Managing an online directory is not an easy task. A reliable and professional business directory is always crucial to grow your business more rapidly. If you are running a Joomla powered website, there are quite a lot of options you can choose from to get a highly functional online directory on your Joomla site.

There are lots of advanced features that come along with these Joomla extensions like business directory, script directory, responsive interface, map localization etc. Along with these features, they definitely provide much better event management schemes and category based viewing options. The functionalities of these directories will make things easy to set up an online directory on your website.

You can find numerous Joomla directory extensions serving to their fullest swing. Today we are going to analyze some of the top directory and multi-directory extensions in Joomla.


SobiPro is a powerful multi-directory component for Joomla websites. It has been originally designed with CCK features as a directory extension. Creating multiple directories with SobiPro is easy and you will have access to some exciting powerful features while setting up your online directory site.

SobiPro control panel

Figure: SobiPro control panel

Core features

  • Enjoy MVC (Model View Controller) software architectural pattern
  • You will have an integrated router for SEF URLs
  • Ten in-house predefined input filters
  • Site crawler to build the cache
  • Cool XML data debug system
  • You will have basic PayPal payment system integrated
  • Eleven integrated different core field types
  • Advanced SEO and SMM features

Mosets Tree

Mosets Tree is a highly functional directory extension for Joomla websites. Mosets Tree runs a complex Yahoo style directory inside your Joomla site. With it, you can handle data that requires directory structures like business directory, links directory, scripts directory, etc.

Mosets Tree control panel

Figure: Mosets Tree control panel

Core features

  • Mosets Tree supports multi directory
  • Category association to organize your listings from one category with another
  • All listings and filters
  • User profile organization and management
  • Functional module assignment. Publish Mosets Tree modules exactly where you want it.


J-BusinessDirectory is another advanced directory extension for Joomla. You can create and manage any type of online directory with ease using this extension. Directory payment plans, category views, responsive design, and custom business fields will make you feel supreme while developing your online directory in your Joomla website.

J-BusinessDirectory in the website frontend

Figure: J-BusinessDirectory in the website frontend

Core features

  • Enjoy enhanced user-friendly interface
  • You can use powerful, flexible directory payment plans
  • You will have enhanced directory functionality by multiple modules
  • Geolocation, ratings, review support
  • Multiple companies and category views
  • Language packs available in multiple languages
  • Search results in multiple modes: list view, grid view, and map view
  • Integrated SEO and SMM features
  • Invoice and payment methods integrated

These are the top directory and multi-directory extensions according to the Joomla Extension Directory user reviews. You can try all of them as free or demo version is available on their websites and choose your required one. Meanwhile you can also share with us your own suggestions in our comment section below.