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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Detailed form plugin, with ability to export to excel etc. OR edit PDF live? [on hold]

I have a client who wants to have online application forms for their non profit service. I have used Contact Form 7 in the past, since its pretty flexible and you can have lots of fields, radio ...
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Contact form submit, having to click twice

I am having an issue with different contact forms (I've tried a few) on mobile devices. The issue being that you have to click submit twice. The first time you click the text grey's out a bit like ...
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Creating my own Admin Forms in a WordPress CMS?

I just decided to try using WordPress for a CMS (not a blog). The site will have some product information that I want the client to be able to update. Instead of creating an entire admin side just ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Processing a subscription form with POST method?

I am trying to integrate a ‘subscribe to newsletter’ feature on my wordpress blog Users just need to enter their name and email address, hit subscribe. This is then supposed to send me an email and I ...
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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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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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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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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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Create a shared checklist within Wordpress

Looking for a little help on solving this problem - I've a three week old girl whose nocturnal wakings seems to have damaged my brain. I've a client who wants all of their users to be grouped by work ...
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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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How to allow specific extensions and file size to wp_mail attachment?

I am trying to create a form with an attachment option that will be sent to an email when the form is submitted on a wordpress site. My codes work fine and it sends email in a HTMKL table format to ...
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how to validate the current form page? [closed]

<?php add_action('admin_menu', 'my_cool_plugin_create_menu'); function my_cool_plugin_create_menu() { add_theme_page( $page_title, $menu_title, $capability, $menu_slug, $function); ...
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Different submit action with Gravity Forms depending on conditional logic?

I have a Gravity Form (submitting to a 3rd party via 3rd Party Integration) that uses conditional logic to show different fields based on selections. For example if user selects "a" from a dropdown ...
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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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Text Disappears in forms [closed]

I'm sorta new to wordpress. I tried inserting a form into my company wordpress site. But everytime i typed in the blank area, the text kinda disappears, like a wall covering it but can see right in ...
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WordPress AJAX File Upload - FrontEnd

So I have been reading through every WordPress front-end AJAX file upload tutorial I can fine. Nothing is working for me at the moment. The one that makes the most sense to me is this one: ...
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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 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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Redirect to page after a widget form submit

I have a widget form with custom fields like age,pincode etc.The submitted form data will be submitted through a 3rd party API which will output me JSON. Now I want to redirect to a page showing the ...
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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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upload images on front by user using form

I'm using a form on my website using wordpress to allow users to create posts. It works perfectly fine, I'm abble to assign the posts to a custom post type, add Advanced Custom Fields, content, ...
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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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How do you filter the list of states when country is selected? [closed]

Seeing as there is no StackExchange site (or any other forum, that I can tell) made for WooCommerce questions, I'll run the risk of being shot down for being "off-topic". I need to add a third ...
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How to stop being directed to admin.php after sending request to admin-ajax.php

On my plugin admin page, I have make an ajax request to admin-ajax.php. For some reason, once the request is made, another request is made to admin.php which directs me away from my current page... ...
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How can i add validation to this login form with out it redirecting to the wp-login.php page

Im using the code as posted on the website below, to create a hard coded login form. http://www.wprecipes.com/add-a-login-form-on-your-wordpress-theme What would be the best way of incorperating some ...
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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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how to use custom form field values in email - woocommerce

I am using following code to add a custom field to woo-commerce registration form. After registration is done. I am saving generated activation key to wp_users table. By using that custom field value. ...
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Search form not working as expected

I've made a search form with dropdowns and when I select an option from each one it does not display any results. I've been trying to change the wordrpess search query but with no luck until now. here ...
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Ajax contact form returnig 0

I have read through a lot of responses on this site and am unable to find the issue with my code. The form is : <?php while (have_posts()) : the_post()?> <form method='post' ...
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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 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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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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Adding radio buttons to the Registration form

I have two user groups, companies and individuals and want to add a radiobutton to select between these two. The register form should show a certain field additionally if "company" is selected. I've ...
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Align form elements with css

I am working on a form on my webpage: http://www.xn--l-klubben-k8a.dk/opret-egen-oel/ I would like the the box with the text that says "Kommentar til duften" to align with the two boxes on the right, ...
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Dealing with html forms [closed]

I want to work with html form but i cant understand the Action method and when we need to use it. For example found this code on w3schools: <form action="action_page.php"> First ...
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Page Options Saving But Not Updating In Backend

I have created a custom options page for a slider that you can upload slides to. Everything works great except when trying to save the data. It will get saved and I can use it on the front end. But ...
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Fill form from Dropdown

I've a dropdown that have bunch of contacts that I populated from my custom post type and I also have a <textarea></textarea> that I want to fill from my dropdown when an option is ...
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How to make caption field required in media library?

Hi, my question is easy. I don't know how to make the caption's textarea required for user. Is it possible to do this? Thank you.
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form $_post action value gets truncated after it passes through two forms

There are three pages page1, page2 and page3. When I press submit on my first form on page 1 my group name field can be catched with $_POST['groupname'] in the destination page but in the page 2 I ...
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Accessing values entered via form - try again

I have entered a form element into the page contents editor in wordpress. form action="/home4/stevekeo/public_html/wp-includes/testforms.php" method="post"> ... I want to use the selected value, and ...
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Passed variable gets undefined variable error on insert on next page

I am passing a variable with $_POST to another page and on the destination page I want to perform an insert operation and want to use that passed value . The variable "$mygroup" is coming from a forms ...
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submit the form to same page

I have a simple form , all I want is to submit the form to same page. I have tried reading other answers including action="" - wordpress says Oops! That page can’t be found. action="#" - wordpress ...
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GET form action. Redirect to self

I'm writing filter for posts by category on author page. I send category name in $_GET array in this form: <form action="" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="get" id="form1"> <select ...
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Accessing values entered via form

I have entered this form element into the page contents editor in wordpress. <form action="/home4/stevekeo/public_html/wp-includes/testforms.php" method="post"> <input type="radio" ...
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Nonce fail after second submit attempt

I am refactoring my plugin that resets the WordPress database tables back to their defaults and came across an issue. The form submission itself works fine. However, after the first submit, and if ...