How to add a form to a shortcode in WordPress (using PHP and Ajax)

Recently I needed to develop a Shortcode that would display a form, this blog post details what I did. I used Ajax ( which seems the best way to add forms to shortcodes, but I’d welcome any input from other developers on your approach). So without further ado lets get on with adding a form to … Read more

How to do Ajax in WordPress

updated 10th Jan 2018 Write a javascript function to trigger the ajax call jQuery(‘#button_or_something’).on(“click”, function() { jQuery.ajax({ url: ajax_object.ajax_url, data: { action: ‘like_or_not’, /* this is appended to add_action on server side */ id: ’99’ }, type: ‘GET’, success:function(response){ //alert(‘back from ajaxe ‘+response); /* if you want to update something based on the response text … Read more