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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Custom form action hook

I am writting a simple newsletter subscriber plugin. I created a widget with form: echo '<form action="'.home_url().'" method="post" name="subscriber_form">'; echo '<p><input ...
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How to show a 'correct' message after submit a form?

I'm building a template page for submit a profile changes. I would like to show a 'correct' message in green(example) for the user knows. Here my template code: <?php global $avia_config; /** * ...
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Update post meta without deleting the old entries

$old = get_post_meta($post_id, 'figure_sugsubject_repeatable_fields', true); $new = array(); $figuresugsubjectpositions = $_POST['figuresugsubjectposition']; $figuresugsubjectworkplaces = ...
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Text widget form and URL variables

I have an HTML form that I dropped into my Wordpress text widget that connects to a third party service so I need the form variables to be exactly right for it to work. The form is using GET rather ...
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Create user assessment and use results in sql query

I am building a plugin that displays custom post types based on a user's assessment result. For that I need the user to fill out a form (not a very complicated one). This form submission needs to save ...
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Form processing: How to process form before output and access data from shortcode

I have a form that's output with a shortcode. I need to be able to conditionally process a redirect on the form submission, so the form processing needs to happen before any output is sent (I've put ...
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Grab values from the query string to fill in hidden fields in ninja forms [closed]

I've added a custom page template where I pull out a list of available jobs from the database. The page displaying the jobs is called jobs. I'm using the Ninja forms plugin to add a form on a page ...
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Display users uploaded files as posts

So I have implemented the functionality where anyone can upload certain types of files with a title and description. I am having trouble with the idea displaying them as posts or list in the a certain ...
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Form Plugin for Api Requests which is used via Shortcode

I've a little PHP Script with a input Form which is used to register for a newsletter. This Form accepts only an email address and then makes an api call using curl. Now I wan't to build this form as ...
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Auto populate a Form

I'd like to auto populate a form / Text area with the post content ! For Example : The link below has got a link which take it to the form ! http://cozysms.com/passenger-tumne-mere-jeb-me-hath/ ...
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Using ajax with wordpress

I'm trying to get my head around ajax requests in Wordpress and am finding it hard to understand. Basically I have a form that has a number of steps and you move through these requests using ajax, ...
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Assign uploaded file to user

I'm developing a project in which I need to give the logged in user (editors) the option to "give" that uploaded file (media) to a specific user. In other words, i want to add an additional field in ...
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How to pass username into form that sends data to database

I am trying to pass username to database through form: [insert_php] $current_user= wp_get_current_user(); $id= $current_user->user_login; [/insert_php] <input type="hidden" name="id" ...
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Adding data to custom wordpress database table

I have a form on a page that populates the database table: <table border="1"> <tr> <td align="center">Form Input Employees Data</td> </tr> <tr> ...
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Simple form validation for custom post type in front end. Not working

So everything is working fine except for the validation. The error messages don't display when the form is submitted empty and you can still submit the form when empty. I must be missing something ...
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Search inside a custom taxonomy for multiple words doesn't return anything

My goal is to perform a search inside a custom taxonomy field. The page is an archive including a lot of books and magazines, and they have to be searched through, let's say, 'Authors','Title' and ...
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Reset form on onclick function

I have a problem. I want to have an reset/clear button in my form, but it won''t work.. http://pastebin.com/jc0yqXiq Line 1-8 is the php for my form on line 94-97 <form id="myForm" ...
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How to creat form with get method and receive it

I want to put a form in a page on my wordpress (in local). I have this form code : <form method="get" action=""> <h3>XML name :</h3> <input type="text" name="xml_id" ...
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Processing form post data using database queries to construct custom query string

I have a form on my wordpress site. On form submission I want to: 1) Capture the form data 2) Run database queries using these data 3) Process the results and use these to construct a query string 4) ...
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Add Div to Comment Form

I have some code that displays my comment form and my custom validation, what I'd like to do is add a div right underneath the title, but I'm not sure how to do that because that code is generated... ...
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Save/retrieve form data best practises for theme development

I'm building a theme and I have a custom page template with a <form> which is for the vistors to fill in and submit. I'm processing the data with help from hooks and this is all separated from ...
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Contact form spam, without form?

I previously had a contact page with the theme built-in contact form. I received a lot of spam with that form, and one day I had to change it to add functionalities (upload to google docs) and I ...
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How to create input page in Wordpress admin panel?

I have never used wordpress before and I'm trying to learn it now, I hope in this forum we can discuss about wordpress more, so I can more understand about it. I have problem, that I want to create ...
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Has anyone tried putting PHP ActiveRecord on Wordpress?

