Popular Joomla Forum Extensions

The Joomla forum extensions listed on this page are the most popular ones used by SiteGround customers and are supported by our Joomla-exprienced technical team.


Kunena is probably the most popular Joomla forum component. It is free and does not require any hacks or bridges to start work. This forum has detailed project documentation and is entirely open source.


Agora Pro is a paid yet affordable bulletin board for Joomla. It contains many features such as board announcements, post attachments, new post notifications, RSS feeds, user ranks, user likes, moderation and more.


Ninjaboard is easy to use and a good looking forum for Joomla. It has an auto-skinning engine that adapts the forum layout to any Joomla template without needing additional hacks.


Discussions is a popular forum extension for Joomla that has powerful functionality: thread maps; private messaging; user profile with avatar, signature, social media and more attributes; moderation; SEO settings; image uploads and youtube videos in posts; and more.


Joo!BB stands is a Joomla Bulletin Board. It is very customizable software based on Joomla! Community Manager. It has all of the basic forum functionality such as: profiles with avatars, moderation, access control, and more.