Road Map

JomSocial keeps getting better. Here's what's coming next.

Version 3.0 Now Available!

  • Responsive design - Front-end
  • Support for Joomla 3.X
  • Cover photos for events, profiles, groups
  • New avatars
  • Separate home page zones into new modules
  • Different default avatars and cover photos for men and women, based on gender field
  • New toolbar
  • Integration with JFBConnect
  • Tooltips for all fields on the backend (will be available on RC2)
  • New styling for pop-ups and buttons on front end

Version 3.1 Now Available!

  • Complete Bootstrap - Backend
  • Re-positioning of cover photos
  • Adding photos to stream on mobile
  • New admin cPanel and navigation tool bar

Version 3.2 Now Available!


  • New share box
  • Uploading multiple images
  • Location detection
  • Stream filtering by type
  • Moods & Emoticons
  • Stream auto-load
  • Add a “Like” link on stream module
  • Add “Report” link for specific items on the stream
  • Beter admin annoucements
  • "Like" to stream comments
  • Tagging
  • Allow users to change their privacy settings after posting
  • Share link to share inside the community
  • Parsing URLs inside posts and comments
  • Progress bar when uploading photos
  • Ability to not redirect after login/logout

Version 3.2.1 Now Available!


  • Moods when posting photos/videos
  • Choosing location when posting videos
  • Allow adding a photo in the comment
  • Support emoticons on comments of videos/albums/photos pages
  • Allow tagging on comments of videos/photos


  • Turn URLs to links automatically
  • Allow adding a photo in the message
  • Support emoticons in messages
  • Fetch URLs in messages


  • Allow admin to upload a the welcome image on backend

Version 4.0 Now Available!

  • Complete front-end re-design
  • Theme Designer
  • Searchable Hashtags
  • Modal windows for photos and videos
  • Videos open on the stream
  • New events/groups lists
  • Completely private groups and events
  • Improved usability
  • Search bars on top of the content
  • Add another field for plugin name to be used on the front end, to show on the front end

Version 4.1 Now Available!

  • Apps and Modules re-creation Completed
  • Ability to post photos and videos on friend’s wall Completed
  • Sharing videos and photos for events Completed
  • Add attachments in private messages Completed
  • Featured posts Completed
  • Indicate online status Completed
  • Event calendar module Completed
  • Implementation of Joomla! Smart Search Pushed Back
  • Search by profile types on advanced search Completed
  • Search stream by keywords Completed
  • Show user card when hovering on name Completed
  • User can choose default stream filtering Completed
  • Two Factor Authentication Completed

Version 4.2 Now Available!

  • Remove Joomla 2.5 legacy code Completed
  • Full PHP 7 Compatibility Completed
  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly Digest email notifications Completed
  • Gif Support Completed
  • Emoji Support Completed

Version 4.3 Now Available

  • ACL - Stage 1 - Underlying core changes and code support for Joomla ACL Completed
  • Open comments and notifications library so it can be used as a commenting system for just about anything. Completed
  • Overhaul of the profile fields manipulation. Completed
  • Theme Designer improvements (more switches for turning layout elements on or off, colors, borders, backgrounds, covers for events, groups etc..) Completed
  • Gravatar integration for default avatars. Completed
  • Use Facebook Connect Javascript SDK. Completed
  • Seen status for private messages. Completed
  • User distance awareness. Completed


  • ACL - Stage 2:
    • Control who can access, see or execute different features and functionalities on the backend
    • Control who can access, see or execute different features and functionalities on the frontend
    • Add users to specific ACL groups based on Profiletype
  • Turn outdated messages system into modern chat system
  • Fan pages

Version 4.5 and beyond NOT YET STARTED

Every version will focus on one feature at a time: events, photos, etc.

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