Create forms to collect information from your
Want people to be able to contact
you through your website easily and efficiently?
You can build a form for that. Want people to
resister for some special event through your website?
You can build a form for that.
Forms Manager: The is the 'overview'
screen where you manage the forms you've created.
From here you can choose to...
Create a new form
Edit one of your saved forms
(e.g., to add or modify fields)
Delete one of your saved
Preview your saved forms
(i.e., so you can get a quick visual to make
sure it's the right one before clicking the
Add/Edit Fields: This is the real heart
of the web forms feature, where you actually build
and edit your form and its fields.
Add, modify, remove, and
reorder the fields whenever you want (i.e.,
you can come back later and make more changes
even after you've placed the form on a site
All the standard field types
like text boxes, drop-down menus, radio/checkbox
option groups, and comment boxes.
Add File Upload so visitors
can send you files. Note: We recommend that
you only allow
registered members to access forms with
File Upload fields in them.
Special behavior options
for each field type (e.g., whether a field
should be required, which check box in a set
should be checked by default).
Control styles for each
individual field (e.g., whether label should
be displayed next to or above field, whether
to list radio options vertically or horizontally)
your forms onto site pages
Form Styles: This is a tab within the
Add/Edit Fields screen with options you can use
to control the look & feel of your form on
the whole (vs. the look & feel of a specific
Form Body styles
- Set width, border, padding, margin, and
background color of the form itself (e.g.,
setting a border here would put a border around
the entire form)
Field Label styles
- Control the font, style, position, and alignment
of your field labels.
Submit Button styles
- What should the submit button for your form
look like? What should it say? Where should
Place Form on Page: When you drag-and-drop
the "Forms" icon onto a site page via
the Page Editor, a dialog
appears with options you can use to define what
happens when a visitor submits your form.
Email the visitor's data
to one or more email address
Store the visitor's info
in a data table that you can download and
import as a spreadsheet (and/or use as list
Redirect site visitor to
a "Thank You page" of your choosing
after they submit the form.
Send visitors a response
right away with a custom auto-reply message
Web developer note: You
can upload and use your own fully-custom html
forms if you want to.
Aside from the forms
you create yourself, generic 'contact us'
and 'newsletter signup' forms also come pre-installed
to get you started.