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Learn how to configure JSN UniForm - the easiest to use Joomla form extensions. To see the Demo of JSN UniForm: http://www.demo.joomlashine.com/joomla-extensions/jsn-uniform.html ...

Learn how to configure JSN UniForm - the easiest to use Joomla form extensions. To see the Demo of JSN UniForm: http://www.demo.joomlashine.com/joomla-extensions/jsn-uniform.html
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  • 1. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform User Manual (for JSN Uniform 1.0.x) www.facebook.com/joomlashine www.twitter.com/joomlashine www.youtube.com/joomlashineThis documentation is release under Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Licence. You are free to print this document for convenient usage. Copyright © 2008 - 2012 http://www.joomlashine.com
  • 2. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Tables of ContentsJoomla! extension JSN Uniform User Manual .................................................................................................... 1 Tables of Contents ........................................................................................................................................................ 2 Introduction .................................................................................................................................................................... 3 Installation ...................................................................................................................................................................... 4 Usage ............................................................................................................................................................................... 5 Set up a form .............................................................................................................................................................. 5 Present a form ......................................................................................................................................................... 11 Check Submissions ................................................................................................................................................ 12 Configuration ............................................................................................................................................................ 16 Information about cookies......................................................................................................................................... 21 “Joomla 2.5 Made Easy” – A pocket manual for Joomla newbies .................................................................... 22 What’s next?................................................................................................................................................................. 23 Give feedback .......................................................................................................................................................... 23 Check for updates ................................................................................................................................................... 23 2
  • 3. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Introduction A simple contact form created by JSN UniformJSN Uniform is a Joomla 2.5 form extension which helps you create forms quickly and easily from normal formsto complex forms. Moreover, you can easily manage all the submissions in the administrator. The configured formcan be published in any part of website including: article’s content, mainbody area and module positions.You can print this document for convenient reading.Let’s roll! 3
  • 4. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©InstallationAfter downloading, you should have an extension installation file calledjsn_uniform_XXX_jY.Y_Z.Z.Z_install.zip, where:  XXX is the extension edition. It can be free or pro.  Y.Y is the Joomla! version supported by the extension. It can be 2.5 or 3.0.  Z.Z.Z is the extension version.This is a standard Joomla! extension installation file which can be installed in Joomla! administration as usual: 1. In Joomla! administration, go to menu Extensions -> Extension Manager 2. Once you are on Extension Manager, click Browse button and select extension installation file jsn_uniform_XXX_jY.Y_1.Z.Z_install.zip. After that, click on button Upload & Install. 3. Installation file will be uploaded to your server and installed in Joomla! automatically. 4. After core elements, default theme and image sources have been installed successful, clear your browser’s cache and start using JSN Uniform in your site. 4
  • 5. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©UsageSet up a formYou go to the Form tab -> click “New” button.There are 3 sub-tabs for you to prepare your form: tabs: Form Details, Form Design and Form Action.Form DetailsHere you can set general information for your form: Title, Description, Status, Access and Enable reCAPTCHA. 5
  • 6. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Form DesignHere you can create the form content as you wish. You just need to select suitable parameters, add new fields, editthem or drag and drop to organize the form layoutForm TypeThere are two options for you to choose from: Single page and Multiple pages.  Single page: Your form will be presented in only one page.  Multiple pages: You form will be presented on some pages. This option is useful when your form is long.Form layoutYou can choose Vertical layout or Horizontal layout for your form. 6
  • 7. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual © Vertical layout: 7
  • 8. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual © Horizontal layout: 8
