Sitecore Forms – FAQ

Foreword

Sitecore Forms has been released with Sitecore 9. Since the release, we have applied Sitecore Forms in multiple projects and extend a lot of functions of Sitecore Forms for serving the requirements of the customers.
The official documentation of the Sitecore Form can be found here. In this blog post, I would like to summarize the most FAQs when we start to work with Sitecore Forms

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Uniquely identify your dynamic placeholders in Sitecore 9

Sitecore 9 introduced the dynamic placeholder feature. Please follow the official documentation for more information about when and how to use it.

The problem with the default dynamic placeholders

At first glance, the new dynamic placeholders look very straightforward. Basically, we provide an integer which is the amount of placeholders that should be rendered. Additionally, we can define the seed which indicates the starting value that is used for key generation (see example below). Also the markup customization possibilities are quite nice. However, when I used it in a project I ran into a problem that made me realize that the simple mechanism comes with a huge downside.

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Dependencies Injection is a pattern which could be very helpful to create a maintainable and a less complex code. It is a form of IoC (Inversion of Control). The aim of this pattern is to give away the responsibility to instance some objects within own code. That means we don’t need to take care of, how, when and where we create an instance of an object. Also you have the possibility to mock up the interfaces and services in order to create unit tests. If you once understand it, you will never want to code without it again.

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