Form Builder - Layout

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Kevin McKee
Kevin McKee

Filament forms are not limited to just displaying fields. You can also use "layout components" to organize them into an infinitely nestable structure.

Layout component classes can be found in the Filament\Forms\Components namespace. They reside within the schema of your form, alongside any fields.

Components may be created using the static make() method. Usually, you will then define the child component schema() to display inside:

use Filament\Forms\Components\Grid;
// ...

Available layout components

Filament ships with some layout components, suitable for arranging your form fields depending on your needs:

You may also create your own custom layout components to organize fields however you wish.

Setting an ID

You may define an ID for the component using the id() method:

use Filament\Forms\Components\Section;

Adding extra HTML attributes

You can pass extra HTML attributes to the component, which will be merged onto the outer DOM element. Pass an array of attributes to the extraAttributes() method, where the key is the attribute name and the value is the attribute value:

use Filament\Forms\Components\Group;
->extraAttributes(['class' => 'custom-section-style'])

Classes will be merged with the default classes, and any other attributes will override the default attributes.

Global settings

If you wish to change the default behaviour of a component globally, then you can call the static configureUsing() method inside a service provider's boot() method, to which you pass a Closure to modify the component using. For example, if you wish to make all section components have 2 columns by default, you can do it like so:

use Filament\Forms\Components\Section;
Section::configureUsing(function (Section $section): void {

Of course, you are still able to overwrite this on each field individually:

use Filament\Forms\Components\Section;
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