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WIX Forms on Item Page - Possible to pull in email from data field to submit form to?

I'm using the Wix Content Collections to store all the information for hair stylists working at a salon. I love how the item page function flows all the data from the collection to populate the photo, ...
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Is there anything wrong with using a form select element for navigation?

I mean, I'd like to use a <select> list of options, and change document.location with javascript based on the selected option. I'd use it for product categories navigation. I already use it that ...
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How to get hCaptcha work with contact form 7 (WordPress)?

I don't manage to get hcaptcha to work with Wordpress contact form 7 forms: I have created an account and site at hcaptcha, then installed the hcaptcha plug-in according to the guide at https://...
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Browser behavior using HTTPS protocol for a login form

It is known that: In HTTPS, the communication protocol is encrypted using Transport Layer Security (TLS) or, formerly, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) (Source) My question is: having a simple HTML login ...
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Capture Source (From Google Ads) In the Form

I have a client who wants to know (based on an actual form submission) when a client came from a Google Ad conversion. I have everything wired up properly (GA4 > Google Tags > Google Ads) so ...
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Firewall/browser extension removing user information from POSTed form?

I have a web form that requests basic user information such as user name, address and email from the user. The form has basic JavaScript validation to make sure the user provides the required ...
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reCAPTCHA v3 Dropping Form Submission Redirects

I have the forms on a site that I manage configured to redirect to https://example.com/thank-you/?foo upon submission. The site uses Gravity Forms. My confirmation settings are like this: When I ...
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Multistep form with squarespace

I am trying to build a form with squarespace. Form should have multiple steps and be in modal (overlay). After form is filled, there is a JSON with list of items, which should be filtered against ...
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Stop forms creating duplicate entries

So, I've a website that, once you're logged-in, uses a form to let you post a thing. (I'm using PHP/MySQL under the hood, but it's not that important here). The trouble is that when they post the ...
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Form submission tag not fired

I want to create a goal from google tag manager and link it to google analytics goal event then link it to google ads for Target CPA. I added all images here. I don't know which part I did wrong (...
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Does a contact form need to ask the user for explicit permission to be GDPR compliant?

I have read about GDPR compliance for forms, and from my understanding a contact form is compliant if it has: A tick box (unchecked) clearly saying we will contact you back regarding your query OR if ...
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Are the advantages to uploading files in a form one at a time rather than all when the form is submitted?

I have a form in my application where user can drop some files (images, csv, or other file types.) My current flow is: User drops the file I read the File and show an preview User Submit the form I ...
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Could it hurt SEO to remove a WordPress plugin that lists all categories using a <select> dropdown?

I'm redesigning WP Site and there's a plugin listing all categories in select box. The option code looks like this: <option class="level-0" value="2926">AAA</option> ...
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Webform Email Does Not Pass DMARC

I am setting up DMARC, SPF and DKIM records for the first time. I'm using WordPress, Elementor, SiteGround, and Google Workspace. When submitting a Form from my website, sent from arandomemail@mysite....
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How can I activate a suggestion box on form fields for improved UX? Does this relate to autocomplete="on"?

I have a contact form with six or seven fields. The user may fill out the form on multiple occasions though, each time, the information they enter on all but the last field is likely to be the same. I ...
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Safari causing checkbox to change height and not be selected

Having an issue with Safari rendering a checkbox oddly. On my site if you select a subscription and choose "Subscribe Now" the subsequent page has the issue (don't worry, you don't need to ...
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How to Implement HTTP_REFERER in my subscription form

I have a static .html site and I want to implement a very simple subscription form. It will be implemented together with an external javascript lightbox popup hosted by a third-party developer which ...
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Google Analytics wrongly records events when using Internet Explorer

I'm a web designer and came across an odd finding. On our website, we track our contact form submissions using Google Tag Manager & Google Analytics. I noticed that every once in a while the ...
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How should I handle the problem of people entering others' e-mail addresses without annoying them with "verification" e-mails?

I have forms on my in-development website which require the person to enter an e-mail address. I don't want to have to send them a "verification" e-mail with a URL containing a code, or ...
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Site B filling out form from Site A and Site A processes form submittal [closed]

I have a need for website B to grab a form from website A and post the form data to a process on website A. Site A is the 'keeper of data submitted', and site B is an approved client of A that is ...
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Does a form review stage decrease submissions by robots?

A relatively recent change to (some?) SE sites is the Review button instead of submitting the question immediately. I have always promoted a review stage. One benefit is that the user gets a chance to ...
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What happens when someone fills in a contact form on a website?

I am trying to debug a problem on a wordpress website I am working on. The contact form doesn't work. In my quest to find answers it occurred to me that I don't even actually know what's going on in ...
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Passing the session source to a hidden field of an unbounce form

It works fine if you go directly to to the form with a campaign link. But if you go to the website first and then click the button to get to the form - the source is gone from the url and so doesn't ...
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For DHIS2, how do I remove Filter in Section and replace it with a title

I do not want data element filtering to be possible
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Let spambots "successfully" submit form?

I'm about to set up my html forms so spam bots are being caught and rejected. I wonder.. Let's say a spambot submits the form in a way that is not accepted. Should I then let the page with the form ...
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Form Reset to block bots on Shopifty

I have a shopify store and have recently had a lot of fake accounts made presumably by bots. They have real email addresses and made up names. I want to prevent our email address from being labeled ...
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Should I replace fillable PDFs?

