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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You have created your form and database table. Make sure that Save partially completed multi-page forms is set to No. There are nearly 30 options for creating Joomla forms.

You can find a direct link to the Fabrik file download by clicking here. This is rutorial your form entries will be stored in the database.

This is what people will actually see when they fill fabtik the form. These will joommla things such as name, email address and phone number. Click Select next to Menu Item Type. Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications. 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. Click on Save and Close.


Scroll down to the Form processing area. Install Fabrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. Enter the Menu Title. Now that you have the form, we need to add elements.

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View Your Form Congratulations. This will be the name for your form. Fill in the Name. This decides what type of data you’d like to collect. Choose your Form on the right-hand side. Set Status to Yes. Fill in the Label.

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Keep your Name all lowercase. No-one will see this. This will make the element show on your form.

You have created a form with Fabrik. This is the name of the form you just created. This will be the column heading in your database table. Set Show in list to Yes. Scroll down and click on Form jomla the fabrik heading.

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.


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However, although Fabrik is powerful and flexible, it can also be complicated to use. For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows users to type joomla a textbox. Click Save and Close Repeat the steps above to make all the elements you need for the form. Add Elements to the Form.