I have worked with Ruby on Rails and I was looking for some code that did something close to the wonderfull RoR's ActiveRecord. I stepped by this site. Its PHP-ActiveRecord! I found it amazing, and ...
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Saving checkboxes for specific user

In my website i have a bunch of checklists with checkboxes <input type="checkbox"> Option 1 <input type="checkbox"> Option 2 And so on. How would i be able to save these ...
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Add SELECT in search form

I'm trying to change the searchform adding select tags. In my theme, if I search "a b c", the search result in the URL is "/?s=a+b+c", but with the new form I am not able to print the sum. This is ...
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How should I include a contact form in a premium theme? [duplicate]

So I am researching into creating a premium wordpress theme however am wondering on the best way on going about creating a contact template, in terms of using a plugin for the contact form or create ...
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How to redirect to a page after the form is submitted

I am New to Wordpress.I am creating a Plugin Where I have to import a csv File to database.Uploaded and Entered data Successfully.But my Problem is once the file gets uploaded it shows a blank page ...
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Prevent submission of widget form

How can I prevent submission of a widget form? The following doesn't work for me. And preventing submit won't work because Wordpress uses Ajax for those forms. jQuery(document).ready(function($) { ...
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Creating wordpress user registration form

I am having a form page called Test Form with this form : <div id="container"> <form action="wp-content/themes/max-magazine/TestForm.php" method="post" name="myForm"> User <input ...
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Make a page (url) not cacheable [closed]

How to setup a wordpress-page in wordpress as non-cacheable in wordpress? I have made up a form manually for a page(wordpress) and I want to make that page not cacheable by browsers. How can it be ...
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How to selected value default in option list?

I researched but did not find right answer to my question I have custom post type for states, cities and countries and would like to set the default value in the country list for "Argentina", but do ...
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How to use wp rewrite to hide form action url?

I have a widget that I'm making that builds a multi-step form which retrieves xml data from a third party plugin (http://xmlplugin.com/geoquote.php). While this plugin is available for use already it ...
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wp_mail file attachment not being placed in upload folder?

I have a form where I want users to be able to select an image to upload. The image gets temporarily uploaded to the wp-content/uploads folder, is attached to the e-mail and then is destroyed. Right ...
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Call another page in forms

I am doing some practice for WordPress plugin. In plugin I am working on a form and what I need is to call another page on submission. I have tried that but nothing seems to work. <form method = ...
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Saving custom form fields

I am creating a plugin. So far I have created a menu and a page containing the form. I want to save these form fields for any user with 'Doctors' role. I think it should be saved under wp_usermeta ...
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Wordpress registration page template

I'm very new in wordpress, and I have a client that needs a custom registration/login form on the front-end side. I also need custom user fields. (phone, company name, about, blog url, etc). For the ...
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WordPress Frontend Post Form (Bootstrap Modal) Not Creating Post

I have a form in a separate PHP file in the theme directory and it's being included in the sidebar of the main page template. The form is inside a Boostrap modal. I've been trying to use this code to ...
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How to redirect user to a page after form submission

I have three dropdown filters on the front site to select country, territory and region and need to redirect the user to the country/territory/region page depending upon the filter values on click of ...
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Front-end form submission not creating post

I'm trying to use a front end form to create a post. I've been trying for a while now but I the post is not created. I'm using the code below, i'm not sure if i've forgot something. <?php ...
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Dropdown List Won't Display Selected Option After Submit / Refresh

I created a user form on my index page which allows the site visitor to re-order my post loop order based on either most recent posts or highest rated posts. The form works perfectly, the problem is: ...
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Checkbox won't check when label is clicked

I'm not sure if this is a WordPress specific issue but when I create a simple form as a widget in my sidebar the checkbox won't check when I click on the label. Strangely though, it does work when ...
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Forms won't submit

I have a brand new theme that I just built out using _s's (underscores) that won't submit forms. Here are the errors I get in the console: On submit: Uncaught Typeerror: cannot read property: ...
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Redirect loop upon installation of my plugin

I have created a plugin that uses a shortcode [MyCreditStatus] to display a form (multi-page form). This plugin uses an API that I also made. When I try to install the plugin, there are times that ...
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Form request to page in admin panel

I'm current creating a small WordPress plugin for personal use and i have a problem with making forms working. Since i found some problems using the same page with refresh i created another php page ...
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Ajax contact form return 0

I have a contact form that I want to submit using ajax. It seems like send the data, but the only retrieved is 0. HTML form: <form method="post" ...
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How do I convince this button to do something when it is clicked?

I'm trying to use ajax to give me an alert when I click a button. Eventually I want it to do some form validation, but for now I would be happy just to see the alert. I've read the docs and about a ...
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limit characters when posting from form

I have a form were users can post question on my page and I would like to limit the characters in the description part of the form. It would also be a plus if I could get a word counter to work. The ...
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Populating a form with SQL queries

Being a 'learning by example' kind of guy, I've populated a form using this code; <?php $meta_key1 = 'area'; $postids = $wpdb->get_col( $wpdb->prepare( " SELECT ...
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Wordpress multiple forms

I have a question on how to approach the following situation. When you have a website like: www.green.com/page1 www.green.com/page2 www.green.com/page3 www.green.com/page4 With on every page a ...