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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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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Contact Form 7 form is working on local wordpress install but fails on production server [closed]

I've created a Contact Us page (my-site.com/contact-us/) using contact-form-7 which works fine on my local WordPress install. However, when I try the same form on the online version of the site, it ...
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Disable only the comment form/box itself?

I'm trying to write a function which hides the comment form itself, while leaving comments and comment counts intact. I'd like the comment form to display only when a certain parameter is in a post ...
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Should I use wp_nonce_field on my contact form?

I have created a self submitting contact form template and it works nicely, however when I was browsing the web in search for tutorials (for creating contact forms) I have noticed that some people ...
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how to set from address according to the form input email address for wp_mail()?

I am trying to create form and send it to my e-mail address using wp_mail. my wp_mail() code is: if($_POST["submit"]) { $to="am.riparz@gmail.com"; $subject ="Arugambay Bookings : New ...
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PHP form is not sending mail if I use mime type and version in header. How to solve this? [closed]

If I use the following code, then the form works fine and I am getting form submissions to my email. <?php if($_POST["submit"]) { $recipient="meemail@gmail.com"; $subject="New request"; ...
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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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Drop-Down Menu of Current Child Pages

Sorry if my question title didn't make much sense. I'll try and explain. I am using the 'Contact Form 7' plugin on a WordPress site and would like to display the child pages of the current page in a ...
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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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Front-End Form Submission in Shortcode

The plugin I am working on contains shortcodes with forms on them. Upon form submission (POST), I do some database work, and then planned on redirecting to another page after the db work is complete. ...
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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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Is there a way to embed a Google Docs form in a page without using plugins?

I'm currently running a Wordpress blog. It's part of a school blog, so unfortunately, I don't have the permissions to install any plugins. I've got a "contact form" set up as a Google Docs form. Right ...
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How to put a form with php code into a variable or shortcode?

I'm trying to put my frontend form into a variable or a shortcode so I can wrap another shortcode around it (specifically Bainternet Post Creation Limits). My form has PHP code in it so I'm not ...
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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 ...
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Downloadable content only for subscribers?

I'd like to use WordPress to set up a whitepapers site. Any user can check the main site with a list (blog format) of white papers available. But if a user wants to download any whitepaper, he has to ...
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how to add a custom form in a page

How do I add a custom form to a WordPress page? I do not need contact form I need a custom form that has my own fields. Some fields get data from a database table like cities and country or any other ...
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Form Submission Warning: Cannot modify header error only when plugin is deactivated

I have created some custom post forms that I'm now using in place of a plugin called WP User Frontend which allows you to post and edit from front end. These post forms we're working great but when I ...
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Uploading PDF files from the front-end

I am working on a Wordpress site that has a custom front-end form for submitting posts. I need to add a field in the form to allow users upload a single PDF file along with the post. How can I achieve ...
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Plugin that will output submitted form data for user? [closed]

I have a standard HTML form that the visitor will fill out. It consists of mostly checkboxes. What I would like, is after the form is submitted, a page is then presented to the user showing what ...
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How to handle forms from sidebar widgets - Processing $_POST variables using get_field_name()

Thanks to Wordpress calling their content 'posts', it makes it hard to find information on dealing with forms submitted with the POST protocol. My question is simple, the answer should be simple to a ...
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How to create and retrieve data from a special registration form?

What is the recommended way to approach the follow issue? I have to create two pages. On one page I will have a small form where users will be able to register themselves (with or without photo). On ...
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Can a page contain php code?

I am trying to use the following line of PHP code in one of my pages: <input name="from" id="from" value="<?php echo $_GET['from'];?>" type="text" /> But instead of displaying an empty ...
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Trying do build a contact form

I have some problem making my contact form work. The contact form should only be in one simple site. So i created two templates. The first template only has the form. The other one have the php code ...
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RSVP form for Facebook events from a Wordpress post?

Is there a way to add a RSVP form to a Facebook event in a Wordpress post? (let's assume I have a website linked to a Facebook application and I want to publish public events I have published on a ...
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How to Collect Keyword and Search Engine Data on Webforms?

We have a contact form using Contact Form 7 on our wordpress site. We would like to be able to attach any information about where the user came from: keyword search is the #1 item of interest. We ...
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Form post to Wordpress page = wrong template

I'm using permalinks and I have a page with a slug like this: http://www.mysite.com/jobs/ The page uses a specific template for itself. On another page I have a form that I submit as POST to ...
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Is there a WordPress form plugin that can easily be configured for Google Analytics goals?

I don't want to have to make use of a destination url, so ideally I would like to be able to add the onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackPageview', '/G1/whatever']);" event to the submit button on the form.
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Help with forms and nonces

I am trying to create a nonce to use with a (public-facing) form. Below is my code: function my_form() { if (isset($_POST['submit'])) { $name = $_POST['name']; $description = ...
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How to add search form in main page body?

I'm fairly new to wordpress. I'm trying to develop a website with search option to find available room information. I would like to add a search box where people would be able to enter their ...
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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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How to: Retrieve an attachment image from post and output it

If anyone can help me I would be gratefull! I got a gravity form with the post_type fields including the submit image when submited it displays the: title content image tags So my question ...
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my checkbox is not saving it's value

Processing the following form in the admin area, but the database constantly returning an empty cell where the info should be. Help!! <form action="options.php" method="post"> ...
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free form wordpress

My question is kind of simple: I have a voucher. I would like to people fill an form on my WordPress site and when they click submit, they receive an e-mail with the voucher... Is there a plugin out ...
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How do I add the same contact form to multiple wordpress sites and capture the response in one place or database?

I own a network of 100+ Wordpress based websites. All website are separate installations of Wordpress and are on different servers. I would like to create one contact form have it shown in the ...