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I need to remove all the divs inside the $widget of a views exposed filter. I need only the single form fields without any html around it.

I don't know PHP.

Any suggestions?

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All you need to do is simple override your own theme page for the expose filter views/theme/views-exposed-form.tpl.php to you theme template folder e.g.

views-exposed-form--view_name--machine_name.tpl.php

Example: views-exposed-form--latest_nodes--page.tpl.php

and remove which you wold like to or adding your own.

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Go to the modules directory and look for the 'views' module.

There is a 'theme' folder within this.

In the theme folder, copy the 'views-exposed-form.tpl.php' file to your theme.

You can then edit the template as you require.

Note, when you copy a file like this you will want to clear caches for this to work.

*****UPDATE*****

To edit specific components of the form I suggest you override the following function in your themes template.php file.

template_preprocess_views_exposed_form(&$vars)

This can also be found in the views module folder 'theme.inc'.

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  • This file I'm currently editing. But contains the <?php print $widget->widget; ?> which outputs the whole form. And I need to edit this form WITHIN the $widget.
    – deelite
    Jan 6 '15 at 10:17
  • See updated answer.
    – Alex Gill
    Jan 6 '15 at 10:29
  • Could you please explain me how to simply output the input fields without any other html? Sorry, I don't get it.
    – deelite
    Jan 6 '15 at 11:26
  • It isn't that simple I'm afraid. Each form component is constructed individually through the theme function. You need to strip it down by overriding these particulars.
    – Alex Gill
    Jan 6 '15 at 11:57
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You can also do easy css tricks :

.class-of-elements-you-want-to-hide {
   display: none;
}
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  • The OP is asking how to remove them, not how to hide them. The other answers are correct, even if they cannot be as much specific as the OP wished.
    – apaderno
    Jan 27 '17 at 17:44

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