Formidable’s knowledge base is a valuable resource with a lot of very good coding examples. One in a while though, you run into a code example that doesn’t quite work as intended. Such is the case with the example for updating a field value with PHP. The problem with the knowledge base code example has [Read More…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
Question This question comes from a poster in the Formidable Slack Community: How can I change the inline datepicker field to start on Saturday by default? Solution You cannot change the datepicker to start on a different day of the week by default through the Formidable build screen. However, Formidable uses the ubiquitous jQuery UI [Read More…]
Quiz Building Anyone? Are you using Formidable to build quizzes? Many people are and Formidable allows you to build really nice quizzes right out of the box. But, what if you have special requirements like this poster in Formidable’s Slack Community. The Requirements Have a ‘check answer’ button after each multiple choice question. If all [Read More…]
Overview Formidable provides a built-in method for setting a default value on fields by passing a query string parameter. To do this, simply pass the name of the parameter and its value in the query string, like this: /page-name/?color=blue If you want to capture the value of “blue” as the default value in a field, [Read More…]
A simple shortcode to count entries for a specific field. Usage 1: [count_entries field_id=’153′ field_value=’Class’] Usage 2: [count_entries field_key=’sdlsK’ field_value=’Class’] View the code on Gist.