How To Configure Pre Populate Fields Add-On

This add-on basically allows you to set default, or dynamic values, to your forms when your users see it.

  1. How To Set Default Form Values
  2. How To Populate Forms With User Data
  3. How To Populate Forms With Data From URL
  4. How To Populate Forms With Post Data

 

  1. How To Set Default Form Values

    Go to Add-Ons -> Pre Populate Fields, and check the option Enable Default Form Data:
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    Next, we simply fill in the form. The values you fill in will be saved as default. Yes, it’s that simple.
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  2. How To Populate Forms With User Data

    Check the option Enable Dynamic Form Data, and do this:
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    You select from a bunch of tags:
    [User: ID]
    [User: user_login]
    [User: user_email]
    [User: user_url]
    [User: user_registered]
    [User: display_name]
    [User: first_name]
    [User: last_name]
    [User: nickname]

  3. How To Populate Forms With Data From URL

    Check the option Enable Dynamic Form Data. If this is the URL of the page:
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    Do this:
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  4. How To Populate Forms With Post Data

    Check the option Enable Dynamic Form Data, and do this:
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    You select from a bunch of tags:
    [Post: ID]
    [Post: url]
    [Post: post_date]
    [Post: post_title]
    [Post: post_status]
    [Post: post_name]

    It also works with custom fields in your post. For custom fields, use this format:
    [Post: custom_field_name]