This is the second of our 3-part introduction to Fabrik. You can watch our full class on using Fabrik here: . Fabrik is a highly ﬂexible Joomla! Component for Building Custom Web Applications.! DB INPUT FORM(s) DATA VIEWS Forms for Users to. (Joomla version). SPI Laboratory (Pty) Ltd. Page ii. Issue: 1 24 December JFL-URMFabrik-Tutorial-Master-Detail-JMdoc.
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This will make the element show on your form. However, although Fabrik is powerful and flexible, it can also be complicated to use. There are nearly 30 options for creating Joomla forms. Make sure that Save partially completed multi-page forms is set to No. This will be the column heading in your database table. You can find a direct link to the Fabrik file download by clicking here.
This is the name of the form you just created. For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows users to type in a textbox.
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Choose your Form on the right-hand side. This is where your form entries will be stored in the database. Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications.
View Your Form Congratulations. Add Elements to the Form. Install Fbrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. Now that you have the form, we need to add elements. No-one will see this. In this tutorial, we’re going to give you a gentle introduction to Fabrik, and we’ll show you how to set up your first form. You have created a form with Fabrik. Click Save and Close Repeat the steps above to make all rabrik elements you need for the form.
Fabrik is probably the most powerful of them all. These will be things such as name, email address and phone number.
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This is what people will actually see when they fill in the form. Click Select next to Menu Item Type.
Fill in the Label. You can collect data and then feed that data into charts, maps, calendars and more. It is important to keep your naming convention consistent for future implementation of code.
This decides what type of data you’d like to collect.
Click on Save and Close. Keep your Name all lowercase. Scroll down to the Form processing area. Fill in the Name. This will be the name for your form. You have created your form and database table. It is best to use only lowercase letters and underscores to fabruk this name. Enter the Menu Title.
Enter a table name. Set Show in list to Yes. Set Status to Yes. Scroll down and click on Form under the fabrik heading. Elements are the actual data that people will enter into your form.