Multiforms Vandug Oct 2007

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The Drupal Multiforms module is designed for the collection of data from users. It can be used to easily author multi-page forms which are published as nodes.

The Drupal Multiforms module is designed for the collection of data from users. It can be used to easily author multi-page forms which are published as nodes.

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  • 1. Multiforms A Drupal Module for THE Quick CREATION oF Contests and Surveys Presented For the Vancouver Drupal Users Group - Oct. 18, 2007
  • 2. What it IS • Created for the Georgia Straight to minimize setup and development time for contests and surveys • Allows quick creation of contests and surveys for publishers: newspapers, radio, television, blogs • Focused on ease of use and automation rather than being everything to everybody • Designed with the help of Geoff Burke and Miles Keir
  • 3. FEATURES • “Snippets” (reusable groups of fields) • Random draw capability • Integrated email referrals • Scheduled closing date/time and message • Ability to pick which form fields are key fields • Actions Module integration • Plugin field architecture using hooks • Export, view, edit, purge submission data
  • 4. DEMO [Insert demo here]
  • 5. ROADMAP • User-specific quot;snippetsquot; (currently global) • Option to allowing registered users to edit their submissions • Complex field type support (multiple choice, etc.) • More field types (field, image, etc.) • More granular access control
  • 6. WISHLIST • Logic for conditional branching and action calls • Freeform structure of sections and forms (currently two-level) • Submissions as nodes • More ways of integrating with other Drupal modules
  • 7. RESOURCES • Drupal.org project page: http://drupal.org/project/multiforms • Drupal.org handbook page: http://drupal.org/node/145576 • Presentation: http://mikecantelon.com/multiforms • Questions: mcantelon@gmail.com Thanks to the Georgia Straight for sponsoring development and to Djun Kim and James Walker of Bryght for their workshops on Drupal development!