Submitting Application Form

The application can be submitted using special menu item Submit Application. It is being created during component installation. Please ensure that this menu item exists and published.

The other option is to proceed to the list of your applications and click on the New Application Form button.

To give users permission to submit applications and edit them, you should enable Create and Edit rights. Additionally you can extend these permissions by enabling Create Before*, Create After* and Edit After* actions. Read more about permissions in the Configuration - Permissions document.

New application form

During submission of application you should fill in the following data in the form:

  • Competition - the select list of active competitions. You should select the competition to which you want to submit your application.

    Attention! When application is submitted the competition can be changed only by administrator.

    When competition is selected other fields will be displayed below.

  • Photo - is available when competition type is “Photo”. The input field to upload a photo from the local drive using AJAX. After upload you will see a preview photo. Then you should crop it to make a thumbnail. This thumbnail will be used in the list of participants on the competition page.
  • Video - is available when competition type is “Video”. The input field for video URL. The following video providers are supported: YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Vine and Rutube. When URL is entered video will be previewed automatically in the area below the field.
  • Participant's title - this field is connected with concrete competition and is defined in the competition settings. This is needed to correctly name the participant because it could be animated object like human, pet etc. or some inanimate object like car. For example, you have the following competitions:
    Miss Universe – the title will be name
    The Best Auto – the title will be car model

    On competition selection participant’s title will be displayed according to settings.

  • Custom fields - the fields that were additionally selected in competition settings.
  • Captcha - is displayed if application is being submitted by unregistered user and show Captcha is set in settings.

Photo/video, competition and participant’s title fields are always required.

Two buttons are available below the form: Submit and Cancel.

If you click on Submit then your application will be submitted and added to a queue for approval by competition administrator (in case the moderation of new applications is enabled) or immediately displayed in the competition. You will be redirected to the list of your applications and the message of successful submission should be displayed.

If you click in Cancel your action will be cancelled and you will be redirected to the list of your applications.