Joomla XML Standard Field Type – URL

Standard field type Joomla XML – URL displays a plain text field with data validation for the input of an address (URL).

It looks like this:

The field code from the image looks like this:

<field name="mytextvalue" type="url" default="http://www.example.com" label="Введите адрес URL" description="Описание поля"/>
Code language: YAML (yaml)

This field supports attributes:

  • name – the system name of the field.
  • type – the type of the field, in this case «url».
  • 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.
  • maxlength – sets the maximum number of characters entered.
  • size – the width of the field, which is specified by the number of characters.
  • default – sets the default value of the field.
  • class – applied CSS field classes.
  • readonly – sets the field to read-only mode, the field value cannot be changed. The options can be true and false.
  • disabled – makes the field unavailable. The options can be true and false.
  • required – sets the attribute of a required field. Possible choices are true and false.
  • filter – sets the option for filtering data in the field.
  • validate – connects to a field for validation.
  • relative – if true, free URLs can be entered.
  • hint – adds a placeholder to the field.

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

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