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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Success message in comment form

I am using wordpress 3.8. I am using comment_form(); I need to display a success message on successfully posted comment on blog. How to do this?
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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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Using Woocommerce, what would be the best way to create a search form similar to the one in the following website?

http://dinarholidays.com/tour-and-transfer-only-airport/ (under "Airport Transfers") The results would be products within a "transfers" category.
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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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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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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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AJAX fileupload - TypeError: not a function ajaxSubmit()

I have a plugin that works as a standard POST but not as an AJAX POST request. I am getting a not a function error in Firebug with this function: TypeError: jQuery(...).ajaxSubmit is not a function ...
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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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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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Is there a function to search for a wildcard value when calling a shortcode?

I'm using a plugin to generate a form and rather than inserting the form on to the page using the content editor I'm adding it directly to my template. The problem is that on my local version the id ...
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Job alert form in popup window without redirecting to other page

How to make job alert form for Alert me to jobs like this option to appear in same page popup rather than getting redirected to the different url
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Insert 'time' input in Contact Form 7 [closed]

There is a 'date' input type in Contact Form 7, but I also need a 'time' field in my form - something like type=time. I know it's not supported in all browsers, but would like it to show where it is ...
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Conditional forms with wordpress ajax

I'm creating a wordpress megamenu plugin, i've setup the walker and all frontend things But stuck in the backend i changed some of the walker class <?php /** * /!\ This is a copy of ...
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Is Post-Form Resubmission somehow prevented in Wordpress 4.2.2?

I'm developing a Wordpress-Plugin where I add some forms to the wordpress admin. Usually when I'm testing the processing of form data, I fill in the form once and then just reload the page to send the ...
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Build a Boat Form Plugin [closed]

I am putting together a quote for a custom wordpress website for a client that specializes in the Pontoon business. I am fairly familiar with Wordpress, HTML, CSS, and a very basic JS. The client ...
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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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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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Show the submitted values in the form when validation fails

Currently I do: $options = get_option( 'jons-plugin-options' ); echo "<input id='jons-plugin-options[field-two]' name='jons-plugin-options[field-two]' size='4' type='text' value='" . ...
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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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using update_user_meta in form to set and get custom meta

I have a template where a user will set some custom meta values via a form on the front end of my site. I call this form via a function in my functions.php file. Currently when the text inputs are ...
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How to pass on Google Adwords gclid variable to other pages

i need to track if people filled out any of my forms on my wordpress blog if they where coming from a Google Adwords ad. There are many forms on my website like for booking a demo presentation, ...
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Contact Form 7 checkbox to add a new class to a div

I am using the plugin “Contact Form 7” for WordPress and I’d like to customise the styling of a form. So at some point the form contains a couple of checkboxes and the code generated by the plugin is: ...
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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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Custom Wordpress+PHP+MYSQL+AJAX form, submit event not captured by Javascript, but does POST data to the DB

I'm building a little form to let users update their contact information outside of the vanilla Wordpress user management systems. I plan to use a simple CRUD setup and throw in some sanitation. I've ...
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Executing a query on a database with form information

I tried searching for the answer but I could not find it. Is there a simple way to run a query on a database on my server using the information found in a form? The user will enter their information, ...
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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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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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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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Custom form that store input in database

I have never used WordPress before, but have done a lot of programming. But what is the normal way of making customs forms? I need to create a form where a user fill some input fields and on submit ...
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Create register form plus send post

I want to make custom register page with some additional fields which will be shown later on users sent posts. All I need is : Making manual register page Registration Items That I Need Name ...
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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 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 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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URL Rewrite Rules & Get Method

I have three dropdowns on my blog which allows you to filter by custom taxonomies. I'm using the following function to create the dropdowns: function get_terms_dropdown_risk_category($taxonomies, ...
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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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Additional form options based on category selected not working

I have a conditional statement to show certain images to choose from (radio buttons) based on the category chosen, however when the category is chosen, the radio buttons don't show? What am I doing ...
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Update a string from the front-end

I want to have a form with a submit button, that every time the user clicks on submit, it updates a string (named order_string) and sends it to the back-end form to process. This is a part of my code ...
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How to add the post ID (or any other post data) to a Contact Form 7 mail?

I've downloaded Contact Form 7 to add contact forms adding a simple snippet after every post, and I've added it in functions.php like this : //if post type I add a form function is_post_type($type) ...
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How to edit a user profile on the front end?

How can I edit a user profile in the front end with a form? first name, last name, username, email address and password
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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 ...