Social Login, social network authentication component allows to login to Joomla web site via following social networks: Vkontakte, Twitter, FaceBook, Odnoklassniki, LinkedIn, Yandex services, Google, and

How to configure Slogin to work with service

Installation of Slogin

  • Download package component Slogin at least version 2.3.0
  • Install the package by installing extensions Joomla. Extensions => Extensions Manager => Load package file => select the package Slogin => click "Upload and Install"
    Install component slogin

Setting Slogin for the service

  • After installation, go to the component settings: Components => Slogin => Settings => go to the tab "Slogin Service Authentication".
  • Then you need to get an ID and password, where to get them?
  • Go to page:
  • If you have not registered yet checking in, you can simply sign in through the social network.
  • Click on the button "add site".
  • In the "Callback" referenced format ( replace on your website or you can copy the link from the field ready "Callbsck URL" in the settings Slogin ).
    Setting Slogin for
  • In the "Password" field, enter the secret word.
  • Click on the button "add".
  • After adding a site gets its user ID and password, which is entered in the previous step.
  • We put these settings field settings Slogin.
  • Select the network that you want and save the settings.
  • Now you need to publish the module in any position Slogin template. We pass into the Extensions => Modules => Module "Slogin".

Errors Slogin

Displays error authorization through a social network: Fatal error: Call to undefined function filter_var() in site/components/com_slogin/controller.php on line 534

Check feature is enabled filter_var(), also note that for the correct operation of component requires PHP 5.2 and higher.


When authorization error: Error - empty access tocken или Error: oauth_token not set.

 This means you have entered a wrong key, username or other parameter responsible for communicating with the application social network.


During authorization, through a social network is displayed white page, or nothing comes off infinite loading page.

 The problem is hosting probably closed external connections to the server from other servers, or from social networks. Refer to the hosting provider and ask the question "is not blocking requests from the hoster social network, social network can he is on the list of excluded sites."


Errors: The redirect URI in the request

You have specified an invalid parameter "Redirect URIs". See the FAQ on setting up social networks.


Error 504

This error has nothing to do with the configuration of a component or component at all, problems with hosting.


ERROR: CURL library not found!

 The problem is hosting, you do not have a library cURL. Refer to the hosting provider.



Specify the name of the product, as well as specify the email settings in Google.

 APIs & auth" -> "Consent screen" you have empty field "PRODUCT NAME" - you need to select e-mail address as well.


After forwarding the application to the site, a white screen. If you refresh the page site, then the user is authorized to Joomla. The same problem on error "Fatal error: Class 'JAuthenticationResponse' not found in'.

 /components/com_slogin/controller.php alongside other jimport add  jimport('joomla.user.authentication');

 Or in the component settings to disable the setting "Run event onUserLogin".


Authorization does not happen, but in Joomla and Slogin created.

This is not a bug Slogin, is a database error that often occurs when you migrate from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 2.5. To fix this problem you need to perform SQL queries:

UPDATE `#_assets` SET `parent_id`=1 WHERE `parent_id` = '0';

UPDATE `#_assets` SET `parent_id`=0 WHERE `title` = 'Root Asset';

In place of # to enter the database prefix your site.

FAQ Slogin

  1. How to reduce the size of the icons google, mail , etc.
    We have posted free sprite with various social networking icons .
  2. Mail creates strange when logging in through " VKontakte " @, twitter etc.
    Some social networks do not give e-mail due to security settings if you need a real email address , then you need to go to the settings and specify the component Slogin there setting " Query mail when registering ".
  3. I can not understand where to find the " Merging social networking accounts "?
    To do this you need to create the appropriate menu item Joomla.
  4. How to adjust to after logging out of social media users are assigned to a group poemu purpose , not a group reg.user?
    Group registered user is taken from the Joomla settings .
  5. Redirect to the home page for authorization .
    The reasons can be many basic list :
    • Party component SEF. In most cases, it is necessary to disable the processing of "slogin" means a third party sef.
    • Means to optimize site performance . Disable them or add libraries slogin the exceptions.
  6. Sh404sef and other third-party components SEF Joomla.
    Component can work with third-party SEF but we do not recommend this because of the mechanism of formation is not correct towards the component SEF. However, if you need a third-party SEF component then go to settings and disable any processing component sef component authorization Slogin. This will reduce the load on the server and to avoid problems with authorization , as well as will not clog base unnecessary records.

Slogin integrations with Joomla components

Plugins requiring activation after Slogin basic package installation.

Social Login Plugin activation is strongly recommended – in order to avoid of duplicating social-authorized users. 

Activate Slogin Profile Plugin if you need avatars support.

Activate JComments Social Login Plugin if you need to insert authorization block in the JComments.

If you need to display avatars in JComments, download plugin JComments Avatars Plugin (version 4 and above), install it, activate and select Slogin avatars support option. Don’t forget to activate the Slogin Profile Plugin.

Separate plugins for various integrations with Slogin.

Free plugins:

You can download following plugins from our file archive

  • Plugin for integration with Community Builder – after installation through extension manager  find it in plugin manager and activate.
  • Plugin for integration with Easyblog – after installation through extension manager  find it in plugin manager and activate.

Commercial plugins: 

  1. Slogin – K2 integration
  2. JoomShopping integration.
  3. SLogin – JomSocial integration
  4. Community Builder integration

We can integrate Slogin with any other Joomla components. Please, contact us using details at the top of the page.