Form Fields

Contact Enhanced has the ability to allow webmasters to assign Form Fields to contact forms. Form Fields offer a lot of flexibility that allows you to create more a simple contact form.

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  1. Have watched the Form Fields -> Basic Features screencast;
  2. You have to sign up to Campaign Monitor and add the API and ClientID to the Custom Field Parameters, which are only displayed after you save the form;
  3. Campaign Monitor API requires Apache cURL module to be enabled [1];
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Chained Selects lets you "chain" multiple select lists together so that the selection in a "parent" list can tailor the options available in a "child" list. Chained Selects supports unlimited unlimited number of "chains" in in a form.

In order to Create a chain select list you have to use the SQL Form Field and the fields will be loaded using AJAX JSON Calls.

The first option of a Chain select list can also be a Radio list.

Read more: Chain Select List


Contact Enhanced allows your user to upload Multiple Files at once, with multiple file selection, progress bars and validation. The files are uploaded via Ajax, so the form will be processed much faster (version 3.2 and newer).


  1. Have watched the Form Fields -> Basic Features screencast;
  2. In Joomla 3.2 and newer, jQuery and Bootstrap will be loaded (automatically);
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Form Fields allows you to extend the functionality of Contact Enhanced.


  1. Have created one or more Contact Enhanced categories;

important Information

  1. You can add as many Form Fields as you'd like;
  2. The Name, Email, Subject and Recipient Form Field types have special behaviors;
  3. Every Form MUST have the Name and Email Form Field types; If you don't want to display them, then set the value and hide them;
  4. Read more information regarding the Form Fields in the Documentation Page.


Select Components → Contact Enhanced → Form Fields from the drop-down menu of the Joomla! Administrator Panel.

To add a new Form Field, press the "New" icon in the toolbar. To edit an existing Form Field, click on the Form Field's Name OR click the Form Field's checkbox and then click on the "Edit" icon in the toolbar.

If you need different forms, assign the Form Fields to different categories and create new contacts for these categories as well;

Read more: Basic Features

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