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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Best way to handle a form post in plugin

I'm doing a plugin that needs to be able to post data to a third party API. Users will fill out a form and press submit. The form itself - would it be "correct" to simply append html to a page ...
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Two searchforms with different categories/posts per page

For a project I'm working on, I need two different searchforms. One is a global searchform that is always visible in the header of the page, that searches everything in the website. The other one ...
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Nonces and Cache

It's clear that form submissions and AJAX requests, especially sensible ones, need "nonces" to avoid certain exploits. However, with heavy use of caching systems it becomes harder to generate them ...
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Rewrite URL based on form input

I have a form: <form action="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>" method="get"> <select name="genres[]"> <option value="jazz"></option> <option ...
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Upload file to front-end form and send as email attachment

I am trying to create a front-end form that has an option to upload a CV (so pdf or word format) that I would like to be able to send as an email attachment. I've read a few articles and tutorials the ...
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Create plugin with form in post and submit it to specific form

I need to write plugin which add form at the end of specific posts with submit button. It is clear for me. Next after click submit I need to submit form to my own form from plugin and show more inputs ...
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How to use HubSpot Forms API in Wordpress pages?

How to use HubSpot Forms API in Wordpress pages? I have to pass dynamic values to the Hubspot Form. Thanks in advance
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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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Meta Box Data added to header redirect

I got a lot of my code from this post: Create more Meta Boxes as needed What I need to happen is the user input a code and it redirects them to a specific url. I know I'm grabbing the data correctly ...
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How to detect shortcode usage, submit a form from widget to that page?

I've created a plugin and now want to create a widget containing a form that will submit to the page where my plugin shortcode is embedded from any wordpress page on the front end. I assume that ...
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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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Inquiry form like on URL [closed]

I need to make an inquiry form on my website. This demo form is what I need. How can I make this thing? I tried Formcraft and Gravity but I don't succeeded. In the first time I want to choose the ...
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Login to wordpress by clicking a link and specifying usernaname and password in url

I'm running a php application on an ubuntu server that's completely independent of my wordpress site. I'm using an iFrame of the server inside the wordpress site, but I need to login to Wordpress with ...
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Advanced searching form

I am trying to create an advanced searching page on front-end page for users. I have been trying to find but it's not easy to find some tutorial or sample source. I have found that It is possible to ...
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Accept AJAX call with serialized form data

I'm trying to pass a wordpress plugin some form data via ajax and it works just fine, unless the form data is serialized, then the server responds with an error message. I'm stuck with this for days ...
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Search form options group categories

Hello i use this code to allow my readers to filter the search results by targeting a specific category. How can edit it to make 2 options of categories groups? I have 20 categories. I want the ...
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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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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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Validating custom fields before post save

After much unsuccessful searching, I'm hoping someone here can help me out. I am using Advanced Customs Fields (I assume most people are familiar) to create a post from the front end. I want to ...
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How to fetch form data and show it to my page?

I'm new to wordpress, & trying to create a simple form from of my use, and wanna do it by plugins . so I created a plugin for that but that is not showing the values of my form. there is a option ...
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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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How to insert multiple checkbox values into post as custom fields from frontend

I need to use a form in the front-end that allows people to post. I have tried to keep the minimum code in order to focus only on the issue (mentioned below) at hand. EXAMPLE FORM: <form ...
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add a form on clicking download link

I have a download page in my website. There i have a download link. On clicking the download link a lightbox will appear which contains details such as name,email etc. I want to download the ...
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Why the form's get method redirects to edit.php in wordpress admin?

