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Turn off 'required' fields if user is Wordpress admin ??

  1. Deepend
    Member

    Hi, I am trying to make a form that has required fields, but if user is a logged-in wordpress admin, the required fields don't need to be filled in... I thought something like this would do it:

    add_filter('gform_validation_2', 'admin_override', 10, 4);
    function admin_override($result, $value, $form, $field){
    	if ( current_user_can('manage_options') )
         {
            $result["is_valid"] = true;
         } else {
            $result["is_valid"] = false;
         };
    	return $result;
    }

    But it doesn't work, in fact it stops the form from loading all together... Can anyone please help me work this out?

    Posted 7 years ago on Thursday November 29, 2012 | Permalink
  2. There is more to gform_validation thatn you are showing here. Is that all your code? Please see the documentation here: http://www.gravityhelp.com/forums/topic/extract-file-upload-name-in-email-notification#post-69404

    Instead of pretending the fields are valid when logged in as an admin, no matter what was submitted, how about using the gform_pre_render filter and applying it only when the user is a logged in admin?

    http://www.gravityhelp.com/documentation/page/Gform_pre_render

    You have access to the $form object, and each field in the form has an 'isRequired' item in the array:

    // loop through all the fields
    $form['fields'][0]['isRequired'] = 0; /* or possibly '' */

    You could set them all to 0 or clear them out if the logged in member is an admin.

    Posted 7 years ago on Thursday November 29, 2012 | Permalink