Manage contacts in Joomla

This tutorial will show you how to manage contacts in Joomla

1) Click Components

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3) Then click Categories

Scroll right

4) Click New

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5) Enter a Title

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6) The Alias is an internal name that Joomla uses in the URL if SEF is enabled

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Entering an alias is optional; and, if left blank, Joomla will create a default one by automatically converting the title to lowercase and replacing any spaces with a hyphen

However, you may manually enter an alias, if desired

7) Click Save

Now let’s add a contact to the new category

8) Click Contacts

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Scroll right

9) Click New

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10) Type a name for the contact

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11) Choose the Category

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12) Select the User this contact should be linked to

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Scroll down

13) Enter the position this contact holds in the website

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14) Type the user’s email address

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15) Enter the street address, town, state, ZIP, and country

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16) Enter the telephone number

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Scroll up and right

17) Select which of the parameters should be shown

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18) Click Advanced Parameters

This is where you can choose the icons for each field

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19) Click Email Parameters

This allows you to set up an email form that will contact the user

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Scroll up

20) Click Save

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Now let’s add the contact list to a menu so it will be displayed on the front-end

21) Click Menus

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22) Select the menu you want to add the link to

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Scroll right

23) Click New

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24) Select Contacts

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25) Then Contact Category Layout

26) Enter a Title

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Scroll right

27) Select the category

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28) Click Save

Let’s go to our front-end

The menu link appears here

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All the contact information that we entered is displayed on this page

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Here is the email form

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That’s it! You now know how to manage contacts in Joomla

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