How to install, set-up and manage Facebook Group Pro extension for Joomla...


To install Facebook Group Pro, log-in to admin area Extensions > Extension manager > Install, choose "Upload package file" and choose

Warning Make sure that you choose not the file you downloaded from AllForJoomla, but the file inside the main archive.

After the package installataion you need to activate the plugin "System - Facebook Group Pro". To do that go to Extensions > Plugin manager find and activate plugin "System - Facebook Group Pro".


Updating this plugin is important due to bugfixes and new features. To set up automatic updates for the Facebook Group Pro, please follow these steps:

  1. Open the component settings: Components > Facebook Group Pro > Options
  2. Paste your Premium License Key into the "Premium License key" field. You can find this key inside your account on -> Purchased extensions

After saving your website will automatically check for updates of the Facebook Group Pro.

Warning The update will install only if you have active support otherwise it will throw an error. There are only 6 months of support included in the purchase price. To extend the support please choose "Extend support" inside your account on -> Purchased extensions.

Install the Facebook app into your Facebook Group

Go to your Facebook Group settings

Click "Add Apps" button

Find " applications" app and click on it

Click "Add" button

Now you are ready to create a widget on your website.

Create a widget

Widget creation and widget management is performed in admin section Components > Facebook Group Pro.

  1. First you need to Connect to Facebook API. To do that click on the "Connect to Facebook" button. In the popup window authorize the application.
  2. Then check Facebook connection status at the left hand side.
  3. If everything is ok, you can choose your Facebook Group and customize the widget.

After creating a widget you will see it's shortcode in the widgets list. You need to place this shortcode in the place where you want this widget to be displayed. More about shortcodes in the "Shortcode" section.


In the admin section of your website Components > Facebook Group Pro you can see a list of existing widgets. In the "Shortcode" column you can see a shortcode of every widget.

This shortcode you need to copy and paste to the place of your website where you want to see the widget. This shortcode you can paste inside the content (article), module html or even into the template files.