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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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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756 views

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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243 views

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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62 views

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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635 views

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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318 views

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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228 views

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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593 views

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 ...
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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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view and update form only for registered users

Requirement:- I have created a Form in wordpress, which have some fields e.g., article name, article type, upload article, author name, etc. Now i need, that only registered users can fill and ...
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Post data in wp-admin to external database

I am trying to make a private form to submit data into an external database so that I can later pull from the database and display the records on a page. So far I have been trying to create a plugin ...
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19 views

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 update_post_meta Help

I followed the help provided in this question but cannot get the form save the data. I tried using 'save_post' action hook to try and save the post like we do for admin side. Any help would be highly ...
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555 views

How to set custom cookies in Wordpress after a form is filled on a page

I have built a custom template for page in Wordpress: page-xyz.php This page has a some content. I want to check cookie. What I want to do is: If cookie is set: //show page content else //don't ...
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411 views

Download html textarea content as a file

I am working on a project where the requirement is to download a textarea content as a .txt file on a wordpress site. <html> <body> <form action="#" method="post"> <textarea ...
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A simple form submission but notice : Trying to get property of non-object

after 3 hours... I give up and I request the wordpress developers community. I have to create a contest on a site based on Wordpress. There are 3 steps : user enters his information if all the ...
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378 views

Redirect depending on category chosen

I'm using Ninja Forms and their extension to do front-end posts. They have a function that isn't working that is supposed to allow you to redirect to a specific "thank you" page depending on values ...
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Passing input value into name of input

I'm trying to get the value from two input fields and pass them as the name in a form. In my code, I am hardcoding the value of the price range in for testing purposes. echo 'PRICE ...
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Submiting custom form give error 404

I have custom search form on category category.php list template with following code: <?php $searchresults = site_url('/?p=1365'); ?> <form class="search-slide" id="search-slide" ...
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How do we remove the H3 tag for the reply-title I.D

We're doing some SEO tweaking to a site, and our SEO guru informs us that we need to remove the <h3> tags from the #reply-title element, output from line 1554 of comments-template.php. It's the ...
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get multiple values from $_GET from multiple checkboxes

I'm creating a form that loops through all the terms of a taxonomy. Multiple terms can be selected and they get passed in the url. I'm trying to get all the terms on another page but I'm only able to ...
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Auto Select Child categories on Multiple Dropdown - Jquery

I am using the wp_dropdown_categories to generate the form and select option, with multiple select jquery plugin. What I want is that, when the user selects the Parent category or (level-1) then the ...
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How to load javascript file on homepage in Wordpress in order?

I am using a quicktags plugin, which was not loading on the home page, now it does, but it does it on the wrong place. How can I solve this? I want the quicktags.min.js file to load first, rather ...
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Gravity Forms Custom Templates [closed]

Im trying to further customise my Gravity Forms "Address" labels. At the moment they read "Street Address", "City" and "ZIP / Postal Code". I, for example, want to change "ZIP / Postal Code" to "Post ...
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retrieve all emails as database in wordpress to view all sent emails

I have a wordpress CMS website,having contact us page to send email.. can i keep track for the use of this page by sender name,subject, attachment at wordpress admin panel or any other way?? anybody ...
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Ajax call activate after submit in edit-tags.php page

Is there a proper way to activate a ajax call in wordpress in the edit category page after the submit is pressed?
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Adding jQuery timepicker to contact form

I currently have a contact form on my WordPress site. I have date and time inputs, for the date input I'm currently using the "jquery-ui-datepicker" and have it working in the following setup. In my ...
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Submit button returns to index page instead of sending data

Here is the link for the website - http://zigzagadvertising.com.ph/aleemguiapal/97-2/ I have a problem regarding my forms in wordpress. Whenever i click on the submit button it returns to the index ...
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Custom profile field with birthday. Troubles with <select>

I made custom profile fields for birthday data. function my_user_field( $user ) { $birthday_day = esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'birthday_day', $user->ID ) ); ...
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Adding a single text input field to a custom Dashboard widget

I have a client whom I want to give as much Dashboard control over the admin area as possible. I know how to create a custom dashboard widget that contains just text/html but I have no idea how to ...
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Getting value from database table depending on field value

I am using a plugin called formidable which is similar to Gravity Forms in terms of purpose. I have two fields of interest. The first field loads up all the values in the Town column of my ...
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User accounts for saving form data?

I have a handful of forms on my WordPress site that people fill out, sometimes repeatedly. They can be fairly long, time-consuming forms, so I'm hoping to find a solution where a user's form data can ...