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In any Joomla website if you want your visitors can contact with you easily then you have to create your personalized contact us page. Joomla has great user friendly default component through which we can create contact us page.
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Here is the list of work that you have to implement:
- Create contact us using Joomla default component
- Publish it and make it public.
- Link the contact page from Joomla menu.
Create a new contact page from by default Joomla component
The First step you have to create contact with own contact details for the web page, Login with administrative details and then go to the component>contacts. Here just click on the new button for creating a new page. We are creating only 1 page so we can leave it uncategorized because it is also using the similar logic like Joomla articles.
Finally, click on the new contact details tab to continue the contact page creation process. Now you can enter here your contact details like name, Alias, Linked user, Phone, Address, city and country with public access.
Always make sure that give valid email address because this is the mail id through which you will get a visitors’ response and can also measure the performance of the contact page. Once you fill the information that you want to be public save those details with click on save button given on the left side.
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Publish the newly created contact us page.
For public access; enable contact us form, for this just click on the red icon after the contact form element to make its current status unpublished to publish, after this icon should be green.
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Link the contact page from Joomla menu.
Now, almost done the creation of the new contact us web page. At last now link the contact page from Joomla menu, just need to go to this Menu ->main Menu -> Add Menu Item.
In this newly created page there are a couple of things that have to configure, initially hit on select button just next to the menu Type field.
Now light box will appear with a question that chooses the type of the menu item you are going to create for this go with this step: – Select Contacts -> Single Contact.
After this statement there needs to give the accurate get in touch with item you want to show in that menu. To accomplish this, click on the Select button just after the Select Contact field.
Now need to identify just the once you do that and also choosing the form that has been created through the default Joomla contact component.
Once done this, choose a title for that created menu item. This is the real text that will be shown on website menu. Once fulfill that information, hit on the Save button on the top part of the webpage.
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Through all these above mentioned comment now navigate to the newly generated Contact Us webpage easily. Depending on the Joomla 3 template, it will be visualized in a special way, but usually must have two parts – the details about the website that entered and the form to actually send an email through the website.
Martin Brown is a full-time blogger who loves to write on Open Source Software and new technology initiatives. Martin is employed with Open Source Technologies, a fully functional joomla development company with diversified expertise and global clientele.
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