Subclassing Flux Form to create new Form types

Example of how to create a simple subclass of \FluidTYPO3\Flux\Form and utilise the initializeObject method to create new fields upon Form instance creation. Also includes an example on how to use a Provider to return different Form instances based on arbitrary values.

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Author NamelessCoder
Creation date 2014-03-16T12:36:42.000Z
  1. FluidTYPO3.Flux
  1. Forms
  2. Provider
  1. CustomForm.php
  2. CustomProvider.php
namespace MyVendor\MyExt\Form;
class CustomForm extends \FluidTYPO3\Flux\Form {
* Creates objects inserted into this Form, resulting in
* a nested set of PHP objects that correspond exactly
* to what would come out of parsing a Flux template
public function initializeObject() {
$this->createField('Input', 'test')->setDefault('default value')->setRequired(TRUE);
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namespace MyVendor\MyExt\Provider;
class CustomProvider extends \FluidTYPO3\Flux\Provider\ContentProvider implements \FluidTYPO3\Flux\Provider\ProviderInterface {
* Gets a special Form instance, if one applies, to be returned
* instead of the basic Flux Form instance
public function getForm(array $row) {
$templateFile = $this->getTemplatePathAndFilename($row);
switch (basename($templateFile)) {
case 'whatever.html':
$form = $this->objectManager->get('MyVendor\MyExt\Form\CustomForm');
return $form;
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