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 find a direct link to the Fabrik file download by clicking here. Enter the Menu Title. This will be the name for your form. You have created your form and database table. Ffabrik Fabrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. This is where your form entries will be stored in the database.

View Your Form Congratulations. Click Select next to Menu Item Type. It is best to use only lowercase letters and underscores to create this fabrio. Scroll down to the Form processing area.


Enter a table name. 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.

This is the name of the form you just created. Choose your Form on the right-hand side.

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Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications. Fill in the Label. You can collect data and then feed that data into charts, maps, calendars and more. This will make the element show on your form. For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows jokmla to type in a textbox. This decides what type of data you’d like to collect.

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

Make sure that Save partially completed multi-page forms is set to No. Fill in the Name. These will be things such as name, email address and phone number. Scroll down and click on Form under the fabrik heading.


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Joimla have created a form with Fabrik. No-one will see this. There are nearly 30 options for creating Joomla forms. This is what people will actually see when they fill in the form. Set Status to Yes.

Elements are the actual data that tjtorial will enter into your form. However, although Fabrik is powerful and flexible, it can also be complicated to use.

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Now that you have the form, we need to add elements. Add Tutlrial to the Form. Fabrik is probably the most powerful of them all. Click on Save and Close.

Keep your Name all lowercase. It is important to keep your naming convention consistent for future implementation of code.