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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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 ...
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Form submission to another page returning 404 error [duplicate]

I'm modifying a form plugin, and trying to have it submit to another page chosen by the user. Right now the page it submits to is page_id=6. If I navigate to this page myself, it prints Array(). When ...
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Correct Syntax for uploading files to custom directory in Wordpress

I have current PHP code that works when attaching files on a form. The files have to go to a certain directory. I know that while attaching in Wordpress I need to use a different syntax. However, I've ...
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Conditional two level dropdown filter for custom post type

I have set up a custom post type and taxonomy. The post type is called Local Services and the hierarchical taxonomy is called Regions. The Regions have child categories called Areas. I have set up a ...
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Wordpress Form To Email.php and Theme

I have some custom forms in my template pages. I'm using a form "action" to link to a formtoemail.php file. Everything works if I leave formtoemail.php as is, but I would like to call in my theme ...
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Restore Cforms II Form Presets

I have a client who had to reactivate the cforms II contact forms plugin. It refused and gave the following error: *Fatal error*: Cannot use string offset as an array in ...
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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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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 ...