close ad
Databridge V2 with MySQLi support IS Now Available!
open ad
View Menu

Technical Support Forums

Free, outstanding support from WebAssist and your colleagues

rating

forms & and google maps

Thread began 4/16/2012 1:38 pm by gboulang324605 | Last modified 4/18/2012 2:08 pm by Jason Byrnes | 1271 views | 9 replies |

gboulang324605

forms & and google maps

I have created a blank php page and added the form for the address. i named it exactly like in the video demo. But when i try to connect the map itself to the form objects, it isn't recogized by the google map. what am i doing wrong. i have watched all the videos and i can't seem to find what i am doing wrong.

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

is the page you are working on a php page?

you will not be able to use dynamic form data on a static HTML page, it will need to be a dynamic PHP page.

Sign in to reply to this post

gboulang324605

jason, i created a empty php page and created the form just like your example and then created the map and tried to connect the bindings.

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

i'm not sure i understand, can you send a screen shot in a zip file demonstrating the issue.

Sign in to reply to this post

gboulang324605

i tried to upload the file, but its a invalid file type.

so here is a cut/paste

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<style type="text/css">
<!--
body {
font: 100% Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
background: #666666;
margin: 0; /* it's good practice to zero the margin and padding of the body element to account for differing browser defaults */
padding: 0;
text-align: center; /* this centers the container in IE 5* browsers. The text is then set to the left aligned default in the #container selector */
color: #000000;
}
.twoColLiqLtHdr #container {
width: 80%; /* this will create a container 80% of the browser width */
background: #FFFFFF;
margin: 0 auto; /* the auto margins (in conjunction with a width) center the page */
border: 1px solid #000000;
text-align: left; /* this overrides the text-align: center on the body element. */
}
.twoColLiqLtHdr #header {
background: #DDDDDD;
padding: 0 10px; /* this padding matches the left alignment of the elements in the divs that appear beneath it. If an image is used in the #header instead of text, you may want to remove the padding. */
}
.twoColLiqLtHdr #header h1 {
margin: 0; /* zeroing the margin of the last element in the #header div will avoid margin collapse - an unexplainable space between divs. If the div has a border around it, this is not necessary as that also avoids the margin collapse */
padding: 10px 0; /* using padding instead of margin will allow you to keep the element away from the edges of the div */
}

/* Tips for sidebar1:
1. since we are working in percentages, it's best not to use padding on the sidebar. It will be added to the width for standards compliant browsers creating an unknown actual width.
2. Space between the side of the div and the elements within it can be created by placing a left and right margin on those elements as seen in the ".twoColLiqLtHdr #sidebar1 p" rule.
3. Since Explorer calculates widths after the parent element is rendered, you may occasionally run into unexplained bugs with percentage-based columns. If you need more predictable results, you may choose to change to pixel sized columns.
*/
.twoColLiqLtHdr #sidebar1 {
float: left;
width: 24%; /* since this element is floated, a width must be given */
background: #EBEBEB; /* the background color will be displayed for the length of the content in the column, but no further */
padding: 15px 0; /* top and bottom padding create visual space within this div */
}
.twoColLiqLtHdr #sidebar1 h3, .twoColLiqLtHdr #sidebar1 p {
margin-left: 10px; /* the left and right margin should be given to every element that will be placed in the side columns */
margin-right: 10px;
}

/* Tips for mainContent:
1. the space between the mainContent and sidebar1 is created with the left margin on the mainContent div. No matter how much content the sidebar1 div contains, the column space will remain. You can remove this left margin if you want the #mainContent div's text to fill the #sidebar1 space when the content in #sidebar1 ends.
2. to avoid float drop at a supported minimum 800 x 600 resolution, elements within the mainContent div should be 430px or smaller (this includes images).
3. in the Internet Explorer Conditional Comment below, the zoom property is used to give the mainContent "hasLayout." This avoids several IE-specific bugs.
*/
.twoColLiqLtHdr #mainContent {
margin: 0 20px 0 26%; /* the right margin can be given in percentages or pixels. It creates the space down the right side of the page. */
}
.twoColLiqLtHdr #footer {
padding: 0 10px; /* this padding matches the left alignment of the elements in the divs that appear above it. */
background:#DDDDDD;
}
.twoColLiqLtHdr #footer p {
margin: 0; /* zeroing the margins of the first element in the footer will avoid the possibility of margin collapse - a space between divs */
padding: 10px 0; /* padding on this element will create space, just as the the margin would have, without the margin collapse issue */
}