I have a form in wordpress plugin and i am trying to submit it using the get method. The problem is that, the form redirects to edit.php page instead my custom post type page, which is ...
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Select post from dropdown and add query args not working

The behavior of the below should be that the user makes a selection on the dropdown box and the page refreshes with a query arg of editevent=1 and also passes a value of the post ID with the selection ...
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Ajax Form seems to post, but does not return

I have a very simple form with 3 checkboxes allowing users to flag a video as inappropriate. I'm trying to make a simple ajax request to create an email, and give the user some feedback. The form ...
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Create service similar to wordpress.com [closed]

I am looking to build a service for users where they can signup (using an online form such as Gravity or Ninja forms) for a website either as a sub domain or sub directory of the main website similar ...
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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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Form Shortcode not saving data to WP database

I'm developing a plugin that creates a custom table upon plugin activation. The plugin allows users to add a form shortcode to collect data for leads. I've got to the point where either the data ...
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Customize wp-admin form custom fields

I would like to customize some form elements in my WP admin area: starting from this example (http://api.jquery.com/val/ the one with the select) what I would liko to do, is to update a via a select ...
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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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Select Form Element Not Saving from Plugin Options

I am certain it is something silly. But I can't find it and with such simple code at a loss for anything else. Having looked at many other plugins doing settings in a lot of ways can't really see ...
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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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Display default WordPress login/registration form into a modal window

hope someone can help me with this. I need to display the default WordPress login/registration into a modal window. I followed this tutorial in order to create the modal box and it is just exactly ...
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Search form not finding content in template page

I created some template pages on my wordpress theme and when I'm trying to do search for some words it returns Nothing Found. When I tried to search for words from the posts or normal pages(Not ...
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How to use Download Manager with FTP

I need to have the email before download plugin so am using Download manager in conjunction, however as some files will need updating quite regularly, I am keen to use FTP so that I can just replace ...
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Custom Form Redirects to Post after Submit

First things first. I´m no PHP pro, but my boss wants me to do this, so if I made a major mistake, don´t facepalm too hard :) So I have this custom built form on this site: ...
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How to set a Maximum Image size to a Field in WordPress

I have a customized frontend form in WordPress that allows to set a featured image to a post before publishing it. I want to set a maximum-allowed "width" as well as a "height" to the "upload image" ...
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Using Nonce for my Form

Essentially I need to verify my data using a nonce, but I'm not sure that I'm doing it right. What I'm trying to do is remove a menu option for a user that isn't an admin. If a checkbox is checked and ...
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Assigning input to variable

I am trying to create a plugin that will generate users. I am pretty new to Wordpress and my PHP is ehhhh. I got some helpful help earlier but have made a few turns since... The plugin will generate ...
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Send message to author without showing email address [duplicate]

I'm trying to find a way to send via a simple form a message to an author (from frontend, everyone can message) without having the author email address visible in html. Do you know if there is a ...
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How to send form values from the script in functions.php and not from the form on my website?

I have a form on my website and depending on if the user check paypal or wire-transfer the form action should always go to functions.php where I have this simple check at the end of the file: if ( ...
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add unique code required to register

I have a custom registration form on my homepage and I want to add a field where a code has to be put in to allow people to register. So that only people i give the code to can register. I believe ...
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Form action doesn't work if slug isn't same as custom post title

I'm facing the following situation, i've created an event-custom-post-type and display those with a single-event.php template. I've also implemented a signup-form in that template and all worked just ...
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Carrying information from button click into form [closed]

I had a question for a project I am finishing for a client. He would like it so that every time a user clicks on "Sign Up Today" for the given workshop (http://yft.ac/upcoming-workshops/), the name of ...
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Wordpress running SQL query to update database from form

Basically I want to take information in from a form and use a separate php page to update the database. so here is the original wordpress php page (add_person.php): <?php /* Template Name: ...
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Directing to functions.php the correct way

Right now I'm validating a form on one page, and then sending the results to functions.php to send the form via email. Right now I'm doing the following <?php $our_url = ...
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Error on inserting a form value to database

hi i have decided to store few values in a separate table, So i created it and now i used a form to store values but when i process that form i'm getting error Trying to get property of non-object and ...
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Tracing dashboard publish settings from input form in WordPress

I need to replicate a plugin's input form from the dashboard and make it available to the public so that they can enter data directly to the DB rather than using a form that is emailed and then ...
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Form That Submits Content Securely

I have built a WP site for a client. One of the pages has a form which my client's customers will use to submit material to my client, and one of the required fields is a file upload. My client ...