[wp-hackers] Fwd: [GSoC - 2014] Introducing Myself
teja.amil at gmail.com
Tue Feb 25 12:01:43 UTC 2014
@Deven - This is interesting. Meanwhile, I have been thinking if post meta
is a good way to implement the forms? Each form would a number of
sub-elements and attributes. Can this be handled? Would it be better off
having a new data type. Most of the forms plugins seem to do it this way...
On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 4:49 PM, Deven Bansod <devenbansod.bits at gmail.com>wrote:
> : Thanks ! I will keep that in mind now on! :)
> @Nick : Thanks a lot for the guidance. I will surely checkout the way in
> which these plugins work. ! Will keep you posted!
> Meanwhile, I had thought of an UI like this and I wanted to have
> suggestions on that.
> @Ian :
> The Feature
> that you suggested for the base forms
> can be added as shown.
> The Form Builder Meta
> Box will help the user to build the Forms. As soon as the User Clicks the
> 'Add New Element' button, the 'New Element' Box Pops up. User Fills out all
> the Properties related to this Element which will include all the
> conditions, custom error msgs, parent field and all
> and clicks 'Add'
> The New element gets added to the Form(not shown here) and the New
> Element Popup goes away.
> (Not many
> properties have been shown here,
> will be added later)
> the User does this for all the Elements and then clicks 'Save the Form'.
> Now all the Meta Data is stored and the Form can be published.
> The area besides the New Element Box will continuously show the Live Form
> fields and their order which can be changed by simple drag and drop.
> Once the Form is saved, The Plugin will automatically generate a
> that will be passed onto post-content to show up when the form is loaded.
> The Plugin will generate the JS required for simple fields validation
> automatically from the Properties that user enters for the Element while he
> was adding it.
> The Plugin may also provide an option to add a few lines before the actual
> form starts. For example, the lines written in the text
> box shown in the right!
> Once the Structure for the forms and UI for the form making has been
> finalized, I will start
> on how the submitted forms will be handled and presented to the admin. !
> Please provide your feedback on this and correct me if I am wrong
> anywhere. ! :)
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