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Form fields not publishing


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shauna

29 August 2008 at 12:29pm Community Member, 7 Posts

Hi all

I am creating a Contact Us form page in SS with multiple text fields (name, address, phone etc) all up there are approx 10 text fields. After creating, then publishing, the published page only has some of the text fields. I have tried flush=1, deleting and reinserting, renaming, reordering the fields but I can never get all the fields to publish, it seems to be a max of 2 fields on the published site at any time.

Is this a database/config issue? Anyone have any ideas? Thanks

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grilldan

29 August 2008 at 1:21pm Community Member, 135 Posts

I ran into this error too. I can make forms fine on localhost, but when I try to make one on my web server, I get only a few of the fields.

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SilverRay

29 August 2008 at 8:35pm (Last edited: 29 August 2008 8:35pm), Community Member, 167 Posts

Yep, same experience here. But the following might work: while constructing your form, hit the save button after each change you make. So, if you have a form with five textfields for instance, hit save after you have created each textfield with its properties set...

HTH

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dio5

29 August 2008 at 10:29pm Community Member, 501 Posts

Have experienced the exact same behaviour in the past... so subscribe :-)

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shauna

30 August 2008 at 12:41am Community Member, 7 Posts

thanks all and dio5..subscribe to....??

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SilverRay

30 August 2008 at 12:51am Community Member, 167 Posts

He meant that he posted a message to this thread just to be able to "subscribe" because the forum does not allow you to do this without posting some message it seems... ;)

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shauna

30 August 2008 at 4:47pm (Last edited: 30 August 2008 4:49pm), Community Member, 7 Posts

Hi all

I have found a solution to this issue. Enter one form field at a time and after each, save/publish the form AND ALSO refresh the form/CMS browser page. I don't know what is causing it but there appears to be a caching/refresh problem whereby it looks like you are adding new form fields into the SS but you actually are not. The CMS form page refresh shows exactly what has been entered and retained by the CMS and consequently publishes. Hope this helps others with the same issue

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markorton

11 September 2008 at 7:05am Community Member, 4 Posts

I have tried this "save" cycle idea. The current problem is that I can only get three input boxes on my form page. Would like to solve this.

Mark

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