Drupal 8 custom form generation

Drupal 8 custom form generation

In this article, we will let you know about generating Drupal 8 custom forms with the help of module “ContactForm”, Webform, Content Types and Fields. Here, Content-Type holds responsibility with CCK Fields, Contact Form, Webform etc to get a set of data’s such as phone number, email and website. You can see the default installation of CCK modules and Contact Form in Drupal 8. The remaining part of the download is the user's responsibility. Yes! WebForms is the user's responsibility for installation.

Step 1: Go to the section “Modules” and check whether you have enabled modules such as Field/Field UI and Contact Form.

Use the path admin/modules/install to download and install the module “WebForms” with the help of file zip/gzip.

It is recommended for all our users to use features in different usage. So, enabling sub-modules inside the WebForm module is a must. There, you can see three sets of sub-modules!

Here is the list of configurations used in WebForms:

Webform UI –
The user interface is necessary for maintenance and build-up

Webform Templates – The creation of webforms is implemented with starter templates

Webform Scheduled Email Handler – Email scheduler is handled by webform email handle

Webform Node – Integration of nodes with the content type used in webform

Webform Image Select – To select image support of providing element suits here.

Webform Devel – This gives support for developing tools in the module webform

Webform Bootstrap – It guides integration by using webform bootstrap

Webform Access – Specifically for nodes in web forms, you must have control of webform access.

Webform – It helps to enable the generation of questionnaires and webforms.

The settings without fail! Leave the module “Webform Devel” and do all enable the remaining modules.

Configuration of module “Webform example”:

Webform Element Example –
For creating a Webform element, it is must show the example

Webform Example Composite – For creating a Webform composite, it is must show the example

Web form Examples – It gives example for functionality and elements which is used to demonstrate cut-n-paste snippets

Web form Examples Accessibility – To test and review the webforms showing an example is a must

Webform Handler Example – Gives example for handler in webforms

Webform Remote Post Example – It gives example for posting submission of web forms even in the remote end.

Configuration of Webform experimental:

Step 1:
Use Webform shortcuts for creating elements in webforms. To do this, you can enable the module “example” but don’t enable the module “experimental”.

Step 2: Do save all the settings and so, you can get more information on Webform content sample to build up Drupal 8 forms. The generation of Contact Forms helps get an email address from the website. Go to the path admin/structure/contact and then start adding Contact forms newly.

Step 3: Whatever may be the need, you can create contact forms in Drupal 8.

Step 4: Start entering the values in the redirect path, display message, recipients and labels. Using Drupal 8 web forms, you can add videos and content as a tutorial.

Step 5: Go to admin/structure/webform for tapping “Add new Webform”. You will get the pop-up screen and so, you can enter the name here. Now tap on the “Add element” and select the field type too.

You can add information like email, phone number and address.

Here is the way for creating new forms in Drupal 8:

Step 1:
Start adding Content-Type with Fields in custom mode and so registered users can create the node.

Step 2: Go to admin/structure/types/add for adding new Content-Type. Again go to admin/structure/types for selecting Manage Fields. You can add fields like HTML text, text responses, pdf files, images, phone number, email and address.

Step 3: Use admin/people/permissions for setting up the user roles and permissions.

So, you have built up the custom forms in Drupal 8.
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