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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Using AJAX in a plugin to submit form - REALLY confused

Having a bit of trouble using all the Wordpress ajax hooks, and functions. Been reading this post: 5 Tips for Using Ajax in Wordpress But became confused after trying all the code and applying it to ...
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I am trying to create a simple frontend form for posting

i am trying to learn and create some deeper things with Wordpress. My goal is to create a code/script/plugin that will allow me to post from the frontend. I have seen many plugins, like templatic ...
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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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Metabox repeating fields - radio buttons not saving correctly

I have multiple radio buttons set up inside of a metabox in a custom post type. I have created the metabox like so: add_action('admin_init', 'add_meta_boxes', 1); function add_meta_boxes() { ...
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Front-End Interfaces Without Shortcodes

So, I consider myself a "advanced novice" at WordPress development but I still do not have the concept of pages and templates fully understood. I'm having an issue with a feature I'm attempting to ...
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How to sent one form values to 2 different sites in wordpress

I am trying to post values in a form into 2 different urls. Is this possible? Basically i want to have a form send the form optin values into aweber and send a email with the filled in values. I am on ...
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Looking for a simple approach for handling user $_POST data without AJAX?

I'm looking for a simple way for a Wordpress plugin to process $_POST data from a user submitted form. Back end processing will be performed and then I'll redirect to a new page as appropriate — so ...
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WordPress Custom Application form

I want to implement an application form with WordPress, Preferably using a plugin. What I need here is not a contact us form, But I need a complete registration form or customer registration form or ...
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Phantom 302 status code when sending a POST requests on pages

I really hope I've got a simple issue in front of me here, as it's sort of driving me up a wall. Short story: submitting a simple form on the front end of the site results in a 302 Found redirect, ...
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Custom Wordpress+PHP+MYSQL+AJAX form, submit event not captured by Javascript, but does POST data to the DB

I'm building a little form to let users update their contact information outside of the vanilla Wordpress user management systems. I plan to use a simple CRUD setup and throw in some sanitation. I've ...
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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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Custom query form submission pagination

There is a question very similar to mine, which can be found here. The difference with my question is: my search form is on several pages (page.php and single.php) and I don't use wp-pagenavi. I've ...
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jQuery Validate wp_editor

I have a form, and in the form, I use <?php wp_editor('', 'user_submitted_progress', $settings = array('textarea_name' => 'user_submitted_progress')); ?> to generate a TinyMCE, rather than ...
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Placeholders in Jetpack Contact Form [closed]

In HTML5 you can use placeholders in your forms to name fields or guide the users. I would like to use this in Jetpack forms but it seems it doesn't support it. You can add a default value like ...
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Is there any good tutorial to write custom login, registration and password recovery forms? [closed]

I like to have login and password recovery managed by my own forms and embed them into my theme. I'm using the well written Jeff Farthing's plugin "Theme My Login" on some of my projects. But I would ...
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How to display comments and comment form on custom post type?

Is it possible in wordpress to display comments and comment form on custom post type, and how to do that? Thanks in advance.
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Where should my plugin POST to?

I'm creating a simple plugin to set a page as a homepage from the list pages (to appear next to edit, preview, trash actions etc), I was just wondering what that the most appropriate/secure place to ...
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how to modify comments form

how i can modify comments form, my theme just call: <?php comment_form(); ?>
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Comment form problem with comment_author_url and HTML5 input placeholders

I'm using HTML5 on two sites running two different versions of WordPress. They both exhibit the same behaviour and I would like some help with fixing this please. <label for="url">Website</...
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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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using update_user_meta in form to set and get custom meta

I have a template where a user will set some custom meta values via a form on the front end of my site. I call this form via a function in my functions.php file. Currently when the text inputs are ...
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Gravity Forms not loading under https, jQuery is not defined

I am using Gravity Forms on my Wordpress site, and so far so good. The problem is I have made the page secure (https/SSL), and this is making the form not to work. It looks like the issue is how the ...
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Autocomplete for taxonomy input boxes on a front end form

I have created a simple frontend form to allow users to submit posts - similar to the tutorial here - http://voodoopress.com/ . I also have a couple of custom taxonomies which i have as text input ...
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Stop wordpress automatically escaping $_POST data

I have a custom front end form which creates a custom post type post and have just discovered WordPress automatically escapes $_POST data in the same way that Magic Quotes does. I have Magic Quotes ...
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Getting the dropdown menu to redirect to different pages?

