Working with form entries

Working with form entries Form entries are a built-in system comprising of the af_entry custom post type. By default, forms do not create entry posts but each form can have entries enabled in the form settings. When entries are enabled, each submission with create a new entry post and the entry post will have the […]

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Configuring notification emails

Advanced Forms’ email notification system makes it possible to configure any number of notification emails to any number of recipients on form submission. Each notification email can be configured to send to a different set of recipients and each email can be set up to send different fields (or not fields at all) from the […]

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What is this plugin? The Advanced Forms plugin is an extension for the Advanced Custom Fields Pro plugin. It allows you to create forms in the WordPress admin which can load one or more ACF field groups on the front end of a website as a front end ACF form. The plugin provides many useful […]

Installing and activating the plugin

Download the plugin zip file from either the WordPress plugin directory (free version) or your Hookturn account page (PRO version). Head to the plugins area of your website – WP Admin > Plugins > Add New – and upload the file. Activate the plugin. Activating the license If using the pro version of the plugin, […]

Creating a form

Creating a form is as simple as creating a new post in WordPress, then setting the form as the location for one or more field groups. This document outlines form creation via the UI. For information on creating forms via code, see Registering forms programmatically. To create a new form Navigate to the WordPress admin […]

Displaying a form

Displaying a form can be done in a number of ways: Using the [advanced_form] shortcode.This option offers a good balance of flexibility in that it can be used anywhere a shortcode can be rendered whilst allowing you to pass in display arguments to control the form’s behaviour. Using the Advanced Form blockThis option makes it […]

Moving field groups between sites

Once you have one or more remote sites connected to your local site, you may start pushing and pulling field groups between the remote sites and your local site. Pushing a field group to a remote site In the WordPress admin, navigate to the ACF > Field Groups list screen and locate the field group […]

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What has changed in version 1.1

Version 1.1 is a much larger release than expected as the time since releasing version 1.0.5 has been significant, allowing the scope to creep on this version. There is a fair bit to observe here, particularly for anyone who is using the plugin with their own customisation layer in place. Aside from repeater field support, […]

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What is this plugin? The ACF Custom Database Tables plugin is an extension for the Advanced Custom Fields plugin. The extension makes it possible for developers to generate custom database tables that map to ACF Field Groups where each field represents a column. This approach provides the option to store key entity (post, user, custom […]

Configuration via code

There are many possibilities for configuration via PHP code as demonstrated through these documents. Given the nature of database configuration code, the ideal place to place any related configuration code would be a custom configuration plugin. Code maintained in a plugin will persist across theme changes which is, in most cases, what you want. An […]

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