users can quickly start discussions with the built-in support for Joomla! editor, attachments, ratings, and quick replies.
Users can attach documents and pictures when starting topics or posting replies. The images are shown as a gallery. Attachments are fully protected with ACL.
Ratings & reporting to admin
Like or dislike the topics and replies. Or say a thank you to the user who posted a nice reply. Some bad actors posting unwanted content, users can report them.
Social sharing & bookmarks
Add support for sharing topics on your favorite social networks or bookmark them with permalinks.
Built-in simple private messaging feature to contact and discuss with the users privately.
Send a private message to any user right from your topic replies. PM button is shown below the user avatars to quickly send messages to the users.
Notifications and messages
The forum toolbar shows the new private message notifications and provides access to view and reply to their private messages.
A special page to show the top contributors of the forum with detailed statistics.
Rank the users based on user topics, replies, and thank you the user received from other users. Show top 20 users with user avatars and their ranks.
Customize how the rank can be calculated. Assign weightage for a number of topics replies, and thank you. Rank the users based on the final values of Karma.
Customize the content of each email sent from the component.
Customize with editor support
Customize the email templates with full HTML editor support
Create different emails for each language and they are automatically selected based on user language.
Create simple to most complex forum structure with unlimited, multilevel categories with built-in support for Joomla! category system.
Categories & forums
CjForum utilizes Joomla! category system to build a robust forum structure with unlimited multilevel categories.
Category level permissions
Configure permissions at each category to allow the users to create topics or to post their replies.
Add ranks to the users for posting more posts and encourage active participation on the forum.
Automatic & manual assignments
Automatically assign ranks based on the number of posts. When needed, manual assignments are available.
Rank images and icons
Use your own image for the rank or the bootstrap class name. Display the ranks below the user avatars on the forum topics.
Do not want the topics and replies posted on the site directly? Enable moderation features backed by ACL.
Moderate topics and replies
Restrict any user group to post directly on the forum and send all posts for moderation by the administrator.
Approve or disapprove of the topics and replies right inside your mailbox. We send you notification emails with the links for approving or disapproving the posts.
User Points System
With the built-in user points system, reward users for being active on your website and encourage them with points.
Points rules and activities
Each type of activity such as creating topics, reply to topics, like or dislike or saying thank you; can be awarded points. We have bundled all required rules.
Extendible & Developer API
We integrated many known Joomla extensions along with Joomla content and user components. The points system can be extended to support any third-party extension with simple plugin events.
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