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Questions tagged [forms]

Interface elements that allow a user to input data.

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DHVC footer form is only working on 1 page. I need to to work on all [on hold]

I have a DHVC/Visual Composer form in my footer and it is only working on the Contact Us page. All other pages the form does not go through and it jumps me to a blank page and says "Sorry, no posts ...
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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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Are there other options besides HTTPS for securing a website to avoid text input warnings in Chrome?

One week ago Google sent me an email to go HTTPS. If I won't transfer HTTP to HTTPS then it will show my connection unsecured to all of my site visitors who will try to input text in my site. Without ...
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What is required to get input from an HTML form emailed to you? [closed]

I am new to HTML and trying to build a form which basically gets the data from user as an input and by clicking on send it should send the details to admin via email + it should also notify user on ...
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Tracking users between sites using contact forms

I have two websites; A and B. I have hyperlinked linked these sites via advertisement banners and have contact forms on both. When people contact me through Website B's Contact Form I believe they are ...
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Using user email address as “From Name” and domain email as sender in contact forms?

We have a contact form with an email address field. Let's say user@yahoo.com will send an email using our contact form. When it's submitted this is what the headers would look like: From: "user@...
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How do spambots find and submit to email opt-in the end of a funnel?

I have an opt-in page that's being nuked right now with spambots. A simple webpage that I use to allow subscribers into my email list. The only way to get to that page was through one of my tracking ...
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Form reuse and duplicate content

We have many sites all on separate domains but all share some common components. One component is a "Search Box" at the top of each home page that allows you to search for holidays. The search box is ...
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Is there a free service for echoing back POST-ed or GET-ed data? [closed]

I'm designing a programming exercise where students need to construct an HTML form. They are not ready for building the form receiver themselves, but it would be nice, if they could put something ...
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DKIM Key Implementation

I am trying to implement DKIM for my contact forms, and have the required DKIM key from my DirectAdmin control panel. I also assume it is a 1024-bit key since there is an "rsa" reference in the same ...
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Is it considered spam to set “From: ” header to the user's email in a contact form?

I developed a contact form on a client's website. When a user submits it, the client gets an email. Is it considered as spam (or against best practices) when emails sent from a website form have From:...
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MailChimp form with single opt-in (API)

How to easily make MailChimp API form without double opt-in? Using their API is hard for people with no coding skills and 3rd party tools like POWr or Privy don't have option to disable MailChimp ...
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Is a “Show Password” option on login form safe?

A website I use occasionally has had a recent overhaul and added a "Show" checkbox next to the password field on their login form. I understand why some ppl want these when they're actually typing ...
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Google Business Email Will Not Receive Online Web Form Sent Mail

I use Google to manage my email addresses associated with my domain name. I have written a simple script here to allow people to contact me from my website via the form on the page. It will send to ...
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How can I tell if my website visitors are using LastPass or other password managers?

I want to make sure visitors to my website have the best experience possible so I want them to be able to use LastPass and other Password Managers. Is there any way of identifying whether or not my ...
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Avoiding whitespace next to form UX vs SEO - how to compromise

The problem: On desktop view form inputs (with labels) take less that half of width of the website and we gets big whitespace next to form which is bad for websites SEO. In the other hand forms ...
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Prevent form resubmit after Browser Back button click

In the early days of the web it was a problem that clicking the browser's Back button after clicking Submit could cause the form to be resubmitted so one might, for instance, end up with a double ...
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Google Analytics Goal with Radio Selection and Onclick Event

I'm trying to create a goal in Google Analytics that tracks the type of account being created in our system. Unfortunately, the URLs aren't definitive to the type of account creation, and the only ...
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406 Not Acceptable response

I'm getting a 406 Not Acceptable response from a GoDaddy Shared Apache server upon making the following request through posting a form directly from the browser: HEADERS: Host: url User-Agent: ...
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How do I automatically log my users into other websites after they have given me their passwords?

I have to program an application where the users can connect to other websites. For example, the user clicks on the "Amazon" button and the application opens the Amazon website. It then needs to pre-...
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is form with post method containing one button with action equal to url to page with ad a bad idea?

I'm trying to figure out why on one section of my site I'm earning only one cent RPM. Here's an example of how the web page is setup: It consists of an adsense advertisement, a large image with an ...
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Higher speed website caused adsense RPM to go zero. why?

I modified my website slightly so that links pointing to an item submission of some sorts (such as the "add item to shopping cart" link) are now submit buttons. For example: I converted: <a href="...
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How to use a user preference in a Mediawiki template

In a mediawiki page, I would like to have a checkbox that applies to all pages so that templates on the page can use the value of the checkbox when the checkbox is changed, the page refreshes. The ...
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What do I need to do to make my site compatible with Safari's iCloud Keychain so that it saves passwords?

I've noticed that a vendor's web application triggers Safari's "suggested password" feature at "create password" forms, but does not actually save this password when the form is submitted. That is, ...
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Are search-based sites bad for SEO, and should I link to all posts instead?

I would like to pitch a scenario. The front page of my site is a search box and a button which links to a post form. I allow users to post content on the post form which is then searchable from the ...
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Why is my form deleting information once you leave an entry field and return to that entry field?

So I have a created a contact form and once you enter information, it retains the information like a normal form should. However, when you try and edit the information on any of the form entry boxes, ...
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Can I tell when a user is done filling out a Google Form?

I'm creating a survey with Google Forms. I need to know when the user is done with the survey so that I can have them continue on my site. I have embedded the survey as an Iframe on my website. Is ...
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I can't track page on analytics

I have a form on a page that I have received 78 responses from. When I try to find and track this page to see how many people didn't submit the form, I can't find the page in analytics anywhere.
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How does Safari Autofill match fields to data?

I'm trying to find documentation on how Safari maps user AutoFill profile data to HTML form input fields. Clearly it's doing some sort of matching on the name attribute, but that's no longer working ...
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Form management system - using iframes to serve forms

I'm responsible for managing a lot of websites (about 200). Each website has at least one form, mostly even 4-5, as these websites are used to generate leads. I'm looking for a way to manage them all ...
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How to report spam sent through my website contact form without blocking it? [duplicate]

Despite the Google captcha protection I receive some spam from my website contact forms. I want to report these spams but without blocking my contact form address. Explaination: when somebody send ...
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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://example.com/private/index.html, my browser displays a generic dialog asking me to provide my username and password to log in. ...
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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 ...