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WebHook: How to POST form data to a URL?

I'm using an external service - Unbounce.com - to manage my landing pages. Unbounce gives me the option to post to an external URL using their Webhook Integration. I'm using Freeform to manage my ...
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Editing entries with Channel Form not working

I've created a bunch of simple entries for a channel, and I'd like guest users to be able to edit the entries. The entries are all on the index page, since this is a one-page site. No matter what I ...
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Create a channel entry via POST request

I'm using EE as a REST API, consumed by a web app. My question is, how can I create a channel entry via post request from my Web App? I have a contact form whose data needs to be handled. That's all I ...
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Different page direct based on form field upon submitting

I’m looking for a pointer in the right direction to research this because my GoogleFu just isn’t cutting it. I’m on EE2 (hopefully to be upgraded to 5 soon…), with Freeform, and I have a form that, ...
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Cannot find styles - Where is the Style Sheet?

I'm able to adjust the Column Width and Height using the "Inspect Tool" in Chrome. I can't find where this is controlled. Not an experiences ExpressionEngine user. Can someone help? www....
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Forms not loading DB fields

I have installed the forms module in a MSM site and even after logging in through the url listed in my general config, I'm getting the “Failed to load Default Forms Fields.. Refreshing the page might ...
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Expresso Store Order Submission Validation Error Not Defining Which Field

EE 5.3.0 I have a cart with a checkout page. When I try to submit a test order using the dummy processor I'm getting this result The form you submitted contained the following errors - This field is ...
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Submitting Files With {exp:channel:form}

EE 5.2.2 I'm using the {exp:channel:form} tag to create an order reporting feature that will save a generated report as an EE channel entry. The feature currently has a form that accepts parameters,...
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Freeform replacement in EE5

Looking for a Freeform replacement for EE5 - as I understand it Freeform (my usual go-to) is now a commercial add-on so looking for a replacement/equivalent solution. Does not need tons of complex ...
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DevDemon Forms Add-on with Expression Engine 4

Has anyone used the Forms add-on with EE4? DevDemon lists 4 as supported but I'm running into some issues and haven't found any solutions. I've upgraded my site from previous versions of EE so I ...
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Handling Forms With ExpressionEngine: the ACT ID

I have a form that is using the Amazon MWS API to pull in a list of reports to create a drop-down selection with options that contain the form id and name. I'm using the EE form helper to do this. ...
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How to add a MailChimp Sign Up form for a Newsletter to a website

I am using MailChimp for sending out Newsletters but I would like to add a MailChimp Sign Up form to the website on the Home page. How do I do this? I am extremely new to this product so thank you ...
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"invalid form id(s) submitted" error for a FreeForm Pro form

Several users are complaining about this error whenever they try to submit one of our online forms: "invalid form id(s) submitted". The problem is I can't replicate this error. Also, many people have ...
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What's EE4's best forms solution?

I'm trying to teach myself the best tech related to EE4. Now I'm on forms. Before going straight to FreeForm Pro, I'd like to get any opinions on form solutions. Currently looking into Channel Form ...
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Suggested Form Addon

I have used the DevDemon form addon since EE2 but its basically dead at this point. I reported more than one bug to the developer over a year and they don't bother to fix anything. I don't think it ...
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Channel Entry Form not found

I've picked up some work on a site (EEv2.8.1) which requires a channel entry form so users can publish their own channel entries. It's been a long, long time since I have worked with this area of a ...
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Simple Search form action is set to main site page

I'm trying to implement simple search on our blog. Previously we'd used the Google Custom Search Engine, but since they removed the pay as you go option to remove ads, competitor ads are showing up in ...
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Empty form submissions

I launched a site last week with two forms that are getting lots of spam. The strange thing is that they're not getting the usual viagra message but instead they're totally blank. I've set the forms ...
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Bypass/Allow Disallowed Key Characters

I am working on a plugin for EE3/4 which relies on a very specific html input naming structure. A search form input may have a name attribute which looks like the following: <input name="xy:State|...
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Channel Form page doesn't load for guests

I'm trying to figure out how to allow guests to fill out a channel form and add entries. Based off docs I went into channel settings and clicked on "Allow Guest Submissions" and I chose a default ...
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Problems with Visitor 3.01 and The update form tag

On a simple page with no embeds, the registration tag works well and the form is displayed on the webpage: {exp:visitor:registration_form error_handling="inline" return='conta'} ...
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Input Radio buttons are processed in Cartthrob only according to their position

I have a big doubt about Carttrob. Here a simple form code: {exp:cartthrob:add_to_cart_form allow_user_price="yes" return="{template_group}/view_cart"} <input name="price"...
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CartThrob Processing Without Required Email

I've set up a checkout form that requires the email address field, but users are able to submit the form without an email address, anyway. Here is my tag, and the fields match up properly: {exp:...
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How do I get the page to reload to the same page Freeform Form submission?

