Form creation wizard guide

The 'New' button available under Components > RSForm!Pro > Manage Forms area will create a new empty form. The settings from Configuration > Defaults area will be taken into consideration for this method.

The Form Creation Wizard provides a fast, simple and intuitive solution for creating forms. In this article we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to use it.

To start the wizard, please head to Components >> RSForm!Pro >> Manage Forms and click on New (Wizard).

Step 1: Create a new form

A small introduction to the wizard, click Skip Wizard to skip it.

Step 2.1: General form information

What do you want to name your form?: Enter the form's title here. This will be displayed in the frontend.

What layout framework would you like to use?: Choose a layout for your form. The layout will determine the appearance of your form. Click on whichever layout framework your template uses or choose Responsive if you're not sure. Selectable options:

  • Responsive
  • Bootstrap 2.3.2
  • Bootstrap 3.3.7
  • Bootstrap 4.3.1
  • uikit 2.27.4
  • UIkit 3.1.5
  • Zurb Foundation 6.2.1

The form's layout can be later edited to suit your needs. You can read more on this topic here.

Do you want the form when submitted to be scrolled to the Thank You Message?: Yes / No.

Step 2.2: Emailing of results

The settings you change here will be reflected in the User/Admin Emails tabs. You can read more on how to set up the RSForm!Pro emails here.

Do you want to receive the results in your email?: Setting this to Yes will enable the Admin Email.

 

Where do you want the results to be emailed?: This fields corresponds with the To field of the Admin Email.

 

Do you want to email a confirmation copy to the submitter?: This corresponds to the User Email, setting this field to Yes will enable the User Email.

Step 2.3: Successful submission

Here you can specify the action to be taken after the form has been successfully submitted. Selectable options:

  • Just refresh the form page: As the name implies, the form page will be refreshed.
  • Show a "Thank you" message to the submitter: The "Thank you" message will be displayed. You read more on how to configure it here.
  • Redirect the submitter to a specified URL(web address): The submitter will be redirected to a URL of your choosing. Selecting this option will add one more field to the wizzard, Where do you want the submitter to be redirected ? , you can specify the web address in that field.
Step 3: Predefined forms

Choose whether to start with a predefined form or not. Selectable options:

  • Blank form(don't use a predefined form)
  • Calculation form: A calculation form we have designed as an example, that can suit some general needs. You can modify this form by adding/editing/deleting fields and changing it's settings.
  • Simple contact form: A contact form we have designed as an example, that can suit some general needs. You can modify this form by adding/editing/deleting fields and changing it's settings.

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