Super Dynamic Fields


Amici Infotech

3rd Party (Commercial)
Current Version: 1.0.3
Minimum EE Version: 4.0.0
Release Date: Aug 16, 2019

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  • ExpressionEngine 4
  • ExpressionEngine 5


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Super dynamic field is created to enhance default radio, checkbox, select dropdown. Instead of adding key/values in field settings, You can now include any EE template where you can add JSON variable for options. If you have tons of fields with options and you dont want to add options in each field, this is best plugin for you. This field produce Checkboxes, Radio buttons and Select dropdown. This fieldtype supports backend and frontend channel forms including normal fields, GRID and Fluid field types. Most important use is, As it comes from template, You can use any EE tags to generate options.

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There is 2 way to pass JSON as options in field. Either add JSON manually or select any template which has nothing but a JSON. Remember that JSON needs a valid format. This format would be:
{“value” : “option1”, “label” : “Option 1”},
{“value” : “option2”, “label” : “Option 2”, “default” : “yes”},
{“value” : “option3”, “label” : “Option 3”},

Where value is value of option, label is label of that option. There is an optional parameter named ‘default’. If you pass that, that option will be pre-selected on creating new entries.

To populate data on front-end, there is several ways to enhance and customize output.

Example 1: (single line code)

// Output for Radio and Select dropdown (data: option1)

// Output for Checkboxes (data: option1|option3)
option1, option3
Example 2: (wrap output in ul/ol )
{my_super_dynamic_field markup="ul"} // or markup="ol"

// Output (data: option1|option3)
Example 3: (tag pair way to get data)
    {if item:count == 1} Total results are: {item:total_results} <br>{/if}
    {item:count} : {item} - {item:label} - {item:value} <br>

// Output (data: option1|option3)
Total results are: 2
1 : option1 - Option 1 - option1 
2 : option3 - Option 3 - option3
Example 4: (give prefix in tag pair code)
{my_super_dynamic_field prefix="msd"}
    {if msd:count == 1} Total results are: {msd:total_results} <br>{/if}
    {msd:count} : {msd} - {msd:label} - {msd:value} <br>

// Output (data: option1|option3)
Total results are: 2
1 : option1 - Option 1 - option1 
2 : option3 - Option 3 - option3
Example 5: (pass limit parameter)
{my_super_dynamic_field limit="1"}
    {if item:count == 1} Displaying {item:total_results} from total of {item:absolute_results}<br>{/if}
    {item:count} : {item} - {item:label} - {item:value} <br>

// Output (data: option1|option3)
Displaying 1 from total of 2
1 : option1 - Option 1 - option1
Example 6: (convert on your own way)
{my_super_dynamic_field limit="5" backspace="2"}{item:value}, {/my_super_dynamic_field}

// Output (data: option1|option3)
option1, option2
Template Tags


  • prefix=“sd” // Default prefix is: item
  • field_id=“10” // ID of super dynamic fields Field you want all options of.
  • field_name=“my_field_short_name” // Short name of super dynamic fields Field you want all options of.
  • prefix:count // Count of loop
  • prefix:option_name // Option label
  • prefix:option_value // Option Value
  • prefix:default // TRUE or FALSE
  • prefix:total_results //Total number of rows in loop
<select name="super_dynamic">
    {exp:super_dynamic_fields:parse field_name="super_dynamic" prefix="item"}
    <option value="{item:option_value}">{item:option_name}</option>
More Complex Example:
<select name="super_dynamic">
{exp:super_dynamic_fields:parse field_name="super_dynamic" prefix="item"}
    <option value="{item:option_value}" 
        {if super_dynamic != ""}
            // If there is already value in field. Case: [Edit form, Submit form inline with post data.]
            {if super_dynamic == item:option_value}selected{/if} 
        {if:elseif item:default} 
            // If marked pre selected
{if error:super_dynamic}{error:super_dynamic}



  • Solved a bug where in EE5 dropdown field not rendering with react code.
  • Solved a bug where field settings was not properly click on under GRID field.
  • Added condition in save field so it not save empty value.


  • Added {exp:super_dynamic_fields:parse} tag to get all options of given field.


  • Solved a bug where special characters in Lable (Option name) were showing HTML entities.

This entry was created March 16, 2019, 8:37 am.
This entry was last updated September 7, 2019, 11:46 pm.

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1 Review:

rKern 06.20.19

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Works very well & fills a need.  Dev has been very prompt looking at issues too. This will be a standard in my installs.