Dreamweaver Web forms tools

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A must if you request information from your visitors for any purpose, this extension will allow you to create a form with fully customizable fields so any visitor can complete and submit his/her information, while you collect the data.

Cost: $29.99
Author: HotDreamweaver
Web Site: www.HotDreamweaver.com
Multi File Fields offers visitors the chance to upload more than one file as they are completeing a form, registration, etc. Many times visitors are required to upload more than one file and this extension will generate as many extensions as the user requires in a quick and automatic way.
Cost: $9.99
Author: TrioSolutions
Web Site: components.developers4web.com
This extension will save visitors time when confronted with a multiple options, in cases when they wish to check them all. This will make your webpage more user-friendly, keeping visitors from a boring and repetitive task, increasing the chances they will complete the registration form.
Cost: $14.99
Author: HotDreamweaver
Web Site: www.HotDreamweaver.com
Calculated field is an elegant way to insert calculations and other type dynamical fields that change whenever one of the previous fields is modified, this applies to calculations of total costs, average, discounts, etc. This will make the display of all kind of transaction a lot easier for both the visitor and the webpage owner.
Cost: $19.99
Author: HotDreamweaver
Web Site: www.HotDreamweaver.com
With this extension, users will be able to complete forms with the autofill option, making the whole process of filling out applications or any other kind of form easier and faster, saving the user valuable time. Richform works regardless of whether or not visitors have javascript installed.
Cost: $29.99
Author: HotDreamweaver
Web Site: www.HotDreamweaver.com
This extension is an efficient yet simple way that works as an alternative to form filling, specially when it comes to choosing brands, products and product models. The relational list works as a pair of lists; the main one from where many customizable options are available and the subordinate list, where a set of (equally customizable) options in relation to the choice in the main list appear.
Cost: $29.99
Author: HotDreamweaver
Web Site: www.HotDreamweaver.com
Filling out forms takes a lot of time and an effort that, many times, most users can't afford. This can be helped with Dreamweaver's autocomplete extension. As the user fills out the different fields in the form, options for the appropriate field will appear as he types in the successive letters of that word (for instance, city, country, Name, etc.) making the registration process easier and faster, improving the chances of a form being fully completed before submission.
Cost: $19.99
Author: TopDreamweaver
Web Site: TopDreamweaverExtensions.com

Keypad extension allows attaching a popup keypad to text, password and textarea fields for mouse-driven data input.

The keypad widget assists the user in entering special characters or characters in other languages that don't appear in standard keyboards by default. Users can select the characters that don't appear in the keyboard using the keypad widget whilst continuing typing others characters in their normal keyboards.

It also can be attached to a password field to add more secure text entry so that users don't have to use the keyboard to type their passwords or sensitive information.

Cost: $16.99
Author: DWBooster
Web Site: www.DWBooster.com

Facebook-like selector widget improves usability of ordinary multi-select input controls replacing them with new fancy facebook like selector, user friendly, with auto complete.

In ordinary multi-select form controls, if users need to select multiple items, then they have to click holding down the CTRL key (for Windows, the command buttonn for Mac). That can get annoying for users, especially with long list of selectable items.

Ordinary HTML select controls also are known to cause layout issues, for example if you need to put a layered div over a select, you will realize that Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and lower will still display the select box.

With Facebook-like selector, the select control is turned into user-friendly, functional, searchable, and autocompletable widget.

Cost: $19.99
Author: DWBooster
Web Site: www.DWBooster.com

Multiselect widget improves usability of ordinary multi-select input controls replacing them with a nice and clean widget that allow multiple options to be selected with just the mouse and without taking up more room that you need.

In ordinary multi-select form controls, if users need to select multiple items, then they have to click holding down the CTRL key (for Windows, the command button for Mac). That can get annoying for users, especially with long list of selectable items.

Ordinary HTML select controls also are known to cause layout issues, for example if you need to put a layered div over a select, you will realize that Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and lower will still display the select box.

With multi-select widget, the select control is turned into user-friendly, functional, searchable, and sortable widget.

Cost: $19.99
Author: DWBooster
Web Site: www.DWBooster.com

Checkbox List DemoCheckbox list widget improves usability of standard multiple-select input controls replacing them with a more intuitive to use, scrollable checklist that allow multiple options to be selected with just the mouse and without taking up a lot of screen.

This solution uses a different user-interface that accomplishes the same result as the multi-select list box and can simplify forms for novice users. The server side script receives the same values in both cases.


The biggest problem with multiple-select boxes is that selecting multiple options is a pain for average user, especially if there are enough options to create a scrollbar within the box. User have got to hold down the appropriate modifier key (Ctrl on Windows, Command Button on Mac) in order to do so. While experienced users are familiar with this user-interface paradigm, for many new inexperienced users this is not very discoverable.

For example, let's say you are building a form where users should indicate the countries they have been. To accomplish this, a multiple-select box is usually shown with all the countries in the world as options. The users would have to hold down a key and select each country they need. This may include scrolling within the box and if like using the scroll wheel on mouse, and then you may click in the box again to enable focus and start scrolling down. Just clicking without holding the modifier key deselects all the previously-selected options and users have to go back and remember what were picked before.

When the widget is applied to multiple-select box, the result is a scrollable checklist, where users can search and select multiple items without all the hassle of worrying about deselecting previously-selected options.

Cost: $16.99
Author: DWBooster
Web Site: www.DWBooster.com

This is a sample of the FieldValidator applied:

Sample Form
Required Field:
Field Max 10 chars:
Number:
Positive Number:
Integer Number:
Letters Only:
Zip Code (US):
Email:
Is Checked:
Password:
Confirm Password:
Credit Card:



Early detection of abnormalities in the form data is extremely important: it reduces server load by avoiding data that would be otherwise processed and then rejected) and protects your website’s available bandwidth (users’ data would only travel to the server if it is certain that they have the correct format).  

Let it be emphasized that only you can be confident in the data syntax, not its semantics. A user can enter a syntactically correct email address yet not a valid one.  

Field Validator is a powerful tool in this regard: it is absolutely essential when developing a website that requires forms. Field Validator verifies the data entered in a given form and prevents transmission to the web server if data don't comply with the validation rules defined, while additionally signaling the form fields that generated the problem.
Cost: $29.99
Author: HotDreamweaver
Web Site: www.HotDreamweaver.com

In a large number of situations, we use forms to capture user information, either for storage (for example, when entering values of a bid at an auction, or comment on a website, etc..), or because we need it for use in a given operation (calculating the optimal weight of a person, calculating taxes, insurance costs, etc.).. In none of these cases it is necessary to load the site completely, since it affects only one section of it.

Without a tool as powerful as Ajax Form, web developers are compelled to load the page completely, affecting the performance of your project and adding unnecessary complexity to it.

Cost: $24.99
Author: TopDreamweaver
Web Site: TopDreamweaverExtensions.com

The ComboBox can be configured to allow selection of multiple options, but in this case a list of options with CheckBox is much more intuitive for users.

CodePeople List transform ComboBox with multiple selection into a CheckBox list, and also to allow the incorporation of new options that are not part of the initial listing.

Cost: $9.99
Author: DWBooster
Web Site: www.DWBooster.com