CMGroupBuying is a Joomla! component developed by CMExt Team which helps you add social buying (or group buying) feature to your Joomla! website.



  • Joomla! 2.5.x and Joomla! 3.x.x.
  • PHP 5.2 or newer.

Additional extensions:

  • CMDailyDeal: Joomla! template for CMGroupBuying.
  • CMGroupBuy: Responsive Joomla! template for CMGroupBuying.
  • CMMobile: Joomla! template for mobile browsing.
  • CMSubscription: Joomla! template for daily mail subscription page (similar to Living Social's homepage).
  • CMGroupbuying Location: module to change subscribed location.
  • CMGroupbuying More Deals: module for listing more deals.
  • CMGroupbuying More Coupons: module for listing more free coupons.
  • CMGroupbuying Search: module for searching deals.
  • cmlandingpopup: plug-in for displaying a subscription popup in a specific page
  • CMDealArticle: plug-in for inserting a deal into Joomla!'s article.
  • CMMobileDetection: plug-in for detecting mobile browsing.
  • tagcmgroupbuying: plug-in for ACYMailing's tag system (1 today deal).
  • tagcmgroupbuying2: plug-in for ACYMailing's tag system (multi deals).
  • autopost: plug-in for posting deals to Facebook and Twitter automatically.
  • cmdealk2: plug-in for integration with K2 component.

Integration with 3rd party components:

  • Integration with ACYMailing component for a email subscription, tag system and auto-newsletter to send daily deal to subscribers.
  • AlphaUserPoints integration: earn points by referring deals, buying deals, use points to buy deals.
  • Integration with Joom!Fish and Falang for multilingual content.
  • Integration with K2: K2 can be used for listing deals.
  • Integration with Akeeba Subscription: a merchant is created automatically when user subscribes for a subscription

Integration with deal aggregators:

  • Provide customizable XML structure to connect with deal aggregators.

Main features:


  • Menu items for  all deals, active deals, upcoming deals, expired deals, deals in a category, all free coupons, active free coupons, upcoming free coupons, expired free coupons
  • Menu items for shopping cart, user's orders and coupons, RSS feeds.
  • Ability to buy without registration.
  • Partner (merchant) area for checking and updating coupon status.
  • +1 button for Google+, share deal via Twitter and Facebook, send deal via Facebook message.
  • Each deal, each coupon has its own background image.
  • Insert deal into Joomla! article, ability to design your own template.
  • Facebook comment.
  • Side module for listing of deals.
  • Search for deals.
  • Mobile template.
  • Deal map: use Google Maps to browse for deals.
  • Multi-option for deal: every deal can have many options (prices).
  • Supported payment gateways:
    • Alipay
    •'s SIM
    •'s AIM
    • Gold (Cardcom)
    • Cash
    • DineroMail
    • eWAY's Shared Payments
    • eWAY's Direct Payments
    • Faturah
    • Fortumo (only support Mobile Payments / Premium SMS API)
    • iDEAL (via Mollie and Sisow)
    • iPay88
    • Klarna
    • MercadoPago
    • MOLPay
    • PagSeguro
    • Payfast
    • Paypal Web Payment Standard
    • Paypal Pro's Direct Payments
    • PayU
    • Payza
    • PesaPal
    • Setcom
    • SystemPay
    • 2Checkout
    • VivaPayments
  • JomSocial integration: pre-fill JomSocial profile when checking out, buy deal with JomSocial point, get bonus JomSocial point for referral, post an activity on user's wall after buying deal.
  • Integration with Community Builder user profile.
  • Free developing new payment gateway.
  • Merchant can submit his deals and his free coupons by himself.
  • Geotargeting (using IP database from MaxMind and IPInfoDB).
  • Joomla Content plug-ins are supported in deal detail page.
  • Support RTL languages.
  • Advance payment: buyer only needs to pay to group buying site a small amount of deal price, the rest will be paid to merchant
  • Ability to buy without registration
  • Ability to buy multi deals at the same time
  • Responsive template and layout (mobile friendly)
  • Integration with Akeeba Subscription: partner is automatically created when user subscribe a subscription
  • Disqus comment integration
  • Coupon in HTML and PDF format


  • Control layout, email notification and other settings.
  • Design coupon by drag-and-drop.
  • Compose mail content.
  • Manage categories, locations, partners, deals, orders, coupons, free coupons.
  • Report for deal and partner, ability to export report to Microsoft Excel file.
  • Administrators preview deals and free coupons from merchants before set them published.
  • Administrators can modify buyer/coupon receiver info.
  • Resend coupon to receiver.
  • Auto post deal to Facebook and Twitter.


Support & Download Lifetime use Unlimited domains Price
CMGroupBuying 30 days 30 days $40 Buy
CMGroupBuying 90 days 90 days $100 Buy
CMGroupBuying 180 days 180 days $150 Buy
CMGroupBuying 365 days 365 days $250 Buy
CMGroupBuying lifetime Lifetime $300 Buy