Interface elements that allow a user to input data.

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Track subscription form that redirects to an external URL with Google Tag Manager

I have a Gravity Form subscription form that I am currently tracking by triggering an even on the confirmation page using Google Tag Manager. However, very soon this form will redirect to a page on a ...
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Can a HTML form submit to a secure SSL location that keeps the user on the HTTPS site?

I've enabled SSL for my apache server so when I attempt to go to https://mysite/private/index.html, my browser displays a generic dialog asking me to provide my username and password to log in. How ...
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How to protect a form from spam? [duplicate]

I have compiled a list of items that may protect a web form from span. Which are actually effective? Please feel free to add additional items. Store a code as a hidden field and verify it when ...
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UTF-8 charset doesn't work for PHP mail form

I'm trying to solve the problem of reading special characters, (plus I cant get it on one of the Gmail) I get something like this "לדו×" and this "Ч“Ч•Чђ\"ЧњЧ“Ч•" sent from my WP blog I've tried ...
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@ or (at) in contact forms?

I have was wondering if it is better to use @ or at in contact form when I'm displaying emails, I've seen in many websites that when they display a email, it looks like this name(at)email.com but it ...
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How can we fix the emtpy form action error reported by HTML5 validators for default ASP.NET 4 pages, and will this affect SEO?

We are in the process of upgrading our ASP.NET 4 website from XHTML 1.0 to HTML 5. The <form> tag is generated automatically as it is ASP.NET, and it looks like: <form method="post" ...
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My email based support form on my shared host is being blocked by Gmail

On my site (developed with ASP.NET, if that matters) I have a support form, which is nothing more than three fields (i.e., name, email, and message) plus a Send button. The form code generates ...
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Money exchange field [duplicate]

It was on hold for over 1.5 hour even after I made changes, so here again. I am making a money exchange website. On my homepage there will be 2 fields, The first field is a Bitcoin field and the ...
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Admin form that generates an email confirmation ends up in SPAM [duplicate]

I have an admin form that I have setup for a client, that generates an email confirmation from a template I have designer. It works really well, but it ends up in spam some of the time. This is real ...
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How to make browsers offer to remember passwords

What properties login form needs to have to trigger "remember password" for all (or most) browsers? Background: For years I have been using Opera, and the rule has been that almost anything that ...
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Form validation - security and input specification

So I'm working on a register form and I have four fields: name, username, email and password. I pick up the values of these fields in jQuery and depending on if all the fields are filled, I pass them ...
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Tracking form abandonment

I'm looking for a decent way to track form abandonment. Ideally, I would like to see how many people start filling out a form but do not complete it, as well as the last field that was filled out. ...
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Can bots crawl through “checkbox” form elements which act as a filter for products?

For example, my site has a list of products, with a filter box which allows you to narrow by price, features, etc. My question is, can google crawl this form, see the url results (which is a bunch of ...
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Do Search Engine Spider's submit POST forms?

If I have content behind a POST form (a select box, in my case) will Googlebot, or other Search Engine Spiders be able to crawl the content behind that form? For example, if I were to have 4 ...
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we choose to use tables to layout web forms: (how) can we make them valid/accessible?

we are building a site with dozens of very complex forms and we decided that the best solution for us is to make them using <table> but we are worried about accessibility and standards. what i ...
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POST data to another form with php

I want to create a form on my page to get information this is easily done and the problem. I want to 'POST' information to my own php-page, creating a new id and saving the information to my ...
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New to website form validation

I'm new to form validation and I have been lucky over the years. I would like to update my method of form creation in my sites. I was curious to know what is standard and if there is a preexisting ...
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Implementing inline editing for a web order form without using Javascript

As the title states, I'm trying to find a good solution to implement inline editing for a web order form with just HTML/CSS. The only mediocre solution I have right now is this -> ...
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Why do websites require retyping the password upon user error in a registration form?

Many times, when you fill out a registration form and miss a required field, the form reloads with all the fields filled out except for the password which you have to retype. I'm wondering if I ...
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Where are the messages sent by a Joomla contact form?

Where can we find the messages sent by the users using contact form in Joomla 2.5? I just activated the contact us page in the menu. While testing it, after filling all the fields and submitting the ...
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Where can I find a contact form for Twitter Bootstrap?

Where can I find a working contact form for Twitter Bootstrap? I'm using simple template with build in fields for Name, Email and Message. (I don't have any knowledge of PHP) Thank you. Nina
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Is content in option tags indexed?

Is data inside an <option> tag indexed? For example, would the following option tag allow "Volvo", "Saab", "Opel" and "Audi" to be indexed by a crawler? <select> <option ...
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Templates for forms, tabs etc? - Patterntap alternatives

I used to find http://www.patterntap.com quite useful to get inspiration to design forms, tabs, and other web elements etc. Unfortunately after the ZURB acquisition of Patterntap now they enforce you ...
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How to integrate formstack, wordpress and authorize.net? [closed]

What are all the steps that involve in integrating formstack with Wordpress CMS? What are all the steps involved in integrating formstack with authorize.net?
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MediaWiki plugin for dynamic content via forms

Are there any plugins for MediaWiki that would allow me to create a page that has a form at the top that when filled in populates tags further down in the document? Say someone would put a form with ...
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Single Full Name field in registration form user submits only first what to enter in my backend as last?