  • 9. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Add FieldYou just need to click section Add field to choose suitable fields. Below are filed types you can add to your form:  Static: These are fields with simple text. There are Static Heading and Static Paragraph.  Standard: Here are fields to build the main form content. There are Single Line Text, Multiple Choice, Dropdown, Paragraph Text, Checkboxes, and Number.  Advanced: Here you can complete your form with additional fields: Name, Email, File Upload, Address, Website, Date and Country. 9
  • 10. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Form actionIn this section, you can set up Email Notification and Post Submission Action.Email Notification  Send to email(s): You can add email addresses to receive email notifications whenever a form is submitted to your website. To set up email content, you click to the button .  Send to submitter: An email will be sent to submitters to inform them about successful sending. To set up email content, you click to the button .Post Submission Action:  After form submission: Here you can set up what you want submitters to get after submitting form. It can be No Action, Redirect to URL, Redirect to Menu Item, Show Article or Show Custom Message. 10
  • 11. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Present a formAfter setting up your form, you can show it in your website. .In the Form Settings page, you click Save & Show button to present your form in various ways:  Via Menu Item: You can present your form via any menu items easily.  In Module Position: You can present your form in any module position supported by your template.  Inside Article: You can present your form inside any article 11
  • 12. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Check SubmissionsThe Submission tab provides you with general information about submissions. 12
  • 13. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Filter submissionsYou can filter items with submission information such as Name, Email, etc.Otherwise, you can filter submissions by Date. 13
  • 14. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Organize submission fieldsYou can choose to display important fields in this general submissions page. There are four fields you can edit thedisplay order by drag-and-drop fuction: Name, Email, Paragraph Text and File Upload. Other fields’ positionsare fixed. 14
  • 15. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Check submission detailsYou click to each submission to check its details. 15
  • 16. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©ConfigurationIn this section you can perform a variety of configurations and maintenance tasks such as data backup / restore,sample data installation, theme management, etc. 16
  • 17. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Global ParametersIn this section you can configure:  Upload folder: to define where all uploaded file will be reserved.  After form submission: to define what action after submission  Sent to email(s): to define what email will receive all the submissions. 17
  • 18. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©MessagesOn some JSN Uniform pages, you might see hint message guiding you to use the product. Those messages can beturned on/off.Just check / uncheck boxes in column Show and click button Save to confirm.DataIn this section, you can manage data in your website. 18
  • 19. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Sample Data InstallationSample Data Installation is the perfect choice for users who are new to JSN Uniform. By installing sample data,you will have predefined form, so you can start using the product right away. Just by following simple on screeninstructions to install sample data. 19
  • 20. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Data Backup / RestoreData backup / Restore restore function was built to keep your data safe. This is especially useful, when you aremigrating website or upgrading to the new version of Joomla!. Keep in mind that this backup / restore featurecovers only JSN Uniform data, not the entire website data. 20
  • 21. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©Information about cookiesThe New EU cookie law states that website visitors, subscribers or users must be provided with clear andcomprehensive information about the cookies: Names, purposes, storage time and access permission.So in this part, JoomlaShine provides you with the information about cookies that JSN Uniform gets fromcustomers. Type of cookie Data to collect jsn-lastupdate-Uniform Time of last version update jsn-lastupdate-result-Uniform Last-update check result (true or false) form_page-key Default view mode of site manager form-key JSN Uniform cookiesThese cookies are used to store text value for all the JSN Uniform functions, to make sure that JSN Uniform runsmoothly. Cookies will be stored in a users web browser directory while a user browse a website and only beremoved when users clear cookies. 21
  • 22. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©“Joomla 2.5 Made Easy” – A pocket manual for Joomla newbies A Free Ebook written by JoomlaShine.comJoomlaShine has just released a free e-book which guides Joomla newbies to build a Joomla 2.5 website from thescratch, easily and quickly. The book is 89 pages long which include 6 chapters as following:  Get to know about Joomla CMS  Install Joomla 2.5 on local host  Create content for your site  Customize website appearance with a Joomla template  Arrange modules in positions  Expand your website functionality with Joomla extensionsYou can download it for free in English and in German. 22
  • 23. Joomla! extension JSN Uniform Configuration Manual ©What’s next?Give feedbackWe would love to hear what you’ve got to say:  Write a review on Joomla! Extensions Directory for PRO edition.  Tweet about this extension if you love it.  Submit a bug report and we will fix it ASAP.Check for updatesWe are constantly updating our extension repertoire, so don’t forget to visit JoomlaShine product’s page to checkfor something new. www.facebook.com/joomlashine www.twitter.com/joomlashine www.youtube.com/joomlashine 23