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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Dynamic Form based on Signed in User

I am a total noob in coding. Back in engineering school we had some coding classes and I was good at it but I never really focused on that. I know some python and c# and that is about it. I have a ...
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Should language file definitions/translations be used by multiple forms with the same text?

If you have a set of forms and some of the same fields are used on each form, do you create a language definition for each form's version of the field or just create a definition for the field? For ...
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When I save form data on a Joomla site to the database, Joomla logs me out

I am trying to make a Joomla-based warranty registration system. Recently, I was able to turn on the possibility of registering new users and logging them in. Only registered/logged-in users will be ...
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Implementing CSRF protection with Techjoomla's API plugin

I am writing an API and I want it to check that the data that has been entered came from a valid user session on my website. The API uses Techjoomla's API Plugin. When I send a 'POST' request to my ...
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Form With Buttons That Don't Submit Data

I am trying to make a page that performs various functions in vanilla Javascript. One of the functions involves submitting form data to Joomla. However the issue I have is that Following the following ...
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How to update an old contact form or fix a broken captcha requirement?

I never worked on this site and it appears to be outdated in the CMS. I am not very familiar with Joomla, but I see a bunch of console errors: http://www.frenchquarter-apartments.com/forms.php?...
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custom form list field add disabled options - create optgroups

I have a working list based on an sql query. Now I would like to add some spacers (not selectable items). When doing this manually in xml you can add the disabled attr to that item, but how can I do ...
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Access parent field value out of subform

I made a custom field and using it in a subform looking somewhat like this: <config> <fields name="params"> <fieldset name="basic" addfieldpath="/...
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Reload Item View with a Button and send a variable to the session

I try to add the possibility to my component to unlock content within the component item view. If you watch the item view page, you see a description and an image and a little button. If you click the ...
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How to dynamically reload admin-form-fields in Joomla

In a custom component, I'm developing an admin form with 2 fields, a combo-box for jobTitles and checkboxes for technologies. Both fields are loaded from a database table. The values of the checkbox ...
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How adjust “Maximum upload size” indicator for file upload?

Joomla prints a short notice regarding the Maximum upload size when including a file upload field with the standard form field file, see code and image below: <field name="image" ...
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Save/load a custom form inside a new tab in the article edit view

I have a plugin which loads a custom form in a new tab inside the article edit view. So far, no problem with this part: public function onContentPrepareForm(Form $form, $data) { // Check we are ...
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handling simple module form

I'm new in joomla, I created a module for learning purpose, let name it mod_form1, I don't know what framework or class in joomla i should use for this so I use plain HTML. this is my tmpl/default.php ...
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Pop up AcyMailing subscription form

I am trying to build a Joomla website with an AcyMailing subscription form. I'd like the form to be a pop-up window. I have researched thoroughly and I have achieved most of what I want. Now I have a ...
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Fabrik security issue: input tag attributes expose database table prefix

In the generated HTML for the input field, the id and name attributes shows the Joomla database table prefix. Exposing the database prefix is a security concern. Is there a way to prevent this? <...
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Update List field rendering after ajax update

for one of my extensions i need to update a select list by ajax. the whole ajax call is working and i got the new option vars for the select list. I add those options in the ajax's "success" function ...
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Js/Ajax function into a Js file doesn't work

I'm not a programmer (This is my hobby, but I like to learn new things). :) I'm developing a JComponent on my side, and I need to integrate an Ajax Call in order to check something. But I have this ...
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Error “Uncaught TypeError: Cannot set property 'value' of undefined” on submit form

I'm getting the following error when trying to submit a form using Joomla.submitbutton('book.submit') The error I get is: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot set property 'value' of undefined at Object....
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Form only posts regular HTML inputs (not posting XML fields)

I have a form (with XML fields) and it posts only the hidden fields type and other regular HTML inputs. It doesn't post the XML form. My form <form action="<?php echo JUri::base().'getpost'; ?&...
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Submit an XML form via AJAX using Joomla.submitbutton/form

I know there are a few questions regarding how to submit forms with AJAX but i could not figure out how to do it in my case. Should it be something like this? $("#adminForm" ).submit(function( ...
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Cannot extend my custom component's validation rules — does not validate

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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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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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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Joomla! 3.8 - How to hide Publishing Tab in front end

My registered users can log in to see, create and edit only their own articles. This works fine. However, when a user creates or edits an article, the "Publishing" tab appears at the top with "Content"...
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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 ...