jweiland/form-tools

A little collection of tools for TYPO3's EXT:form

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Type:typo3-cms-extension

1.0.4 2021-02-08 15:34 UTC

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README

Form_tools is an extension for TYPO3 CMS. It collects some tools for the TYPO3 FormFramework.

1 Features

  • It contains a form finisher to store all form fields as XML structure in DB
  • It contains a form element to set up a GDPR link in your form (works with the form editor)

2 Usage

2.1 Installation

Installation using Composer

The recommended way to install the extension is using Composer.

Run the following command within your Composer based TYPO3 project:

composer require jweiland/form-tools

Installation as extension from TYPO3 Extension Repository (TER)

Download and install form_tools with the extension manager module.

2.2 Minimal setup

  1. Check if DB table tx_formtools_requests was created successfully
  2. Open your TypoScript file or record
  3. Add: plugin.tx_form.settings.yamlConfigurations.1234 = EXT:form_tools/Configuration/Form/StoreAsXml.yaml
  4. Now you can use our finisher with identifier: StoreFieldsAsXmlToDb
  5. Add: plugin.tx_form.settings.yamlConfigurations.2345 = EXT:form_tools/Configuration/Form/Checkboxlink.yaml
  6. Add: module.tx_form.settings.yamlConfigurations.2345 = EXT:form_tools/Configuration/Form/Checkboxlink.yaml
  7. Add:
     lib.formLegalUid = TEXT
     lib.formLegalUid.value = 1 # or e.g.: {$form.legalUid}
    
    to your SETUP and define a target for the "Data protection notice" link.
  8. Now you can use the form element with type: Checkboxlink

2.3 Finisher StoreFieldsAsXmlToDb

Copy the finisher to your form YAML file.


  -
    options:
      -
        table: tx_formtools_requests
        mode: insert
        elements:
          text-1:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: first_name
          name:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: last_name
          telefon:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: telephone
          strasse:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: address
          plzort:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: city
          email:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: email
          textarea-2:
            mapOnDatabaseColumn: message
        databaseColumnMappings:
          pid:
            value: 12107
          tstamp:
            value: '{__currentTimestamp}'
          crdate:
            value: '{__currentTimestamp}'
    identifier: StoreFieldsAsXmlToDb
  • Some fields like first_name till message already exist in the Datatbase. You can map your renderables to them.
  • Set the pid where your mails should be saved (e.g. the same where your plugin resides).
  • The database field xml will automaticaly contain all posted data.