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 will make tutorlal element show on your form. Choose your Form on the right-hand side. No-one will see this. Scroll down to the Form processing area. Elements are the actual data that people will enter into your form.

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Now that you have the form, we need to add elements. Fabrik is probably the most powerful of them all. Set Show in list to Yes. You can find a direct link to the Fabrik file download by clicking here. For your “First Name” element, you will want a “Field” plugin, which allows users to type in a textbox. This is where your form entries will be stored in the database. This will be the column heading in your database table.


You can collect data and then feed that data into charts, maps, calendars and more. This will be the name for your form.

Set Status to Yes. Add Elements to the Form. This is what people will actually see when they fill in the form. This is the name of the form you just created. Scroll down and click tuforial Form under the fabrik heading. This decides what type of data you’d like to collect. Install Fabrik Fabrik is available from Fabrikar. Enter a table name.

Click Select next to Menu Item Type. Click on Save and Close. You have created a form with Fabrik.

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Fill in the Name. You have created your form and database table. These will be things such as name, email address and phone number.

It is best to use only lowercase letters and underscores to create this name. Enter the Menu Title.

It is important to keep your naming convention consistent for future implementation of code. Keep your Name all lowercase. Rather than simply create forms, Fabrik allows you to create real applications. 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.