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Add consent checkbox to core Joomla contact form with Joomla 3.9 Confirm Consent Plugin

The Content – Confirm Consent plugin adds a required checkbox to the core Joomla contact form.  


Just like the Privacy Consent and Terms and Conditions plugins, the Content – Confirm Consent plugin is installed with the Joomla 3.9 update, but it is set to Disabled.  

To enable and configure the Content – Confirm Consent plugin, go to Extensions –> Plugins and search Consent.

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Click on Content – Confirm Consent to configure the plugin.

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On this page, you can customize the settings for the plugin.

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  1. Short Privacy Policy – This is the text that will appear above the Privacy Consent checkbox.  You can use the default wording that is provided, or customize with your own text.
  2. Privacy Article – If you have a long policy, you can create an article here, which will display as a popup to the user.  This can be left blank if you do not need to create a longer policy article.
  3. Set the plugin as Enabled, and click Save and Close.



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