Formidable User ID Field Experiment

The Experiment As a standard practice, we include the drag and drop user_id field on every form we build. Having the data in frm_item_metas makes user id related queries easier. We just ran an experiment on our development server to see what Formidable does with user_id values. This is the experiment: The hidden user id [Read More…]

Display Day Name On Date Field Change

Angelo Galiazzi asked a question in the Formidable Community and in the Formidable Masterminds Facebook group about how to display a day name in a text field when a date is selected in a date field on a Formidable form. This jQuery snippet will do exactly that… View the code on Gist. To use, copy [Read More…]

Add International Dial Codes to Your Formidable Forms

Introduction The Masterminds Developers Directory attracts Formidable Forms developers from all across the World. Since it’s important to have Developer contact details in each directory listing, we added an International Dial Code lookup feature to the Developers Directory Registration form. The lookup form, along with its 252 entries, is available as a free download from [Read More…]

Featured Formidable Masterminds Directory Member: Nicky Wong, Indisputable ChartJS 3 Expert

By personal invitation from Formidable Masterminds, Nicky Wong from the Philippines is now a featured member of the Formidable Masterminds Developers Directory, even though he is “Just Starting Out” with Formidable Forms. Nicky is the incredibly talented JavaScript developer behind the more than 1,5001 exceptional ChartJS and JavaScript tutorials available on his ChartJS YouTube Channel [Read More…]

Press This Podcast: “Build Expert Business Solutions With Formidable Forms Featuring Victor Font”

David Vogelpohl of WPEngine interviewed Victor Font of Formidable Masterminds for the Press This podcast. The link below is on iHeart, but you can find this podcast just about anywhere including Apple Podcasts. Press This. The WordPress Community Podcast features exclusive content and interviews with leaders in the WordPress community…. covering everything from development to [Read More…]

Firefox Default Value Bug? The Work Around

Summary We recently encountered a strange bug while working with Firefox in our MacOS development environment. This environment runs Apache 2.4.54, PHP 8.1.8, and MariaDB 10.8.3. The tested browsers are: Firefox 102.0.1 Safari 15.6 Chrome 103.0.5060.134 Firefox Developer Edition 103.0b9 Here’s the issue: While working on a new product release, we modified a form that [Read More…]

Columnize Dynamic Radio Button Fields

Summary This jQuery code snippet was written as an answer to a question in the Formidable Community Forum. I’d like to set up a dynamic field that is set as a radio field into columns. Basically each column would be one class with the workshops for that class underneath. brian penner View the code on [Read More…]