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