/* Miscellaneous classes for reuse */
.fltrt { /* this class can be used to float an element right in your page. The floated element must precede the element it should be next to on the page. */
float: right;
margin-left: 8px;
}
.fltlft { /* this class can be used to float an element left in your page */
float: left;
margin-right: 8px;
}
.clearfloat { /* this class should be placed on a div or break element and should be the final element before the close of a container that should fully contain a float */
clear:both;
height:0;
font-size: 1px;
line-height: 0px;
}
-->
</style><!--[if IE]>
<style type="text/css">
/* place css fixes for all versions of IE in this conditional comment */
.twoColLiqLtHdr #sidebar1 { padding-top: 30px; }
.twoColLiqLtHdr #mainContent { zoom: 1; padding-top: 15px; }
/* the above proprietary zoom property gives IE the hasLayout it needs to avoid several bugs */
</style>
<![endif]--></head>

<body class="twoColLiqLtHdr">

<div id="container">
<div id="header">
<h1>Header</h1>
<!-- end #header --></div>
<div id="sidebar1">
<form id="address" name="address" method="post" action="">
<label>Street
<input type="text" name="street" id="street" />
</label>
<br />
<label>City/Town
<input type="text" name="city" id="city" />
</label>
<br />
<label>State
<input type="text" name="state" id="state" />
</label>
<br />
<label>Zipcode
<input type="text" name="zipcode" id="zipcode" />
</label>
</form>
<h3>&nbsp;</h3>
<p>Donec eu mi sed turpis feugiat feugiat. Integer turpis arcu, pellentesque eget, cursus et, fermentum ut, sapien. Fusce metus mi, eleifend sollicitudin, molestie id, varius et, nibh. Donec nec libero.</p>
<!-- end #sidebar1 --></div>
<div id="mainContent">
<h1>&nbsp;</h1>
<!-- end #mainContent --></div>
<!-- This clearing element should immediately follow the #mainContent div in order to force the #container div to contain all child floats --><br class="clearfloat" />
<div id="footer">
<p>Footer</p>
<!-- end #footer --></div>
<!-- end #container --></div>
</body>
</html>

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

to send a php file, you should first compress it to a zip archive, but I was asking for a screen shot showing the problem please

Sign in to reply to this post

gboulang324605

here is the screen print

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

You need to configure the Dreamweaver Site definition to conenct to a testing server, the window that is coming up is saying that the Dreamweaver is not configured to connect to a server for testing purposes.


see the "Defining a Dynamic Site in Dreamweaver" tutorial in the learning resources section for more details:
tutorials.php

Sign in to reply to this post

gboulang324605

Jason, i have watched the tutorials. they are pretty good. i have installed the xampp apache server and configured it. i have configured my remote testing. my test.php is stored in the xampp\htdocs. when i go to live view, the page shows, but the google map itself does not show at all. So i know i am missing something.

Sign in to reply to this post

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

Sign in to reply to this post
loading

Build websites with a little help from your friends

Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.

Build websites from already-built web applications

These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now.  Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.

Want your website pre-built and hosted?

Close Windowclose

Rate your experience or provide feedback on this page

Account or customer service questions?
Please user our contact form.

Need technical support?
Please visit support to ask a question

Content

rating

Layout

rating

Ease of use

rating

security code refresh image

We do not respond to comments submitted from this page directly, but we do read and analyze any feedback and will use it to help make your experience better in the future.

Close Windowclose

We were unable to retrieve the attached file

Close Windowclose

Attach and remove files

add attachmentAdd attachment
Close Windowclose

Enter the URL you would like to link to in your post

Close Windowclose

This is how you use right click RTF editing

Enable right click RTF editing option allows you to add html markup into your tutorial such as images, bulleted lists, files and more...

-- click to close --

Uploading file...