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Introduction

Communities

Community Builder (CB) is an extremely flexible and robust social networking solution for Joomla. CB has a huge user base, a long history and a great future.

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Social websites go far beyond Facebook look-alikes and CB has literally hundreds of built-in features and can be extended with extra (free or commercial) add-ons from the CB Team and other parties that will help you realize your very own - tailored to your specific needs - social networking website.

The hundreds of built-in features will help you accomplish the following:

  • Gather important for your use-case profile data during or after membership registration
  • Delegate new member sign-up approvals and proper behavior reporting with extended workflows and frontend moderation
  • Configure awesome looking mobile ready profile pages for your members
  • Promote interaction between your members with configurable and searchable user lists
  • Provide powerful and engaging profile applications to your members
  • Continuously motivate and engage your members with great built-in Joomla, Kunena (forum), K2 (content) and uddeIM (private messaging) integrations
  • Keep your members involved with personalized and targeted ad-hoc mass mailings
  • Manage everything from your mobile device or tablet

Community Builder allows you to:

  • Create profiles for your members
  • Identify users with first/middle/last name fields
  • Add avatar photos to profiles
  • Add unlimited CB fields to your profiles (text, image, textarea, html editor, integer, checkbox, multi-select checkbox, drop-down, multi-select drop-down, radio, date, email, weblinks - more available with add-ons)
  • Use Custom HTML fields to put customized HTML code in profiles
  • Configure fields to be read-only, for profile viewing, displayed with title, to appear on registration form, etc
  • Control of core fields (email, username, etc), and ajax email and username checkers
  • Custom field validations
  • Organize fields in tabs that can be displayed in different built-in profile positions
  • Create extended registration form
  • Allow login using email address and password
  • Manage registration and profile image approval in frontend with CB Workflow module
  • Create unlimited CB User lists with powerful searching
  • Let members connect with each other (mutual consent or one way)
  • Display # of connections on profiles
  • Show connection path between profile viewer and owner up to 6th degree
  • Moderate your community with FE reporting, banning,
  • Let members interact (using email or PMS extension)
  • Built-in integration with Joomla articles (show article links in author profiles)
  • Built-in integration with Kunena forum
  • Use built-in integration with uddeIM messaging

Joomlapolis hosts free community driven support forums.

Optionally, Professional or Developer memberships can be purchased giving rights to same/next business day guaranteed forum support and access to many additional optional add-on plugins and privileges.

PHP 5.3.9-5.6.x and MySQL 5.0.4+ database are prerequisites (PHP 5.4+ and MySQL 5.1+, same as Joomla 3.4, are recommended).

Please do not use the reviews to post support issues. Use our free community forums or paid support system at https://www.joomlapolis.com/support


Functionality

Robust, powerful and compatible with a wide variety of other extensions. Can be used for many different purposes.

Ease of use

Very easy to use, and the stellar support these guys provide makes it easy to figure out what one can't understand.

Support

Stellar support - I can't say enough good things about the dev team and their skills - esp Kyle! Responses times usually pretty good too.

Documentation

Excellent documentation - - both via pdf files and their forum.

I used this to: I use this on multiple community based websites. All these sites have different purposes, but the software is robust enough to accommodate a very wide variety of requirements. HIGHLY recommended!

Functionality

All of the core functionality blocks are there and wiring them up is an easy task for a "normal" user

Ease of use

Very easy to work with and loads of flexibility

Support

one of the best support teams I have worked with. Also the support for other plugins is great

Documentation

to get you started all is there

I used this to: building a community website for Computer Graphics world

The best component


Posted on 19 July 2015
Functionality

The functionality is great. I enjoy using this component because when I want to set up a field it's very easy.

Ease of use

Ease of use is great. I really like how I can now have every mage approved even if using an image field on profiles.

Support
Documentation
I used this to: A media entertainment website I am working on. I am happy there is great integration with Kunena.

Functionality

Functionality perfectly enhance Joomla to allow deploying a community web site

Ease of use

Menus ans configuration items are clearly organized, and easy to use.

Support

Support is verty responsive and aswer are alway very clear and useful

Documentation

Documentation is clear, exhaustive and well written.

I used this to: a community site for maker.

