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Joomla! Testimonials Component


With this Joomla! testimonials component your site or web shop visitors can leave their valuable feedback about your service or products. Collected customers’ feedback will definitely help you to trace your glitches carefully and improve your service or product quality. Testimonials extension is useful for both bloggers who share valuable information, and for web shops owners who tries to raise profit, for service providers who want to win over competitors.

Your customers will not need to login before adding a new testimonial whereas your site is protected from spam with CAPTCHA. Manage your testimonials effectively right from the front-end and enjoy a variety of display options to customize the testimonials view easily.

Why is the component unique?

The component allows assigning relevant set of testimonials to every landing page of your site where necessary. Use loyal customers’ feedback smartly to overcome prospective customers’ pessimism and convert your web traffic to clients!

The Joomla! Testimonials extension was first released in 2009 and has a long improvement history. Now it is advanced Joomla! 3.x native package with component, module and plugin allowing to make testimonial pages on your site, add testimonial module on certain pages of the your Joomla! site or add testimonial in any place of a content article using a tag.

  • testimonials for joomla configuration

    Easy View Configuration

    • Select one of 6 templates to show your testimonials;
    • Show/ Hide testimonial author’s name and avatar (Community Builder avatars are supported);
    • Show/ Hide testimonial titles and captions;
    • Place Add New and Read More links above or below author name;
    • Add custom fields in the testimonial templates;
    • Make your testimonials submission form user-friendly adding pop-up tips to every field;
    • Choose the number of letters to show in the testimonial module for compact view;
    • Show/Hide 'Read more' and 'Add new' links for compact testimonials view.
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    Front-End Testimonials Management

    All necessary day-to-day testimonials management options are right at the front-end. It is a matter of 2 clicks to publish or unpublish testimonials, edit or delete them, and you even can add a public comment to your customer feedback.

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    Advanced Admin Options

    The component is powered with a number of advanced options available for admins to manage testimonials configuration effectively. Harness the potential of a bulk of implemented options:

    • Choose whether new testimonials can be added by registered site users or all site visitors;
    • Allow users to upload photos from their local computers to advance their testimonials or disable this option;
    • Choose required fields to make the particular custom field obligatory for data input;
    • Add pop-up tips to every field of your testimonial submission form. They will come up once navigating cursor is at the proper field name;
    • Enable built-in CAPTCHA or reCAPTCHA to protect yourself from spam;
    • Set up auto-approve of new feedbacks or notifications for administrator who will moderate the testimonial text;
    • Enable testimonials management by one or several assigned component managers from the front end user interface;
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    Testimonials Module

    The module that comes with the component gives possibility to:

    • Show a set of relevant testimonials with certain tags at one certain page of the site. Add a tag and assign it to any menu items, web pages or article categories. Then just tie due testimonials to the tag and it’s done;
    • Set up timeouts for testimonials rotation and they will be demonstrated one by one creating a nice animated fade effect;

Match your site’s template you can implement minor changes to the styles of the module and the component’s pages easily by modifying the CSS files in template manager.


Two plugins come with basic installation package without additional cost!

  1. The content plugin replaces {testimonial tag [number]} tag with [number] testimonial tied to tag;
  2. The editors plugin displays a button at the bottom of Joomla! articles editor. When you click the button a popup window comes up allowing you to choose the testimonials to insert into an article.

You will like this flexible extension boosting your sales silently! It must be used for every Joomla! site. This component is used on our joomplace.com site!

Feel free to play with DEMO 3.0.

Login Information:

Front end:

Username: demo
Password: demo


Username: demoadmin
Password: demoadmin

Note: Due to security reason some components doesn't have full functionality there.

Demo site resets every 3 hours.

