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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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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show image in mail contact form 7 [closed]

I am using contact form 7. I have a file field to upload images. Code of file field in contact form 7 [file* image filetypes:jpg|png|gif] I need to display the uploaded image in mail using ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Simple form that saves to database

I am using a 3rd party service that does a scrub of my database for new entries within a specific table. However I am been unable to find a simple form plugin that submits data to the wordpress ...
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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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Front End Post Submit Form

I'm working on a site that is going to be community powered. It's going to have the form for registered users to submit draft posts, which will then be approved or deleted by the site's editors. The ...
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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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Inserting Gravity Form checkbox values into Advanced Custom Fields [closed]

I'm trying to feed checkbox values from a Gravity Forms form (which creates a new post) into an Advanced Custom Fields field. I've had a read around and found some info in a post (at the bottom of the ...
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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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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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Connect forms in WP to external database

I want to use Wordpress for an existing site (coded in PHP). It has some forms (for member subscription, user can update their data etc.) which are connected directly to an existing database. I don't ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to create and work with custom data / tables (i.e., for arbitrary data)?

Getting started on Wordpress just today. I noticed that Wordpress created tables in a mySql database (with name *.wrdp1) when I first set it up. These tables cover comments, posts, users, and some ...
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Varying Search Result Pages

I have two different kinds of search results on my site and I'd like to change the look of the search result page entirely. I've played around with the search form a bit but I'm unsure how to force it ...
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How can I use AJAX to save/update a widget form?

My custom widget's form will have two pull-down menus: the content of the second menu is dependent on the user's selection in the first menu (think of the way Country and State/Province works). I ...
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Form in WordPress : 404

In my WP site I've got a Contact page whose URL is mysite.com/contact/ and which contains a <form> with an action attribute set to action="/contact/" Clicking on the submit button brings me to ...
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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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add function to saving change on Options Pages

i make page like this link and it work fine but i need to run some script after it like editing a file i was add it to function my_function() { //do something } function register_mysettings() { ...
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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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recommended practice for form submission

I want to create a form on a page but how do I handle the form submission. Which hook should i implement to handle my submission? Probably dirtiest would be to do it in the theme itself but I don't ...
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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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How to sanitize user input?

What is the correct way sanitizing form data before submitting to the database? I have the following text input: <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php ...
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How to load javascript file on homepage in Wordpress in order?

I am using a quicktags plugin, which was not loading on the home page, now it does, but it does it on the wrong place. How can I solve this? I want the quicktags.min.js file to load first, rather ...
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Creating a custom multilingual form

I need to create a special form for my website where users cand specify a series of data including some textfields, combo boxes and sliders (from 0 to 100). Also I need this form to be qTranslate ...
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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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wordpress not displaying my form

When I create a page with the content as [contact-form-7 id="199" title="Untitled"] , it displays the form, but when I use it as <div class="first"><?php $recentProjects = ...