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Joomla is one of the prominent content management framework utilized broadly to create web eCommerce websites, Business site, and portfolio website. It is well-known because of its extendable Joomla extension directory. Joomla CMS has extensions for practically every purpose as well as every category, for example, website administration, Sliders, Gallery, shopping, indexing, contact, maps, social sharing or following buttons and criticism.

However, there is need to compare two of the most famous Joomla Event Calendar extensions, JEvents and JEM. Both are great yet it is excessively confounding to pick the best one. Both have a ton of highlights thus many individuals saying diverse things in regards to each.

How about we examine one by one...


JEvents is a capable and prominent Joomla Event calendar extension that offers solution to full Events and calendar for your Joomla website. The JEvents bundle includes the primary part, a few modules, and plugins to produce a feature rich solution to cover the vast majority of your event/calendar needs.

Highlights of JEvents:

Viewing different list format is easily achievable on event calendar. Indeed, it offers repeat pattern of your event. You can change a setting to repeat the event post if your event to weekly or monthly.

JEvents supports the usage of iCal to import and export event list.

JEvents Extension is completely perfect with most recent Joomla rendition and MVC Framework.

It is completely adaptable with different design outlines as you follow the Joomla Template override

Provided that you disdain the default design of your JEvents Calendar, you can alter its format with its custom format editorial manager to give an immaculate and expert look to your event page. If you are running a multilingual website, you can modify your format in accordance with diverse languages as JEvents Supports more than 20 languages including Afrikaans, Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

Its Search module enables clients to easily search for an event from the events calendar and It is known to accompany diverse plugins like Latest Event Module, Filter Module, Calendar Module, and Event Legend.


JEM (Joomla Event Manager) is a perfect event management component suited to Joomla CMS for your event management website. JEM enables you to oversee online events on your web domain. Show events with relevant pictures, video recordings, location and whatever you require. You can likewise import/export events, check subscribers list, and the sky is the limit from there. You can arrange the content that appears on events page, by utilizing WYSIWYG editor. This events module makes a committed page on your website where events are displayed in a list view.

Events landing page offers helpful devices, for example, event search engine, events calendar view and so on. Both list view and calendar view are improved for best visual experience. To discover subtle elements, guests will only have to click on any event, where they can easily navigate through the event's information.

Key highlights of Joomla Events Manager:

  • Make distinctive categorization of events easily and effectively.
  • Managements of online events becomes basic.
  • Provides a landing page for events
  • Integrated calendar and list view
  • Enables images, video recordings and important content
  • Add contact information
  • Contact data is displayed in Google maps
  • Configure meta information for events
  • Ability to embed videos from Youtube or other URL
  • Import/export events
  • Clients can subscribe to events easily
  • Configurable latest events
  • Above all, It is FREE.

Considering the unique properties of the two, JEM has all the properties of JEvents and then improves on it in that it provides audio-visual updates and can be used by anyone because it is totally FREE. An event manager is expected to choose JEM over JEvents.