Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding an event submission form, part of WordPress DIY: Community Website.
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- In the previous movie, we created…a Contact Form for the Contact page.…Now we're going to create a custom form for the…Submit an Event Listing page, and this form has to be…substantially different from the Contact Form…because now we're collecting information…that may go on the Events Calendar.…This time I'm going to do things a little bit differently,…so I'll go to the back end first,…go to Forms, and click New Form.…This allows me to create a new form on the back end…that I can then place in whatever page or post I want later.…Now, the page you get when you click on New Form…is a little bit odd because this a Preview page…of a form you have yet to create.…
So to create the form you have…to click this Manage Form button.…This opens the same motile window you saw before,…and now we really need to think about…what data we're collecting, and…how we're structuring that data.…Because, now we're collecting information about a person…and about an event. So first I'll set up the form fields…that allow me to find out who is submitting this form…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Importing WordPress users as community members
- Securing your site and managing spam
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1. Preparing to Build a Site
Adding a custom menu3m 45s
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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