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Gravity Forms – Update Post


Update or Delete Posts, Pages or Custom Post Types with Gravity Forms. Through a variety of filters the form can be restricted to the author, use custom permissions, take advantage of conditional fields, disable entries, override post status and more!

NOTE: This is the first official release, test with your own data and if something doesn’t work as expected send bugs to


  1. Upload the folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‹Plugins› menu in WordPress


How do I use it?

Simply embed a post form into a page with Gravity Forms and them pass a post id to the page via ‹gform_post_id›.

Does it respect Capabilities


Will it save custom fields as unique

Yes, there is a checkbox you can check on each custom field you add to the form to have the field saved as unique.

Are there any filters/options?

Yes, see the readme.txt file for example of hooks and filters that can be used

Use the default status of the post being edited
function gform_update_post_status($status, $form)
return ‹inherit›;
add_filter(‹gform_update_post_status›, ‹gform_update_post_status›, 10, 2);

Disable Entries
function gform_update_post_entries($status, $form)
return false;
add_filter(‹gform_update_post_entries›, ‹gform_update_post_entries›, 10, 2);

Change the options for the plugin
function gform_update_post_id($id)
$options[‹request_id›] = ‹gform_post_id_special›;

  return $options;
add_filter('gform_update_post_id', 'gform_update_post_id');

Update Delete Button
function gform_update_post_delete_button($button, $form)
return ‹

‹ . $button . ‹

add_filter(‹gform_update_post_delete_button›, ‹gform_update_post_delete_button›, 10, 2);

Change the delete confirmation
function gform_update_post_confirmation_delete($confirmation)
return __(‹Ack, you deleted it… haha!›);
add_filter(‹gform_update_post_confirmation_delete›, ‹gform_update_post_confirmation_delete›, 10, 2);


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Contributors & Developers

“Gravity Forms – Update Post” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Custom Meta Fix


  • Added banner-772×250.png


  • Updated the FAQ on the readme.txt


  • Initial Build