• You MUST create the directory where file attachments are stored, and make sure Joomla has rights to write files into this directory.  (You could use the Media Manager to do this -- see the next tip.)
  • You MUST indicate the absolute path to this directory in the configuration.  If you are unsure of the exact path, login as a Joomla admin, and go to the Site - Media Manager menu.  Under Files you will see the absolute path to where your images are stored.  (You could even create an "uploads" folder here, and use the path specified when configuring the Directory to save attachments parameter.)
  • Requires PHP 5 to work!
  • Make sure that the Joomla Content - Load Module plugin is enabled
  • Make sure simple email form module is assigned to the same menu as the the article which contains the module
  • If you plan to use the CAPTCHA:
    • You MUST create a directory where the CAPTCHA will be written
    • If you are unsure of the exact path, login as a Joomla admin, and go to the Site - Media Manager menu.  Under Files you will see the absolute path to where your images are stored.  (You could even create a "captcha" folder here, and use the path specified when configuring the Directory to write captchas parameter.)
    • Joomla needs read and write rights to this directory
    • The directory must be publicly accessible via a URL
      I.e.  the CAPTCHA directory is /var/www/yoursite.com/images/captcha
      the URL would be http://yoursite.com/images/captcha
    • Creates CAPTCHA files with prefix "captcha_" and erases old images
    • Do not set the CAPTCHA word length to greater than 8
    • PLEASE don't email me until you've read the documentation on how to make a Joomla module appear inside an article!!!

Here are some references to help you:

http://docs.joomla.org/How_do_you_put_a_module_inside_an_article%3F

http://www.joomlabamboo.com/blog/tutorials/using-the-loadposition-plugin-in-joomla