Simfatic Forms 4.0 Beta 5 Released

Here is another release of Simfatic Forms 4.0 beta. (Beta 5). The last release, Beta 4, expires on June 30th.
You can download this new release and install it. Beta 5 expires on August 31.

Highlights
This new release has a brand new Look & Feel page:


'Must be unique' validation for text fields:


More alignment buttons and an updated 'Draw the form' page:


Most of the reported

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Simfatic Forms 4.0 Beta 4 Released.

Yet another release of Simfatic Forms 4 beta is available for download. The new version has a completely updated validation script and popup form feature. Please remember that the last release (Simfatic Forms 4.0.3 beta) will expire on April 30th. You can uninstall the earlier beta version and install the new beta version.

Highlights:
Validation updates:


Format as currency in Calculation

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Simfatic Forms 4 beta 3 available for download.

A new release of Simfatic Forms 4 beta is released. A new field : UniqueID and Timezone setting in the 'form processing options' page.



Here is the summary of updates in this new version:


New in Form processing options: timezone & 'allow load from URL'
Fixed: CSS file gets cached by browser and form looks bad - prevents css files from caching
New field: Unique ID
Fixed: calculat

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Simfatic Forms 4.0 Beta 2 Ready for Download!

A new release of Simfatic Forms 4.0 Beta is available for download. The main highlight in this release is the new File upload box that supports file uploads with progress bar, preview and more advanced features.

This release also comes with a number of fixes as well.

Here is a brief overview of the updates:

New File Upload widget, with preview support
Fixed: section in combination with a

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Simfatic Forms 4.0 Beta Released!

The new release comes with a number of exciting new features.

Here is a brief summary:

Multi-page forms !
With conditional pages and save and continue support.
Paypal support
'Conditional' page sections: hide/show a section of the form
based on conditions
Conditional recipients (for 'form to email')
Loading drop-down lists from database
Cascaded lists (Changing one dropdown list loa

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Correcting error: date() It is not safe to rely on ...

On some web servers, it throws this error when you upload Simfatic Forms script (or any other PHP script that uses PHP's date() function)

Error (2): date(): It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings..
You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you m

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'Conditional' Recipients

Suppose you want to send the form submission email conditionally, based on a form input.
For example, there is a 'department' drop down in the form. Depending on the selection in the drop down, the email should be sent to the corresponding address. (sales@mycompany.com, billing@mycompany.com etc)



The current version of Simfatic Forms (3.2) does not have the feature to set a condition for

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Simfatic Forms 3.2 Released!

Simfatic Forms 3.2 is moving out of beta.

Although the beta was for a relatively shorter period, we received tons of excellent feedback. Thank you very much for all those participated in the beta.

Download Simfatic Forms 3.2

Here is the list of changes in Simfatic Forms 3.2

Custom Client side code can now be added
(header, footer, custom css )

'Load v

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Simfatic Forms 3.2 Beta Released

A new version of Simfatic Forms is available for download.

This version comes with a few features that makes it easier to customize the form. You can add custom header footer or CSS code to the generated pages.
Moreover, the extension modules can hook to more call backs now.

Here is a brief roundup of the changes in 3.2 beta

Custom Client side code can now be added
(header, footer, cu

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How to add a 'Confirm Email' field



It is common to have a validation that compares two fields in the form - Confirm Password, Confirm email and so on.

Some developers believe that this will ensure that the correct email/password is entered. Just like you, I also don't like typing my email twice; but, since you asked, here is how to do it in Simfatic Forms.


First, add the email field and the 'confirm email' fields to y

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