#2746 Getting Started

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Igor Mihaljko, Friday, 14 August 2015 09:20 (Friday, 14 August 2015)
Thursday, 13 August 2015 08:18 (Thursday, 13 August 2015)

Install the package

  1. Download the latest version of the Joomla custom fields, DPFields suite
  2. Go to the Joomla extension manager
  3. Choose the downloaded package and click on the Upload & Install button
Start Joomla Extension manager

Start Joomla Extension manager

Make sure the System plugin is activated

Go to Extensions → Plugin Manager and search for DPFields. Click on the publish button if it is not already published.
Go to the Joomla Plugins Manager

Publish DPFields System Plugin

Create your first field

  1. Click on Content → Article Manager
  2. On the left sidebar you should see new menu item with the Fields title
  3. Click on it and then on the New button
Go to the Joomla Article Manager

Go to the Fields manager

Add new field using Fields manager

Define basic parameters

  1. Fill the title and the label text.
  2. Click on the Save button to save the field definition
backend create article with the field

Edit an article and fill the field

  1. Click on Content → Article Manager → Articles → New
  2. Create an article and fill a value in the Fields Tab
  3. Click on Save & Close
backend create basic field

backend create basic field

View the article on the front end

  1. Go to to the article on the front end and check if it has the value from the Demo Text Field.
frontend display article with field

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