Designing your own forms

Forms and Lists (the successor of User Defined Table) is a powerful DNN module for creating your own forms and displaying them on your pages. As Portal Administrator you can define the data you want to collect and grant access to your users to add, update, and delete the records.

In this recipe we will see how to define a new form with the data types provided by DNN and how to collect the data and display it in a searchable list.

To make it easier to define the forms, DNN provides special data types to describe the data. This table shows some of the available types that we will use in this recipe.

Data Type

Description

Text

Used to hold text information from edit boxes, radio buttons, or drop-down lists.

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