Installing & Configuring

Requirements
Your website need to match the following minimal requirements:

  • PHP 7.2 or higher.
  • Joomla! 3.8 or higher.

Installation
Install the plugin like any other Joomla package.

  1. Navigate to the administrator side of your website.
  2. Go to Extensions > Manage > Install and drag the downloaded package onto the installer.
  3. SD Contact is now installed. You should see a splash screen.

First time use
SD Contact does not work out-of-the-box and needs some configuration first. Follow the steps below;

  1. Navigate to the administrator side of your website.
  2. Go to Global Settings > SD Contact.
  3. Setup the emails, subjects and other configuration. Press Save to store the configuration.
  4. Open the Joomla module manager and search for a newly created SD Contact module.
  5. Publish the module, select the module position and select which page it should be displayed on. Save the module.

Configuration
Go to Global Settings > SD Contact to configure the options.

Option Explanation Default
Receiving Email Enter the email you'd like to receive the submission emails on.
Subject Enter the subject of the email.
Body Enter the body of the email. You can use HTML to add styling and structure.
Send Email Enable this option to send an email to the submitter too. No
Subject Enter the subject of the email.
Body Enter the body of the email.

Tags
SD Contact replaces some tags in the subject and body of the email. These tags will be replaced by the corresponding field.

Tag Explanation
{NAME} The value of the name field.
{EMAIL} The value of the email field.
{SUBJECT} The value of the subject field.
{MESSAGE} The value of the message field.
{IP} The value of the IP field.