How to display a form on the frontend

There are two methods to display a Convert Form on the frontend. First, via a Convert Form Module and second, via a shortcode.

1. Load a Convert Form via its Module

There are two ways to create a Convert Form module. First, is the classic Joomla way as described below and second is the much faster Convert Forms way as described further down.

The Classic Joomla Way

convert forms module

  • Navigate to Extensions > Modules
  • Click New to create a new module
  • Choose Convert Forms from the Module Type list
  • Type a Title for your Module
  • Choose your Convert Form from the selectbox and assign it to whichever page you'd like
  • Click Save & Close and you are done!

As you can probably imagine, since it is just a module, you can use it the same way you'd use any other module.

The Easier Convert Forms Way

convert forms module easy way

  • Navigate to Components > Convert Forms > Forms
  • Click on the box icon as seen in the screenshot above.
  • Type a Title for your Module
  • Click Save & Close and you are done!

2. Load a Convert Form via its Shortcode

All the forms are able to be loaded in any content article or module by using its special shortcode.

How to find the shortcode

To find the shortcode for any Convert Form follow the steps below.

  • Navigate to Components > Convert Forms > Forms
  • While you are on the list view of your forms, find the form you are interested in and hover of the "chain-link icon" at the right of the forms row. See the screenshot below.

convert forms how to find shortcode

As you can see the shortcode is of the format . Where you substitute the 'ID' part with the ID of the form you are interested in.

How to use the shortcode

As all of Joomla's shortcodes, you can use it inside a content article or a module with Custom HTML.

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