Tips & Tricks

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…]

Form Transients

This Mastermind tip is contributed by Rob Levine (@RobL) from the Formidable Slack Community. Thank you Rob! Rob was experiencing a caching issue when programmatically adding an option to a checkbox. In the Slack community’s General channel, he posted:  …I’m using a filter to update the Formidable fields table (frm_fields).  I’m manually adding an option [Read More…]

Disable Formidable’s Inbox

To disable the display of inbox messages, use this code snippet to keep the inbox empty: View the code on Gist. To completely remove the inbox from the Formidable menu, use this snippet: View the code on Gist.

Style Individual Radio Buttons on Select

The Problem How can I style the background color of individual radio buttons to highlight the one that’s selected? —Formidable Slack Community member The Approach There are a several ways for doing this and Formidable Forms makes it easy to implement any method you choose. This tutorial walks you through two solutions. The first is [Read More…]