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My FormAction is not redirecting

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Community Member, 125 Posts

8 October 2010 at 2:27am

Hi all,

I am setting up a background task (facebook related) in the CMS that requires an iFrame to perform.
The iFrame loads up the facebook signin/permissions. Once given that, the iframe reloads and shows some information in a dropdown button for the user to select. When they select and submit, the form is supposed to perform an action but its not redirecting properly. It is redirecting to "/FBController/iframe/SelectPageForm" and not firing anything.

Now I probably have this all flubbed up but maybe someone can help me here.
in one of my config pages in the CMS i have

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Social", new FBAuthField("SetFBPermissions","Authenticate"));

for my FBAuthField.php I have
class FBAuthField extends FormField {

   public function Field($id = null) { 
      $data = $this->form->getRecord(); 
      if($id && is_numeric($id)) { 
         $parentID = $id; 
      } elseif($data) { 
         $parentID = $data->ID; 
      } else { 
         $parentID = null; 

         $iframe = "<iframe name=\"{$this->name}_iframe\" src=\"FBController/iframe/$parentID/\" style=\"height: 282px; width: 425px; border: none;\" frameborder=\"0\"></iframe>";

         return $iframe;



Then for my FBController I have
class FBController extends Controller 
static $allowed_actions = array ('iframe'); 
public function  FBForm() 
					$alist = DataObject::get('Accounts');
					if ($alist) {
						$alist = $alist->toDropdownMap('page_id', 'page_name');
					$fields = new FieldSet(new DropdownField('accountID', 'Accounts', $alist));
					$actions = new FieldSet(new FormAction("selectPage", "Select Account"));
					return new Form($this, "SelectPageForm", $fields, $actions);

public function selectPage($data, $form) {