This article describes how you can add a chart to your Joomla website. Joomla is a very popular CMS software that is often used to realize small to medium size websites. Joomla is open source and free software. It is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database.
The simplest approach to add a chart to your Joomla website is to publish the chart as an image.
There are various Joomla extensions that allow data visualization for your Joomla website. You can use either components, modules or plugins to feature charts on your website. The following table gives a quick overview over the most popular Joomla extensions for data visualization:
|Name of the Extension||Supported Charts|
Have a look at the Joomla Extensions Directory for additional Joomla data visualization extensions.
Probably one of the most popular Joomla extensions for data visualization is vChart. It is a paid component which you can purchase for around 69 USD in the standard version. Multiple types of charts are supported such as line charts, area charts, column and bar charts, scatter plots and geo charts just to name a few.
If you need an individual chart solution for your Joomla website you can also take into account hiring a software developer that is able to code a bespoke solution for you.
You can also use PrettyCharts to quickly add charts to your Joomla website.
The result might look like the following screenshot:
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions about chart integration in a Joomla website.