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Building a community around your site

joomlaExtensionsThe Community Builder component allows you to turn your website into a Social Network.

Community Builder is developed at, where I recommend you register so that you can get more support and download the latest versions.  Learn how to install Joomla extensions to get yourself started.

Visit the Joomla extensions site to review Community Builder and to get the latest version.


Download and extract joomla15 zip cb.1.2.2 (6 MB).  Install the following component and modules.

  1. zip (1.9 MB)
  2. zip (24 kb)
  3. zip (4 kb)
  4. zip (4 kb)

Community Builder plugins

There are many plugins that can be used with Community Builder.  Here are a few that I like to use.

Go to Components > Community Builder > Plugin Management.

  1. zip (54.5 kb)
  2. zip cb (9.4 kb)
  3. zip cb (180 kb)

You will need to Publish these plugins once installed

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