Functionality

Everything I wanted was there

Ease of use

Even newbies can use it

Support
Documentation
I used this to: Local community

Functionality

One of the few easy to use components

Ease of use

autododacte use

Support

ready to help

Documentation

very helpful

I used this to: Client community.

Best of it's kind


Posted on 08 July 2015
Functionality

Fully functional. The results were those we excepted

Ease of use

Our lower level admins had no problem on settings

Support

First class support

Documentation

Very detailed documentation

I used this to: Local area people community

Functionality

Groups
Forums
Social Profile
Automated triggers (event based)

Ease of use

I am in love with this capabilities. Better docs would be nice, but if I can do it, anyone can. :)

Support

Ok - I need an ability to give this more than 100. Everyone is helpful and supportive. I never feel 'talked down' to.

Documentation

They have videos and powerpoints, docs and the forums for anything special you want to do. I would love a geek bible - lol.

I used this to: We have a community based education site. We teach & mentor.

Functionality

Is virtually unlimited!

Ease of use

Straightforward

Support

As a paid member the support is Excellent. Don't know for the free version.

Documentation

Should be improved, however the addition of videos and the fact that their support is so good there is no reason to score less than 100!

I used this to: social sites, private communities, highly customized CRM applications, retail applications, just to add a better registration process to Joomla and every other joomla site I build...

Functionality

Vast collection of usefull features, so many yoy don;t need them all !

Ease of use

For most of the features ease of use is superb. Only the extreme features need some reading to implement.

Support

The best support I have ever experienced ! Even for the FREE version.

Documentation

Excellent

I used this to: It is being used since 2010 for user integration and interaction on (www.offroader.gr). Greek site about outdoor activities.
CBSubs

CBSubs

Paid download | Community Builder extensions | CB Team at Joomlapolis.com
3
Score:
96
2 reviews
CBSubs is a powerful, extremely flexible and field-proven paid subscriptions membership management solution for any Joomla website using Community Builder. Add unlimited subscription plans, sell merchandise items and accept donation on your website. Great solution for a broad range of e-commerce use case websites including (but not limited to): Traditional Membership clubs, Download clubs, Customer support sites, Training services, Electronic content subscriptions and combinations of these use cases. Subscription plans support flexible plan durations (from minutes, days, weeks, months, years), grace periods, early renewals, maximum number of renewals allowed, concurrent subscriptions for same user, conditional upgrade proposals, etc. There are literally thousands of available features. There are also physical (configurable) calendar year plans for Traditional membership clubs. Using the built-in content protection mechanism (no need to use Joomla ACL if you do not want to) to automatically protect any Joomla content element (single article, all articles in a given category, module appearance, menu item access, extension access) and require a subscription for access. CBSubs will even propose which available plan will unlock a given protected content item! Built-in integrations with many key Joomla extensions like: Community Builder, GroupJive, AcyMailing, idevaffiliate, post affiliate pro. Also integrates well with Joomla ACL with any component implementing Joomla ACL, like alphauserpoints, Virtuemart, eventlist, jAwards, DOCman, Remository, etc. SQL and URL-parts integrations for Kunena, etc are also included. CBSubs has multi-currency support with daily automated exchange rate synchronization and a built-in VAT tax system. Single and auto-recurring payments are supported. Payment gateways include: Paypal, Paypal Pro, Google Checkout, Authorize.net, 2Checkout, Ogone, CCBill, Payza, QuickPay, eWay, WorldPay, Telemoney EasyPay, Moneris eSELECTplus, Swiss Postfinance and more continuously added. CBSubs marketing tools will help you create great automated or coupon-based promotions for your sales process and to define automated personalized mailings based on extremely flexible criteria conditions. This is one of the most complete membership products available on the web as it is feature rich, has a great detailed manual with many detailed use cases and it is backed by excellent support. CBSubs is a CB 2.0.10+ Plugin. installable through the CB Plugin manager. For support, please ask in our forums on Joomlapolis.com either in the pre-sales forums, or in CBSubs GPL after-sales forums.
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Community Builder

Version:
2.0.10
Developer:
CB Team at Joomlapolis.com
Last updated:
Jul 13 2015
Date added:
Mar 05 2006
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
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