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I found this thread here discussing this topic: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14177844/how-to-change-form-action-url-for-contact-form-7

However it seems that using the following code does not work as the contact form is submitting with ajax back to CF7 and ignoring the post action.

add_filter('wpcf7_form_action_url', 'wpcf7_custom_form_action_url');
function wpcf7_custom_form_action_url(){
    return 'www.myposthandler.com';
}

Is there a way to disable the ajax submission?

Site where this is happening: https://daintreecapital.com.au/ the newsletter subscription form in the footer is what I am trying to alter.

  • BTW, don't you need to included the protocol on the return value (for those that are lurking)? As in return 'example.com/posthandler' ? – Rick Hellewell Jan 7 '18 at 22:03
  • Yes, in use I put the actual handler there I just didn't want to post it on a public forum. – benikens Jan 10 '18 at 22:58
  • My point was that the return value should include the "https://" part (which actually doesn't appear in the comment, due to how this place formats links). – Rick Hellewell Jan 10 '18 at 23:28
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As per the CF7 Documentation, you can disable AJAX form submission by placing the following code in your wp-config.php

define('WPCF7_LOAD_JS', false);
  • That disables ALL JS – crmpicco May 25 '18 at 2:12
  • @crmpicco It disables Contact Form 7's JS. Is there any other functionality of CF7 that depends on JS? – Junaid May 25 '18 at 18:51
  • @Junaid field validation I guess. – Fleuv Jan 10 at 14:05

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