HTML forms are used to pass data to a server. An HTML form can contain input elements like text fields, checkboxes, radio-buttons, submit buttons and more. A form can also contain select lists, textarea, fieldset, legend, and label elements.

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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “á” and “á”, what to do?

One day my site worked perfectly and the next it suddenly started to have trouble recording accented characters. The problem affects posts' body, if I submit a post with an accent on the title it ...
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Saving checkbox/option list status?

my self-made admin panel works just fine, but it doesn't save values of form inputs. When I type something into textbox and click "save" it is still there after refreshing, thanks to PHP: <input ...
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How to send form data from WordPress (Meta Box) to an OData service?

I have created a form within a Meta Box on the 'Add New Page' screen. I want the data from this form to be sent to an OData service on a central server. I can see that OData is supported on PHP ...
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How to embed form data within the 'Add new post'

I want users to be able to use a car template in new posts. The template will include items such as a photograph of a car, make, model, number of doors, colour of car, etc. Users will not want to use ...
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Sidebar login widget with error print, returns an error

i'm building a widget to login from the sidebar and print errors if any, so everything is working fine except that when i login it returns an error: Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers ...
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Form that creates posts

How can I create a form that allows people to submit questions / ideas that once submitted creates a post in wordpress?
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How do I let users upload files to a chosen location?

I found some plugins which let me make my own forms but none worked for different reasons. I simply want to make a form so that users can upload files to a folder located in www.chusmix.com/images ...
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Create page to handle form submission

I currently have some custom post types "shops" (actually more like pages than posts) and a custom taxonomy "products" linked to those post types. I'm attempting to create a form (via shortcode) that ...
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How to add a new variable to blog creation form?

I'm trying to add a new INPUT field to the blog creation form on Buddypress. Adding the front-end element is the easy part. I'm having some hard time trying to save it. The variable is a string, and ...
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How can I reuse the code to capture a param in a URL and place in a value in a hidden form?

I have a form that will be re-used in different posts. I also have php code that will be reused to populate the form with the value in the URL. I tried to use php shortcode and wp php exec, but it ...
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Best Practices for Creating and Handling Forms with Plugins?

I'm writing a plugin that creates and handles a simple form. This has been my approach sofar, but it's turned out to have some major flaws: 1) On plugin activation, create a blank page for the form ...
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Creating my own Admin Forms in a WordPress CMS?

I just decided to try using WordPress for a CMS (not a blog). The site will have some product information that I want the client to be able to update. Instead of creating an entire admin side just ...
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jQuery forms & updating info

I'm attempting add some ajax to an existing script, all goes well for the first submit, but subsequent ones are not working as expected. add_action('wp_head', 'my_special_action_javascript'); ...
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Contact Form 7 form is working on local wordpress install but fails on production server [closed]

I've created a Contact Us page (my-site.com/contact-us/) using contact-form-7 which works fine on my local WordPress install. However, when I try the same form on the online version of the site, it ...
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Contact Form 7 Plugin send emails to my Gmail as spam [closed]

I just added Contact Form 7 to my site. I'm using the default configuration (didn't change any setting). The mails are classified as spam in my Gmail inbox. Is there any way of making them go directly ...
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Using transients to store captchas

I was just wondering if something like this would work: The page displays a form, with a captcha code inside it. When this form is generated, a transient is set to store the captcha code. The vistor ...
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Creating an online questionnaire form - by Importing the questions from a spreadsheet?

I've got a spreadsheet where each row of the first column is a question, and the next 4 columns are the optional 4 answers to that question. I want to turn these questions into an online form (like ...
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Contact Form on WordPress Sites?

How does one go about building a page in wordpress that contains a contact form full of custom fields, boxes, inputs, etc. completely determined by the author of the site. It seems odd that wordpress ...