It draws a progress bar based on Bootstrap. This form field is not an input type. It just creates a progress bar. It was introduced from Joomla 3.2 version.

Example XML Definition:

<field name="meter"
active="true"
type="meter"
label="Meter"
max="1000"
min="1"
step="10"
default="240"
/>

Parameters

Mandatory Parameters

  • name is the unique name of the parameter.
  • type must be meter.
  • label (translatable) is the descriptive title of the field.
  • min: minimum value of the progress bar.
  • max: maximum value of the progress bar.

Optional Parameters

  • description (translatable) tooltip for the form field.
  • class specify your own classes for additional markup.
  • size sets the input size of the field.
  • default the initial value of the progress bar.
  • step the step at which the progress changes on the bar.
  • animated (default:true) sets whether the progress bar is animated or not.
  • active (default:false) sets whether the progress bar animation is active. Works with animated.