Enable the Plugin

The plugin is disabled by default and you must enable it to show the button.

  • Login to your Joomla admin
  • Go to Extensions => Plugin Manager
  • Filter by 'System' and find the plugin 'System - WhatsApp Button' and activate it.

Configure the plugin to add WhatsApp Button in all your Joomla articles automatically

  • Click edit the plugin
  • Find the params option 'Automatic Article Integration' and set it to 'Yes'
  • Also,you will see some other params options like positions, button text, button share link, etc ...Just configure all these fields as per your need and save the changes.
  • Then navigate to your article pages using your mobile devices and enjoy sharing.

Note : You will not see the share button in desktops and the button will be work only in your IOS and Android devices.

Add WhatsApp Button to your Joomla articles using the plugin shortcodes

The following code will add the button based on your params settings in the plugin back-end.


Still you can customize it with the following additional attributes,

{whatsapp label="your_button_label"}
{whatsapp message="your_sharing_text_goes_here"}
{whatsapp link="custom_link_that_must_be_shared"}
{whatsapp size="small|medium|large"}