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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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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How to add a onclick attribute to a list of checkboxes?

I have this array for checkbox: array( 'name' => __('Latest Product',''), 'desc' => __('Select if you want to display latest product',''), 'id' => $prefix . ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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How to bring registration field to index page? [closed]

I am using wordpress and buddypress for my site and my registration works perfectly on www.mysite.com/register, i need to bring the registration fields to the home page(index.php). My register page ...
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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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How to show a 'correct' message after submit a form?

I'm building a template page for submit a profile changes. I would like to show a 'correct' message in green(example) for the user knows. Here my template code: <?php global $avia_config; /** * ...
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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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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 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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Redirect to another page using contact form 7? [closed]

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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Which action hook should I use to intercept a form upon submission?

I have a form on wordpress page with a POST method. I need to add an extra field to the form after submission but before it is sent to the URL in the action attribute. I was thinking to use an ...
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Contact Form 7 not sending emails- no confirmation, no error [closed]

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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Custom form action hook

I am writting a simple newsletter subscriber plugin. I created a widget with form: echo '<form action="'.home_url().'" method="post" name="subscriber_form">'; echo '<p><input ...
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Grab values from the query string to fill in hidden fields in ninja forms [closed]

I've added a custom page template where I pull out a list of available jobs from the database. The page displaying the jobs is called jobs. I'm using the Ninja forms plugin to add a form on a page ...
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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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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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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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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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File Upload from Frontend

I am working on a blog where user can submit his/her story from the UI. What I would like to happen is if a user submit his/her story it should be visible in the dashboard and i can get the attached ...
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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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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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Detailed form plugin, with ability to export to excel etc. OR edit PDF live? [closed]

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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Run JavaScript validation script on form submit in plugin

I have created a small custom plugin which is just an HTML form. The HTML form is echo'd out using PHP and it includes a small JavaScript function that I want to run on submission. I cannot get it to ...
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How to add and submit input fields using a shortcode?

How can I add and submit the post without user login? By that I mean an offline user can add some content on WordPress and submit it, like simple forms in PHP. I tried this code: public function ...
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Add form fields dynamically on button click

I am looking forward to create a form section on click of a button click. Say I want to add a new seller agent information section as many times I want to on click of + button. The seller agent ...
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Using AJAX to return search form results

I'm trying to take user input from a search form, build a query based on user input, and then return relevant posts using AJAX. Right now, the form builds the select dropdowns properly. The form ...
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Wordpress tabindex Order

I created a form (through Contact Form 7, although I don't think that makes a difference here), and I believe Wordpress is causing some tabindex issues. I set field 1 to tabindex of 1, field 2 to ...
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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="my email"; $subject ="My subject"; ...