Perfect Ranking. Top Joomla! Extensions

This list ranks Joomla Extensions based on usage by Perfect Dashboard users. This is why this list is different than others. It is based on a real usage and know-how of hundreds of web developers. Unlike many other top extensions lists it’s not an arbitrary selection.

Last updated: 13 June, 2016

Content Construction

1. K2


K2 provides an integrated solution featuring rich content forms for items, nested-level categories, tags, comments, a system to extend the item base form with additional fields, a powerful plugin API to extend item, category and user forms, ACL, frontend editing, sub-templates and more.

2. ZOO


ZOO is a flexible and powerful content application builder to manage your content.

3. SobiPro


SobiPro is an advanced component that has been originally designed as a directory extension. Due to its flexibility it can be used to create any kind of content.


1. Akeeba Admintools

Akeeba Admin Tools

It detects and notifies you about new Joomla! releases, fixes your files' and directories' permissions, protects your administrator directory with a password, changes your database prefix and migrates links pointing to your old domain on-the-fly and perform database maintenance.

2. RSFirewall!


RSFirewall! is one of the most Joomla! well known security extension (website firewall) that you can use to protect your Joomla! website from intrusions and hacker attacks.

3. Brute Force Stop

Brute Force Stop

The component included in the package will allow you to view the blocked IP addresses and manage them, manage whitelists of IP addresses which will never be blocked, viewing failed log attempts and testing the notification.


1. JSitemap


JSitemap is a sitemap generator extension and a complete SEO solution for Joomla! and offers an easy way to manage all types of sitemap contents without need of additional plugins

2. OSMap


OSMap is one of the easiest way to add a sitemap to your Joomla site.

3. Sitemap Generator

Sitemap Generator

The Sitemap Generator uses an external service to crawl your website and create a XML sitemap of your website.


1. VirtueMart


VirtueMart is configurable and customizable multi-language shopping cart solution for Joomla 2.5 and 3 with a large number of additional extensions.

2. HikaShop


HikaShop is an e-commerce extension for Joomla 1.5, 2.5 and 3.x. It is built for simplicity and flexibility. It also has a wide range of marketing tools.

3. MijoShop


MijoShop is a shopping cart component that is designed feature rich and user friendly. It has an intuitive admin interface that allows you to have complete control over your store and detailed sales reports.

Contact Forms

1. Perfect AJAX Popup Contact Form

Perfect AJAX Popup Contact Form

Fully responsive contact form, spam-free, unlimited forms & fields, fabulous layouts, amazing animations with helpful support team.

2. RSForm!


RSForm! is a Joomla! general form builder, very flexible and easy to use.

3. RapidContact


Rapid Contact is a free module for Joomla! 2.5 and 3.0. It is a very simple contact form, for providing your clients a fast contact support.

Social Web

1. Perfect Facebook Page Plugin in Everyway (formerly know as Facebook Like Box Plugin)

perfect likebox everyway

Display Facebook Page Plugin (formerly know as Facebook Like Box Plugin) in a sidebar which slides in from the edge or a page. Very easy to configure. Over 100 000 users. And it's free.

2. Nice Social Bookmark

Nice Social Bookmark

Nice Social Bookamrk module shows icons from 12 most known social sites, there are 4 different sizes of icons to choose from and 6 different sets of icons. It validates with W3C HTML5.

3. OST Social Share Button

social share button

OST Social Share Button enhance the power of Easy Social and JomSocial. This extension generate a share button which works like FB or other social site Share button.

Gallery Extensions

1. Sigplus Image Gallery


sigplus Image Gallery Plus is a straightforward way to add image or photo galleries to a Joomla article with a simple syntax. It takes a matter of minutes to set up a gallery but those who are looking for a powerful gallery solution will not be disappointed either: sigplus is suitable for both beginner and advanced users.

2. RokGallery


RokGallery is a ground-up revolutionary gallery extension, developed to be hugely flexible, versatile and user friendly. The system itself is built on a custom tag-based architecture with the ability to have multiple tag-based galleries.

3. Phoca Gallery

phoca gallery

Phoca Gallery is an image gallery with slideshow with many positive recommendations in official Joomla Extensions Directory.

Articles & News Display Extensions

1. Articles Anywhere

articles anywhere

Articles Anywhere is a plugin that allows you to insert articles anywhere on your site. So you can place articles inside modules or in other components or where ever.

2. Minitek Wall

minitek wall

Minitek Wall is the most powerful and robust showcase system for Joomla, K2, Virtuemart, Jomsocial and Easyblog or for displaying images from a folder. Minitek Wall is ideal for creating all sorts of magical layouts with amazing filters, sortings and AJAX pagination.

3. Zentools


The Zentools module is a flexible / responsive image and content gallery module for Joomla. It uses a drag and drop interface to control which elements appear in the module - making building content galleries and grids for Joomla a breeze.