Best Premium WordPress Form Builder Plugin: Ultimate Form Builder – Documentation

Documentation of Ultimate Form Builder  Plugin

Installation

  1. Unzip ultimate-form-builder.zip
  2. Upload all the files to the /wp-content/plugins/ultimate-form-builder
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  4. For customizing the plugin’s settings, click on Forms menu in WordPress of left admin menu.

Creating New Form

For creating a new form, you will simply need to click on the New form submenu of the Forms menu.Once you provide the name of form and click on add new form, a new form will be created and you will be redirected to the form builder page where you can add the forms fields and configure other settings too.

You can create either single step form or multi step form. The form builder section will differ for single step and multi step forms.

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Form Builder

Once you create the form you automatically redirected to this section where you can add the available form fields in the form.

You can see all the available fields in the left side of this section as shown below in the screenshot. You can choose the different elements such as HTML elementsUI elements, Custom elements , Suvey elements by switching the tab just above the form builder

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Display Settings

In display settings tab, you can configure all the necessary settings regarding the layout of the form.You can choose the form templates as per your requirement. Currently there 10 pre designed templates available along with a default template too.

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You can provide the width of the form either in pixel or %. But we recommend you to either leave blank or provide the width in % if you want your form to be mobile responsive.

If you desire to custom design the form as per your site’s theme then you can disable all the plugin styles by simply checking “Disable Plugin Sytles” checkbox in this section.But please note that if you select this option, form templates design won’t be applied in the form at all.

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In this section you can provide the form validation error message and form success message.If you leave those fields blank then a default message will show.

 

 

Email Settings

In this section, you can configure all the email regarding settings such as email reciever email address, from name, from email and email subject.You can also add multiple email reciever address.

Also you can configure the auto reply to any of the email fields that are kept in the form. For this you will need to enable the auto reply in this section.

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Shortcode

Once you create a form, you will find a shortcode at the top of the form builder page as well as in the form listing page which you can paste to any post or page content editor and the form will show up in the same section of the content where you have kept the shortcode.

 

 

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Form Entries

As soon as users submits an entry through a form build from our plugin kept in the frontend, it will get stored in your site’s database and all the entries are listed in the form entries.You can filter the form entries form wise and also export to CSV. Please note that to use CSV export you will need to filter the form entries first.

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Shortcode

Once you create a form, you will find a shortcode at the top of the form builder page as well as in the form listing page which you can paste to any post or page content editor and the form will show up in the same section of the content where you have kept the shortcode.

 

 

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Conditional Logic

In this section, you can manage all the conditional logic related with this form. Currently there are three type of conditional logic available for the form.

  • Display Logic – will be useful to show or hide any elements as per the value of another element
  • Email Logic – will be useful if you want to email specific users as per the value of any specific form element
  • Redirect Logic – will be useful if you want to redirect the users to some specific page as per the value of any specific element after the successfull form submission.

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