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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Plugin to create forms using HTML [closed]

Until recently I've been using Custom Contact Forms to create some more advanced forms. The sole reason I've chosen this plugin was the ability to create my own layouts and basically just code clean ...
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jQuery Plugin to use Wordpress functions in AJAX request

I'm using Chained Selects jQuery Plugin to create multiple chained selection fields. I'm using the remote version of the plugin to build the related options by means of AJAX request from a separate ...
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Single Multisite Signup Page [closed]

I'm trying to turn the WordPress multsite signup page into a one step process instead of two. I'm wanting people to choose their username, email, password and a confirmation of their password, along ...
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Raw output (preventing wpautop)

Using WordPress 3.5. I'm trying to put a <form> into a Page of a WP-based site. Unfortunately, WP is "helpfully" screwing up the formatting of the form by inserting <br> and <p> ...
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Showing errors from processing function on form

I use a function from my functions.php to process a front end post form. I store the errors in the variable $output but need a way to show it on the post form after submit. How can I do that?
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Avoid updating post when sending POST or GET request to post.php

I've created a Plugin which adds a new meta-box on the post.php dashboard page, containing a form. Whenever a POST request is submitted from that form, I would like to save some post meta-data. I ...
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Register page in admin area

Ok, so I have a table in my admin area for my plugin. Each row as an edit button, which should post to the edit page. I don't know how to add my php edit page to the registered wordpress page, though, ...
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Form that sends data to an admin panel and can export it

Is there a way to have a form submit data to a admin control panel where the data is stored and can be rectified there? Could it also be able to export the data as excel for example?
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Submit custom form from post content and execute in plugin

I have prepared custom form (quiz plugin) with embedding in custom posts via {{QUIZ_ID}} placeholder. My form is displayed in post correctly but bigger problem is what form action should I create (and ...
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Ajaxify Form That Submits To Same Page To Display Post Data

I have a drop down menu that submits one of several filter options. The options are submitted to the same page, where post titles are displayed based on these options. The form is working fine, but I ...
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Embed IPB forums to wordpress page

I have a community that is really forum driven, and after messing with most major content management systems, I've really liked Wordpress for Its front news pages/blog posts. The issue that I'm ...
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How to allow user to select User ID in Formidable Pro form?

The goal of this formidable pro form requires three non-standard things to occur. I've written a custom plug-in with code that accomplishes two of the three goals, but I am unable to get the third ...
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Adding Contact Form 7 to my anti-spam rules in .htaccess

I have the following rules set in my .htaccess file to block spam. It works by not allowing anyone to login, register, or make a comment unless the conditions are met. It works, but I would like to ...
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Char limit on custom blog-post form? [closed]

I want to setup a simple custom form for users to post, which will automatically: Subscribe user to updates (i.e. moderation approved, comment posted) Enable DISQUS xor IntenseDebate comments ...
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Add X meta box inputs based on form at top of meta box, how to do it right?

I am setting up a meta box that controls the number of ingredients for a recipe. As each recipe will have a different number of ingredients I decided to use a simple text input and button to set the ...
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Pass data from one page to anothe file/page in wordpress

I have my custome theme in wordpress.This is the path of my custome theme. C:\wamp\www\wordpress2\wp-content\themes\sscy1002\sscy1002 I have created a Page in wordpress which contains some form ...
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Form Security: nonce vs. jQuery

I am trying to create a methodology for submitting forms on my WordPress site. In the past, I have used WordPress nonces in order to secure form submission, but I like the idea of using jQuery to ...
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Loading scripts & styles from a meta box callback function

Case: I got a set of classes that build form fields based on data from an input array. The class can build the following types of form fields: input (basic, hidden, password) textarea radio ...
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How to hook into user registration process Before user registers

I need to add a field to the user registration form and then validate it before I add a new user to my WordPress I know how to hook into the registration form via add_filter('register_form', ...
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Contact Form 7 not sending emails- no confirmation, no error

Live site. I've noticed that Contact Form 7 recently stopped working, despite my not having touched any of the settings. What's odd is that I receive neither a confirmation nor an error message; I ...
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Redirect to another page using contact form 7?

I'm using CF7 to send some information to my email and everything's working fine, but I need to redirect the users to a different page after the email has been sent, by default the forms are sent to ...
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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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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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How do I Upload/Import Form (Input) Files via. Ajax function?

