New Pro 3.0

These options are relevant to the edition of a contact (outside the context of contact edition in the user profile).

Contact edition is available to any user who is the creator of the contact (and has the permission edit.own) and/or to any user who is linked to one or more contact(s) (and has permission edit.linked).

Details

Select all the fields that will show in the Details tab.

Field The field to edit.
  • Section a possible header for the fields that follow
  • [core contact fields] such as position, telephone...
  • [additional contact fields] such as company, gender... (only available if the extension's Add key contact fields plugin is enabled)
  • [custom fields] fields that are not grouped
Label Optional re-naming of the field. In the case of a section, this is the label for the section.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site
Description Optional description or help about the field and the values that are expected.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site

Make sure you do not select duplicated fields to avoid erratic behavior.

Miscellaneous

Select all the fields that will show in the Miscellaneous tab.

Field The field to edit.
  • Section a possible header for the fields that follow
  • [core contact fields] such as position, telephone...
  • [additional contact fields] such as company, gender... (only available if the extension's Add key contact fields plugin is enabled)
  • [custom fields] fields that are not grouped
Label Optional re-naming of the field. In the case of a section, this is the label for the section.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site
Description Optional description or help about the field and the values that are expected.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site

Publishing

Select all the fields that will show in the Publishing tab.

Field The field to edit.
  • Section a possible header for the fields that follow
  • Status the published state of the contact (if not selected, will take the default)
  • Category the contact category (if not selected, will take the default)
  • Tags the contact tags
  • Featured if the contact is featured or not (if not selected, will not be featured)
  • Access the groups that have access to the contact (if not selected, will take the default)
  • Language the site's language under which the contact will show (if not selected, will be available for all languages)
  • Meta keys
  • Meta description
  • First sort field the sort fields
  • Second sort field
  • Third sort field
Label Optional re-naming of the field. In the case of a section, this is the label for the section.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site
Description Optional description or help about the field and the values that are expected.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site

Field groups

Select all the groups of custom fields you want to include. Each group will be its own tab.

Group The group of fields to edit
Label Optional re-naming of the group tab.
Enter a language key for language overrides on a multi-lingual site

To be editable, each custom field must have the permission Edit Custom Field Value set to Allowed for the group of users that will edit the contacts.

Other settings

Default category The default category all new contacts will be members of
Default status The default published state all new contacts will have
Default access The default visibility all new contacts will have
Upload directory The directory under which all contact pictures will be stored (in the media manager)
Directory per user Whether to create sub-directories in the upload directory for each user editing and/or creating contacts

When a user creates a new contact and that user has edit.linked permissions, the new contact is automatically linked with that user.

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