Questions tagged [form]

A web form, also called html form, is a special html element consisting of several input elements, that allows the users to enter and send data to the server. One of the most common type of forms are the contact forms in websites.

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Server-side form validation won't work

I'm following along with this tutorial https://docs.joomla.org/J3.x:Server-side_form_validation My form <form> <fieldset name="form_name" addrulepath="components/com_mycomponent/models/...
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Display a form and post it to dabase

I want to insert a form in a default.php file and post it to the database. How should it be done? By adding an XML form or creating a regular HTML form and posting it to the database through a ...
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“Error” when developing an MVC Component In Joomla

I'm getting an error when trying to create an MVC Component, as shows here: https://docs.joomla.org/Special:MyLanguage/J3.2:Developing_an_MVC_Component/Adding_a_front-end_form But the problem is ...
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Joomla post requests

I'm trying to make an android application and so i want to connect it directly to my Joomla website, i want to send some post requests but they are getting denied, I'm not asking for any help ...
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Is there an easy way to build a form in Joomla that stores the currently logged in user's name?

I have a form created with the breezingForms extension for Joomla. I'd like to store the currently logged in user's name with the form. I don't need to continue to use the same extension. However, ...
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User Registration Assign to Specific Group

Joomla 3.9.14 I have a URL example.com/training/register, this displays a default Joomla user registration form. Within Joomla I have various user groups; - Guest - Registered - - Training - - ...
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Joomla datepicker field issue

Can someone help please? I'm working on a simple component which displays events. The component allows events to be submitted from the frontend. The form uses the Joomla datepicker. The problem I'...
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Contact Form Non Unique id #jform_id

Joomla 3.9.14 When I open a contact to edit their details and look in the browser console I can see the following notice; [DOM] Found 2 elements with non-unique id #jform_id: (More info: https://...
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Custom Fields Issues Saving - Video Included

Joomla 3.9.13 PHP version: 7.3.9 Mysql Ver 15.1 Distrib 10.4.6-MariaDB I am using the default Joomla contacts component, with no changes or overrides. I have configured a number of custom fields ...
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Translation file for Contact form module in French?

In my Joomla website, I'm using the module type "Perfect AJAX Popup Contact Form": The problem is that my website is multilingual, and a translation in French doesn't seem to be available. No when ...
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How to bypass deny direct access to edit link

I managed to edit a file in controller to allow for the edit article link to be directly accessed if a user has a particular username. This is a core edit, but it's a local website only only my pc so ...
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Using a custom field with different names

I want to use a flexible field name for a field across different forms thru my extension. My custom example field looks like this: defined('_JEXEC') or die; use Joomla\CMS\Factory; use Joomla\CMS\...
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Associate template to getMailer class

I have created a custom form, after submit send email to recipient with JFactory::getMailer With this class can add body, for example: $mailer = JFactory::getMailer(); $mailer->addRecipient('test-...
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Joomla editor field type text not posted when submitted

I'm working on a custom joomla module. It has a form with an "editor" type field. The fields are defined in the related xml file: <form> <fields name="main"> <fieldset name=...
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Variables in XML form definition

I'm creating a form using the Joomla XML form definition, and I want to create a range of integer values a user can select from. The number/integer field is fine for this use-- but I need to allow the ...
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Joomla 3 - Text area in Editor field breaks the Admin section

I have an editor field with some HTML code in it. The HTML code consists of a form and one of the form fields is a text area. When this code is added to the editor field, the Admin section of the ...
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How to make form action to work?

I'm learning how to make my own module on Joomla. MyModule mod_planejamentomensal.php is like this: //No direct access defined('_JEXEC') or die; require_once dirname(__FILE__) . '/helper.php'; ...
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How to access user-submitted values from a dynamic form?

I want to insert a row in my db-table with inputs from users. The form the users fill out is made with a foreach-loop: foreach ($results as $row) { echo '<div class="vm_kampe"><input ...
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Convert article to PDF?

I was wondering if anyone knows of any way to take the HTML content of a custom module which is placed inside an article and convert the HTML to PDF via the click of a button or so. So basically the ...
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Don't add empty fields to database after submission?

Is there any PHP code which will allow me to NOT submit any empty fields to the database. I have a form with about 200 fields, and a lot of the times many of them are empty. How can I not add the ...
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Assign user to a specific group based on custom field selected

I'd like to assign a user to a custom group instead a some standard Joomla group, based on a dropdown choice. I've created a user group named "students". Then I added a new custom custom field for ...
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How can I make it pssible for users to login and add their products?

I want to build a form for the users of my website to let them easily add their products in frontend page under the name of their shop. To this end, which plug-in, component, or extension ...
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How can I change the Class of SELECT fields that Joomla generates'

I've disable chosen.js so that all my <select> tags are plain HTML, but am so far unable to change the default class of inputbox to one of my choosing, (specificially from the Search Tools ...
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Component/software recommendation?

I want to know if you guys know of any good components or extensions which can perform the following: I want a user to be able to submit a form, view this form and edit it when they require. Every ...
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How can I save multiple dynamic values using check boxes?

