Till Joomla 1.0.4 we had the option to create the redirect function hardcoded with the:
That script has disappeared in the current 1.0.7 verson. However this feature shuld be a standard function and not being hardcoded. What is the current thought behind the returning to the same form-page with a thank you 1/2 liner? I do not want to be forced to return to the form-page becasue why should i submit again another message (it might be considered ads flooding if settings are incorrect) nor do i want to go to the index.....Basically it would be nice and also polite to visitors if we could have an extension to the contact component addressing issues such as//alert( "" );
%date/time, %message, %subject, %email, %username
You could than create a message which automatically provides the message with the entered data from the form.....something could than be generated as
Now THAT would be a professional reply and would be in line with the power of Joomla.....Dear [#%username]
You have submitted on [#%date] at [#%time] a message to [#%department] related to [#%subject].
You will receve a confirmation soon on the [#%email] you provided. Our [#%department] will reply to your email as soon as we have been able to review your message. Please find a copy of your message below:
You might want to print this message for your own reference [printbutton}
or copy the message to your own email address [#%email] [copy email button]
Thank you for your message....