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Joomla! 1.5 Top Extensions Cookbook by Suhreed Sarkar

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Extending the "contact us" form

Joomla! has a built-in contacts component, through which users can contact the site owner and others. However, this default contact component (com_contact) may be inadequate for many sites as it doesn't show some additional fields. For example, you may want to show social identities, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Skype on the contact page. In this recipe, you will learn how to use an extended contact us form with some more fields.

Getting ready...

QContacts is a popular extension that replaces the default contact component in Joomla!, allowing us to add more fields. Download this component from http://www.latenight-coding.com/joomla-addons/qcontacts/download-qcontacts.html and install it from the Extensions ...

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