Django CMS Contact Form Plugin
Contact form plugin for Django CMS with spam protection and i18n.
The message entered by the web user is turned into an email which is sent to the email address configured for the specific plugin instance.
If you decide to use the ReCAPTCHA spam protection method you need to install the python library
python-recaptcha in Debian).
If you use Akismet for spam protection
akismet is needed. You also need to set your domain url in django admin in the section "sites".
For Python version <2.7,
importlib has to be installed since
importlib is in the standard library in Python 2.7, but is a third-party package for older versions.
All libraries can be installed by
It is recommended but not required to use South. Again it can be easily installed by
You can simply type into a terminal
pip install cmsplugin-contact or
You can download a zip archive of the latest development version from GitHub.
Unzip the file you downloaded. Then go in your terminal and
cd into the unpacked folder. Then type
python setup.py install in your terminal.
'cmsplugin_contact' in your
INSTALLED_APPS section in settings.py. Don't forget to syncdb your database or migrate if you're using South.
'cmsplugin_contact.middleware.ForceResponseMiddleware' in your
MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES section in settings.py.
The email address that is used to send the message is picked up from
Reply-To: header is set to the user-supplied email address.
Sending the message using the user-supplied address to set
From: header of the email is
currently not supported.
This is because many servers will reject emails that use
From: addresses not registered with
Some servers may also strip the
Reply-To: header. For this, the user-supplied email address
is also added to the body of the message.
RECAPTCHA_PUBLIC_KEY and RECAPTCHA_PRIVATE_KEY
If you don't want to enter the ReCATPCHA keys in the admin interface you can provide them through these settings.
The same as for ReCAPTCHA goes fo Akismet.
( ('cmsplugin_contact.forms.ContactForm', _('default')), )
You can use your custom ContactForm, just add a new tuple with the class path and name pretty name to show for your user.
If you want to steal using the default ContactForm, do like this in your settings:
( ('cmsplugin_contact.forms.ContactForm', _('default')), ('my_app.forms.MyContactForm', _('My form')), )
In your custom form, you can set what template you want to use, like this:
class MyContactForm(Form): ... template = 'path/to/my_contact_template.html'
The default editor is WYMEditor like in Django CMS.
The plugin respects the
USE_TINYMCE setting of Django CMS. Please see Django CMS docs for more information on how to use TinyMCE.
If you have the package
'djangocms_text_ckeditor' in your
INSTALLES_APPS CKEditor is used.
examples/cmsplugin_custom_contact how to subclass
cmsplugin_contact and add custom fields into it. You can override
properties of the subclassed
ContactPlugin and use your own templates
After the contact email has been sent a signal is fired. You can use it like this:
from django.dispatch import receiver from cmsplugin_contact.cms_plugins import email_sent @receiver(email_sent) def handle_signal(sender, **kwargs): print kwargs['data']