I have a form which fetches and displays data from two databases (sessions, students) and allows a curriculum manager to select different combinations of students and classes by clicking check boxes. ...
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Joomla Calendar for versions >3.7

I'm trying to get a calendar form field to display without using XML. For previous versions, I called JHTML::_('behavior.calendar') and initialized it with Calendar.setup({args}) that would pass ...
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Get ajax post data from another module in plugin

is it possible to catch ajax post data from another module in my plugin? I'm using SimpleForm2 https://allforjoomla.ru/extensions/mod-simpleform2 So this module creates a form and pass post data via ...
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Form with nested set dropdown

I have to write front-end form in my component with dropdown list of categories and subcategories. Categories and subcategories amount should be unlimited. Should I use a nested sets model to do that?
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Change possition on Registration form of extra fiels added to users

I have added an extra field for membership number to Users but I cannot see how to specify where the field is displayed on the registration form. It comes as a separate section at the end after the ...
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Save multiple list custom field for component

I 've created a custom form field type class JFormFieldCategories extends JFormFieldList { protected $type = 'categories'; public function getOptions() { $db = JFactory::getDBO(); $...
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What controller does front end form data post to using a component

I have been using Joomla for the last couple weeks and it seems straightforward so far and I understand the code in examples. I've successfully created a custom module that displays on the front end. ...
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Custom dynamic fields - SimpleXMLElement in model and data info fields

Good morning, I have a question. I create my own fields in my own component. I'm using the "SimpleXMLElement" class. The form generates via getForm work perfectly: $newfieldset = new ...
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Joomla 3.7 change value in database after form button press

I want to do something really simple, but have to use Joomla what makes it probably complicated because I have less experience in Joomla development. I have field with a value (a number) which is ...
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Overriding layouts from your module

I have already copied the renderfield.php and renderlabel.php files from ~/layouts/joomla/form/ to ~/modules/mod_mymodule/layouts/joomla/form but the overrides don't seem to be recognised. I have ...
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Is it possible to render the same fieldset multiple times?

I'd like to render the same fieldset multiple times for batch create and batch update. Is it possible to do this with JForms? Currently I have a form like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-...
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Server side form validation always returns true

I am trying to validate the input of my form on server side, but I always get true from the validator. What am I doing wrong? .../templates/customer_registration.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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what component allows me to open a Virtual tour in a popup? [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a popup by modifying the source code through the editor. the code is as follows: <a href="#" onClick="window.open('mypage.htm','pagename','resizable,height=260,width=370'); ...
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joomla loadFormData

I am new in Joomla component development. I have used this document to develop the component. In this document there is a function loadFormData in Helloworld model as below: protected function ...
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How to develop a survey extension which prevents respondents from taking a survey more than once?

I'm looking for advice on how to make a survey for my Joomla production (3.6.4) site. A key requirement is to restrict respondents to only taking the survey once (i.e. preventing 'ballot-box' ...
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How to to create a multi-layered form system

I am new to Joomla and I am trying to create a form system whose questions will change depending on what was previously answered. The idea is to store this data into a database and allow other users ...
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XML form related fields

I need to make a form with dependent fields. I have already tried a lot of options, but have not found the right way. As in the picture below, I'm trying to load a new XML file when you select an ...
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Editing the Joomla Login Form

I had installed a template from joomshaper. I'm trying to edit the login form of it. I already try to overwrite the mod_login/.../default.html file, but the form used by the template is not being ...
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How does com_contact caching work when it has a form token?

I've been looking into conservative caching recently and felt I'd got my head around it. However, when I added it to a site, I was surprised to see that the core component com_content caches forms. ...
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How to create form on frontend

I am working on fof 2.4 project. In that I need to create a form on frontend. I have seen form in fof 3.0 in contactus sample component. But my project is in fof 2.4 Any one created form on front ...
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Joomla 3.5.1 - Ajax with PHP not send email [closed]

I'm having some problems with the action of an Ajax form. Here is the Javascript: <script type="text/javascript"> var $j = jQuery.noConflict(); $j(document).ready(function() { $j(...
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Save multiple fields in DB

Please help advice. How to save multiple Fields in the database. I have a form with X number of fields. Fields added using JQuery <input type="text" value="" name="jform[phone]"> <input type=...
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Where can I find a good tutorial and/or example for creating front-end forms in custom components?

I'm building my first component for Joomla 3.x (I don't need support for 2.x). I've created my models (and unit tested them). I'm now ready to create the views. To start I just want to create a simple ...
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JFormFieldList in Frontend -> Notice: Array to string conversion

I'm facing a strange problem. I'm trying to define a custom field for the frontend-view of my component like this: defined('JPATH_BASE') or die; jimport('joomla.form.formfield'); jimport('joomla....
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How to get articles categories in config.xml - Categories / SQL form field type?

With this given category field I want to show the article categories. <field name="import_category" type="category"label="test" description="test" extension="com_test" /&...
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Editor stripping Script

I have a form which has been created in a CRM and then the code copied in to the website and updated to make it look and read better. However, when I copy the code in, the "script" at the bottom of ...