mojoPortal Tips: Making a Form Pop Up a Lightbox with Form Wizard Pro

Recently, I worked on a project for a client who had a special request for custom functionality on their site. Instead of using the standard newsletter e-mail capture, they wanted an additional form that would present in a lightbox after the user entered their e-mail and clicked “submit” for the first form. I did it, using a custom form handler and some jQuery – this is how.

I started by creating the first custom form that mimic’d the standard newsletter e-mail capture format, then implemented a custom submission handler, as described here: “Implementing A Custom Form Submission Handler”. Fairly straightforward, up to the point where I had to sort out how to enable the second form to pop up in the lightbox. It’s easy enough when you’re calling a link from a page: just add the “cblink” class to your link. It’s a bit trickier when you’re leveraging a form submission, so I got a bit more creative. Learn More

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Working with Language Strings in Dolphin 7.1

Hello and welcome! Today, I am going to show you how to modify the language strings in Dolphin 7.1. Dolphin uses language strings to simplify the translation of your site into many different languages. In this example, we are going to change the “Copyright 2011 Your Company” in the sites footer to the name of our actual company.

First, we will log in to our Dolphin admin. Once there, click “languages settings” under the “settings” tab on the left menu bar. Learn More

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