Any application should be unambiguous. Every user should easily read and understand it. OroCRM applications contain many forms and fields. Developers can customize them and add even more, which can make the application difficult to use by other parties. The easiest way to avoid this is to add comments to the application elements: fields, forms etc. This can be done with tooltips in OroCRM. And we are going to show you how to do it.
If you have ever created CMS pages and blocks in Magento, you should know that there is a useful editor that makes entering the formatted text much easier. In this article, we will attach this WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor to our Magento admin form.
In the previous article we have described how the different settings can be applied to a custom extension. There’s nothing difficult for the simple settings such as text field or text area. But, if you look at the drop down, multiselect or editable items list you’ll notice that these items have additional fields, e.g. source_model, backend_model, frontend_model. Let’s focus on these models and find out more info about creating settings that require data models.
Magento 1.7 came with a lot of changes and new features – one substantial module that was added by default is captcha. So, we would like to shed the light on this amazing feature. You know how many robots/spam bots browse the internet searching unprotected forms. Argh.. Therefore, if you have opened form for unregistered users you need to protect it with captcha to avoid spam attacks :)
In this article we would like to cover a topic about a neat feature of admin forms, that will make management of your module’s data by store staff more convenient.