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Add Content to Formidable Pro Forms Using PHP

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This post and example shows how to add a hidden field using PHP, but it’s really a flexible method to add any content to Formidable Pro forms. Now the folks at Formidable Pro made it very easy to add a hidden field from within the form builder, so that’s not really what this post is…

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Before Upgrading Formidable Pro to 2.0, Read This!

Download Formidable Pro 2.0

With the release of Formidable Pro 2.0 coming last night, let’s talk about some of the changes most likely to require you to make adjustments to your settings or even to some custom coding you might have done previously. Email Notifications Formidable 2.0 comes with a complete re-thinking of the way certain actions were happening…

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Formidable Forms: Hide Form Based on User Capability

Clue that I may be unbalanced as a web developer

Have you ever wanted a little more control over who can access your Formidable forms than just the user level settings? Here’s a very quick and simple PHP function to hide your Formidable forms from any user who does not have a specific capability set. The following PHP function can be added to your theme’s…

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One-click Like/Unlike – Formidable Pro Tutorial

One click add remove favorites - Formidable Pro

Here’s a Formidable Pro tutorial straight out of a real-world application that is so recent, the site I used this technique on hasn’t even gone live yet. Note: At the time I am writing this, Formidable Pro version 2.0 is still in beta testing and this project is being developed in the latest beta version…

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Long Awaited Formidable Pro Features About to Drop in 2.0

Formidable Pro Repeatable Sections Demo

The team over at Strategy 11, makers of the beloved Formidable Pro forms plugin for WordPress, have been working overtime lately and have now released the first beta version of the upcoming Formidable Pro 2.0. In this release are many improvements and new features, including the long-awaited repeatable field sets and the ability to embed entire…

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Hide Content Based On User Role/Capability with Shortcode

WordPress includes many roles and capabilities already, but most people don’t know how to take advantage of them without installing a full blown membership plugin. You don’t need a membership plugin to hide and show content, but you will need to create a custom shortcode… here’s how to do that.

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Dynamic Maps from Formidable Pro Form Entries

UPDATE: Comprehensive Google Map Plugin was discontinued by it’s author. There is now a branched version of this plugin called Slick Google Map that is also available in the WordPress Plugin Repository. While you should be able to simply substitute this plugin for the old and follow the rest of the techniques below, I have not fully…

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