Forms - Types of fields
When you create a form, you can add different types of fields (multiple choice, open question, dropdown menu, etc.) You can also change options for each field, like making certain fields required or making certain fields visible only depending on the answer from earlier fields.
1. Types of fields
2. Other options for fields
3. Change the order
Types of fields
When creating forms you can add different fields. Here's an explanation of the different kinds of fields.
1. Check box
With this field, you can present the guest with a statement, which they can agree with by checking it.
Create a check box:
Check box on the website.
2. Check box multiple choice
The guest sees selection boxes and can check one or many of them. You can introduce these options in the text field Options, separated by a comma.
Create check box multiple choice:
Check box multiple choice on website.
With this field, the guest can fill in a date, for example when they are filling in the form or when they want to book an object.
Date on the website.
4. Date and time
With this field, the guest can fill in a date and time, for example when they would like to be called back.
Create date and time:
Date and time on the website.
5. Drop down
The guest will see a drop down menu, where they can choose between different option, for example when asking them about which salutation to use. You can introduce these options in the text field Options, separated by a comma.
Dropdown on the website.
Here, the guest can fill in their email address in a text field.
Email on the website.
You can explain your form by using a Header. With headers, you can also split your form into different parts. You can give a short explanation at the text fields Name and Description.
Header on the website
8. Radio button multiple choice
The guest will see selection boxes, where they can only choose one option. You can introduce the options in the text field Options, separated by a comma.
Create radio button multiple choice:
Radio button multiple choice on the website.
9. Short text
You can use short text for example to ask the guest for their name and address. The guest will see a small text field where they can introduce the data.
Create short text:
Short text on the website.
10. Long text
Long text is used for example when asking for additional information. Think for example about a field with comments, where the guest can introduce extra information in a larger text field.
Create long text:
Long text on the website.
2. Other options for fields
When adding fields, you'll see three different options:
1. Required field
By ticking * Required field, the question/statement is required in the form. Guests won't be able to submit the form if unless this field is completed.
Guests will see the following message if a required field is not completed.
2. Part of
Sometimes, you want to show different fields based on how your guests have completed previous fields. For example: when guest tick I would like to receive more information, it's logical that they also will be asked About what would you like to receive more information. If guests don't tick the statement, the question should not be shown. Some fields depend on certain choices. You can set this by doing the following:
1. Go to the question that should only be shown in certain situations;
2. Tick Part of;
3. Select the respective field at Visible when chosen for;
4. Click Save in the bottom left.
Now, the question is shown if I would like to receive more information is ticked;
The question is not shown if I would like to receive more information isn't ticked.
Change the order
You can change the order of fields in the form. You can do this by clicking on the drag icon and then dragging the field up or down.