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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Click Select next to Menu Fagrik Type. This will make the element show on your form. Click on Save and Close. You have created your form and database table.
Fabrik is probably the most powerful of them all. Elements are the actual data that people will enter into your form.
For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows users to type in a textbox. View Your Form Congratulations. This will jooml the column heading in your database table. No-one will see this.
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Tutoial Show in list to Yes. Make sure that Save partially completed multi-page forms is set to No. These will be things such as name, email address and phone number. Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications. This is the name of the form you just created. It is important to keep your naming convention consistent for future implementation of code.
This is what people will actually see when they fill in the form. Fill in the Name. Set Status to Yes. This will be the name for your form.
This decides what type of data you’d like to collect. Install Fabrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. Enter the Menu Title. This is where your form entries will be stored in the database.
There are nearly 30 options for creating Joomla forms. You have created a form with Fabrik.
Now that you have the form, we need to add elements. Keep your Name all lowercase.
Scroll down to the Form processing area. However, although Fabrik is powerful and flexible, it can also be complicated to use. Click Save and Tutorrial Repeat the steps above to make all the elements you need for the form. Choose your Form on the right-hand side.
You can find a direct link to the Fabrik file download by clicking here. 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. Fill in the Label. Enter a table name. You can collect tuttorial and then feed that data into charts, maps, calendars and more. It is best to use only lowercase letters and underscores to create this name. Add Elements to the Form.
Scroll down and click on Form under the fabrik heading.