Bind file upload file to phone camera

By: mukkarram hatim | Asked: 11/28/2023
ForumsCategory: Code HelpBind file upload file to phone camera
mukkarram hatim asked 5 months ago
Hi Peeps! How are you doing today?

Is there a way to do any coding and bind the file upload field to the phone/laptop camera?
1 Answers
Rob LeVineRob LeVine answered 5 months ago
Yes it is possible. I just did it for a client about a month ago. It's a combination of javascript/jQuery, Ajax, PHP, and a formidable hook. I give it about a 6/10 on the complexity scale.
Sharul Hafiz Razak replied 5 months ago

Possible to share how you do it?

Rob LeVineRob LeVine replied 4 months ago

Since it's non-trivial, I'll be happy to do it as a paid job. In general, here's what I did.
1. Upload the file [Javascript/jQuery]
2. Move the file to a known location on the server [PHP via Ajax]
3. Create an entry in WP_POSTS for that file [PHP via Ajax]
4. Retrieve that ID from the new entry [Ajax return value]
5. Store that ID in a hidden field in the Formidable Form [Javascript/jQuery]
6. When the form is submitted, move the value in the hidden field to the Formidable File Upload object that was previously empty [frm_after_create_entry hook]

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