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On 07/01/2018 at 6:10 PM, justb3a said:

this is a really huge difference.. You could try to update version by version and always make sure to save module settings. Otherwise you could try to update the module settings json manually

Thanks for replying.  I tred updating the JSON manually to change allFields from a simple string to an array, which solved the initial problem, but then I got other errors with the scf-messages page in particular... I seem to have got my system into a proper mess so will probably need to reinstall from scratch.

One thing that puzzles me is that the documentation has changed a lot since version 0.2.1 - I can't see any reference to the scf-messages page at all in version 1.07 for example.

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@dougwoodrow It changed a lot, for example in the initial version the module generated a template file, so that everybody could adapt the html (form) structure as needed. But it turned out that this led to a lot overhead for me to support it. Furthermore I lost the possibility to use the ProcessWire way of handling form inputs, setting error messages, validation, form processing and so on. Therefore I decided to generate the complete form and offer as many options as possible to be able to adapt the markup / classes. Saving messages is still possible – with the difference that you're able to define the `save-messages-template` as well as the `parent`. So handling multiple (different) forms  isn't a problem...

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Hi there, 

I was wondering if it is possible to use an image field with the popular "Simple Contact Form" of @justb3a

When I tried I got the following error message (without even "uploading" an image):

Call to a member function path() on null in C:\xampp\htdocs\pw2\wire\modules\Fieldtype\FieldtypeFile.module on line 184

As I don't want to save messages on the server (so just sending an image), it shouln't be a security issue, I guess.

But is it possible to use an image field with the SimpleContactForm module? 

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Is it possible to create a custom spam message?  Along the lines of:

	'spamMessage' => 'Custom Spam Message'


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Hi all. Great module, Justb3a. It was easy to set up and get working, submitting to the same page without Ajax. Now I'm trying to do it with Ajax but something's not right: when I submit a blank form (expecting errors for required fields), the form disappears from the page without any notice (and without refreshing, so it's sort of working). Same if I submit the form with all the fields filled-in (I expect a Success message and no form, as without Ajax). I don't get any console errors.

I've included the simplecontactform.js and initialised it per the instructions. My contact-page.php looks something like this:

if ($config->ajax) {
} else {
<div class="row row-2">
    <div class="col">
        <?php echo $page->body; ?>
        <div><!-- if I remove this div, the entire .col div disappears -->
            <?php echo $modules->get('SimpleContactForm')->render(); ?>
} ?>

Am I doing something wrong here? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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hi all,

i've got some trouble submitting the form.
in the logs i've got a "Date difference is out of range" - notification, every time a form has been submitted.

i double checked all available and required fields.

Do you have any idea?


CF: 0.1.0
PW: 2.6.10

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Ok, I'm revisiting this. I guess I need to echo the form when I use Ajax:

if ($config->ajax) {
	echo $modules->get('SimpleContactForm')->render();
} else {

Now the form works fine with one exception: when I submit the form with required fields empty, ajax works and I get the red 'Missing required field' text, but when I submit a second time (with or without entering data in a required field), the page submits without Ajax (i.e., it refreshes). I suspect it's a jquery thing; any suggestions?

Here's the work-in-progress: http://bullocks-ley.strandoo.com/contact-us/. Thanks in advance.


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I'm trying to install the module on PW 3.0.42 but get an error:

Parse Error: syntax error, unexpected '[', expecting '}' (line 182 of /var/www/clubmoral_com/site/modules/SimpleContactForm/SimpleContactForm.module) 

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maybe you are using an old php version that does not support short array syntax [ ] ?

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is there a clean way (not touching the module) to get fields labels instead of fields name in the email content text?

//Line 464
foreach ($this->allFields as $inputfield) {
	$message[] = $inputfield .': ' . $this->sanitizer->textarea($this->input->post->{$inputfield});

to something like this (not working...)?

//Line 464
foreach ($this->allFields as $inputfield) {
	$message[] = $inputfield->label .': ' . $this->sanitizer->textarea($this->input->post->{$inputfield});



Amendment: Here's how I've approached to get this done, maybe someone else might be interested:

$message = array();
$message[] ='Some description...';
$message[] = '---';
$message[] = 'Name Surname: ' . $input->post->mail_name;
$message[] = 'Partecipa il 7 Luglio? ' . ($input->post->mail_option_01 == 1 ? 'Si.' : 'No.');
$date = new \DateTime();
$message[] = 'Date: ' . $date->format('Y-m-d');
$emailText = implode("\r\n", $message);

// in option array 
'emailMessage' => $emailText,


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On 7/19/2017 at 9:58 PM, szabesz said:

So you either have to downgrade to PHP 7.0.x or wait for @justb3a to update the module. You can "hack it" too, either by actually changing the module's code or you can try the "multiple copies of the same module" technique:


I never did the latter, BTW.

I had a vicious [] operator not supported for strings (line 133 ….) - problem, after casually upgrading the module. I could not access the backend anymore. I had PHP 5.6 running and tried out 7.0 and 7.1 without success. Then in my desperation I resolved to fiddling the module code (I have pretty weak PHP knowledge).  In simplecontactform.module, line 133 , I changed

foreach (self::$additionalFields as $f) $allFieldsExtended[] = $f;


foreach (self::$additionalFields as $f) $allFieldsExtended = (array)$f;

and at least I was again able to keep on working. But I don't know, whether the module is working fine now, as I have my contact form without module.

Might help some poor guy one day...

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I had the same problem and used the solution above. The module works now without the error, but it just doesn't work. Doesn't send me an email when the form is filled and doesn't save the message as a page.

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Just a quick question, as I wasn't able to find any answer over this tread: is the scf module capable of manage file uploads (therefore send email with attachments)?

Because my form gets error as soon as I attach a fileUpload fieldtype to the form, so no way for me to manage it

Much appreciated

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