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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Update entry in WP database through backend form

I'm trying to find a way to UPDATE a entry in my WP DB via a form. My idea is to grab the current entry values, link to another page with another form and display them there inside containers. That ...
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Headers for Contact Form are wrong

I am using a simple contact form I created myself that consists of just a script (php) and a WordPress shortcode. It works fine except the headers are saying something like foo@somewebhosting.server54 ...
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Why is contact form not working?

I am using a custom contact form plugin from code.tutsplus but it is not working. It looks as if the form is sent because I get the confirmation badge, although I receive no email (I have tried ...
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Custom form in admin area, redirect in wrong page

I'm writing a custom form on my plugin settings area. <form action="<?php echo admin_url('options-general.php?page=yasr_settings_page') ?>" id="form_add_multi_set"> ...
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Custom user fields validation on registration

I am using the 'wpestate' theme for my website but I would like to add some custom fields for my user registration. So I tried the following code to extend it: The probelem: When I try to register a ...
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Display single post inside accordion based on form submission results

*Note - for full background see previous question here: http://bit.ly/1gaF673 Ok, so after fixing the problem above and a couple of issues that followed. My form submission returns the results I ...
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wordpress option page data from select form is not saving to database

I am going to create a wordpress plugin with a option page and I have created a two page called index.php and options.php and in index.php I have written the following code to create default options ...
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Is wp_nonce_field vulnerable if you know the action name?

Is wp_nonce_field vulnerable if you know the action name? I am actually adding a hidden field with name = the name of the action name in my form so that my plugin can identify it. I want to know if ...
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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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Gravity Forms After Submission - GFFormsModel::update_lead_field_value?

I am working with Gravity Forms. This code works with a couple issues : add_action('gform_after_submission_14', 'post_contract_update', 10, 2); function post_contract_update($entry, $form) { ...
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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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Success message in comment form

I am using wordpress 3.8. I am using comment_form(); I need to display a success message on successfully posted comment on blog. How to do this?
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Using Multiple Submit buttons to trigger customised php functions

I may be going about this completely the wrong way but bear with me... I have a long guestlist that is automatically populated using a foreach table. I would like to put a 'No Show' button on this ...
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Username from e-mail

Which files do I have to edit to get a grip on $_POST data sent by the registration form? I want to explode $_POST['email'] and build an username from that. I simply want to allow people to register ...
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wp_usermeta key problem

I am trying to add a meta key to wp_usermeta but it does not work at all. The key would get value from a checkbox. I used the code from Wordpress codex tutorial and it's not adding anything. I will ...
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Custom registration field to SQL database

I have created new columns in a SQL table called wp_users. Those fields are "giodo", "handel" and "regulamin". What I want to do is to add '1' to each column when a user registers and selects ...
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How to include editable PDF in wordpress

I need to include a Existing PDF in website, where user can either fill or download it. I tried to use visual form generator, but it doesn't like actual form and I need to allow a user signature. ...
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jQuery and AJAX Not working with Select Form Element

I seem to be having a strange issue with jQuery and a newly-created AJAX form/function. I'm pretty new to AJAX so please bear with me. Here's the jQuery: ...
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How can I do a URL redirection when an user uses wrong login details?

I have got this form for login from the front-end. <form action="<?php echo site_url('wp-login.php', 'login_post'); ?>" method="post" <?php /*id="login-page-form"*/ ?>> ...
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Search Query: how to construct a search string from two select elements?

Im trying to create a wordpress search widget. The final search string Im trying to submit is made up of two keywords, one each from a select element. I'd like the final search query to be ...
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Performing a POST action on homepage goes to posts page

On every page of my site I got a contact form that will send an email to the respective address. On this site also I've set the front page display to a static page. The contact form will basically ...
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Forms with multiple element types using custom post types

I am building a forms component and am looking for the following functionality. Each form would have multiple questions and multiple question types ( like text boxes, radio buttons, selection drop ...
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Copy and Paste Password for Comments

One of my newer clients has an extensive WordPress blog (on SE I am a Joomla man) and I am sure there must be some reason behind this. For comments it asks you to copy a password - and then paste ...
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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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form to post multiple inputs into post_content

I have a form, with multiple inputs that I am trying to get posted to the wordpress "post_content". I am able to get the title field and only one other field to post successfully, only when making a ...
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Displaying database table in backend of wordpress

So basically I'm working on a job website for a client where they post jobs and users can apply for these jobs with a form that writes to the database with their inputed information.. I have set up a ...
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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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What form element names break wordpress?

