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Joomla 4 User Manual

Manual Index

Adding custom fields/Checkboxes Field

Checkboxes Field

Articles in this Series

  1. Introduction
  2. Parameters for all Custom Fields
  3. Calendar Field
  4. Checkboxes Field
  5. Color Field
  6. Editor Field
  7. Integer Field
  8. List Field
  9. List of Images Field
  10. Media Field
  11. Radio Field
  12. Repeatable Field
  13. Sql Field
  14. Text Field
  15. Textarea Field
  16. Url Field
  17. User Field
  18. Usergroup Field
  19. How can you group custom fields
  20. What components are supporting custom fields
  21. Implementation into your component
  22. Use custom fields in your overrides

The Checkbox Field

Provides a single checkbox to be checked or unchecked.


Special options within this field are

  • Checkboxes Values
    The values of the checkboxes.

Related Information

See Checkbox form field type


Creating the field

Let's say you create a field with the options shown in the next figure.

Checkbox field create-en.png

Using the field in the backend

In the backend while creating an article or a contact you see the field like in the following imageː


Using the field in the frontend

In the frontend, you can see the field as you see in the following image if it is checked only option 2. The option Automatic display is responsible for the position of the field and your template is responsible for the design of the field.
Fields are only displayed in the frontend if you have filled them with data in the article. If it is not a required field, can you forget it?

Checkbox field frontend-en.png

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