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onValidatePublicSubmission

The onValidatePublicSubmission handler is called when a public submission form has been submitted. A common usage is checking the $_LW->_POST values for required fields and populating the $_LW->REGISTERED_MESSAGES['failure'] array to return error message(s). See below for an example module.

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<?php
$_LW->REGISTERED_APPS['my_app']=array(
'title'=>'My App',
'handlers'=>array('onValidatePublicSubmission'),
);

class LiveWhaleApplicationMyApp {

public function onValidatePublicSubmission($data_type) { // when validating a public submission
global $_LW;
if ($data_type=='events') { // on submission of an event
if (empty($_LW->_POST['event_location'])) { // require location
$_LW->REGISTERED_MESSAGES['failure'][]='An event location must be specified.';
};
if (empty($_LW->_POST['event_types'])) { // require event type
$_LW->REGISTERED_MESSAGES['failure'][]='At least one event type must be specified.';
};
if (empty($_LW->_POST['event_description'])) { // require event description
$_LW->REGISTERED_MESSAGES['failure'][]='You must enter a description for your event.';
};
};
}

}
?>