What I am having trouble with is a dropdown box that I want to add to my sidebar. the blog will have more than one user so what I want for the dropdown to do is list all the different users by their ...
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Wordpress plugin form not saving data

I am learning development of plugins, I am stuck into saving the plugin options form data. I have a plugin options page, where three fields asking for number of videos, height and width are coded. ...
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How to add multiple checkbox elements to media attachments?

Based on solved question from: How to add a checkbox element to attachments editor with example Theres an example of multiple Checkboxes, for example: Colors, patterns, etc... A grouped list but ...
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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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Processing a subscription form with POST method?

I am trying to integrate a ‘subscribe to newsletter’ feature on my wordpress blog Users just need to enter their name and email address, hit subscribe. This is then supposed to send me an email and I ...
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Handling results from data hooked into admin_post

I'm writing a plugin that uses a form to pass some data through to itself. Is there any way to do this "The WordPress Way"? Sample form code (on a custom submenu page added under "Tools"): <form ...
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WP Login forms action URLs displayed as pretty URLs in browser (ex with Restore Password)

I would like to use the WP native login/register/restore password/.. functionality, but display pretty URLs instead of wp-login.php I've been looking at the core code and noticed that most login ...
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other shortcodes in Contact form 7 MAILS [closed]

How to use other shortcodes inside Contact form 7- forms? indeed explains how to use other shortcodes inside Contact Form 7 forms. But that doesn't make them usable in the mails that Contact Form 7 ...
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Obfuscating Email Addresses in Form Fields

I'm writing a WP Theme where registered users can email post authors sending them en email from the post's page itself. So I created a contact form in which I get the user and author infos and emails ...
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Custom form, shortcode, and submit handler

I have a frontend form with a bunch of input. My requirements force me to use a custom shortcode to create the form. I have already tested a page with that shortcode. Here's my : <form name="...
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How do I setup nested repeatable option fields?

I'm trying to wrap my head around how to create a set of option fields that should be able to repeat for as many times as possible. But I'm having a hard time to figure out how to proceed. Currently ...
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Using filter to add additional fields to comment_form()

I want to add a field to the comments and have used these codes. functions.php function my_fields($fields) { $fields['url2'] = '<p class="comment-form-url2"> <...
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Post from front-end with post types, categories and taxonomies

I am now developing a wordpress site that will be something like a directory. People will be able to submit walkthroughs, advanced reviews, as well as cheat codes for games. We were going to make a ...
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How to update selective options on plugin settings page

I write a wordpress plugin. My plugin has options. All options are in one group, 'pluginname-settings'. All option names are uniform and look like "pluginname-settings['option-name']". Some code to ...
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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “&Atilde;&iexcl;” 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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How do I embed a Javascript form directly into a page?

I have a new WP install with the Jupiter Theme installed. I have a contact form created in Sharpspring, a CRM that purports to work perfectly with WP, and automatically generates embed codes for ...
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Using the WordPress selected() function

I'm using the WordPress selected() function to display the current option in a dropdown list. The issue I am having is that for some reason WordPress is printing out selected='selected' above the form ...
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How to Process Form Request

So... I have a form build into a WordPress page like this: <form action="/help" method="GET"> <h2 class="heading post-title">Contact Us</h2> ...
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Add contact form

I want to add contact form to my page. I found http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact-form/ article where (see below) there is button for adding contact form but I don't have this in my Wordpress ...
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Settings API erases itself?

I have two forms created using Settings API, and when I save one of them the other one gets erased and vice versa. Here's the whole code so you could paste it into your functions.php file and see ...
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Submitting POST data to a custom page template triggers a 404, why?

I've got a simple custom page template with a form on it. This page can process the form itself, so the entered data gets submitted there as well, using POST. Submitting the form, however, results in ...
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How Could I sanitize the receive data from this code

<form id="tellastory" method="post" action=""> <label for="fullname">Full Name </label> <input id="fullname" name="fullname" type="text" maxlength="255" value=""/> ...
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$_POST form request with admin-post

I tried to use a form with the following markup using the action admin-post.php <form method='post' action='admin-post.php'> I'm using the action hook suggested by Wordpress to proceed the $...
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How to HTML5 FormData Ajax

How do I use FormData in wordpress ajax ? I am appending files and strings to formdata. var formdata = new FormData(); formdata.append('name', 'This is Name') $.ajax({ url: '...
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Return to option page after running PHP script

I have an option screen for my plugin, it's just a simple form. <div class="wrap"> <h2>SoundCloud Podcast Importer Options</h2> <hr/> <h2>Add a show</...
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Recreating the hierarchy of taxonomies for a dropdown form menu?

I have a form that contains a dropdown menu. This form is on a page form.php and is not part of my theme. It exists outside of my site. This dropdown menu contains my list of values for a custom ...