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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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. These will be things such as name, email address and phone number. Fill in the Name. Fill in the Label.

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Set Show in list to Yes. Scroll down to the Form processing area. Set Status to Yes. You have created a form with Fabrik. It is best to use joom,a lowercase letters and underscores to create this name. You can collect data and then feed that data into charts, maps, calendars and more.


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Choose your Form on the right-hand side. Install Fabrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. Enter a table name. Keep your Name all lowercase. Elements are the actual data that people will enter into your form. Now that you have the form, we need to add elements.

This is where your form entries will be stored in the database. Add Elements to the Form. Fabrik is probably the most powerful of them all.

There are nearly 30 options for creating Joomla forms. You have created your form and database table.

Click Save and Close Repeat the steps above to make all the elements you need for the form. This will be the column heading in your database table.

However, although Fabrik is powerful and flexible, it can also be complicated fabri, use. This decides what type of data you’d like to collect.

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Make sure that Save partially completed multi-page forms is set to No. This will be the name for your form.

This is what people will actually see when they fill in the form. Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications. This will make the element show on your form.

Click Select next to Menu Item Type. View Your Form Congratulations. For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows tutoril to type in a textbox. This is the name of the form you just created.