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Append Form Items to post

  1. newball
    Member

    I know there was a conversation concerning having custom fields added to the post, in my case, I would like a broader option. It would be great if I could append any information submitted into a submitted post AND determine the organization it appears in. For instance, I love using the URL field, but for my purposes it doesn't help me if I can't add it to the end of my post. I would also love to have the name field added, but that I would want before the URL field.

    It would also be great if I could add some text before these items as they appear in the post, for instance, if I was able to add the url value to a post, it would like to add the word "link" or maybe "website" before it.

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday May 26, 2010 | Permalink
  2. We agree. We are planning on implementing some changes that give you control over the post body format, including inserting form field variables from other fields that exist in the form into the post body. This will be done in similar fashion to how you use form field variables in the form notification emails. Look for this possibly as early as the 1.4 release.

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday May 26, 2010 | Permalink
  3. newball
    Member

    Awesome! I'm glad to hear that :-) It would be a great feature to see, I can't wait!

    Posted 10 years ago on Thursday May 27, 2010 | Permalink
  4. jmraab
    Member

    Carl - is there any way to insert an existing custom field into the form?

    For example, if a consumer is submitting a form from a particular page on my site, I want to insert the value from my custom field: dname (which corresponds to the business name) on my form.

    Is this possible?

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday June 2, 2010 | Permalink