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 can collect data and then feed that data into charts, maps, calendars and more. No-one will see this. This will make the element show on your form.

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These will be things such as name, email address and phone number. Choose your Form on the right-hand side. This will be the column heading in your database table. Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications. It is best to use only lowercase letters and underscores to create this name.


Scroll down and click on Form under the fabrik heading. Scroll down to the Form processing area. Click Save and Close Repeat the steps above to make all the elements you need for the form. For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows cabrik to type in a textbox. It is important to keep your naming convention consistent for future implementation of code.

There are nearly 30 options for creating Joomla forms. However, although Fabrik is powerful and flexible, it can also be complicated to use. Enter a table name. Fabrik is probably the most powerful of them all.

Fill in the Name. This is the name of the form you just created.

You can find a direct link to the Fabrik file download by clicking here. This will be the name for your form. Set Status to Yes. Now that you have the form, we need to add elements.


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Elements are the actual data that people will enter into your form. Add Elements to the Form. Enter the Menu Title. View Your Form Congratulations.

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Click Select next to Menu Item Type. 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.

This is where your form entries will be stored in the database. Click on Save and Close. Fill in the Label. Make sure that Save partially completed multi-page forms is set to No.

Install Fabrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. Set Show in list to Yes. This decides what fabrim of data you’d like to collect.