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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Page returns 404 with POST variables, but not without

I have a problem with my page. I'm trying to make a "Contact Us" page. It's working perfectly fine design-wise. But when I try to send the form to the same page as origin. It returns 404 error. It ...
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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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Front-end Register Form

I'm looking for an easy way to place the user registration form on the front-end of a WordPress site. I've already used wp_login_form() to place the login form on the front end, but now I need to do ...
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How to display WordPress User Registration Form in front end of the website?

How to display the WordPress user registration form (the form that appears in "www.mywebsite.com/wp-register.php" page) in the front end of my blog? I have customised the registration form. But don't ...
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Check for correct username on custom login form

I have used Jeff Star's tutorial for creating my own custom login form http://digwp.com/2010/12/login-register-password-code/. It works great, but I have one problem. On the reset password form, if ...
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Set Featured Image Front Frontend Form

I have been struggling for days to figure this one out. I have successfully implemented a form to submit posts from the front end of my site. ButI can't figure out how to make the image uploads work. ...
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What is the recommended way to create plugin administration forms?

I have seen and been using the following technique for adding php scripts to my plugin for handling custom forms in a wordpress plugin. from the quizzin plugin: $code_pages = array('quiz_form.php','...
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I am trying to create a simple frontend form for posting

i am trying to learn and create some deeper things with Wordpress. My goal is to create a code/script/plugin that will allow me to post from the frontend. I have seen many plugins, like templatic ...
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Get user input from a form

I am trying to create a form that will allow users to update their information on the front end. I am just starting to learn PHP (I know C# very well). If I use this code to create a form on a ...
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Metabox repeating fields - radio buttons not saving correctly

I have multiple radio buttons set up inside of a metabox in a custom post type. I have created the metabox like so: add_action('admin_init', 'add_meta_boxes', 1); function add_meta_boxes() { ...
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Insert data in database using form

I am writing a simple plugin that create a table with name "newsletter" in database and provide a shortcode to put a registration form in pages. the form contain "name" and "email". i have problem ...
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Modify Term Update Redirection

Whenever I update a term it currently redirects me back to the edit-tags.php page for that taxonomy, the term list. Is it possible to instead of redirects to the term list to instead bring me back to ...
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Registration form labels - add asterisk

Is there an easy way to add a required symbol like '*' after the html <label> text content in the default user registration form? I'd like the Username and E-mail labels to display: Username * ...
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Contact Form on WordPress Sites?

How does one go about building a page in wordpress that contains a contact form full of custom fields, boxes, inputs, etc. completely determined by the author of the site. It seems odd that wordpress ...
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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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Post from front-end with post types, categories and taxonomies

I am now developing a wordpress site that will be something like a directory. People will be able to submit walkthroughs, advanced reviews, as well as cheat codes for games. We were going to make a ...
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How to stop form resubmission on page refresh

Hi I have a form that adds attachments to a post, however when the form posts it obviously doesn't show the post with the new attachment echoing "your file has been uploaded". When the user refreshes ...
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Autocomplete for taxonomy input boxes on a front end form

I have created a simple frontend form to allow users to submit posts - similar to the tutorial here - http://voodoopress.com/ . I also have a couple of custom taxonomies which i have as text input ...
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Front-End Form Submission in Shortcode

The plugin I am working on contains shortcodes with forms on them. Upon form submission (POST), I do some database work, and then planned on redirecting to another page after the db work is complete. ...
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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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User registration problem in WordPress

I am trying to make a user registration form in my site's side bar. Users are able to register but instead of getting a success message, WordPress usually redirect them to 404 page. Below is my form: ...
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Submitting post to database then redirecting to paypal

I am trying to submit form data to the database then send the client over to paypal which will use IPN to send a response back. Right now I have the form submitting to the database, I have the IPN ...
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Has anyone tried putting PHP ActiveRecord on Wordpress?

