Type Description Joomla minimum version
Accesslevel

Displays a drop-down list to display the access level.

and higher
Cachehandler

Lists the possible caching options.

and higher
Calendar

Displays a text box for entering a date. There is a calendar icon next to the field, by clicking on which, a pop-up window with a calendar will appear, in which you can select the required date.

and higher
Captcha

The field enables the use of the captcha protection module.

and higher
Category

Displays a dropdown list of categories for extensions.

and higher
Checkbox

The field adds a checkbox that can be checked.

and higher
Checkboxes

Displays an unlimited number of checkboxes that can be checked in any number.

and higher
Chrome Style

Provides a list of module templates.

and higher
Color

Adds a field with HTML input and color selection.

and higher
Combo

Adds a combo box.

and higher
Componentlayout

Provides a grouped list of master and template alternate layouts for a component item.

and higher
Content Language

Provides a box that lists the languages of the content.

and higher
Content Type

Provides a list of content types.

and higher
Contentlanguage

Provides a list of installed content languages for use in conjunction with the «Language Switcher» plugin

and higher
Database Connection

Provides a list of available database connections, optionally limited to a specified list.

and higher
Editor

Adds a WYSIWYG text editor.

and higher
Email

Adds a field for entering email.

and higher
File

Provides a field for selecting and uploading a file.

and higher
Filelist

Displays a drop-down list with files from the specified directory.

and higher
Folderlist

Displays a drop-down list with folders from the specified directory.

and higher
Groupedlist

Displays a drop-down list with values that are grouped by specific labels.

and higher
Header tag

Provides a list of h1-h6 heading tags.

and higher
Helpsite

Adds a dropdown list of reference sites for Joomla installation.

and higher
Hidden

Adds a hidden field to the form that cannot be changed by the user in the admin panel. This field can be changed directly in the code by editing the file.

and higher
Imagelist

Displays a drop-down list with a list of images from the specified directory.

and higher
Integer

Displays a drop-down list with numbers from minimum to maximum.

and higher
Language

Provides a drop-down list of installed languages for Front-end and Back-end.

and higher
List

Displays a dropdown list of custom entries.

and higher
Media

Adds a button with access to the media manager in the pop-up window for uploading and pasting images to users with the appropriate permissions.

and higher
Menu

Displays a dropdown list with available menus on your Joomla site.

and higher
Menu Item

Provides a drop down list of the available menu items on your Joomla site.

and higher
Meter

Adds a counter to display values in a range.

and higher
Module Layout

Displays a list of alternative layouts for the module, grouped by core and template.

and higher
Module Order

Displays a drop-down menu for setting the display order of the module.

and higher
Module Position

Adds a field for selecting the position of the module in the template.

and higher
Module Tag

Represents a drop-down list with HTML5 elements that can be used to wrap the module when selected.

and higher
Note

Displays a text note

and higher
Number

Displays a single line text box that accepts numbers only. Also, the field has an up and down arrow to decrease or increase numbers.

and higher
Password

Adds a text field for entering a password. After entering a character, it will be replaced with a hide character.

and higher
Plugins

Displays a drop-down list with a list of plugins from the specified folder.

and higher
Predefinedlist

Form field for loading a list of predefined values.

and higher
Radio

Displays a radio button to select different values.

and higher
Range

Provides a horizontal bar with the ability to select values from a specified numeric range.

and higher
Repeatable

Adds a button with a pop-up window, in which you can add repeating options in any number.

and higher
Rules

Controller output for setting access rights to a specific entity.

and higher
Sessionhandler

Displays a drop-down list of session handler parameters.

and higher
Spacer

Provides a visual separator between form fields. Used to separate and display text.

and higher
Sql

Provides a drop-down list of records retrieved when executing a query against the Joomla database. The first column of results returned by the query contains the values for the dropdown list.

and higher
Subform

Adds the ability to embed another XML form inside the current one.

and higher
Tag

Provides an entry point for tags (nested or Ajax).

and higher
Tel

Displays a field for entering a phone number.

and higher
Templatestyle

Displays a dropdown list with template styles.

and higher
Text

Adds a text field for data entry.

and higher
Textarea

Provides a multi-line text field for data entry.

and higher
Timezone

Displays a dropdown list of time zones.

and higher
URL

Displays a field for entering the text of a URL.

and higher
User

Adds a field for selection from a modal list of users. Displays the username but stores the user ID.

and higher
Useractive

Field displaying a list of available active user statuses.

and higher
Usergroup

Displays a dropdown list of user groups. Joomla 3.2 and up uses usergrouplist instead.

and higher
Usergrouplist

The field displays a drop-down list of user groups. It replaces the field type usergroup.

and higher
Userstate

Field for loading a list of available user statuses.

and higher