JExtBOX Who is Online Documentation

This module displays the number of guests including Simulated (additional) Visitors and logged-in users.

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1.0.0 on 4 Jan 2014
This module displays the number of guests including Simulated (additional) Visitors and logged-in users.
  1. Number of additional simulated visitors
  2. "Visitors by Day as percent" and "Visitors by Hour as percent" custom options
  3. All features of Joomla core module "Who's Online"
  4. Some resource hungry Joomla core functions (for example getOnlineCount helper function) have been improved. (paid version only)
  5. Smooth changes between two days. (paid version only)
  6. Component based "Specific Days" special parameter. (paid version only)
  7. User name choice: name or username. (paid version only)

1.0.0. 2014-01-04. Initial version.

Configure then test, then configure, then test it again.

Simulated #

If you have set it to "yes", this module will show "visitor count" as "actual number + simulated (additional) number".

Weekly visitors

This value is average number of all simulated additional number of visitors in one week.

Don't set this value too high. Please visit your visitor statistics before set this parameter. Optimal and automated estimation of this parameter will be added in advanced version.

Visitors by Day as percent and Visitors by Hour as percent

Visitor count depends from time (day of week and hour of day). You can take these percentages from your visitor statistics on your web server.

Sum of percentages must equal 100%.


The module in demo site working under "Weekly visitors=10'000" option.


We offer you "JExtBOX Content Hits Simulator" plugin.

Specific Days

The visit is changed in some day suddenly. For example, national celebration, Christmas Day etc. Paid version of this extension has a solution of this problem. This is a parameter was named "Specific Days". It has five choices:

  1. Specific day, such as 1982-2-5. Format is YYYY-MM-DD
  2. Day of every month in the specific year, such as 1982-MM-5
  3. Day of every month, such as YYYY-MM-5
  4. *th day of the specific week, such as W42-D7 (Sunday of the 42nd week of the current year)
  5. *th day of the *th week of the specific month, such as M01-W1-D7 (Sunday of the first week of the first month of the current year)