php – Create a record in which the user increments a new checkbox to save new information in MySQL


I need to create a customer record, where a certain part of the record the user has several checkboxes that he would use to store if the customer has such documents, for example:

[] RG 
[] Certidão de nascimento

and a button so you can "Add new element" that is not in the list, where each time you click it creates a new checkbox with the description that the user wants and can mark it to be saved in a mysql table.

How can I do this? or how can I search for something on the internet that has this code similar?


I found a code on the net that gave me a light. I haven't implemented it yet but that's basically it:


At First include the jQuery library.

<script src="//"></script>

See the below JavaScript comment lines. maxField variable holding the maximum fields increment numbers, addButton variable holding the input fields adding button class, wrapper variable holding all input fields parent div class, fieldHTML variable holding new input field HTML code.

Once the “Add button” is clicked, we will check maximum input fields number. If field counter (x) is less than maxField, the new input field HTML would be append into the fields parent div (wrapper). Also the field counter would be incremented.

Once the “Remove button” is clicked, the parent div of that particular remove button would be removed. Also the field counter would be decrement.

<script type="text/javascript">
    var maxField = 10; //Input fields increment limitation
    var addButton = $('.add_button'); //Add button selector
    var wrapper = $('.field_wrapper'); //Input field wrapper
    var fieldHTML = '<div><input type="text" name="field_name[]" value=""/><a href="javascript:void(0);" class="remove_button" title="Remove field"><img src="remove-icon.png"/></a></div>'; //New input field html 
    var x = 1; //Initial field counter is 1
    $(addButton).click(function(){ //Once add button is clicked
        if(x < maxField){ //Check maximum number of input fields
            x++; //Increment field counter
            $(wrapper).append(fieldHTML); // Add field html
    $(wrapper).on('click', '.remove_button', function(e){ //Once remove button is clicked
        $(this).parent('div').remove(); //Remove field html
        x--; //Decrement field counter


<div class="field_wrapper">
        <input type="text" name="field_name[]" value=""/>
        <a href="javascript:void(0);" class="add_button" title="Add field"><img src="add-icon.png"/></a>


Once the multiple form fields are submitted, then you can get the values as an array in PHP script.

    print '<pre>';
    print '</pre>';
        [0] => value1
        [1] => value2
        [2] => value3
        [3] => value4

Now you can run a foreach loop and insert the values into the database or whatever you want.

    $field_values_array = $_REQUEST['field_name'];
    foreach($field_values_array as $value){
        //your database query goes here


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