Introduction

Contacts & Feedback, Contact forms, Forms, Popups & iFrames

Shack Forms is the easiest and most powerful way to add forms for your Joomla site. Shack Forms allows you to customize forms and then show them in your articles, inside pop-ups, in modules, or anywhere you want.


The design of Shack Forms is completely flexible with many different themes, styles and effects. Without using any coding, Shack Forms can look beautiful on your site.

Show your Joomla forms inside a lightbox popup

With Shack Forms, you can display your forms as a lightbox popup. Your form can be loaded when users click a button, click a tab, click a menu link, or even when they scroll down the page.

Insert your Joomla forms inside articles

Any form you create with Shack Forms can be placed inside articles. In fact, wherever there's text area in Joomla, you can insert your forms.

Adding fields is super-easy with Shack Forms

You can add fields to your forms and with a drag-and-drop form builder. Shack Forms supports 13 different field types including Text, Email, Select Lists, Checkboxes, Dates and many more.

Customize the design of your Joomla forms

Without any coding, Shack Forms allows you to define the colors, styles, backgrounds, effects and more for your forms.

Show your forms as a floating slide-in box

Using Shack Forms, you can show your form around the outside of your site. Visitors click on a button, and your form will slide into view.

Allow your users to attach files

With Shack Forms you can allow your visitors to upload files to attach with their contact messages.

Integration with popular mailing services

Integrate your Joomla forms with Acymailing, Mailchimp and Freshmail providers. Also you can send the messages to Community Builder, JomSocial, SobiPro, Zoo and Google Sheets.

Functionality
Does just what we need it to for email forms along with additional security.
Ease of use
Very easy to set up and customize. Took minutes to set up forms, implement modules, and test. Worked perfectly.
Support
Support is exceptionally responsive and is always helpful and kind.
Documentation
Clear and easy to understand. All of Joomla shacks methods of support are exceptional.
Value for money
I have purchased their everything plan which has supported and sustained our site for many years.
I used this to: Primarily used for site email forms to allow users to communicate with service folks at our organization.

Shack Forms Pro



Posted on 13 September 2022
Functionality
I've had this on my website for a few years now and I am impressed with the options an functionality
Ease of use
This extension is very intuitive and easy to use. I also use OSDownloads which again is very easy to use and very comprehensive
Support
The support is almost instant, I am in the UK so if I submit questions after lunch I get a response almost immediately
Documentation
The documentation is extensive and also includes many how-to videos if you prefer not to read.
Value for money
I have an Everything account which is billed annually and gives me access to all extensions at a very competitive price.
I used this to: The template on our main website and anything I can plug into it - most of what I need is available via joomla shack.

Just great



Posted on 21 July 2022
Functionality
Functionality was not yet used to full extend, but so far: great.
Ease of use
Basic functions are up and running in no time, my experience: "easy".
Support
Documentation
Value for money
Compared to the free module that was used before, this one is money well spent.
I used this to: Used for an association website build in Joomla-4, a simple form to begin with.

Great Extension



Posted on 20 June 2022
Functionality
Does everything as advertised. Produced good forms in a good layout.
Ease of use
it is a complex extension with many options. But you can use it right out of the box and get quick results.
Support
The support of Joomlashack is outstanding. Very fast response time and very professional.
Documentation
Extensive documentation available. Good to have it online, but also on the website to check, if an extension fits for your purpose
Value for money
Many extensions available for a reasonably good price. This extension provides quick solutions out of the box
I used this to: Collecting user information on specific topics on 2 websites, augmenting printed form-sheets
Functionality
Really surprised how this extension had matured and become a staple for me.
Ease of use
Near perfect straight-outta-da-box and if it doesn't work, the first thing to check is the docs
Support
The developer is beyond helpful and pleasant to work with. I always know Shack Support is stable and predictable.
Documentation
Great documentation. It kind of sets a standard that shames the others.
Value for money
Annual Pro Membership has always been a good value - standard for all my websites note.
I used this to: Making J4 forms that I can add to articles, menus and module positions.

The Forms of Choice



Posted on 14 August 2021
Functionality
Add, edit and configure the form fields with the options you need
Ease of use
Simple to install and to setup and have it working very quickly....
Support
Outstanding and prompt support from Joomlashack - always helpful with any of their extensions
Documentation
Easy to follow if needed. Clear and relevant information provided.
Value for money
Excellent. - even better if you consider their package offerings
I used this to: Using on several sites without hesitation - just works .........!

Great extension



Posted on 14 July 2021
Functionality
easy to install, configure with plenty of options for styling and layouts
Ease of use
simple, well suited to non developers. Had a little problem with my T3 template but it was resolved quickly
Support
Great, respond with 24 hours and gave simple solutions for my issue
Documentation
Good, easy to follow and quite comprehensive with images and good explanations
Value for money
Excellent value for money, well priced with good support. I bought a package offer making it even better value
I used this to: commercial website with an e commerce website and could configure different forms for any section or page

Excellent!



Posted on 30 March 2021
Functionality
Anything that can be done with email, Shack Forms can do, from short contact forms to very complex application forms.
Ease of use
Very easy to use, despite the complexity. The learning curve is moderate.
Support
Excellent support. The one time I've needed it so far - it took less than an hour for the developers to get back to me and provide the fix.
Documentation
Value for money
Great value for the money. Mostly because it comes without headaches. It's not only great software, but the support is there.
I used this to: I use this for one of my clients' websites, which is on Joomla, and which requires a complex form to process applications.

Goed werkend en top service



Posted on 25 March 2021
Functionality
Eens je het goed door hebt, is het vlot te bewerken. De goede documentatie help je zeer goed.
Je kan deze voor vele toepassingen gebruiken.
Ease of use
Voor een leek toch even zoeken, maar met documentatie lukt het best. Support werk snel en goed.
Werk vlot en eenvoudig als je alles klaar is
Support
Snelle reactie en helpen goed mee. Ook helpen ze u met het bekijken van waar de fout of moeilijkheid is.
Documentation
Je kan toch zeer veel vinden in de documentatie hoe je het moet gebruiken en waarvoor. En dat is toch redelijk veel!
Value for money
Hoe meer je van gebruikt hoe meer waarde dat je van hebt. Je kan er veel met doen zodat je het ook voor veel toepassingen kan nemen.
I used this to: Contact, orders, en gemakkelijke invulbladen te maken, tips, eenvoudige en snelle contactformulieren.
Functionality
This extension does everything I need it to do. It has powerful features and everything you'd expect a forms extension to be able to do.
Ease of use
It was very to use once I watched the video. The video helped me get up to speed quickly because I hate reading stuff.
Support
I had a little trouble with one of the apps. I emailed them on a Friday and still heard back from them. Great support!
Documentation
I didn't read much documentation. But I did watch the video and was able to figure it out from there.
Value for money
Great value for the money, especially when there's a special! Not free like Google Forms, but a lot more professional.
I used this to: I used this to create custom fields for a school registration form on my website.
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Shack Forms

Version:
5.1.10
Developer:
Joomlashack
Last updated:
Nov 18 2022
3 weeks ago
Date added:
Nov 18 2014
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
Includes:
c m p
Compatibility:
J3 J4
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