I keep running into an issue getting the file(s) added/switched to ajax so that the server ajax handler can deal with the rest. How can I get the $_FILES to be passed the same as with the default ...
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How to allow registered users to submit the form only 5 times per day?

Question Is there a way that my registered users (if they are not the form is hidden so I don't need that) are restricted to submit the form more than 5 times per day, or 20 per month or whatever ...
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Saving frontend form data in wordpress

I have front-end user form like, Title Image Upload Drop Down Category Description Tag Now when a user fills the form and hits the publish button from the front-end..... at the back-end a post is ...
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Remove field in the form : only works for “url”, not for “email”?

I would like to remove the email field in the comment form. It works for url but not for email : the email field is still there. Do you know why? <?php function url_filtered($fields) { ...
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A mandatory agreement form to access another page?

I want to set up a page with a form the visitor needs to fill out and accept terms before going on to another page. Is there a plugin to do this? If no plug in, is there another way? Any help would ...
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I am trying to grab the title and put it in a paypal form select option

I am trying insert the title of a post in the option value of a form for paypal purchase, so I know what item they have chosen. But when I do this paypal gives me a error message that something is ...
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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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“operation successful” message

i'm writing some custom wordpress pages, and i want that after an action where the user has addess an item to a list (after the user press the submit button and the page reloads showing the updated ...
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Detailed form plugin, with ability to export to excel etc. OR edit PDF live?

I have a client who wants to have online application forms for their non profit service. I have used Contact Form 7 in the past, since its pretty flexible and you can have lots of fields, radio ...
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placeholder text in category form label

Is there a way to put a placeholder text in the category form label? Right now the label is empty and has a dropdown menu filled with categories. I want to make a dummy placeholder text which will be ...
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Redirecting after login?

I'm using the following to let the user login: <form name='loginform' id='loginform' action='<?php echo get_settings('siteurl')?>/wp-login.php' method='post'> ...
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How to verify this checkbox is checked?

Actually I want to include a file if the checkbox is checked <?php $checked = get_option('automatic') ? "checked='checked'" : ""; echo "<input type='checkbox' name='automatic' $checked />"; ...
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404 Error on form submission within custom post type

I'm trying to create a forum system using WP's custom post types - two post types as Topic/Reply and a Forum taxonomy. I have created a singular template for the topic post type, in which I added a ...
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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 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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How can I modify the media upload form fields?

I would like to add a line of text under the description field in the media edit form to give users more direction as to how to fill out this field. What is the best way to do this? I know how to add ...
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Submitting form in wordpress plugin

I am new to wordpress and currently making a plugin. I am getting list of authors using <?php wp_dropdown_users(array('name' => 'author'));?> Now when submitting my form I want to retain ...
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Using admin-ajax prevents regular php form submission

I have a page with a table of posts and groups of checkbox filters in the sidebar. Looks something like this: www.example.com/toylist |___________| |_______________________| | [ ] Red | | ...
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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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page shows 404 on form submit

I have creating a template page in which i have a form, upon testing it gave a 404 error. should i putting something else in action? `<form action="results.php" method="post"> <!--my ...
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Where to add css file that I want my forms to use?

Where and how should I add the css file that I want my forms to use? Thank you!
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Using AJAX with Forms

I am attempting to validate and submit a form using AJAX in WordPress, however, the response that I am getting is 0. According to the codex, this would seem to indicate that admin-ajax is unable to ...
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Using shortcodes to parse POST request (containing the data from a front-end form)

I would like to allow my subscribers to post classifieds, which are nothing but a custom post type with a few metas for the price, etc. (The existing classifieds plugins I have tried are way too ...
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Contact form with Jquery and PHP don't work

<?php/* Template Name: Contact */?> <?php get_header(); ?> <?php wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery.validate.min', get_bloginfo('template_directory') . ...
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Form action URL unrecognized

I have a contact form previously used in static websites that I’d like to adapt to use in WordPress. I realize there are numerous plug-ins such as Contact Form 7, but would rather use this since it’s ...
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Custom form that store input in database

I have never used WordPress before, but have done a lot of programming. But what is the normal way of making customs forms? I need to create a form where a user fill some input fields and on submit ...
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Remember form field values with page navigation

I have a form on a page template that controls which posts show up on the page and how those posts are ordered. You can see what I mean here: http://www.theseattlevine.com/the-vine The questions I ...