I have a newsletter form that pops up in a modal window and I would like the page to reload rather than go to a "thank you" page after you click submit. (see the sign up for our newsletter button in ...
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Freeform: Is it possible to have custom email recipients

I have a channel called Jobs. When admin posts a new entry, they are presented with a field called email_recipient in which they can type an email address of their choice. Then...on the template ...
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How can I redirect my contact form to a thank you page

Please accept my apologies if i'm not clear, I will try my best. I have EE v 2.9.2 installed and I am using the built in email contact form. However, I am trying to get it to re-direct to a thank ...
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Cart Total no longer working on DevDemon forms for EE2

We just updated a client to EE2.11.6 and DevDemon Forms 3.5.3, and they're seeing issues with the product total no longer working. Before, you would add a product field and a total field. When you ...
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Freeform: pass variable to confirmation page

I have a freeform form with a text field with a value. Users of this form are not logged in and I need to pass the value of that field to a second confirmation page where I am building a paypal form. ...
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DevDemon Forms - Entry Linked breaks publishing/editing entries

When using a Forms channel field, pressing submit after creating/editing an entry just kicks you to the main page. This was working for a while but a client just notified me that they can't edit/...
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Help with EE Ajax form

I have an ajax form set up for my EE contact form which requires that the email and message field be filled in. I need to have "name" and "subject" required too. Please help // Contact form to use ...
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DevDemon Forms Field Settings popup doesn't show up in correct location when field is in a column

I am using EE 2.11.2 and Forms 3.5.3 In the form builder tool, when you click the gear icon to edit the field settings, the Field Settings popup shows up. It is supposed to appear right where that ...
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Some valid form submissions are blocked and EE errantly thinks they are robots

I have several contact forms on our site, but only experience issues with the form for job applications (http://www.autouplinktech.com/careers). Most submissions work with no problems and I cannot ...
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The form you submitted contained the following errors

I am a new user of Expression Engine and the version I am using is 2.5.2 and whenever I try filling the contact us form unto submission, I have the following error. Kindly note that CAPTCHA is not ...
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Column layout used for form, but not for display of entries

Forms: 3.5.3 ExpressionEngine: 2.11.1 I have a fairly long form that has where a good portion of the fields are setup in 2 columns - that layout is used when viewing/entering data into the form ...
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Filtering output of entries tag?

Forms: 3.5.3 ExpressionEngine: 2.11.1 (This started as a question, but I figured out a solution - and since it doesn't seem to be documented, I decided to post anyway as a suggestion for inclusion ...
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"Comment Field Is Required Error" when Submitting Comment Form ExpressionEngine

A very quick question, I'm trying to make a comment form but I get an error on submit that the Comment field is required, even though its filled in. No Idea why as I checked other questions etc code ...
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Freeform Pro Won't Register Form Submissons

We have a relatively simple form that won't register any submissions even though there is no outward sign of an error. Manual submissions via the CP work just fine. I'm trying out FF to use FF Pro on ...
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DevDemon FORMS 3.4.12 Coupons Field Security issue

Has anyone come across with the COUPONS field within DevDemon Forms 3.4.12 and it's security implications with regards to disclosing the codes along with the discounts within the HTML source code to ...
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Add/Edit Form in Custom Module

Developing a form using custom module for members to update football match day statistics. These include team sheets, goals substitutions. I have been able to get the team sheets working grand but ...
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Charge wont show Card Holders name on success page, ideas why?

I simplified the form what Im using with Charge atm. to point out with what I have issues. I have this form: {exp:charge:form form_class="form-horizontal" form_id="...
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What's a Wholesale ordering solution?

We have hundreds of products that are purchased in bulk. It would be easiest if a user could go down a list and mark quantities and then submit an order. There doesn't have to be a checkout, because ...
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DevDemon Forms - form:error:required_error

When setting fields to Required and testing the form submission, I noticed the text form:error:required_field shows up. Is there a way to change the text to something else? I want it to just say ...
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Editing form options

I am trying to edit the option names which appear in a drop down in a contact us form. I am really struggling to find where the ability to change this is located. Attached is a screenshot of what I ...
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detect when the channel entries list in control panel has been filtered

I am playing around with a creating an accessory for EE and I am trying to figure out how to run a JavaScript function after the channel entries listing has been filtered. Any idea how I go about ...
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Freeform form expired in one browser

I have a basic Freeform contact form that works in Chrome but not Safari, due to: This form has expired. Please refresh and try again. If I clear the EE cache and try again from Safari, it works ...
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Freeform Pro Dynamic Admin Notifications

Is it possible to use a form field as a variable address to send admin notifications to different addresses? The scenario is that the notification needs to be sent to a different address dependent on ...
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Member registration form without third party plugins/add-ons

I am a newbie to expressionengine. I have EE 2.5.5 purchased version. What i want to know is can i create a member registration form and explicitly ask users to register?
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Page doesn't scroll to form if validation errors are shown

I have a FreeForm form at the bottom of a page. When the form is submitted and returns with a validation message, the user is bounced back up to the top of the page. Is there a way to make sure the ...
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Using Channel Form tag for a registration process need guidance

Putting together a site that takes a logged in user through a registration process, creating a golf tournament. I am using the channel form tag. What the client was promised was that the sign up could ...
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Problem Pulling Field Info Into Page

I'm having issues posting fields from individual entries to my sites pages. For example, I'm trying to post a form that changes based on the specific type of page that it's on (my Marketing Automation ...

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