Form to Mail is a Joomla extension that allows to create web forms and to receive the data posted from those forms into an email.
The feature that makes this product unique is that it lets you to visually add/modify/delete the form fields using a modern jQuery interface that doesn't require any coding or HTML skills. The process is 100% visual and really fast. You can start with the predefined contact form and add a field to it just by dragging any of the field types into the form.
Form to Mail also includes a friendly field validation (ex: for required fields, emails, numbers, etc...), a captcha image verification to automatically detect and stop spam from spam-bots and the possibility of sending an automatic (auto-reply) email to the user that fills the form, usually with a "thank you" or "confirmation" message.
Basically, the main features are:
Note(I): You can use the Form to Mail to have any number of forms into the same website, but each particular web page can have just one form at the same time.
This Form to Mail has been designed to be used with Joomla!® 1.5.x, Joomla!® 1.6.x, Joomla!® 1.7.x, Joomla!® 2.5.x and the new Joomla!® 3.0.x.
Please check the follow video as a fast tutorial of how to use this Joomla extension:
Note: The installation of the module and plugins (not covered in the video) are made in a similar way. More information below.
Download the extension "Form to Mail", then proceed to the installation. To install the component in Joomla!® you will need to access the Joomla!® Administration menu, once there, follow the path Menu > Extensions > Install/Uninstall, select "Browse" and look for the previously downloaded file. Hit the "Upload File & Install" button.
Once the extension has been installed, you will be able to set up the component. To do so, follow path Menu > Components and select "Form to Mail" component. You will be displayed the following options:
You should start adding your own form. For your convenience a classic contact form will be automatically built, so you can save time.
To show the form on the website, Form to Mail offers two options; as module or as component.
Publish the form as a component:
Publish the form as a module:
Follow the same steps as with the component installation but using the module installer this time (included in the downloaded file). If the component is not installed, the module will not be able to work, be sure to install it first. Once installed, go to the Module Manager, Menu > Extensions > Module Manager and select "Form to Mail". You will need to specify which of the forms created in the component will be shown. Finally publish the module and it will be displayed in your site.
Publish the form as a plugin (into an article):
Each form has the following configuration fields:
Need more? We offer customizations to this extension from a fee as low as us$25. If you want some feature not currently present in the product don't hesitate to contact us to request it.
Google Checkout or Credit Cards:|
The instructions for accessing your purchase will appear in a yellow box at the top of your Google Checkout Order Receipt page. You will be redirected to a direct-download page and the download link will be emailed to the payment address.
Paypal or Credit Cards:
Paypal is offered as an alternative payment method. An additional 5% surcharge applies to this payment option.
After payment you will be redirected to a direct-download page and the download link will be emailed to the payment address.
Note: Licensed under GNU GPL.