Version 1.7.8 Released [19-November-2018]

  • Image adding issue
  • New testimonial submission error
  • Deleting first tag
  • Saving tags in testimonials category
  • Modal window for new testimonial submission
  • Errors when creating/editing testimonials on FE
  • Charset and encoding issues
  • Styles on the testimonial submission form
  • Styles for author description layout
  • Styles in the admin panel and other
  • Displaying avatar from integrated social plugins
  • Field names display in Black List menu item
  • Sample data installation
  • Other errors, warnings and notices

  • Improvements:
  • Matching tag template with the menu item template
  • Auto Check for updates added
  • Ability to set the order of custom fields added
  • Ability to select all categories in menu item added

Version 1.7.7 Released [April-2016]

  • Categories editing fixed
  • Category id issue fixed
  • Avatars in the backend fixed
  • Email notifications fixed

Version 1.7.6 Released [April-2016]

  • Captcha issue fixed
  • 'Add testimonial' form fixed
  • UI fixes added

Version 1.7.5 Released [11-February-2016]

  • Categories for testimonials added
  • Brand new script added to the module
  • New content plugin code
  • SEO improvements
  • FE templates improvements
  • “Imagelist” field restored
  • 2 columns layout added
  • Package installation improved

Version 1.7.4 Released [October-2015]

  • Template design flexibility added
  • Template override possibility added
  • Custom fields override possibility added
  • Code improvements
  • Admin UI updates

Version 1.7.3 Released [5-August-2015]

  • Fixed minor bugs
  • Added new template

Version 1.7.1 Released [4-January-2013]

  • Fixed non working image/avatar upload if "Author description" is hidden
  • Added listing of the required fields in the alert message
  • Fixed jQuery conflicts
  • Fixed adding testimonials into articles from the Front-end(editor-xtd plugin)

Version 1.6.7 Released [26-November-2012]

  • Improved testimonial submission form (bootstrap style + new simple editor)
  • Added the Rating type custom field and the Summary Rating tag in the intro text field of menu item settings
  • Added the option Use editor to allow user hide or show the WYSIWYG editor
  • Added default custom fields Email and Website
  • Fixed bug with losing data after submitting the testimonial form with the wrong captcha
  • Fixed minor issues

Version 1.6.6 Released [09-November-2012]

  • Fixed bug with custom fields [for Joomla 2.5]
  • Fixed bug with enabled autocomplete in captcha input field
  • Fixed author's name field setting

Version 1.6.5 Released [10-July-2012]

  • Added ReCaptcha option [for Joomla 1.5-based version]

Version 1.6.4 Released [26-March-2012]

  • Joomla! 2.5 compatible release

Version 1.6.3 Released [24-February-2012]

  • Added automatic generation of testimonial creation date on front-end
  • Added possibility for site owners to add comments
  • Added testimonials rating system
  • Added possibility to upload additional images (besides avatar) from front-end
  • Added recapctha
  • Fixed SEF router

Version 1.6.2 Released [24-August-2011]

  • Joomla! 1.7 compatible release

Version 1.6.1 Released [08-August-2011]

  • added content plugins support to the component

Version 1.1.0 Released [20-January-2011]

  • added templates manager

Version 1.0.11 Released [5-August-2010]

  • added language ini file

Released [19-July-2010]

  • added options to set thumbnail width both for module and testimonials list
  • added functionality to delete images when testimonial is deleted

Version 1.0.10 Released [23-June-2010]

  • fixed fading effect, added preloading of thumbs in module
  • added itemid to manage testimonials
  • fixed forms to add new testimonials and edit testimonial
  • removed options level and blocked

Version 1.0.9 Released [28-April-2010]

  • new version of module works with JQUERY which excludes unnecessary settings in the component and works better with all browser versions

Version 1.0.8 Released [25-January-2010]

  • Added ability to manage testimonials from front-end (edit, publish, add)
  • Added ability to show testimonials just for specific menus or content.
  • Changed: content plugin supports templates now.

Version 1.0.7 Released [15-November-2009]

  • Added templates for testimonials
  • Added captcha.
  • Changed: form to add testimonials now uses lightbox.

Installation package includes English language files only. Other languages are available for all registered JoomPlace users through Translations page.

In the chart below you could find out which languages are available for the component. Go to the Translations page to download language files.

Please, contact JoomPlace Support Team, should you have any questions.

Current translations availability:

Joomla 1.5 version

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Joomla 2.5 version

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Joomla 3.x version

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