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Drupal 7 Webform Cookbook by Douglas Vernon Denny

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Chapter 9. Creating Webform Components

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Creating the component module
  • Defining component features
  • Defining component defaults
  • Editing components
  • Rendering components
  • Displaying and reporting component data
  • Analyzing component data
  • Validating submitted data
  • Testing the module

Introduction

In a specific business context we may find benefit in creating custom components for our Webforms. In this manner, we can apply specific customized validation and formatting rules to a component type that is available to all Webforms across our website. Additionally, we may set the component up with various defaults already in place, making things easier on our developers, as well as the administrative folks who create ...

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