I have worked with Ruby on Rails and I was looking for some code that did something close to the wonderfull RoR's ActiveRecord. I stepped by this site. Its PHP-ActiveRecord! I found it amazing, and ...
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Add X meta box inputs based on form at top of meta box, how to do it right?

I am setting up a meta box that controls the number of ingredients for a recipe. As each recipe will have a different number of ingredients I decided to use a simple text input and button to set the ...
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Front End Post Submit Form

I'm working on a site that is going to be community powered. It's going to have the form for registered users to submit draft posts, which will then be approved or deleted by the site's editors. The ...
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567 views

Form that creates posts

How can I create a form that allows people to submit questions / ideas that once submitted creates a post in wordpress?
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Settings API erases itself?

I have two forms created using Settings API, and when I save one of them the other one gets erased and vice versa. Here's the whole code so you could paste it into your functions.php file and see ...
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Check spam in custom form - akismet

I have a plugin that has input form, I have decided to check submitted data with akismet. I do have API key, WP comments are filtered correctly... here is, what I found: http://www.binarymoon.co.uk/...
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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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how to handle forms in multiple pages?

I have a simple contact form that I set up to display on multiple pages using a shortcode and a widget but since I need to form to post back on the same were it's displayed I'm not sure how to ...
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How to create and retrieve data from a special registration form?

What is the recommended way to approach the follow issue? I have to create two pages. On one page I will have a small form where users will be able to register themselves (with or without photo). On ...
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Add error message on password protected page

I protected a page with password. I’d like to add a short error message when the inserted password is incorrect. How can I do this? I add this code to show and customize the form on my page. My ...
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Placeholders in Jetpack Contact Form [closed]

In HTML5 you can use placeholders in your forms to name fields or guide the users. I would like to use this in Jetpack forms but it seems it doesn't support it. You can add a default value like ...
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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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On update to 3.04 site started recording accents as “&Atilde;&iexcl;” and “á”, what to do?

One day my site worked perfectly and the next it suddenly started to have trouble recording accented characters. The problem affects posts' body, if I submit a post with an accent on the title it ...
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exclude category from WordPress Form function

I have this function and I need to somehow exclude a category number 14 from my submission form. Is there any way to do it inside this function? function retrieve_cat_data($byid = false){ $...
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$_POST form request with admin-post

I tried to use a form with the following markup using the action admin-post.php <form method='post' action='admin-post.php'> I'm using the action hook suggested by Wordpress to proceed the $...
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Refresh page after form action

I've a listing post page where all posts are shown. On each post's row I can perform actions like delete, archive etc. So imagine that: I have an "archive" button; I push on it and I get a modal (...
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Submit form to a different PHP file in the same plugin folder

I want to submit a form to another PHP file which lays in the same folder: wp-content/plugins/my-plugin-folder The form action attribute looks like this: <form name="lookat" type="submit" ...
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Implementing a custom form in Wordpress

I'm relatively new to Wordpress development. The Environment: Wordpress installation with newest WP version and a Child Theme being used to keep things tidy. The Task: I've created a custom HTML ...
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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 plugin)?)...
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need to add attach thumbnail from my form

i need to add [attach thumbnail] to this form functions.php Code: if( 'POST' == $_SERVER['REQUEST_METHOD'] && !empty( $_POST['action'] ) && $_POST['action'] == "new_post") { //...
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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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Custom taxonomy admin description

Is it possible to add a short description to a custom taxonomy's admin area? For example, I've added a taxonomy that determines what kind of banners are displayed on a post's page. In the meta box ...
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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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How to embed form data within the 'Add new post'

I want users to be able to use a car template in new posts. The template will include items such as a photograph of a car, make, model, number of doors, colour of car, etc. Users will not want to use ...
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shortcode doesn't work

I made my first WP plugin, it is a contact form - here is the code: <?php /* Plugin Name: Example Contact Form Plugin Plugin URI: http://example.com Description: Simple non-bloated WordPress ...