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Auto populate dropdown field with post tags

  1. deeve007
    Member

    Hey folks,

    Apologies if this should be clear to me in the documentation, but I can't for the life of me work it out.

    I want a user to be able to submit a post, with tags displayed as checkboxes for them to select from. Now manually creating this is simple, and have done so. But I am hoping there is a way to populate this field dynamically, so if the site admin adds a post tag via the admin, it will appear automatically in this checkbox list.

    Is this possible, or is the only way manually?

    Thanks

    Posted 9 years ago on Thursday April 4, 2013 | Permalink
  2. Creating checkboxes is surprisingly complex.

    Here is an explanation of how to populate a drop down dynamically:
    http://www.gravityhelp.com/documentation/page/Dynamically_Populating_Drop_Down_Fields

    Here is one user's explanation of how to create checkboxes:
    http://www.eugenoprea.com/code-snippets/gravity-forms-checkbox-dynamic-population/

    On line 14 of this user's code example is where you need to get all your tags to use for the dynamic population functions which follow.

    Posted 9 years ago on Monday April 8, 2013 | Permalink