Creating a Form

You will need to activate  the Gravity Form Widget

PluginsChoose Plugins,
Find Gravity Forms, Check the box, Scroll down to bottom of page and
Click on arrow in the Bulk Actions, choose  Activate, Apply

The new Plugin will show up on the left  menu


Under Forms, Choose New Form
Place cursor on Untitled Form
Click on Edit
Type Title in Tile Box (Untitled Form)
In the Description box you can change  it to say what you want.
Click on the top Confirmation tab

Here you can change the text in the box again to say what you want. People filling out the form will get this message when they hit the submit button

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Click  arrow on the Standard Fields

Single Line
Click on Single Line Text
Choose Edit,  Type in Field Label
Choose required field or NOT

To change width size of  line (to allow for more text)
Click the Advanced tab
Click Arrow in Field Size and choose Small, Medium or Large
CloseStandard Fields

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Paragraph Text box
Choose Paragraph, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
Choose required field or NOT
To change field size:
Click on Advance tab, Choose Field Size (small, medium or Large)
Close

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Drop Down Box
Choose Drop Down, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
Add your choice names in First, Second,Third boxes
To add more choices, click the plus button
To delete a choice, click on the minus button
Choose required field or NOT
CloseDrop_Down


Number Field
Choose Number, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
Choose required field or NOT
Can add a Min/Max Range
CloseNumber


Checkboxes
Choose checkboxes, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
Add your choice names in First, Second,Third boxes
To add more choices, click plus button
To delete a choice, click minus button
Choose required field or NOT
CloseCheckboxes


Multiple Choice
Choose multiple choice, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
Add your choice names in First, Second,Third boxes
To add more choices, click plus button
To delete a choice, click minus button
Choose required field or NOT
CloseMultiple_Choice


Inserting a Line Break
Choose Section Break
it enters a horizontal line
CloseSection_Break


Hidden (Hidden Field that is the “Return URL” or “Thank you page” that the user will see after filling out the form)
Choose Hidden
Give it a Field Label name
Close
Hidden


HTML
Choose HTML, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
Add HTML code into Content Box
CloseHTML


Click  arrow on the Advanced  Fields Advanced


Name
Choose name, Edit
It puts the Field Label name in for you
Choose Required or NOT
CloseName


Date
Choose date, Edit
Change Field Label or NOT
Under Date Input Type
Choose Date Picker or Date Field

  • Date Picker allows you to choose a small calendar Icon this  displays a small calendar in form
  • Date Field is an open box that you input the date into

Choose Required or NOT
CloseDate


Time
Choose date, Edit
It creates it for you with a am/pm
CloseTime


Phone
Choose phone, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
ClosePhone


Address
Choose address, Edit
Click in box next to Hide Country Field
Click in box next to State/Province/Region Field
Click in box next to Hide Address Line 2 Field
Choose Required or NOT
Address


Website
This allows them to type in their website address
No Editing required unless it’s a REQUIRED filed
Click on Edit to make field Required or NOT

 


Email
This allows them to type in their Email Address
No Editing required unless it’s a REQUIRED filed
Click on Edit to make field Required or NOT


 

File UpLoad
Choose file upload, Edit
Give it a Field Label name
In the Allow file extension you can add jpg, gif, pdf
NOTE: these are the only files allowed in wordpress
Click on Edit to make field Required or NOT
File_Upload

 


Captcha
(this is the scrambled letters in the box your ask to repeat in another box)
A CAPTCHA  prevents unwanted spams. It’s simple and yet secure.
You will need to create an account (it’s free)
They will give you a reCaptcha key
Open it and copy and paste the key into code area
CAPTCHA

 

 

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