Chat For Joomla!


Chat For Joomla!


JBolo now works with Joomla 5 and Joomla 4!


Plethora of chat features

Plethora of chat features

Plethora of chat features like one to one chat, group chat, online status, status messages, file sharing, chat history, emoji support and link detection are supported
Community Extension Integrations

Community Extension Integrations

JBolo integrates flawlessly with Joomla, Community Builder, Jomsocial, JomWall, EasyProfile and EasySocial as per your choice

Works out of the box

Works out of the box

Install JBolo and when you login to frontend, your chat extension is already ready! It is as simple as that. With JBolo, site administrrators can of-course tweak settings as they wish.

Privacy Friendly

Privacy Friendly

As far as privacy and security are concerned, JBolo has awesome features like chat opt-out and user blocking.

Friendly UI

Friendly UI

Chat has themes like old Gmail Chat and old Facebook Chat. The chat UI is friendly and easy to use.

Feature Packed chat solution for all your communication Needs

Our Joomla chat extension has a lot of interesting features like group chat, file sharing and emoticons! It also has features like chat opt-out and user blocking. JBolo is heavily optimized thus keeping bandwidth utilization to minimum. An exciting new add-on feature for your Social Networking website built using Joomla.
5.0.0 Stable
5.x & 4.x & 3.x
One-to-one Chat Or Group Chat

The site users can choose to have 1-on-1 chats with any of their friends on the site. What's more, they can also add people and have conversations in Groups!

User Status and Status Messages

Users can set their chat availability as available, away or invisible. Plus they can also set a custom status message too!

File Sending With Ajax Uploads and Previews

A neat inbuilt file sending tool lets you upload, preview and send multiple files to participants of your chat. With a slick and easy to use interface, this can add great value to your conversation.

Conversation History

JBolo maintains chat history for all users and also gives admins an easy way to delete it if your tables start getting too heavy. Users get a nice view using which they can browse the history of their chat conversations.

Quick Searching on User Lists

Have lots and lots of users and friends? The Quick Search feature helps you find the person you want to chat with very quickly.

Sound Notifications and Window Title Alerts

Never miss a chat message as long as you are signed in to the site with subtle but effective sound notifications. Plus the title of the tab or window is used to show incoming chat notifications.

Chat As You Browse

JBolo keeps your chats alive and stores incoming data even when you are browsing the website. So no need to stay on one page to chat! Keep browsing the site and JBolo will deliver chats to whichever page you are on.

DJisplay new message count alongside the chat window title

Count of new incoming messages is shown on the chat window title.

Clean and Modern Chat Themes

Choose to use the inbuilt Gmail or Facebook styled chat themes or even build your own custom one!

The inbuilt themes mimic Gmail and Facebook respectively and can be used to give your users that 'at home' feel.


Emoji Support

Choose from 1000 plus emojis to make your chat more interesting and fun!

Plain Joomla or Social Extensions. Everything is Integrated

JBolo has seamless integration with Plain Joomla, Community Builder, JomSocial, JomWall and EasySocial. So whether you want to add a chat system on your plain Joomla site or a Social Network extension of your choice, JBolo fits hand in glove!

User Avatar in Chats From Your Favourite Social Extension or Gravatar

If you have CB, JomSocial, JomWall or EasySocial we will show the user's avatar from the selected integration. If you are not using any of these extensions, not to worry! We have a Gravatar integration that will pull user avatars from there.

Show Online Status and Launch Chats From User Profile

Includes Jomsocial, EasySocial and CB Plugins to show status on the respective profiles. You can also start chatting by clicking on Chat icon from the user's profile.


Integrates with ES to

- Show all users / only friends from ES

- Show avatar from ES profile

- Show Online Status and launch chats from ES user profile

Whatever you chat in JBolo all the messages are synchronized with your EasySocial inbox, just like Facebook.


Integrates with JS to

- Show all users / only friends from JS

- Show avatar from JS profile

- Show Online Status and launch chats from JS user profile

Whatever you chat in JBolo all the messages are synchronized with your JomSocial inbox, just like Facebook.

Community Builder

Integrates with CB to

- Show all users / only friends from CB

- Show avatar from CB profile

- Show Online Status and launch chats from CB user profile


Integrates with EasyProfile to Show the avatar from EasyProfile profile.


Integrates with JomWall to display avatar from JomWall profile

Dedicated Group Chat for EasySocial / JomSocial Groups

With this group, admins can create dedicated group chats for ES/JS groups and add group members into it


Live Chat with HelpDesk Component Integration

Integration with iMaqma-Helpdesk component enables your support users to chat with customers directly. The chat-log can be appended to the support ticket as a note. This is a great way to bring fast closures and happy customers!

Chat Opt Out

We make sure users can have their Privacy. Each user can choose to opt out of all Chats on the site or they can opt out of only group-chats.

User Blocking

More value addition for User Privacy is added with the User Blocking feature. Users can also block specific users from contacting them.

Block Swear Words

Admin can set the swear words that are to be banned in all chats

Privacy Plugin for JBolo

The privacy plugin is responsible for processing privacy related requests to JBolo. Privacy related requests are related to export and deletion of user data.

Social Networking

Social Networking platform with chat option allow users to engage with other users. This promotes continuous engagement of users & members on the site. JBolo allows you to have one-to-one or group chat with your friends on the site.


Engage your community with chat features that allow you to share files, emoticons, avatars, create group chat & more. JBolo can be integrated to your Joomla site or to your Social networking extension. Add life to your community through JBolo's Chat functionality.

Chat Forum

JBolo Chat features can make a simple chat forum more robust with configurations that allows you to select theme that resonate with famous social networking sites or add avatar features for your users. Build a chat forum that is more than just a place to chat by customizing features that suit the chat community.

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JBolo is backed by our 30-day money back guarantee. Add our chat extension to your Joomla site today!

JBolo is backed by our 30-day money back guarantee. Add our chat extension to your Joomla site today!

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