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Why my FormData collection is so empty?

posted by Robert Senktas   | 10-02-2017

image We notice a strange WFFM behavior. We have a simple form, feed the form with some useful data like 'blah blah' and then fire (I mean Submit). I repeat this step a few times to be absolutely sure that form works perfectly. I got a success message all the time - well done!

image @Instinct - Check the data, check the data.
@Me - Ok, Ok
I ran a Form Reports and nothing, I will check a MongoDB still nothing. I was a little panic. What next? Probably timeout, I must wait a little for data.
So, I do some other useful work (coffee) and back. Still nothing!
Where are my valuable data? I fight with this issue with Wojtek

I go to check Sitecore logs, and nothing. Sitecore liar me that form was saved properly. It was not first time, because after submit I have seen success message.

INFO  AUDIT (extranet\Anonymous): [WFFM] Form {01C0A50A-0D78-4495-83F6-2BA76C572748} is saving to db

What to do, what to do?!?!
I go to the #SPE console and run Show-FormData, f... command unknown. @adamnaj why ? :-)
I call to parents for help and they told me that inheritance is important.
Well to be honest it makes sense.
A few long moments later I will check global.asax.

<%@ Application Codebehind="Global.asax.cs" Inherits="Custom.Web.Application" Language="C#" %> 

Looks not suspicious, but OK why not to try with default:

<%@ Application Codebehind="Global.asax.cs" Inherits="Sitecore.Web.Application" Language="C#" %>

A timeout later – data are in FormData collection… image

TBC...Now I will have to check why this Custom.Web.Application cause strange WFFM behaviour...

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