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A flexible and powerful catalog system for Joomla, which allows you to create your very own content types with custom fields.

The ZOO Apps

A Collection of Pre-built Catalogs

ZOO offers 8 catalog apps which come with pre-built layouts and content types to get you started right away. Tailor the perfect content type and create your own catalog.

  • ZOO Blog


    Easily build your own blog with comments, tags and social buttons.

  • ZOO Product Catalog

    Product Catalog

    Create a clearly arranged catalog with lots of built-in features.

  • ZOO Cookbook


    Build a tasty recipe database, tag and rate your favorite meals.

  • ZOO Movie Database

    Movie Database

    Create a review resource of your favorite movies and actors.

  • ZOO Business Directory

    Business Directory

    Manage companies, addresses and employees with ease.

  • ZOO Download Archive

    Download Archive

    Provide downloads that are protected from direct linking.

  • ZOO Documentation


    Create complex documentations with syntax highlighting.

  • ZOO Pages


    You need to create simple static content pages? Here you go!

User Interface

Content Organization Made Easy

ZOO is perfectly integrated into the interface of Joomla. Manage any number of catalogs,
category trees, items, custom content types and comments.

  • ZOO Items

    Your Catalog Apps

    Create any number of catalogs, each with
    its own content.

    Easy Navigation

    Quickly access the item, category, frontpage,
    comments, tags or submission manager or the
    catalog configuration.

    Item Manager

    The main place to copy, edit, delete and
    publish items, create new ones and set the
    ordering and access level.

    Item Priority

    Besides the default ordering options you
    can prioritize selected items.

  • ZOO Categories

    Category Manager

    Manage nested category trees
    conveniently. They can be collapsed and
    expanded with one click.

    Drag & Drop

    ZOO allows you to easily sort your
    categories with drag & drop.

    Item Count

    Displays the item count of each category.
    You can easily view the related items.


    Just like items you can extend categories
    with your own custom fields.

  • ZOO Comments

    Comments Manager

    Keep track of your site's comments and
    edit, reply, approve and delete them.

    Social Connect

    Let users authenticate with their Twitter
    or Facebook accounts to comment.


    Use filters like pending, approved
    and spam to find exactly the comments
    you are looking for.

    Spam Protection

    The services Akismet and Mollom are
    integrated to detect spam.

Custom fields

Create Your Own Types

The content builder is used to create custom content types. Any combination of elements is possible to build the content type you need.

ZOO Custom Fields

Powerful Features

Get Everything You Need for Building Amazing Websites

ZOO Custom Types

Custom Types

Use your custom content types to create all the items you need, e.g. articles, movies or different product types.

ZOO Element Library

Element Library

Choose from a rich set of elements like forms, images, videos, ratings and more to build custom types.

ZOO Template Manager

Template Manager

Arrange your content via drag & drop! Just assign the elements to layout positions in pre-built templates.

ZOO Widgetkit Integration

Widgetkit Integration

Combine the power of ZOO and Widgetkit to create slideshows, galleries and more based on ZOO items.

ZOO Comment System

Comment System

Nested comments with spam protection and support for Gravatar, Twitter and Facebook are included.

ZOO Tag System

Tag System

Managing your tags is a breeze with text suggestions, auto completion and multiple selections.

ZOO Frontend Submission

Frontend Submission

Use our drag & drop form builder to let your users submit content from the frontend of your website.

ZOO Frontend Editing

Frontend Editing

Trusted authors can review and manage created content directly from the frontend of your website.

ZOO Importers


Automatically import your content from Joomla, CSV files and popular Joomla components.

More Features

  • Unlimited Catalogs
  • Extendible Catalog Parameters
  • Pre-built Template Layouts
  • Lots of Style Settings
  • Automatic Image Sizing and Caching
  • Render Templates for Elements
  • Repeat Functionality for Elements
  • Powerful Related Items Element
  • Drag & Drop Category Sorting
  • Extend Categories With Fields
  • Multiple Category Item Assignment
  • Advanced Item Ordering
  • Automatically Generated Slugs
  • Easy Upgrades That Preserve Settings
  • Support & Regular Updates
  • jQuery for All Scripts
  • Built for Developers
  • Use Events to Hook Into ZOO
  • Email Notification for Comments
  • Akismet & Mollom Spam Protection
  • Avatars Provided by Gravatar Service
  • Black List Comments by IP & more
  • Automatic URL Linking in Comments
  • Highlighted Author Comments
  • UTF-8 Characters in Alpha Index
  • Alpha Index for Categories & Items
  • Blog Template for Warp Themes
  • Google Maps Integration
  • Item Module With Its Own Layouts
  • Tag Cloud Module
  • Latest Comments Module
  • Joomla Search Plugin
  • Natural Language Search
  • Fast Search Index
  • Admin Quick Icon Module
  • Shortcodes Show Content Anywhere
  • Native Joomla SEF Support
  • Joomla Plugins Work Inside ZOO
  • Email Notification for Submissions

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