Joomla XML Standard Field Type – Number

Standard field type Joomla XML – Number displays a plain text box that accepts only numeric data.

The field in the form looks like this:

The field code from the image looks like this:

<field name="mynumbervalue" type="number" default="0" label="Введите число" description="Описание поля" min="0" max="10" step="1"/>
Code language: YAML (yaml)

This field supports attributes:

  • name – the system name of the field.
  • type – the type of the field, in this case «number».
  • label – the display name of the field.
  • description – the displayed field description. In Joomla 3, it is displayed as a tooltip when hovering over a field name.
  • class – applied CSS field classes.
  • default – sets the default value of the field.
  • hint – adds a placeholder to the field.
  • filter – sets the option for filtering data in the field.
  • disabled – makes the field unavailable. The options can be true and false.
  • readonly – sets the field to read-only mode, the field value cannot be changed. The options can be true and false.
  • required – sets the attribute of a required field. Possible choices are true and false.
  • autocomplete – disables auto-fill for the field. To disable you need to specify a value for example autocomplete=”off”. To make autocomplete available, simply remove this attribute.
  • autofocus – sets autofocus to field after page load.
  • size – the width of the field, which is specified by the number of characters.
  • min – sets the minimum possible value.
  • max – sets the maximum possible value.
  • step – step of switching the value by pressing the arrows.

For now, that’s all there is to it about the Joomla XML field type – Text. If we receive new information, it will be added to this article.

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