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 send email with image attachment?

<form action="" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <pre> <div style="margin-left:0px;margin-top:15px;border:1px solid #989595;"> <label>Title ...
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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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Form Plugin Theme Style

Hi I have created some forms with the ninja forms plugin. When I insert the shortcode into a page its not picking up my themes style. It looks pretty bad. Just wondering if there is a step I may be ...
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Displaying errors on the front end from my plugin

I am creating a plugin that has a frontend form, which in turn has some validation.. Errors if validation fails and success if it passes. I have tried everything and can't get messages to appear on ...
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WP Login forms action URLs displayed as pretty URLs in browser (ex with Restore Password)

I would like to use the WP native login/register/restore password/.. functionality, but display pretty URLs instead of wp-login.php I've been looking at the core code and noticed that most login ...
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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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Creating wordpress user registration form

I am having a form page called Test Form with this form : <div id="container"> <form action="wp-content/themes/max-magazine/TestForm.php" method="post" name="myForm"> User <input ...
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How to set up an auto delete post?

I want to create a form in which when a front-end sets a date and on that date the post gets automatically deleted. Is it possible?
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How to add contact form instead of checkout

I want to delete the checkout and add a form instead. So instead of checkout it will be a form which can send an email with information from the form (Contact + Items from the cart). Exactly like this ...
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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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Custom Taxonomy Not Saving in Front End Post

I am trying to create a front end posting form that will allow users to create a post when schools are closed. I have 4 custom taxonomies closed_schools, study_open, safe_arrival, hour_delay. each has ...
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Custom form handling in WP.. the correct way?

What is the best way to process a form in WP using correct design patterns? I am finding a lot of outdated and inconsistent information online and the way I am doing it now is not sustainable. At the ...
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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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Submit form in admin from my plugin

Helle all , I want to create custom form in my plugin in admin , and process the parameters from my function . How can do that ? Thanks.
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Update user meta on custom wordpress form and redirect

I have a fully functioning custom wordpress form that updates the user meta when they are logged in, however when I submit it just reloads the same page I am on, I am trying to get it to redirect to a ...
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2k views

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 get fields from Advanced Custom Fields in to Contact form 7

I want to include text from custom fields created with "Advanced Custom Fields" plugin into 3 hidden fields in my "Contact Form 7" form My custom fields are name email phone How can I pre-fill ...
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WP_Filesystem usage within a block of code

What i am trying to do is to have this function working within my plugin block of code without having it as plugin on it own. My current and working solution outside wordpress is Save contents ...
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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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522 views

Form isn't inserting data into database with ajax plugin

I've been working at this for weeks without success. I've figured out problem after problem with the code, but none of the corrections seem to fix my core problem. The form doesn't insert anything ...
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Making a Custom Search form

I am creating a custom search form which will search a custom post type called recipes. and it has a load of taxonomies. Now I output these taxonomy's terms into checkboxes which are grouped by the ...
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Dropdown List Won't Display Selected Option After Submit / Refresh

I created a user form on my index page which allows the site visitor to re-order my post loop order based on either most recent posts or highest rated posts. The form works perfectly, the problem is: ...
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Search a title word through query_posts (not the exact match)

We're working on a database with personal data from different sportsmen such as name, height, weight, etc. We've managed to build a detailed filter through query_posts. Every filter field is working ...
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440 views

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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Checkbox won't check when label is clicked

I'm not sure if this is a WordPress specific issue but when I create a simple form as a widget in my sidebar the checkbox won't check when I click on the label. Strangely though, it does work when ...
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353 views

add a form on clicking download link

I have a download page in my website. There i have a download link. On clicking the download link a lightbox will appear which contains details such as name,email etc. I want to download the ...
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Calling custom PHP from a HTML form post action gives 404 error

I have a form: <form name="customer_details" method="POST" onsubmit="return form_validation()" action="../customer-details.php"> I placed the PHP file in my theme folder, but WordPress ...
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how do i use user_has_cap hook to restrict access to some fromidable forms?

