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Widget Newsletter post error


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Community Member, 3 Posts

23 June 2012 at 8:17am

Hi everyone,
I'm trying to make a widget for users to subscribe to a newsletter.
Here's the code:

* Widget form the NETForms Newsletter
* the user only need to input his email adress
class NewsletterWidget extends Widget {
   static $db = array(
      "TitleNLW" => "Text",
      "TextNLW" => "Text",
      "PlaceHolderTextNLW" => "Text",
      "SubmitButtonTextNLW" => "Text",
      "UserKeyNLW" => "Text",
      "MailingListKey" => "Text"
   static $cmsTitle = "Widget NewsletterWidget";
   static $description = "Widget for a user to subscribe to the NETForms newsletter";
   function getCMSFields() {
      return new FieldSet(
         new TextField("TitleNLW", "Title on top of widget"),
         new TextField("TextNLW", "Text description under the title"),   
         new TextField("PlaceHolderTextNLW", "Text inside the submit field that will disapear when the user put something else"),
         new TextField("SubmitButtonTextNLW", "Text for the submit button"),
         new TextField("UserKeyNLW", "NETForms user key"),
         new TextField("MailingListKey", "NETForms mailing list key")

class NewsletterWidget_Controller extends Widget_Controller {
   public static $allowed_actions = array(
   function NewsletterForm() {      
      $header = '';
      $textButton = '';
      $fields = new FieldSet(
         new HeaderField($header, $header, 4),
         new EmailField('Email')
      $actions = new FieldSet(
         new FormAction('SendNewsletterForm', $textButton)
      $validator = new RequiredFields('Email');
      return new Form($this, 'NewsletterForm', $fields, $actions, $validator);
   function SendNewsletterForm($data, $form) {
      $userKeyTest = 'a1434f';
      $mailListKeyTest = '98550b77-4e';

      // get email from user entry
      // $email = $data['Email'];
      $url = ''.$userKeyTest.'&greeting=&firstname=&lastname=&email='.$email.'&externalkey=&mailinglistkey='.$mailListKeyTest;

      // create a new cURL resource
      $curl = curl_init();

      // set URL and other appropriate options
      curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
      curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
      curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_HEADER, false);
      curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, true);
      curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 1);
      curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_CAINFO, getcwd() . "/somesite/somecertificate.crt");
      // grab URL and pass it to the browser
      // go back to home page

When I try to submit an email, I get this (in dev mode)

[User Error] No widget found
POST /widget/58/NewsletterForm

Line 247 in C:\web\sitename\sapphire\core\control\ContentController.php

239       // find widget
240       $widget = null;
241       foreach($widgetAreaRelations as $widgetAreaRelation) {
242          if($widget) break;
243          $widget = $this->dataRecord->$widgetAreaRelation()->Widgets(
244             sprintf('"Widget"."ID" = %d', $SQL_id)
245          )->First();
246       }
247       if(!$widget) user_error('No widget found', E_USER_ERROR);
249       // find controller
250       $controllerClass = '';
251       foreach(array_reverse(ClassInfo::ancestry($widget->class)) as $widgetClass) {
252          $controllerClass = "{$widgetClass}_Controller";
253          if(class_exists($controllerClass)) break;


No widget found
Line 247 of ContentController.php
Line 143 of RequestHandler.php
Line 147 of Controller.php
Line 199 of ContentController.php
Line 67 of ModelAsController.php
Line 282 of Director.php
Line 125 of Director.php
Line 127 of main.php

I've seen a lot of people struggling with form inside a widget ... anyone have any idea?


Community Member, 3 Posts

23 June 2012 at 8:35am

for whom ever struggle with that kind of problem, simply add at the end of your Widget_Controller

function Link() {
    return $this->class;

and it'll do the tricks.