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  • Resolved bwp


    How can we get forms from the MailPress Forms Add-On to work?

    I’m running 5.3 and I see that all the options exist in the MailPress Forms Add-On to create a form that adds users to a particular mailing list, complete with opt-in notification.

    The form I created works great in MailPress “Preview” but when placed on a page (by shortcut or PHP code) it doesn’t work — pressing Submit just results in an eventual redraw of the screen and form, with no effect on the mailing list.

    Meanwhile, the [mailpress] widget shortcode DOES work, always, even on the same page with the malfunctioning custom form.

    It seems pretty clear that the MailPress widget shortcode uses Javascript/AJAX but the custom forms just won’t, no matter how I set them. (I even tried the css, js, and jq shortcode options.)

    I’ve already tried switching to the default theme and disabling other plugins.

    Is the Forms Add-On feature for mailing lists supposed to be working? Or is it still in development?

    Please let me know; thanks.

    (P.S. Meanwhile, after many hours I finally found out that you can use the standard widget with [mailpress mailinglist=’##’] when you know the number of the mailing list, but we still want to acquire more data, at least a comment field.)

    (Another person wrote . Do you approve of that add-on?)

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  • Plugin Author RENAUT


    Forms (for contact forms only !)



    1. So what is the purpose of the Visitor tab?

    (Mails, Forms, Add Form, Visitor, with “Subscription option” and “mail option”)

    Again, it works fine in Preview.

    2. If that is a broken MailPress feature, are there any ways to integrate with other Form software? (We currently use “Fast Secure Contact Form”.)

    3. Do you approve of the 3rd party add-on I mentioned above?

    Thanks in advance…

    Plugin Author RENAUT


    hi bwp

    i am using the form add on on my blog :

    i have just quickly reviewed the 3rd party add on (not tested) and lokks ok for me.

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