Return to Previous Page

Problem One request we receive frequently is: How can I include a link on a page to return to the previous page? Solution If you view any of the codex detail pages, at the top of the page, you’ll see one of the following links: Return to Actions List or: Return to Previous Page or: [Read More…]

Count Entries Shortcode

Introduction When we built this site, we envisioned the code snippet area to be a reference resource for experienced Formidable developers. However, as this site grows, we are making adjustments for a broader audience. Keep asking your questions. We appreciate it! If you need help with a code snippet that you found on this site, [Read More…]

Add New Create Post Action Taxonomy

The Question Is there a way to create a new taxonomy for a custom post type from the value of a text field when using Pro’s Create Post form action? Formidable Slack Community Member The Answer Yes! In fact, Formidable has a knowledge base example on how to Create a new WordPress Category. The example [Read More…]

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…]

Add a Data Attribute to Any Input Field

HTML data-* Attribute HTML Global attributes give elements meaning and context. Global attributes are common to all HTML elements; they can be used on all elements, including Formidable’s input fields, though they may have no effect on some elements. One attribute that is particularly useful is the data-* attribute. The data-* attribute forms a class [Read More…]

Repeater Fields and ACF Integration

The Challenge Any Pro license includes a Create Post form action that provides you with the ability to allow users to create posts, pages, and custom post types from the front-end of your site. Your users may also manage and edit their posts through the Formidable form that was used to create the post. If [Read More…]