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.

Ordering process

Step 1 - Select currency

Step 2 - Summary

Step 3 - Information about order



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:

  • Virtual Currency Library
  • Virtual Currency Accounts ( Module )
  • VirtualCurrencyPayment - PayPal ( Plugin )
  • User - VirtualCurrencyNewAccount ( 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.

You can use ITP Transifex to create Joomla! language packages.

Git Repository

You can find the source code of the extension on the ITPrism Git repository.


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

Become a sponsor

If you like the extension, and you want to help for its improvement, you can do it by SMS, PayPal or Bitcoin sponsorship.

Technical specification

The minimum requirements to run it properly:

  • Joomla! 3.2
  • PHP 5.3
  • MySQL 5.1
  • jQuery 1.8.x
  • cURL, fopen
  • Magic Quotes disabled
  • mod_rewrite loaded


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