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Remove "field width" in form builder plugin

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Decided to try implementing the form builder plugin into my website today but am currently kind of stuck on the "field width" field. And I know that sounds stupid and I could just leave it empty but for me the beauty of Payload so far is that I can really tailor it to what I need. I looked through the source code of the plugin and it seems there isn't a built-in way to remove it 😅

My two cents: the field width input should probably not be a default. All the other fields are absolutely essential, but that field is very dependent on the design being implemented in the frontend. I think it would perhaps be better to have an easier way of extending the default fields with field width inputs, but by default I don't think it's a good thing to have.

If that's something that can maybe be agreed on, I would be down to make a PR to the plugin! Otherwise I could suffice with just having the blocks in

exported so I can reuse them. Or in the worst case do some copy pasting 🙈

  • jacobsfletch
    Payload Team
    4 weeks ago

    Totally see your point here and I agree that


    is pretty specific to front-end. The problem here is that it's already in the API so we can't remove it at this point. What you


    do here is override that field with

    hidden: true

    so that it never appears in the admin panel. Would that work for you?

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