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Published at 2023-11-03

Getting Started

When it comes to creating forms, the process can be both seamless and intuitive with FormPress. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to get started.

Step 1: Creating Your Form

  1. Click "Create New Form"

Start your form creation by clicking the "Create New Form" button. You can also click "+" button at the top. You have two options: starting with a template or a blank form. If you're looking for inspiration, check out our blog post on customizing templates. Whether you choose a template or a blank form, you'll be on your way to crafting your blazing fast form.

Create New Form

Step 2: Form Editor

Once you've selected your starting point, you'll be directed to the Form Editor page, where you can work your magic. Here's what you'll find:

  1. Build (Current Tab)

    This is where you'll create and design your form.

  2. Integrations

    Connect your form with third-party apps to enhance its functionality.

  3. Rules

    Implement conditional logic to show or hide specific form fields based on user input. For in-depth details, check out our conditional logic blog post.

  4. Thank You Page

    Customize the message displayed after form submission. Keep an eye out for future modification options.

  5. Design

    Change the theme of your form and even use custom CSS for a personalized touch.

  6. Share

    After completing your form, it's time to share it with your audience. Learn more in our share form blog post.

  7. Element List

    Easily Drag & Drop form elements to create your ideal form.

  8. Save

    Save changes without publishing.

  9. Publish

    Make changes visible to users.

Editor Page

Step 3: Building Your Basic Form

To create a basic form, follow these steps:

  1. Add Elements

    Drag and drop form elements from the list onto your form. Drag and Drop

  2. Edit Text

    You can modify any text in the form by simply clicking on it. Edit Text

  3. Element Properties

    When you click on an element, you can see its properties in the left menu. Question Properties

  4. Save and Publish

    After finishing your form edits, don't forget to save and publish. Save and publish

  5. Share Your Form

    Share the form link or embed it on your website. Share form

NOTE: Ensure there is a submit button in your form. Users will need this button to send their form.

Step 4: Review Responses

  1. Manage Your Data

    Check out the Data Page to read and manage responses. Data page

With these steps, you're ready to create, customize, and share your forms with ease. Happy form-building!

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Authored by:
Okan Boyraz

I'm a QA Engineer at FormPress. I find fulfillment in uncovering and understanding errors in our product. With a commitment to a smooth user experience, I bring a keen eye for detail as one of our skilled testers.

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