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Jacob Roman
Jacob Roman
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Wordpress Contact Form 7 Hiding Empty Fields in email.


I am using contact form 7 and have a long form with lots of text fields. I am looking for a way to only show fields that the user fills out in the email. I came across this link:


But it does not quite work for me because I have my email body set up like this:

<tr style="border:1px solid;">
<th style="background:#000; color:#fff;">Item</th>
<th style="background:#000; color:#fff;">Qty</th>
<tr style="border:1px solid #ccc;">
<td>Aerobic Culture Swab</td>
<tr style="border:1px solid #ccc;">
<td>Alcohol Prep Pad</td>
<tr style="border:1px solid;">

So i need the parent tr to hide if the field is empty. Any suggestions?

I hope that makes sense.

2 Answers

Well first you need to use a form tag and then the input tags within the form tags . With this you can then use php to get the data and see whether the data was filled out and not filled out

I'm assuming you could probably wrap the parent tr in a conditional something like:

if ($variable != " ") {
<tr style="border:1px solid;">
<th style="background:#000; color:#fff;"><?php echo $variable; ?></th>