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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Ajax form submission from admin panel

I have created a page in admin panel and there I have created a form for CSV export/import . Action of my form is "/wp-admin/admin-post.php" . I want to submit that form via ajax . I want to remain on ...
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Handling results from data hooked into admin_post

I'm writing a plugin that uses a form to pass some data through to itself. Is there any way to do this "The WordPress Way"? Sample form code (on a custom submenu page added under "Tools"): <form ...
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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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Contact form won't submit

I posted this on the Stackoverflow site and haven't received much assistance with the issue. I hope that, by reposting it on here, someone could please offer me any assistance. I am creating a theme ...
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Edit Custom Post Type on Custom Admin Page instead Post Admin

Background: I am still quite fresh to coding and WordPress. For me the best way to understand, is to work on a specific project. Project: I want to build a Customer Relationship Tool for WordPress ...
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jQuery and AJAX Not working with Select Form Element

I seem to be having a strange issue with jQuery and a newly-created AJAX form/function. I'm pretty new to AJAX so please bear with me. Here's the jQuery: ...
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Search Query: how to construct a search string from two select elements?

Im trying to create a wordpress search widget. The final search string Im trying to submit is made up of two keywords, one each from a select element. I'd like the final search query to be ...
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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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Post submit using shortcode and init

I'm trying to find the best way to return errors to a page once a form submitted by using a shortcode. I'm adding a function to init such as - add_action( 'init', 'contact_form_process_post' ); ...
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Image upload and other options in the same plugin settings form?

I write a wordpress plugin. My plugin has two options. One is an image upload mechanism and the other is a checkbox. My code is below: <?php /* Plugin Name: Plugin Name Plugin URI: Description: ...
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Login to wordpress by clicking a link and specifying usernaname and password in url

I'm running a php application on an ubuntu server that's completely independent of my wordpress site. I'm using an iFrame of the server inside the wordpress site, but I need to login to Wordpress with ...
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Search form not finding content in template page

I created some template pages on my wordpress theme and when I'm trying to do search for some words it returns Nothing Found. When I tried to search for words from the posts or normal pages(Not ...
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Wordpress running SQL query to update database from form

Basically I want to take information in from a form and use a separate php page to update the database. so here is the original wordpress php page (add_person.php): <?php /* Template Name: ...
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Dynamically add more fields/remove last field in a form

What I want to achieve is to build a form, which contains buttons "add one more field" and "remove last field" that would do exactly this - add a field dynamically to my form or remove the last one. I ...
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jQuery Plugin to use Wordpress functions in AJAX request

I'm using Chained Selects jQuery Plugin to create multiple chained selection fields. I'm using the remote version of the plugin to build the related options by means of AJAX request from a separate ...
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Showing errors from processing function on form

I use a function from my functions.php to process a front end post form. I store the errors in the variable $output but need a way to show it on the post form after submit. How can I do that?
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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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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 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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Edit registration page

I'm using WordPress, plus BuddyPress and bbPress plugins for a student community. I want to edit my registration form, allowing students to select their school. Under school it should provide ...
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jQuery color picker function on change

So I'm writing a Wordpress plugin that generates a live preview upon changes to a php form using ajax. Everything is working great, but one little issue with jQuery is not quite right. Normally, when ...
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how to capture the value of the selected parent category

I am very new to WordPress as well as coding and I am stuck with one of the form field, which has a select box for listing all categories and sub-categories (taxonomies) in it. But I would like a ...
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More fields on custom signup page

I have recently read this question. --> How to edit a user profile on the front end? Now, i am thinking of to build a custom signup page for my site. But, i searched over the internet i found all ...
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Data not saved Wordpress Custom Admin Page

I try to create an option page for a Wordpress theme. I manage to create the page, the Metaboxes , but when I send the form, the data are not saved. Before I show you my code , I specify that I use a ...
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How do I handle a form submission to a custom page template?

