Rapid Contact Extension

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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 6 months ago)

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Rapid Contact Extension


Installation


1.

Log in to your Joomla back
-
end (web address followed by administrator)

2.

Click the Extensions menu and choose Install from the drop
-
down menu

3.

Browse for the file ‘mod_rapid_contact’ and click ‘unpack and install’

4.

Go bac
k to the extensions menu and this time click Module Manager

5.

Look for Rapid Contact and enable it

6.

Click the name to edit

7.

In this section you can add a more meaningful name (contact us)

8.

Add your email address in the secion ‘Email Recipient’

9.

Disable the Anti
-
spam section if preferred

10.

Click Save when complete


This will add the contact form to the left hand side of

your pages but it may be that you want the
form on a separate page. To do this you will have to add the module to an article:


1.

Click back on the co
ntact module (remember you have changed the name!)

2.

You need to change the position of the module from ‘left’ to ‘myposition’

3.

Save the changes

4.

You now need to create a new article called contact if you haven’t done so already

5.

In the main area of the article

add the following text

6.

{loadposition myposition}

7.

This will place the module into the article

8.

You may have to go back to the contact module and edit the Size and Color Parameters
section in order to make some of the boxes bigger.

9.

Click Save when you have c
ompleted this