type='input' generates an <input> field, possibly with additional features applied. There are a number of variants to this type and it is used in various different ways, for instance with some additional wizards or modals. Keep an eye on the different available renderTypes.

In the database, this field is typically set to a VARCHAR or CHAR field with appropriate length.

Most input fields share common properties. Some properties only apply to certain render types. The render type inputDateTime has several unique properties listed separately.

The following renderTypes are available:

  • default: Can be a simple input field, a field with a value picker of predefined items or a value slider.
  • colorpicker: An input field with a JavaScript color picker.
  • inputDateTime: Renders an input field with date or time pickers.
  • inputLink: An input field used to handle links and mail addresses in the backend.