Administration of the application, such as creating product items, is all performed via a set of password protected web pages.
The following sections describe the main features of each page.
This page is used to define the forms. You can define as many forms as you wish and you identify them using the Form ID number.
Form name : Enter in an appropriate name for the form
Page URL : This is the full http URL of the web page that this form will go to after the form has been successfully filed in.
Make public : Identifies if this form should be visible.
The form fields page is where you define the individual fields.
The fields that you can enter will change depending on the field type that you have chosen. So a field type of DROPDOWN will display an entry to allow you to created the drop down list.
Field Name : Enter in an appropriate name for the field
Input Field Type : Select the field type from the dowpdown list
The Width of the Field : Defines the width of the element in characters
The Height of the field : Defines the height in rows for TEXTAREA element
Whether this Field is active : Defines if the field is to be displayed on the output display
Field Sort order : Sets the order in the output display - 0 is highest order
Whether this Field must be completed by the user : Also enter in a message which is displayed if the field is not completed.
Error Message to be displayed if not completed
Regular expression validation for this Field : Examples of regular expressions that can be used are included on the admin page.
Error Message to be displayed if regular expression validation fails
The recommended method of backing up your database is described in the following article.
The recommended method of restoring the database is described in the following article.
You will also need to back up your web files by copying them to a safe place on your computer.
Change your admin user password and username.
You may want to add in user names and passwords directly into the database if you have the ability to do that.
However, remember that the password is stored in MD5 encrypted format within the database.
Passwords must only have characters a - z and 0 - 9 and must not be greater than 10 characters.
Usernames are restricted to a-z, 0-9, @ and full stop characters.