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2 email forms on one page

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Community Member, 84 Posts

20 November 2010 at 4:19am

I wonder if it is possible to have 2 different forms on one page.
I ahve installed the userforms module and I can add one form to the page but i do want 2 differnt forms.

See my attached image how I would like it to look like, or do anyone have another solution to it?

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Forum Moderator, 5521 Posts

23 November 2010 at 9:51pm

UDF doesn't support multiple forms on a page, you would need to write your own forms (or at least one) like

Or you could change that design to have form. Whats the difference between the two?


Community Member, 83 Posts

14 December 2010 at 12:24pm

Hi Willr,

I have a simmilar problem, because I want to have many forms on a page (without using UDF).

A function e.g.

 public function listUsers() { ... } returns a DataObjectSet of Users.
These users are listed on the Page and displayed with jQueryUI Accordion (thats why having 10 forms on the same Page doesnt look bad)
So if I click on a User additional information is shown and I also get a contactform for this user.

The form is a property of the DataObjectSet:
public function listUsers() {
   foreach ($users AS $user) {
      $fieldset = new Fieldset(...);
      $actions = new FieldSet(
         new FormAction('userContactSend', 'send')

      $user->contactForm = new Form($this, "what in here?", $fieldset, $actions);

My problem is the second param of the form-class.

Normally you would have a method in your code that returns this form, like in tutorial 3:

return new Form($this, 'BrowserPollForm', $fields, $actions);

In my case all forms are build within the function listusers().
So, if i fill a form out a form and click "send" i get a blank form and the information is lost.

Hopefully someone has solved this before.


Forum Moderator, 5521 Posts

14 December 2010 at 3:05pm

what in here?

That is the name of the function you are currently in. Whatever you put in there needs to be the name of a function which returns the exact form.

When you submit a form in SilverStripe it call's the function in that space *before* passing it to the userContactSend() function so it is important.