Creating forms/tables for WP (5 posts)

  1. DirectorFMI
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I am new, 2 months now, to WP and blogging, and this is my first post to the forum.

    I have my site up and running now. I LOVE WP, and first want to thank everyone who has had a part in it's creation and support. I hope someday to help with it myself, as I learn to make my own themes and plugins.

    I searched first to look for information on creating forms for WP. Have not found what I need. I want to be able to do 2 things.
    1- create a form for my websites to capture information that the veiwer can imput, and be able to save it for my use. Example, filling in an application.
    2- create a form/table, that is tied into a database. One example, I want to collect information on plants and trees, etc. Imput it into a table/form that is searchable. Columns could be: Common Name | Latin Name | Annual | Bi-annual | Perinial | Propagation Method | etc. I would gather and imput the info, and the visitor could view it, and search it. Just like an MS Access file.

    How do I do this? Is this already in place in WP? Where do I find the information?

    Again, thank you all for your help and support.
    Tom Fisher

  2. yosemite
    Posted 10 years ago #

  3. moshu
    Posted 10 years ago #

    None of them seem to be a WP-specific question.
    It's about writing code, programming, knowing php and mysql...
    When you have a working script you can ask how to "combine" it with WP.

  4. DirectorFMI
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Maybe you misunderstood my question. I'm not looking for forms in emails. I want it for my wp site. For imputing info on my site and to display it on my site. Like an access database and queries.

    Thanks though.

  5. nubricks
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Hi I have posted elsewhere trying to achieve this same thing, I'm sure it must exsist. Blog reader request info re a specific post and the form contents go into a database and can be emailed to a variety of email addresses. Have you had any success with this ?

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