The PDb_Template helper class makes setting up a custom display for a Participants Database record much easier in situations where you don’t want to just loop through the values. Sometimes you don’t want to treat each value the same, you want to lay out each value in a way that fits the information better. This… (read)
Sometimes you need to set the default value of a field depending on the context of the form you are using. Or perhaps you know what the field should default to because of which page the form is on or some other factor. This is easy to do using a custom template. If you’re not… (read)
Google Maps offers an easy way to show a location map without needing to register for and use the Google Maps API. This method is available to websites on a limited basis: if you are operating a high-traffic site, you may not be able to use this method, there is a limit to the number… (read)
This article demonstrates how to set up a list search the works on only one field, eliminating the field selector dropdown.
The Participants Database Template class adds flexibility and convenience to the job of building a custom template. This blog post goes over some of the main features with application examples.
In this post, I explain how to build a special kind of list template that only shows a single record when one is found with a search. IT’s great for applications where you don’t want a list of records to show until one is found with a search.
Let’s say you want some users who do not have access to the admin section to be able to edit records. You want to show them a list of records that includes a link to a record edit page.
This tutorial will give you the basic techniques for creating edit links in the record list. It also shows the general method for adding a link to a field.