ViewHelper Documentation


Form view helper. Generates a


= Basic usage =

Use <f:form> to output an HTML tag which is targeted at the specified action, in the current controller and package. It will submit the form data via a POST request. If you want to change this, use method="get" as an argument. <f:form action="...">...</f:form>

= A complex form with a specified encoding type =

<f:form action=".." controller="..." package="..." enctype="multipart/form-data">...</f:form>

= A Form which should render a domain object =

<f:form action="..." name="customer" object="{customer}"> <f:form.hidden property="id" /> <f:form.textbox property="name" /> </f:form> This automatically inserts the value of {} inside the textbox and adjusts the name of the textbox accordingly.


additionalAttributes anySimpleType

Additional tag attributes. They will be added directly to the resulting HTML tag.

data anySimpleType

Additional data-* attributes. They will each be added with a "data-" prefix.

action string

Target action

arguments anySimpleType


controller string

Target controller

extensionName string

Target Extension Name (without "tx_" prefix and no underscores). If NULL the current extension name is used

pluginName string

Target plugin. If empty, the current plugin name is used

pageUid integer

Target page uid

object anySimpleType

Object to use for the form. Use in conjunction with the "property" attribute on the sub tags

pageType integer

Target page type

noCache boolean

set this to disable caching for the target page. You should not need this.

noCacheHash boolean

set this to suppress the cHash query parameter created by TypoLink. You should not need this.

section string

The anchor to be added to the action URI (only active if $actionUri is not set)

format string

The requested format (e.g. ".html") of the target page (only active if $actionUri is not set)

additionalParams anySimpleType

additional action URI query parameters that won't be prefixed like $arguments (overrule $arguments) (only active if $actionUri is not set)

absolute boolean

If set, an absolute action URI is rendered (only active if $actionUri is not set)

addQueryString boolean

If set, the current query parameters will be kept in the action URI (only active if $actionUri is not set)

argumentsToBeExcludedFromQueryString anySimpleType

arguments to be removed from the action URI. Only active if $addQueryString = TRUE and $actionUri is not set

fieldNamePrefix string

Prefix that will be added to all field names within this form. If not set the prefix will be tx_yourExtension_plugin

actionUri string

can be used to overwrite the "action" attribute of the form tag

objectName string

name of the object that is bound to this form. If this argument is not specified, the name attribute of this form is used to determine the FormObjectName

hiddenFieldClassName string

enctype string

MIME type with which the form is submitted

method string

Transfer type (GET or POST)

name string

Name of form

onreset string

JavaScript: On reset of the form

onsubmit string

JavaScript: On submit of the form

class string

CSS class(es) for this element

dir string

Text direction for this HTML element. Allowed strings: "ltr" (left to right), "rtl" (right to left)

id string

Unique (in this file) identifier for this HTML element.

lang string

Language for this element. Use short names specified in RFC 1766

style string

Individual CSS styles for this element

title string

Tooltip text of element

accesskey string

Keyboard shortcut to access this element

tabindex integer

Specifies the tab order of this element

onclick string

JavaScript evaluated for the onclick event

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