RSBlog! – Joomla!® blog extension and JomSocial plugin. v1.12.18

RSBlog! makes Joomla! blogging easy with a set of tools that will enhance your blog experience in Joomla!. Wordpress blogs can also be easily converted to Joomla! using the RSBlog! Wordpress importer - a built-in tool that will convert your Wordpress blog posts into RSBlog! Joomla! posts.

With tools like remote publishing and Twitter and Facebook integration, RSBlog! will help establish and maintain your site's community, resulting in higher traffic rates.

Features that you love in Wordpress and ease of use are now integrated in our Joomla! blogging extension and will make a it an easy and fun experience for beginners and pros alike.

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RSBlog! – Joomla!® blog extension and JomSocial plugin.

Works with: Joomla! 2.5 Joomla! 3

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RSBlog! Features

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Import WordPress blogs and Joomla! Content

Already have a Wordpress blog and thinking of switching to a Joomla! blogging component but affraid of the import process ? Not to worry - RSBlog! comes with a built in importer that specializes in importing your posts and users to your Joomla! database with a few simple clicks.

Import WordPress blogs and Joomla! Content

Intuitive dashboard

Very often you do not have time to browse through your blogging component to create a new post. RSBlog! incorporates a dashboard area that offers all you need to create your quick blog post and a central point to view general blog stats (latest comments, tags and drafts).

Easy to use dashboard

Remote publishing via e-mail

Creating and maintaining a blog doesn't need to take much of your time. With RSBlog! remote publishing feature you can create a new blog post with a simple email to a specified address. RSBlog! will grab this email and turn into a proper blog post with all you need: specified categories, tags. No need to worry about spam. RSBlog! will only grab the emails that come from a specified email address.

Remote publishing via e-mail

Twitter and Facebook integrations

The seamless integration with Twitter and Facebook makes it easier to publish posts directly to your Facebook Wall or set your Twitter Status. Simply enable the integrations and your posts will automatically reach your friends and followers.

Twitter and Facebook integrations

Get in touch with your readers

Keeping your readers informed is an essential feature for any blogging component. RSBlog! offers email subscriptions, RSS and integrations with the most popular Joomla! commenting system: RSComments!, JComments and JomComments.

RSBlog! commenting system integration

Allow your users to submit articles

RSBlog! offers the possibility to create different groups of users and let them manage your articles. You can enable them to accept article submissions from users, moderate new posts, restrict blog access to certain users and choose if they can edit or delete posts.

users can submit articles

Stay connected with other blogs through pingbacks and trackbacks

Trackbacks and pingbacks are tools used to link to other blogs - in other words, if another website mentions your blog, it will show up in the trackback section along with a small excerpt and vice-versa. WordPress, which powers most of internet blogs, has these features enabled by default - so this is a good way to get some increased exposure from WordPress blogs.

Stay connected with other blogs through pingbacks and trackbacks


Import posts from third party components or applications

If you are migrating from other components or applications, then you should know, that RSBlog! offers import plugin for the following: Joomla! articles, K2 items and Wordpress. Using these specialized plugins will drastically decrease the time and effort that its allocated when switching from one application to another.

Include RSBlog! posts into the default Joomla! search

By using the RSBlog! - Joomla! search plugin you can include the posts into the search results, thus making your content easily accessible for your site visitors.

JomSocial plugin

There is no question about it - your site should work as a whole not to function as a collection of features. The RSBlog! - JomSocial plugin displays the users posts on its JomSocial profile.

Smart Search Plugin

RSBlog! can be integrated with Joomla!'s default Smart Search feature, in order to have the posts indexed and searchable. This is done by the use of the Smart Search Plugin

RSBlog! Legacy Plugin

The themes that were available only for Joomla! 2.5 have been replaced with new ones that can be used on Joomla! 3.x as well. However, if you wish to switch back to the old themes, you can do so by installing and enabling the RSBlog! Legacy Plugin (only applicable on Joomla! 2.5).

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Available Language Packs:

We only release our extensions in English. All other language packs are donated by the community. Please note that not all translations may be complete, up to date or correct.

Technical Specifications


Please make sure you are running the latest versions of Joomla! (2.5, 3.x). Our extensions are developed and tested to work only with the latest versions of Joomla!
The minimum requirements to run RSBlog! are:
  • Joomla! 2.5 or 3.x
  • PHP 5.3
  • MySQL 5.x
  • You must ensure that you have MySQL, XML and zlib functionality enabled within your PHP installation.
    Please make sure you have cURL installed and enabled on your server. reCaptcha integration requires fsockopen.
    In order to use the Remote Publishing feature, you will also need the IMAP library installed and enabled on your server.
We recommend:
  • Joomla! 3.x
  • PHP 5.3 or higher
  • MySQL 5.x
Not sure if RSBlog! will work on your server?

Before purchasing, download an install RSTester! for Joomla! 2.5 / 3.x — this extension will check if your server is compatible with our extensions.

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