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CMSwithMe
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User content custom fields

Post by CMSwithMe » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:58 pm

Hello lovely Joomla community,

I could use a little guidance/opinion on a thing I am trying to do. I want to create a site with users that will allow users to simply create lists of books they have read and give a mini review.

I am really hoping this can be done using joomla core articles. I am thinking that users would be allowed to create an article but the article would be formatted with custom (repeatable) fields. The fields would be
-Book Name
-image field for book cover
-mini review
-rating (dropdown list)

If someone knows how to do this with joomla core articles, I would love some guidance or links to related documentation. If this can't be done with joomla core articles, then I would be open to any suggestions for extensions.

Thanks is advance

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Re: User content custom fields

Post by harperlala » Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:46 pm

- create these content custom field if they not see it in default article form... show them in front-end
- create menu with type: article/ create article
- in option of com_contet/ article/ Create = allowed
then you can see form add article in front-end

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Re: User content custom fields

Post by CMSwithMe » Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:24 pm

Thank you harperlala for the reply. Your solution seems to allow users to create an article with 1 book rather than the list of books that I'm trying to achieve.

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Re: User content custom fields

Post by harperlala » Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:42 am

what is book? what do you want about it?
if you want dynamic data of book with drop down???? you can create via backend.

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Re: User content custom fields

Post by brendanhedges » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:47 am

Hi, i would use a brilliant componant called form2content. I think the free lite version will do as you need. It will create a native joomla article for you, but the output will be uniform across all articles depending on how you setup the templates for it. Once you get your head around how the component works its easy to use.


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