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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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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How do I insert a custom field in a user submitted post?

Please help! I have a form for users to submit posts, and I want them to be able to choose photos already in the media gallery based on category selected. I want to include radio buttons to choose ...
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Can I have two submit buttons in one form? [closed]

I want to provide 2 buttons in one form. User click either button can submit the form but do different jobs-- one button is to import checked files, another button is to create fiels. Will this ...
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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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The Correct Way to Use Nonce Field without Settings API

I'm trying to create an admin option page without the Settings API for some reasons. Then if I do so, I've heard that I need to use nonces for security. I'd like to know the correct way to use them. ...
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Embed interactive pdf

I have interactive pdf documents that I need to put on a wordpress site. Visitors need to be able to fill these in and print them out to sign and post. They do not need to be emailed or saved to the ...
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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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Using AJAX to run SQL statement and populate dropdown

I am trying to create a search where the user selects two different bits of data from the database and it then prints some results that meet requirements. I know I need to use AJAX, or something ...
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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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How to handle form submission?

I'm new to wordpress and hence facing some issues. The use case scenario is as follows: A user is displayed an application form to start a club in his school. The user fills the form and hits the ...
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Is there any good tutorial to write custom login, registration and password recovery forms? [closed]

I like to have login and password recovery managed by my own forms and embed them into my theme. I'm using the well written Jeff Farthing's plugin "Theme My Login" on some of my projects. But I would ...
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Bypassing a Form Options

here is the situation. I am using a plugin and although it is (half) works, I can't access the setting page. The plugin is to fetch thumbnail from Youtube and other video sites, but the problem is, I ...
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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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Form submit from modal window to parent window

Trying to submit a field value from a popup modal window to my WordPress parent window meta-box. On my add post page I have a metabox with a field type 'text'. The id of my 'text' field type input ...
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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 insert PHP code in a WordPress Post

I need to insert into post a simple form handler, but WordPress' engine deleted my code after saving. how can I fix it?
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Using Form to alter PHP variable [closed]

I'm pulling custom posts by their meta_key using this function: <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => 10, 'meta_key' => 'allvotes', 'orderby' => ...
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Adding a “Report the post” button/form?

I have a user-generated-content website with WP. I would like to allow the readers to notify me of posts that should be taken down. I need to: add a button to the end of each posts, that when ...
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noheader on the user/frontend side

I have an application which has the following structure on the user/frontend side: usercontroller: generates output userformhandler: processes user input and redirects back to usercontroller So, ...
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Embed IPB forums to wordpress page

I have a community that is really forum driven, and after messing with most major content management systems, I've really liked Wordpress for Its front news pages/blog posts. The issue that I'm ...
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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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Saving two categories from two dropdowns in front end posting form

So, here's the deal: I have two category dropdowns, the first for the parent categories and the second for the child categories. They form a chain so that when you select the parent category the ...
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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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Converting a working AJAX form to work with Wordpress

I have a working html form with jQuery validation and have been submitting the data with AJAX, I am now trying to copy this form in to my own Wordpress theme, but I can't see where I am going wrong in ...
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How can I make wp-pagenavi work on a custom query built upon a form submission? [closed]

I've also posted this on the wordpress support forums, for scribu's wp-pagenavi plugin: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-wp-pagenavi-custom-query-form-submit-part-2?replies=1 My situation: ...
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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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<form> inside a metabox

I'm trying to write a plugin that allows a user to upload a video to Vimeo through the Vimeo upload API. In order to avoid trying to upload a video to a potentially shared hosting account and then ...
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Contact form 7 select box different value-text then content-text in option [closed]

DSoes anyone know how I can set a different valute in the select-options in contact form 7 plugin? Here is an HTML example of what I'm trying to do <selct> <option value="1">My ...
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Search Results with googlemaps

I have made a custom search for houses. The problem is that I have to show in the search results page, a "googlemaps" with the points at which there is a house, according to the search results ...
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Passing values by form to create a query

I have this structure: taxonomy - term1 -- child term1 -- child term2 -term2 -- child term1 -- child term2 I have two select boxes. First one shows the parent terms (term1 ...
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911 views

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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Specify ABSPATH in jQuery url

I'm building a custom jQuery form and I need to specify the siteurl in the url that loads /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php. I place this code in the template that has the form: <script ...
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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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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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show image in mail contact form 7 [closed]

I am using contact form 7. I have a file field to upload images. Code of file field in contact form 7 [file* image filetypes:jpg|png|gif] I need to display the uploaded image in mail using ...
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Display search results within the same page

Problem I have a page on my site where I need to do additional searching within that page. I am using the default way of WordPress searching with <?php get_search_form(); ?> for my main header ...
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How to append new form elements in “Add New” form of Users in Wordpress admin panel?

I'm developing a WordPress plugin and I want to append some extra form fields in add new form of Users section inside admin panel without editing core files. Can somebody help me in achieving this.
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How to take large file uploads from users the right way

I'm using gravity forms to take mp3 submissions but doing it like that seems to be extremely intensive on my site especially when multiple people are doing it one time and streaming the content ...
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Image Upload Form is Disabling Comment Addition

I have an image upload form that is being added to the_content using a filter. However, the existence of this image upload form makes it so that comments cannot be added. Because there are two ...
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Does Wordpress have a “Form API”

I do most of my development in Drupal, however I am working on a Wordpress site and I need to make a form. Which got me thinking, is there a Form API for wordpress like there is Drupal? Is there a way ...
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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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Unable to upload data to Media Libary

I uploaded wordpress to my server. Everything works fine so far. But when I try to upload data to my media libary nothing happens. Doesn't matter if I click the "Select Files" or "browser uploader" ...
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how do i make the “contact us” on a page created not to display

when creating pages, the title normally show as a link and as a title on the page it displayed when click on. My question is how do i remove the title from displaying on my page. for example when a ...
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IE 9 Clears Form Fields

This is a really strange issue that I cannot seem to solve. I have several forms (login, registration, and other) outputted on a site via short codes. When the forms are submitted, their data is ...
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wp_insert_post with POST data

I found some code on this site for wp_insert_post and I got it working. I did find the post in the category where I would expect it to be. Then I changed the code example to include information from ...
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Add new user and site per front end form

Do you know any multisite plugin which allows users to create a user account and a site after a form submission. After the form submission, the form will automatically add a site in the network admin ...
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Template plugin for blog posts? [closed]

can someone recommend a plugin to do the following? My wordpress CMS has two types of users: administrator and editor, both of whom are not technologically savvy, so they need things to be super ...
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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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Add contact form

I want to add contact form to my page. I found http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact-form/ article where (see below) there is button for adding contact form but I don't have this in my Wordpress ...