Today’s article is on an advanced topic in WordPress development, and is by a distinguished guest and a truly outstanding WordPress developer and educator: Carl Alexander. Carl is a PHP developer from Montréal, Canada, who shares his passion for advanced programming topics on his website, carlalexander.ca, where he publishes articles on a regular basis.
Carl is a regular WordCamp Speaker, has been a WordPress Montréal organizer since 2010, and helps organize other WordPress events during the year. He’s also the author of Learn Object-Oriented Programming Using WordPress. You can find him on Twitter and GitHub.
We’ve all had this happen to us at one point or another. We’re filling a form in a web application. We go to submit, and that’s when we see it, straight from a web usability expert’s nightmare: the infamous “Confirm Form Resubmission” warning box!
Everyone hates seeing this warning. Why is there? Why aren’t you just submitting my form, web browser? Whyyyyyyy?
It’s also common to see the “Confirm Form Resubmission” warning in a lot of plugin admin pages. That’s because most WordPress developers