I have an html form on homepage which list some cities and areas in dropdown.When user submit the form I want to display wordpress authors/users based on those city and area selected. I already handle ...
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value not saving in the form when dynamically creating an input

var AppendDivStore = jQuery(".AppendDivStore"); jQuery('<input />').attr( { type: 'text', class: 'PastetheSkillsValuemy'+inc+'', id: 'wpjobus_resume_skills['+inc+'][1]', name: ...
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Editable form with database

I want to create a profile page in which user will give title and description for it.this title should be visible in list on same page by clicking on it associated description should get open for ...
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Accessing current post data through a function

I'm using ninjaforms on my wordpress site and i have a form that is displayed on my post template. The idea behind the form is give the user a PDF file once they have completed the form. I need to ...
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Simple email input store in database

I'm trying to build a really simple form to store email adresses in the wp database for future newsletter purposes. What I have is just a single email input: <form method="POST"> <input ...
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Creating a custom Search Form that links to a custom database?

I'm kinda new in Wordpress and I'm still learning as I go along. Currently, I'm trying to create something like this I have a custom set of database in the server in mysql with a table. The ...
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Insert data to DB

I create plugin and that plugin, when is activate, create new table in DB.. Now i need to insert some data like (firstname, lastname..) in that table.. Here is my form : <form name="cool_form" ...
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Split a long form into multiple pages 2

this is a question as a followup to this discussion: Split a long form into multiple pages In essence: I have a long form that gets submitted. I need to change this to a multipage/multistep form over ...
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Disable ajax on custom taxonomy form

In my plugin, I have create a custom taxonomy, service (similar to default category). I want to attach a file with the service. I have completed the updates to form as well as the code that should ...
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How to create a petition like form based on custom post types?

I'm trying to make a "petition" like function for a WordPress theme but I'm out of ideas. Basically, here's what I try to achieve: Create a custom post type Creating a form so people can submit ...
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Using Settings API to manage plugin data stored in custom table

I'm working on a plugin which needs: to store settings in wp_options table to store other data in several custom tables For the first point, I used the Settings API and everything works just fine, ...
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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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Global Variables Reset After Form Submit Wordpress

I am making a spam prevention program by randomly generating sums to answer. When I try to access the value after the form submits, it does not exist. I declared global variables inside function.php. ...
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“Add post form” inside a custom admin widget?

I have created a custom post type (support ticket) and a custom user role (client). So, I want to create a widget that allows a client to add a new ticket (which contains only 3 custom text fields). ...
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display meta value depending on post selection

I have created form for event.In which I have added selectbox for events I have created meta value for price in post Now I want to display meta value depending on post selection from selectbox how to ...
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Post content obtained via get_post has shortcodes in html form

I have a plugin that fetches the content of a post and displays it inside a form for editing. It works well with a wide range of plugins but Nexgen Gallery is causing a weird issue. When I use ...
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Existing Form Data with Emails - Create users allow editing etc

Someone wants to contract me to build off their existing WP site. Over the last year they have collected about 1000 entries via a form in WP. Each entry has an email associated with it. There were ...
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My Ajax Query is returning the contents of the page itself

I am attempting to execute the submission of a form in AJAX. function rapid_form_callback() { global $wpdb; $table_name = $wpdb->prefix . "my_client_here"; require_once( ...
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How to display error messages in custom login or registration page? (Or how to display error messages at all?)

I have a created a custom login form and have no idea how to display the error messages. I don't know where to start or what to do. Here's one of the forms I made: <form method="post" ...
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How can I change the lost and reset password from action url?

This a second part to my original question posted via the following link How to change/rewrite the lost password url? Submitting the lost and reset password from generates a 404 because there action ...
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Default options in a theme form

I purchased a theme that allows to choose the layout options when entering a new article from the backend. There are three options: none, right sidebar and left sidebar. As items are added to my ...
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Text widget form and URL variables

I have an HTML form that I dropped into my Wordpress text widget that connects to a third party service so I need the form variables to be exactly right for it to work. The form is using GET rather ...
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Create user assessment and use results in sql query

I am building a plugin that displays custom post types based on a user's assessment result. For that I need the user to fill out a form (not a very complicated one). This form submission needs to save ...
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Assign uploaded file to user

I'm developing a project in which I need to give the logged in user (editors) the option to "give" that uploaded file (media) to a specific user. In other words, i want to add an additional field in ...
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Search inside a custom taxonomy for multiple words doesn't return anything

My goal is to perform a search inside a custom taxonomy field. The page is an archive including a lot of books and magazines, and they have to be searched through, let's say, 'Authors','Title' and ...
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How to creat form with get method and receive it

I want to put a form in a page on my wordpress (in local). I have this form code : <form method="get" action=""> <h3>XML name :</h3> <input type="text" name="xml_id" ...