On a registration form I have a single input called Full Name. The strings are parsed with http://code.google.com/p/php-name-parser/ so if a person enters their full name middle or any quantity of ...
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How to handle gender and sexual orientation on a form with select boxes more inclusively?

The existing question and the answers for it are not satisfying when one wants to be more inclusive. Gender as Male, Female or No Answer works for some sites, but not others. Taking the view that ...
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HTML5 <form> autocomplete Attribute

What is the point of the autocomplete attribute? Isn't it bad practice to tell your users how their browser should work to fill a form?
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Joomla! 2.5 — Adding a custom field to menu-item-edit-form

I would like to add a new field (select list of all menu-items) to the menu item-edit form. To do so I was setting up an system plugin with the following directory structure: languageroot.php ...
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Sending form input to a public database? [closed]

I am looking for a code that will send input from a form to a database or table. For example, there would be a form: <input type='text' name='name'> And then a table: <td>(what they ...
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Why don't websites have contact emails? [duplicate]

I find websites having a contact form which you must put in your own email address. It is frustrating because I would rather send an email my self. What is the rationale for doing this and not ...
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How to create email request forms and auto-responder?

I'm building a site in css and I'm pretty new to any code or script other than html and css. I'm trying to create a landing page that requires an email from visitors and set up an auto responder to ...
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How to safely collect bank account from website and without an external gateway payment system

I want to collect bank account information from my customers on my website. I would like to do this using a online form, then I will download it to a PC, print it and then delete it from the website. ...
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Is there anyway i can create an intranet request form and have it be stored in a database? [closed]

I am trying to create a form for my companies intraNet site. The idea is as follows: An employee wants to make a purchase, so they will go to the appropriate page in the intraNet They will fill out ...
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When does FireFox ask for confirmation on page redirect?

Every once in a while I click a link and see the following (I'm using FF 11.0): I was wondering why FF does this on some redirects/links and not on others. I was thinking maybe it does that when ...
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A particular IP address hits our form and submits an empty page every few days. Possible reasons?

We look after a low volume website which has a contact us form which looks like this: <form method="post" action="http://www.*****.com/cgi-bin/contact.cgi"> Starting a few weeks ago, every ...
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Automatically appearing contact form like Kiss Insight?

I have been using Kiss Insight which is great to collect customers' feedbacks. However, this is only an one-way communication because we can't answer some of customers concerns. Is there any hosted ...
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A simple and free guestbook script?

Looking for a free, simple PHP guestbook script - couldn't talk the client out of the idea - and I remember using something fairly easy to set up a few years ago that used a simple txt file to store ...
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Looking for a good script to handle fill-in forms on a non-CMS website

We have a website which is mostly HTML pages, in other words, not CMS based. The way we handle fill-in forms is through an ancient script that comes with the web hosting. It requires a separate text ...
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How to setup SSL to protect secure information

At the moment I have a website running in quite an insecure way, I'll refer to it as example.com. To add better security we're starting to store passwords using bcrypt but we are currently not using ...
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Ways to set up a simple inventory form quickly

I needed a simple inventory form of sort on my website where visitors could enter their information, pick the item they wanted and then submit the form and dispatch an email. The information will be ...
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Where do you get data to populate a suggest-box with Country, State, City and Zip Information?

I'm trying to create some dialogs in my web-app that can auto-suggest possible Countries, States, Cities and Zips in a form. I was planning on storing this information in a database, and making calls ...
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Form development optimization

Like many web developers I do forms all the time. I found myself doing the same all the time: placing input fields, assigning a name to each, ajax the form, then create the PHP which involves to ...
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Best way to let users enter 'infinity' in a html form

I have a form with a field "quantity" which can have the value "unlimited / infinity": Quantity: [ ] What would be a good way to let users enter "infinity"? Some ideas: 1) Tell the user that -1 ...
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Which online form builders offer conditional logic/branching?

I have a survey with the following form fields: Country Age Male/Female Undergraduate/Graduate Question? Yes No If No, what about this and that? Yes No Google Forms and SurveyMonkey don't ...
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Alternative to Instant Form Pro

I was looking for a PHP form generator this morning and ran across "Instant Form Pro" by Joel Comm (http://www.instantformpro.com). It looks like it offers what I'm looking for (easy to use quick form ...
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Removing CAPTCHA is harmful for my forms?

I have some services on my site that developed by PHP , it seems having CAPTCHA in my registration form is decreasing registering users , I tend to remove CAPTCHA at least on my registering form , is ...
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Show submitted form input without server-side scripts

Is there a way to accept form input and have the output dumped/printed back to the web page with HTML or JavaScript/AJAX and without PHP/Perl/server-side scripts?
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Auto subscribe checkbox on registration

What are the laws on this? If I have a simple registration form, can I have underneath it: [x] Subscribe to the blog [x] Email me when a new release is issued Auto checked? Or do they need to be ...
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Why do websites have a contact form? isn't an email address enough?

What's reason behind having a contact form on a website, when a simple e-mail link is enough? Why do so many web sites have contact forms? Is it just a habit?