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Form - Missing argument 2 - function formAskAction($data, $form)

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Community Member, 1 Post

21 April 2009 at 4:38am

Here are the relevant parts that I'm having trouble with:

	function formAsk()
		return new Form($this, 'formAskAction', new FieldSet(
			// List your fields here
			new HiddenField (
			   'Product Name',
			new HiddenField (
			   'Product Id',
			new LiteralField (
				'<p><b>Ask us a question about this product</b></p>
				<p>Please select the type of question you would like to ask and fill in the boxes below.</p>'
			new OptionsetField(
				'What type of question is this?',
					self::FORM_WHO_SALES => 'Sales',
					self::FORM_WHO_TECH => 'Technical Support'
			new TextField('FirstName', 'First name'),
			new TextField('Surname'),
			new EmailField('Email'),
			new PhoneNumberField('Telephone', 'Telephone', 0),
			new TextareaField('Enquiry')
		), new FieldSet(
 			// List the action buttons here
			new FormAction('formAskAction', 'Submit')
 		), new RequiredFields(
 			'Who', 'FirstName', 'Surname', 'Email', 'Enquiry'

	function formAskAction($data, $form)
		//Director::redirect($this->Link() . 'formAskDone?referrer=' . urlencode($data['Referrer']));
		$data = array('formAsk' =>  'Thank you for your email! '.$this->form_who[intval($form->Who)]);
		return $this->customise($data);
When I post the form on the client front end I get
[Warning] Missing argument 2 for Product_Controller::formAskAction(), called in /var/www/sapphire/core/control/Controller.php on line 162 and defined
POST /new-product/formAskAction
Now to my knowledge I've not updated my silverstripe version, and all that's changed from my working version was that I deleted the database on my development machine and then did a reinstall.


Community Member, 712 Posts

23 April 2009 at 10:32am


simple fix, change this line:

return new Form($this, 'formAskAction', new FieldSet( ...


return new Form($this, 'formAsk', new FieldSet( 

The second argument of the Form constructor is the name of the method that returns it, not the action method.