This screen is accessed from the back-end Joomla! administrator panel. It is used to manage contact categories in your Joomla! website.

How to Access


The Contact Category Manager is where you can edit existing Contact Categories and create new ones. Note that Contact Categories are separate from other Categories, such as for Articles, Banners, News Feeds, and Web Links. From this screen, you can also navigate to the Contact Manager: Contacts screen.



Column Headers

Click on the column heading to sort the list by that column's value.

List Filters

Filter by Partial Title

You can filter the list of items by typing in part of the Title or the ID number.

Filter. In the upper left corner just above the column headings are a Filter field and two buttons, as shown below:


If you have a large number of items in the list, you can use this filter to find the desired item(s) quickly. Enter either part of the title or an ID number and press 'Search' to display the matching items. You can type in whole words or part of a word. For example, "ooml" will match all titles with the word "Joomla!" in them. Click 'Clear' to reset filtering.

Filter by Max Levels. State, Access and Language

In the upper right area, above the column headings, there are four drop-down list boxes as shown below:


The selections may be combined. Only items matching all selections will be displayed in the list.

Number of Items to Display

Below the list you'll find:

Batch Processing

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This section lets you modify all currently selected (checked) items in one batch operation.


At the top right you will see the toolbar:



See Contact Manager Options.

Toolbar Links

At the top left, above the Filter, you will see the following two links:


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