I work for a company that has hundreds of forms in fillable PDF format on our website. We run into issues constantly because web browsers love to open PDFs in browser instead of opening the files in ...
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Suspicious newsletter subscriptions

Since the last few days I have been receiving more newsletter subscriptions than usual. The emails and frequency look suspicious. Like every hour or two. I tested one of the emails with cleantalk and ...
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Standard or common way to secure a destination-email-address of a client-side contact-form

I have a website with a minimal, client-side HTML-CSS-JavaScript contact form but I desire to hide the destination email address of that form from the HTML source code so that form users would not be ...
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I am trying to make a file upload form for my website, I have some code but it is not working [closed]

I cannot get this to work am I doing something wrong? $extensions= array("jpeg","jpg","png"); if(in_array($file_ext,$extensions)=== false){ $errors[]="extension not allowed, please choose a ...
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How to avoid Search Engines to think very similar forms with different parameter value are the same content

Let's say there's a site with products. Each page product links to a page with a form to ask for more information. Let's say that URL is like: https://example.com/product-inquiry?product=XXX XXX is ...
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Can I test Google adwords conversion tracking on my local environment site?

First time setting up google conversion tracking for my client's custom form. I'm working locally on my localhost. I created a new conversion goal, configured custom tracking event, linked through ...
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Creating a custom PayPal donate form like this example

Looking to create a custom PayPal donate form like the one at https://www.battlefields.org/help-save-battlefields. On the PayPal site with the wizard for the donate button it doesn't allow more than 3 ...
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Form-locked PDFs in JSON-LD

I'm setting up downloads functionality with form-locked PDFs - available after the user fills-out a form. I want the PDFs to be indexable by search engines though. Im trying to create a JSON-LD markup,...
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How can I determine where a login form is submitted?

I want to write a program which will log in to squareup.com. So for this I need to know where the form is located and to where is it submitted. So the form is located at https://squareup.com/login, ...
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Passing page/post title as parameter in Gravity Forms

I'm looking for way I can pass the page/post title as a parameter from Gravity Form 1 to another Gravity form. I'm able to pass parameters fine, but I'm looking to be able to pass the &post={post ...
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MailChimp: How to collect only the country, not full address on landing page

I'm trying to create a simple signup page for a mailing list, using MailChimp "landing pages". I want the country of the user, but I do not want the full address. (It's a pain for a user to type it ...
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Can I block Tor users from sending spam on my form?

Can I use .htaccess to kill any message coming from a Tor IP, or should I make a script on my mailer? I've got $IP = $_SERVER['REMOTE_HOST'] ?: gethostbyaddr($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']); and I checked ...
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Google Tag Manager - Trigger on asynchronous form

Is there a way within Google Tag Manager to track analytics with an asynchronous form that doesn't redirect to a confirmation page or other. For example, the form when submitted gives you a brief ...
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My download link I crafted on my site does not work on new browsers yet follows standards

In an effort to serve excellent image files to only legit guests of my site, I needed to make PHP code. I narrowed the problem down to a few lines of code as follows: The first piece is a simple web ...
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Microsoft Edge browser not correctly filtering PDF files in upload file dialog with Contact Form 7

I am using a Contact Form 7 which allows you to attach a PDF file to the message: https://www.publictalksoftware.co.uk/contact-form/ Chrome correctly shows a filter: Firefox correctly shows a ...
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Why is Facebook Pixel firing the gtm.formSubmit event?

I have a Google Tag Manger container that contains a Facebook Pixel injector tag and a regular form submission tag (with standard form submission trigger). However, when the submit button of a form is ...
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Tracking Form Submit using Google Analytics and Tag Manager [closed]

I've set a Google Tag Manager for tracking my website form, I know its working because I saw it on the preview. I've tried to create a conversion goal for track the form submitting but I don't find it ...
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How do I upload text without losing extra blank spaces

I am an editor faced with editing text in which the style requirements say there should be TWO blank spaces between sentences. So I was going to write a straightforward PHP routine with an HTML form ...
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Form visibility in a landing page [closed]

On a landing page, is it better to make the form automatically visible once you get on the page or put a button and wait for the user to click it to make the form visible ? what's best to get more ...
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Using rel="nofollow" on a form that uses/links to Google Search page?

I have a form that uses/links to Google's Search page to search for the input within my site. I have read other posts regarding nofollow but I am confused if I should put rel="nofollow" on the form ...
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Massive URLs being recorded due to search redirects - are bots going into a loop and slowing down website

I'm looking at a client's website and using Screaming Frog to give a general analysis and it is recording massively long URLs due to what I think are search redirects - see Example below. I'm ...
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GDPR compliant contact form

As of May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into affect and I am wondering how best to comply with this when implementing a simple contact form. The form, lets say, ...
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Is shared hosting appropriate for a forums site, or do forums need something better?

My website attracts fairly medium amount of traffic. Does a forum need something stronger? I think choosing shared hosting for a blog site will depend on how large it is and other factors. is it the ...
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Schema.org type for mobile carrier support

I have a page which is online chat support for users for a mobile carrier. I wanted to put Schema.org for this page, but was not sure what type of schema does this support page will have. Need to ...
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