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Confirmation page renders code as html entities

  1. I successfully integrated TinyMCE as a visual HTML editor per this thread: http://www.gravityhelp.com/forums/topic/tinymce-visual-editor-html-stripped-from-submitted-entries

    I am displaying the form results to a confirmation page. On the confirmation page it is converting everything to HTML entities, so the <p> tag is displaying on the page as "<p>lorem ipsum</p>" instead of as "lorem ipsum" inside an HTML paragraph.

    When I look at the entry in the dashboard it is rendering correctly, so this issue seems to just be limited to the confirmation page? How can I get it to render as HTML instead of being converted to text?

    You can view the example here (the results are displayed at the very top of the confirmation page): http://thirdiron.com/libguides-widget/

    I had addressed this issue in the previously mentioned thread but have had no responses so I figured it would be better to instead move it to its own thread.

    Posted 7 years ago on Monday October 15, 2012 | Permalink
  2. Sorry I never updated that original topic. We did talk about this one a little bit. Can you first please check for theme and plugin conflicts by following these instructions http://rkt.gs/testing

    However, in thinking about this, the textarea is not WYSIWYG on this page. So, the text you are pre-populating it with should be converted to entities, correct? Why would HTML be allowed in that textarea? It should be just text.

    Posted 7 years ago on Tuesday October 16, 2012 | Permalink
  3. Whoops - not sure what happened to the WYSIWYG editor. I added it back in so it's now showing again.

    The default theme is stripping the HTML completely, whereas my theme is converting to entities. So maybe this is a theme issue? I am using a Genesis child theme. Although the default theme (Twenty Eleven) should not be stripping the HTML, so even with that theme there is still a problem, just not the same problem. Neither theme is giving me the result I want.

    Deactivating plugins didn't make any difference so there don't seem to be any conflicts there.

    Is there perhaps a better way to enable users to input HTML in a text area (use a small selection of tags) - and have it output as HTML? The primary need here is to accommodate links - so that when the merge tag is used on the confirmation page, it shows a clickable link. So if you can think of any other options please let me know!

    Posted 7 years ago on Tuesday October 16, 2012 | Permalink
  4. Any luck with this? My client is getting impatient, as they expected to launch this feature this week. If I can't get this sorted out by the end of the week I will need to start over using another method, and I really hope to avoid doing that! Thanks.

    Posted 7 years ago on Friday October 19, 2012 | Permalink