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DropDown OnChange (2 posts)

  1. Vrefr
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi Scribu,

    kind of suggestion for future versions, but if you could give me a hint how to hack widget.php would be also good.

    The issue is that currently to submit selected item in dropdown you have to click the submit button.
    I would like to be able to sumbit selected item in dropdown menu just after selecting it with the help of OnChange= I believe?

    Tried to hack it by myself but was affraid to crash the whole plugin....

    Thanks.

  2. Vrefr
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    hmmm... as you didn't answer I started to experiment :)
    the decision I don't like, as it may dissapear after the plugin will be updated, was to hack the code of /plugins/query-multiple-taxonomies/widget.php
    Thats what I did:
    In the function private function generate_dropdowns( $taxonomies ) {
    just after .html( 'select', array( 'name' => qmt_get_query_var( $taxonomy ), inserted 'onChange' => 'location.href="?city="+this.form.city.options[this.form.city.selectedIndex].value;'

    I used it only for one concrete dropdown menu for taxonomy called "city", which is also the name of <select> field. Didn't experiment but if you would insert variable (e.g. $taxname = qmt_get_query_var( $taxonomy );)instead of "city" it theoretically should paste universal solution for all other taxonomies you use for dropdown.

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