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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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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Using POST method in meta box, no results

I'm having trouble figuring out what's going wrong with my code. I created a meta box for a custom post type (project) that adds people to the project via the edit project page. The box also displays ...
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Custom Taxonomy Not Saving in Front End Post

I am trying to create a front end posting form that will allow users to create a post when schools are closed. I have 4 custom taxonomies closed_schools, study_open, safe_arrival, hour_delay. each has ...
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Form isn't inserting data into database with ajax plugin

I've been working at this for weeks without success. I've figured out problem after problem with the code, but none of the corrections seem to fix my core problem. The form doesn't insert anything ...
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Echo out element to another page.

I have a small plugin that displays how many submissions are left on current ninja form. And writes it out as so <p id="submissions-left">hurry only 25 submission left. <\p> And tacks ...
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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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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 ...