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New form fails to submit, general contact form works fine

  1. Hi All,
    I have created a new form that is quite extensive and am using a few hooks to get taxonomy terms to list as checkboxes. My site is a directory and this form is to function as registration of new sites/companies to be listed. Since my general contact form works flawlessly there has to be another issue with my new form. Here is the link to the registration form: http://directory-sexy.com/lingerie-directory-registration/ and my gen contact form is here: http://directory-sexy.com/contact/

    I can only think of two things causing the problem(but could be totally wrong here):
    1. My code for adding in the taxonomy terms is causing an issue,
    2. My server does not allow that much data to be posted - its a large form.

    Here's a sample of my hook function:

    add_filter("gform_pre_render_25", populate_lingerie_category_checkbox);
    //categories
    //form id 25 field id 31
    function populate_lingerie_category_checkbox($form){
        //get all the lingerie-categories
    	$terms = get_terms('lingerie-categories', 'orderby=name&hide_empty=false');
    
    	//Creating choices and inputs as empty arrays
        $choices = array();
        $inputs = array();
    
    	$i = 1;
    	foreach( $terms as $term ):
    		$field_id = "31.".$i;
    		array_push($choices, array("text" => $term->name, "value" => $term->name));
    		array_push($inputs, array("label" => $term->name, "id" => $field_id));
    	$i++;
    	endforeach;
    
    	// we need a counter to create the field id
    	//Adding items to field id 31
       	foreach($form["fields"] as &$field):
    
            if($field["id"] == 31):
    
    			$field["type"] = 'checkbox';
                $field["choices"] = $choices;
           	    $field["inputs"] = $inputs;
    
       	    endif;
    
    	endforeach;	
    
        return $form;
    }//end populate_lingerie_category_checkbox

    With this I am changing a text input into a set of checkboxes. Not sure if this is the correct way to go about it. I do this for all of the taxonomies with separate functions for each text field to change/alter.

    I get no notice and no email is sent. I really am at a loss here. Any help is greatly appreciated!

    Posted 7 years ago on Saturday December 3, 2011 | Permalink
  2. If you remove your custom code, does the form submit and function properly?

    Posted 7 years ago on Saturday December 3, 2011 | Permalink
  3. No unfortunately it doesn't. Tried that after I submitted to the forums. I also created a another new form, just a small one, and it worked. It had 4 form fields. Thanks

    Posted 7 years ago on Saturday December 3, 2011 | Permalink
  4. OK, so my host has suggested I break down the form into a multi-page form where each page submits data and then the last page submits the response and sends the email. I am not terribly familiar with this type of form set up, so any suggestions are totally welcome.

    I assume I'll need to use several hooks and functions to get this to work the right way but am unsure where to start. Thanks in advance!

    Posted 7 years ago on Saturday December 3, 2011 | Permalink
  5. Sorry for all the extra postings here. Should have done a search before hand.

    Found info on how to do this without adding a bunch of extra hook functions. Multiple forms that redirect to the next page in the set of forms. Only question is: do I add CAPTCHA on each page/form to limit spamming across the 9 pages of forms I need to use?

    Posted 7 years ago on Saturday December 3, 2011 | Permalink
  6. OK, so I am testing out my form split into pages and the first page will not submit. I know it can't be too much information in the form, so I have no idea why it is not submitting. My General Contact form still works so I know the plugin is working correctly for that form.

    I have the first page of my multi-page form set to give an AJAX response instead of redirecting to the next page for testing - http://directory-sexy.com/register/lingerie-boutique-registration/. Please if you have any ideas let me know. This is getting really strange as to why no form other than the General contact form will not submit.

    Thanks!

    Posted 7 years ago on Wednesday December 7, 2011 | Permalink