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Add Currency to Formidable’s Global List

Question: I need to use a currency that is not included in the “Formidable -> General Settings -> Currency” settings. Is there a way I can add additional currencies? Albert Opoku—Formidable Slack Community Answer: Formidable Pro provides a frm_currencies filter that allows users to add additional currencies to Formidable’s global currency list. The example in [Read More…]

Use Hidden Text Fields for data-

This Mastermind tip comes from Nathanael at Formidable Support. Thank you Nathanael! Problem Maybe we’ve never noticed this before, but it was pointed out in the Formidable Slack community that the source code for hidden fields does not display on the form’s Customize HTML page. In business applications, hidden fields are not only used for [Read More…]

Building a Workflow Engine

Overview One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to building a Formidable Forms business process is “How do I build a workflow to assign tasks, track sequence completions, and move to next steps?” Workflows can be complicated. Oftentimes, there are security considerations such as “How can I allow the project manager to [Read More…]

Retrieve Upload Filename and Path

Question: Does anyone know how to return the filename with path for a File Upload field? Nick Amis, Formidable Slack Community This is a simple question, but the answer is somewhat elusive. File Upload Field First, let’s gain an understanding of Formidable’s file upload field. For one reason or another, the file upload field has [Read More…]

Taming E2PDF Saves

This Mastermind tip is contributed by Rob Levine (@RobL) from the Formidable Slack Community. Thank you Rob! Problem I am using e2PDF to create a PDF of a submitted Formidable Form. The difference for me is that I both want to save it to the server and do it without the user knowing (or caring) [Read More…]

Disable Form Submit Button

There are many reasons why you may want to disable a form’s submit button to prevent entries from being sent from the browser. For example, perhaps you’ve created a simple calculator form or a demo form for a specific Formidable feature as we do throughout this site. The solution we use is to modify the [Read More…]

Integrate QR Code With Formidable

Requirement A long-term client asked us to integrate QR Codes with Formidable Forms. This particular client runs an agency out of Denver, Colorado. Her client is a grocer. This grocer uses Formidable Forms to sign up ambassadors (affiliates) and partners. When an ambassador entry is submitted, the user is sent an email that includes this [Read More…]