I would like to restrict access for 3 users to access three specific forms, so one form each and be able to edit it; Without seeing other peoples forms. how can i achieve this? This is how far i have ...
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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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Let readers suggest edits from the frontend

I'd like to make my articles editable at the front-end for any reader who visits the site. (More like a wiki). I don't really want to trouble them through the registration process. I have no idea how ...
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A function that will remove HTML <div> and </div> tags from a string?

I need a function that I can use that will remove <div> and </div> tags from a string. I have tried esc_attr(), and even wp_strip_all_tags() --- none of them work. They all leave the ...
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How to develop an extension for a simple form post and post back? [closed]

I need to develop a plugin/widget or any kind of extension for WordPress that is a like a static page and is like a Form. In this page I have a form with some input fields that is submitted to server. ...
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851 views

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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Show success or error messages in Ajax response to Wordpress custom registration form

I have this custom form inside a Wordpress page template <?php if(!is_user_logged_in()) { if(get_option('users_can_register')) { if($_POST){ $username = ...
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967 views

Storing textbox values in Database

I am new to WordPress but I am good with PHP programmings, if I wanted to get value from the textbox and store it in the database in WordPress can I do? for ex form1.html <form name="form" ...
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Inserting data into custom tables

I am trying to create custom input tables to send data into custom tables on the wp database. I cannot get my script to do anything. The user will enter a type of liquor, like vodka or whiskey, ...
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How to make guests able to add fields to a form at the front end?

Is there any way (maybe a plugin!) to let users add more fields to a submission form at the frontend? I have a form on my wordpress website by which guests/users can submit papers to the website. I ...
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Plugin Beauty Contact Popup Form with while loop

I have installed the Beauty Contact Popup Form Wordpress Plugin on my website, and want to use the raw source code (or a better way to access the form) in a mysql_fetch_array loop like this: ...
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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"; ...
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How can I redirect this contact form to a specific permalink

I'm converting a HTML site to WP for a client and they have a simple contact form in place. If the submission is sucessful it currently, in it's HTML form, sends them to thankyou.html but I want to ...
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Dynamic form variables for post meta

I am trying to create a dynamic form in the wordpress admin where I can add a line and still be able to process the variables into the database as post meta. I've done quite a bit of research and ...
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Validate a form from metabox input for making a custom username/password protected page

I'm trying to make a page username and password protected. I created a metabox and a form. Metabox is working well. I want that if user types the true username and password, page content will show up. ...
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How to have multiple instances of the same taxonomy in a search form

I'm trying to have two separate search fields for tags on a search page on my Wordpress site, but it seems have a duplicate instance of a taxonomy breaks the search functionality. <form ...
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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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Form action redirect to the same page

I'm making my own theme. In my theme I have a page that display custom post using a custom query. I added a form to this page. The form contain 2 comboboxes that contain values of meta data of my ...
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252 views

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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I created a custom form in HTML/CSS and now I need it to submit … should I create custom PHP or is there a plugin I can use?

I'm new to WordPress development and any advice would be appreciated! I have been a front-end developer for a while and have always handed off forms I created to a back end guy or gal for them to ...
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Can't trigger an AJAX function with a submit button in the dashboard

I'm writing a WordPress plugin. My plugin has forms that post data to other pages generated by my plugin within the WordPress dashboard. I am trying to create an AJAX function that is triggered when ...
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Reason action hook won't work with update_post_meta from frontend form? Alternative?

The code below works when I am inserting a post/using add_post_meta when submitting a form. The page refresh is flawless (see How can I fix a slow redirect after form submit from frontend (no ...
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How can I fix a slow redirect after form submit from frontend (no plugin)?

Below is the code I'm using for my short-coded form and to add the post. Here's a basic overview of the problem I'm trying to remedy: -This form is displayed on the page at /addmember/ -On this ...