[formElementsDefinition]

Properties

[formElementsDefinition]

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition
Data type
array
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
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prototypes:
  <prototypeIdentifier>:
    formElementsDefinition:
      [...]
Good to know
Description
Array which defines the available form elements. Every key within this array is called the <formElementTypeIdentifier>.

<formElementTypeIdentifier>

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>
Data type
string
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value (for prototype 'standard')
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prototypes:
  standard:
    Form:
      [...]
    Page:
      [...]
    SummaryPage:
      [...]
    Fieldset:
      [...]
    GridRow:
      [...]
    Text:
      [...]
    Password:
      [...]
    AdvancedPassword:
      [...]
    Textarea:
      [...]
    Honeypot:
      [...]
    Hidden:
      [...]
    Checkbox:
      [...]
    MultiCheckbox:
      [...]
    MultiSelect:
      [...]
    RadioButton:
      [...]
    SingleSelect:
      [...]
    DatePicker:
      [...]
    StaticText:
      [...]
    ContentElement:
      [...]
    FileUpload:
      [...]
    ImageUpload:
      [...]
Good to know
Description
This array key identifies a form element. This identifier could be used to attach a form element to a form.

Common <formElementTypeIdentifier> properties

defaultValue

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.defaultValue
Data type
string/ array
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
undefined
Description
If set this string/ array will be used as default value of the form element. Array is in place for multi value elements (e.g. the MultiSelect form element).

implementationClassName

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.implementationClassName
Data type
string
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Classname which implements the form element.

renderingOptions.translation.translationFile

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.renderingOptions.translation.translationFile
Data type
string/ array
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Filesystem path(s) to translation files which should be searched for form element property translations. If translationFile is undefined, - "TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.Form.renderingOptions.translation.translationFile" will be used.

renderingOptions.translation.translatePropertyValueIfEmpty

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.renderingoptions.translation.translatepropertyvalueifempty
Data type
bool
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
true
Good to know
Description
If set to false, the form element property translation will be skipped if the form element property value is empty.

renderingOptions.templateName

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.renderingOptions.templateName
Data type
string
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
(see concrete element configuration)
Default value
undefined
Good to know
Description
Set templateName to define a custom template name which should be used instead of the <formElementTypeIdentifier>.

properties

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.properties
Data type
array
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Array with form element specific properties.

properties.fluidAdditionalAttributes

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.properties.fluidAdditionalAttributes
Data type
array
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
The values within this array goes directely into the fluid form element viewhelpers property additionalAttributes.

properties.gridColumnClassAutoConfiguration

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.properties.gridColumnClassAutoConfiguration
Data type
array
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Undefined
Related options
Description

If the form element lies within a GridRow you can define the number of columns which the form element should occupy. Each viewPorts configuration key has to match with on ofe the defined viewports within TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.GridRow.properties.gridColumnClassAutoConfiguration.viewPorts

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 gridColumnClassAutoConfiguration:
   viewPorts:
     lg:
       numbersOfColumnsToUse: '2'
     md:
       numbersOfColumnsToUse: '3'
     sm:
       numbersOfColumnsToUse: '4'
     xs:
       numbersOfColumnsToUse: '5'

label

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.label
Data type
string
Needed by
Frontend/ Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
The label for the form element.

formEditor

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor
Data type
array
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No (but recommended)
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Description
Array with configurations for the form editor

formEditor.predefinedDefaults

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.predefinedDefaults
Data type
array
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Defines predefined defaults for form element properties which are prefilled, if the form element is added to a form.

formEditor.propertyCollections

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections
Data type
array
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Array with configurations for property collections for the form element.

formEditor.propertyCollections.validators

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections.validators
Data type
array
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Array with configurations for available validators for a form element.

formEditor.propertyCollections.validators.[*].identifier

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections.validators.[*].identifier
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Identifies the validator which should be attached to the form element. Must be equal to a existing <validatorIdentifier>.

formEditor.propertyCollections.validators.[*].editors

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections.validators.[*].editors
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Array with available inspector editors for this validator.

formEditor.propertyCollections.finishers

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections.finishers
Data type
array
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Array with configurations for available finisher for a form definition.

formEditor.propertyCollections.finishers.[*].identifier

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections.finishers.[*].identifier
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Identifies the finisher which should be attached to the form definition. Must be equal to a existing <finisherIdentifier>.

formEditor.propertyCollections.finishers.[*].editors

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.propertyCollections.finishers.[*].editors
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
Array with available inspector editors for this finisher.

formEditor.label

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.label
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Good to know
Description
This label will be shown within the "new element" Modal.

formEditor.group

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.group
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Related options
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Description
Define within which group within the form editor "new Element" modal the form element should be shown. The group value must be equal to an array key within formElementGroups.

formEditor.groupSorting

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.groupSorting
Data type
int
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
No
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Description
The position within the formEditor.group for this form element.

formEditor.iconIdentifier

Option path
TYPO3.CMS.Form.prototypes.<prototypeIdentifier>.formElementsDefinition.<formElementTypeIdentifier>.formEditor.iconIdentifier
Data type
string
Needed by
Backend (form editor)
Mandatory
Yes
Default value
Depends (see concrete element configuration)
Description

An icon identifier which must be registered through the \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Imaging\IconRegistry. This icon will be shown within

formEditor.editors

Concrete configurations