This is an extension that generates virtual currency and manages virtual bank accounts. The generated virtual units can be used in Joomla! components as gamification element. They could be used as payment instruments - coins, credits, point system, etc.

The extension also provides a library ( SDK ) which can be used from developers in theirs applications. The purpose of the library is to provide functionality for easy integration of virtual units to other applications. Three are classes for managing accounts, currencies, transactions, orders,...

Virtual Currency is a good marketing tool and can be used for gamifying Joomla extensions. It can also be used in loyalty marketing campaigns, as a tool for increasing engagement of the customers.

Payment wizard

Step 1 - Cart

Step 2 - Payment

Step 3 -Summary



You can find a documentation about Virtual Currency API on ITPrism APIs page.

You will find Virtual Currency changelog on its GitHub Repository.


The package contains followed extensions:

  • Virtualcurrency Library
  • Virtualcurrency Accounts ( Module )
  • VirtualcurrencyPayment - PayPal ( Plugin )
  • VirtualcurrencyPayment - Payment Gateway ( Plugin )
  • User - Virtual Currency Account ( Plugin )


This extension is under GPL license.

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If you want help to improve the extension, you can translate Virtual Currency in your language.

You can find more information about translation process on the translation guide.

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Git Repository

You can find the source code of the extension on Virtual Currency GitHub repository.


You can get premium support on ITPrism members site. You can also get free support on the Git repository.

Technical specification

The minimum requirements to run it properly:

  • Joomla! v3.x
  • PHP 5.5.x
  • MySQL 5.5.x or MariaDB 10.x
  • jQuery 1.9.x
  • cURL, fopen
  • Magic Quotes disabled
  • mod_rewrite loaded on the server
  • Fileinfo loaded on the server
  • PHP Intl loaded on the server
  • Bootstrap 3 based template


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