I know that <input name="name"> will cause wp to bork and throw a 404. It seems that 'year' is the same. Does there exist a list of input names that wp doesnt like?
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Linking Plug-In Files to WP

I am writing a plug-in right now which adds a table to the database when activated. I have another file in my plug-in directory which handles a form submission and writes to the database. This file ...
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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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GET form action. Redirect to self

I'm writing filter for posts by category on author page. I send category name in $_GET array in this form: <form action="" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="get" id="form1"> <select ...
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Custom Contact Form Not Sending (but not giving error)

hope things are going well. I'm attempting to add a custom contact form to a section of home page. I came across a custom contact form at https://gist.github.com/hansspiess/6815875. I implemented the ...
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I am unable to save my data from a form

For some reason I am unable to save the data from my form: add_action( 'admin_menu', 'example_menu_settings' ); /** Step 1. */ function example_menu_settings() { add_options_page( 'example ...
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How to use the <form method=GET> in WP

I have a page that shows a products list. I need that when a user click on a product image a product page is shown. If I use this in my form: $retval .= '<form method=post action="'. str_replace( ...
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Post submit using shortcode and init

I'm trying to find the best way to return errors to a page once a form submitted by using a shortcode. I'm adding a function to init such as - add_action( 'init', 'contact_form_process_post' ); ...
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Post form as custom post

I'm new to WordPress and need to create a website including a special form, with which I can upload photos, set my position on an OpenStreetMap and choose from several dropdown menus. Here you can ...
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Widget front-end fails to echo as expected from checkbox

Context: This is my first widget and I am following along with an online tutorial. I am expecting the front-end of the widget to echo some content upon checking a check-box in the back-end form, but ...
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Edit User Profile From Front End

I have taken reference from this link. I have used Plugin cimy user extra fields for extra users' field. I have taken few extra fields such as picture upload and file upload. Now I want to edit ...
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How to redirect new WordPress user to previous page after registering

When a user registers for a WordPress site, they are redirected to the login page after completing the registration form. Is there a way to redirect them to the previous page before filling out the ...
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Front end file upload returning wrong attachment url

So I'm making a simple file uploader with wordpress where users don't need to go into wp-admin to add a file. I have it working great, it uploads the file to the correct folder..etc but the only ...
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How to Use the Filter “sidebar_login_widget_form_args”

I need to rename some of the labels on the Sidebar Login form using the sidebar_login_widget_form_args" filter; I have been trying few days to do this without any success. I would very much ...
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jQuery form plugin, submit in the wordpress way

Trying to use jQuery form plugin in wordpress site to upload files. HTML markup: <form id="myForm" action="process.php" method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <input type="file" ...
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New User Form - Custom Menu Page

I have a question concerning creating a new user. I'm creating a plugin for this wp site I am working on. I have set up custom roles for these and I'd like to have a separate menu item for the "Owner" ...
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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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Image upload and other options in the same plugin settings form?

I write a wordpress plugin. My plugin has two options. One is an image upload mechanism and the other is a checkbox. My code is below: <?php /* Plugin Name: Plugin Name Plugin URI: Description: ...
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jQuery Live Form Validation in Wordpress

I'm trying to implement the form validation that can be found at: http://www.geektantra.com/2009/09/jquery-live-form-validation/ I can get the demo above working, but when I implement it on my ...
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Adding a Filter to Sidbar Login Plugin to Change Login Button Lable

I'm a newbie and I have not been able to find an answer to my question. I have installed the Sidebar Login plugin and I'm trying to change the form labels, specifically,the login button label. I ...
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Form submission to another page returning 404 error [duplicate]

I'm modifying a form plugin, and trying to have it submit to another page chosen by the user. Right now the page it submits to is page_id=6. If I navigate to this page myself, it prints Array(). When ...
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Correct Syntax for uploading files to custom directory in Wordpress

I have current PHP code that works when attaching files on a form. The files have to go to a certain directory. I know that while attaching in Wordpress I need to use a different syntax. However, I've ...
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Conditional two level dropdown filter for custom post type

I have set up a custom post type and taxonomy. The post type is called Local Services and the hierarchical taxonomy is called Regions. The Regions have child categories called Areas. I have set up a ...