Adding forms and comments to your site
Note for existing users
If you set up a guestbook prior to March 2012, you had to have a separate
contact form to receive the messages. This is no longer required, and you
can have a form on the same page. To turn this on, edit the guestbook
section and click on the content tab. Locate
form content item and ensure it is set to Live. You can also edit its position and change the
When users submit forms on your site (except the checkout form), the response is added to the messages list and flagged as New. A note indicating you have new messages also appears in the top menu. Click on this link to show new messages. Alternatively click messages in the admin menu. Viewing new messages applies a “filter” to the message list. To clear it and show all messages, click Show all from the top menu.
To view a message, click edit for the respective
message. When you have read the message, either delete it or change its status
read if you want to save messages for future use.
Messages left via forms can be added to your guestbook by changing their
Show on guestbook. They are listed in descending order of
date. To amend the order, you can use the sort order field which by default is
set to 0.
NOTE: When displaying messages on the guestbook only the main message is shown.