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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3 votes
1 answer
100 views

Is the following everything one should do to prevent SQL injection?

In order to sanitize the user input in an article insertion form (title and HTML content), here are the bits that I've included: Use of JInput: $jinput = JFactory::getApplication()->input; get ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
47 views

Custom multiselect field not working in J4

In my Joomla 3 component, i have a custom field that is a select list with multiple=true. The values of such an select list are binary handled like 1,2,4,8,16. When storing, the values are getting ...
user avatar
  • 81
2 votes
2 answers
97 views

Component/module for registering to get document

I'm looking for a way to have users register their email and then get sent a document, like you often see on sites offering white papers. I've looked at many of the download extensions on the JED but ...
user avatar
  • 267
0 votes
0 answers
22 views

Override form fields in custom component

I'd like to override my radio form field that I made in my .xml file in my custom component. But i tried overriding it in my template via this post: Template override form fields in com_user But that ...
user avatar
  • 325
0 votes
1 answer
47 views

Manually render Clear form button in layout

I followed instructions here and I render some fields in my front end view, like this: echo $this->filterForm->renderField('search', 'filter'); Now I wonder how to manually add a clear button. ...
user avatar
  • 207
1 vote
1 answer
61 views

Where do I add php code to submit an HTML form?

I am new to Joomla, and so far, I used the basics to make a simple website. I decided to try out making a component, using JCB, that has a database of a list of items, and for each item, there is a ...
user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
32 views

Manipulate values of form before sending

A customer of mine has a Joomla website with several forms. When submitting these forms an email is sent to my customer with the content. Unfortunately the preset values ("value if empty") ...
user avatar
  • 101
2 votes
1 answer
375 views

How to override a form field in Joomla 4

I have the following field in my module's XML: <field addfieldpath="/modules/mod_xxxxxx/fields" name="icon" type="filelist" label="Icon" />...
user avatar
  • 26.5k
0 votes
1 answer
22 views

Getting object value from form fields

when i do a var dump of ($fields), i get this. i am trying to get the object element => @attributes => article protected 'autofocus' => boolean false protected 'element' => object(...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
44 views

loadForm change behaviour from J!3.9 to J!4.0 and data not loaded with the form

In my component in a model backend, I'm loading a form but since moving the code to be used on J!4.0 the data associated to the form isn't loaded anymore. The loadForm is called: https://github.com/...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
29 views

Capture multiple images using camera in file upload field in RSForm Pro

I want to capture multiple images using camera in file upload field in RSForm Pro. Currently, it won't allow me to capture multiple images in the single field. Please see the file upload field, in ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
42 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
37 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 128
0 votes
0 answers
24 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
26 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 249
2 votes
1 answer
125 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 483
1 vote
2 answers
104 views

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="/...
user avatar
  • 331
0 votes
1 answer
67 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
413 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
176 views

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" ...
user avatar
  • 219
1 vote
1 answer
65 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
93 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
176 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
19 views

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? <...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
813 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 483
2 votes
2 answers
184 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

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....
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

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'; ?&...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
91 views

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( ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
112 views

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/...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
33 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
210 views

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 ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
48 views

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, ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
603 views

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 - - ...
user avatar
  • 3,501
0 votes
0 answers
131 views

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'...
user avatar
  • 43
1 vote
1 answer
125 views

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://...
user avatar
  • 3,501
0 votes
2 answers
66 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
222 views

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\...
user avatar
  • 331
0 votes
1 answer
91 views

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-...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
141 views

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=...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
111 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1,079
1 vote
1 answer
46 views

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 ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
760 views

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'; ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
210 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
492 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 155
1 vote
1 answer
100 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 155
1 vote
1 answer
947 views

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 ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
29 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 1
3 votes
2 answers
547 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 7,665
0 votes
1 answer
36 views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 155