How To Create a Contact Us Menu Item in Joomla 2.5

This tutorial is about how to create a contact form in Joomla so that users can send messages from the form.

  1. In the Control Panel, click on the “Components -> Contacts -> Contacts”:
  2. In “Contact Manager: Contacts” , click in categories: Learn More
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How to Add and Manage Announcements in phpFox

This article will focus on adding and managing Announcements in your phpFox website.

From time to time, you may find that you want to say something to all or part of your community.  The easiest way to do this is with an announcement.

Add Announcements

In order to add a new announcement, in your admincp, select the Modules menu and select Add New under the Announcement heading. Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Making a Form Pop Up a Lightbox with Form Wizard Pro

Recently, I worked on a project for a client who had a special request for custom functionality on their site. Instead of using the standard newsletter e-mail capture, they wanted an additional form that would present in a lightbox after the user entered their e-mail and clicked “submit” for the first form. I did it, using a custom form handler and some jQuery – this is how.

I started by creating the first custom form that mimic’d the standard newsletter e-mail capture format, then implemented a custom submission handler, as described here: “Implementing A Custom Form Submission Handler”. Fairly straightforward, up to the point where I had to sort out how to enable the second form to pop up in the lightbox. It’s easy enough when you’re calling a link from a page: just add the “cblink” class to your link. It’s a bit trickier when you’re leveraging a form submission, so I got a bit more creative. Learn More

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