Form builder field types

Here, you can find all the features and field types in the form builder editor. Learn how to use and customize them in your form.

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When you open a new form, you can select and use fields by clicking on the field.

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🗄️ Old dashboard:

In the old dashboard, when you open a new form, on the edit tab, you can see a menu on the left side where you can select and use fields by clicking on the field or dragging and dropping.

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Text and Long text field:

For the text field, you can limit the maximum number of characters from the right-side menu.

Using the long text field helps to gather longer text data from users.

text field

📝 Additional insights:

Each field has a "Unique" option. When it's turned on, each response for this field should be unique.

For example, no two phone numbers can be the same.

Single-choice field

Add your question to the title or the description. Also, you can add images to the advanced description.

For the answers, add the options from the right menu. Here also you can add images to the options.

You can use "Bulk choices" to insert your options for the question.

If you enable the “Add other option to field” from the right side menu,the “Other” option will be added to the answers, so users can write their answers as the last option there.

Multi-choice field

Here again, you can add the title, description, and images to the question and answers, and also you can set “Min. Selectable Options” and “Max. Selectable Options” for this field from the right side menu.

Dropdown field

In this field, you can add the options manually, or use the “Bulk Insert” option to insert a list of options there.

Yes / No field

Ready options for answer with yes or no, Just type your question. But, if you want to translate the options or change them, create a single-choice field

Like/Dislike field

Easy and interactive field to collect quick feedback.

Matrix field

Use the matrix field to make multiple questions with rows of answers.

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You can easily change the columns/rows text, add or delete them, and add images.

🗄️ Old dashboard:

To remove the title inside the matrix in the old dashboard, go to the “Design” tab, and from the left menu, select “Customize more content”, and then choose “Fields related”. Now write your custom text or delete it, and put a space inside the box.

customized matrix

Table field

Use this field to have a table of questions with different types of answers such as “Number“, “Text” or “Boolean“.

Score 0-10 field

The score field is typically used for surveys, quizzes, or assessments. It can also be used for NPS (Net Promoter Score) surveys. In NPS surveys, respondents are asked to rate how likely they are to recommend a product or service to others, typically on a scale of 0-10.

The responses are then used to calculate a single NPS score, which is used to measure customer satisfaction and loyalty. The “Score” field in Formaloo can easily be customized to include a 0-10 rating scale and calculate the NPS score for each respondent.

CSAT field

You have options to change the look of the CSAT field. This field is perfect for making surveys and collecting feedback from users. This rating field is great for creating custom satisfaction surveys.

Email field

This field accepts email format to collect email addresses from the users.

Phone field

You can set the phone type for mobile phone, landline phone, or both.

Number field

To collect numbers, use this field. Set the max and min value and also you can set the max number of decimal places from the left menu.

Date field

From the left menu, change the format of the date, set a default date, or change the selectable range to fixed or dynamic.

Website field

Use this field to collect website links.

Time field

To add the time of submission day or ask for a time to select.

City field

For choosing the city and country from the users.

File upload field

The “upload file” field is a powerful feature in Formaloo that allows form builders to collect files from the users. This field can be used for resumes and job applications, product submissions, course assignments, insurance claims, event registration and etc.

The files you collect using this field, take up the storage space of your workspace. The max size of the uploaded file is up to 100MB and you can restrict it to image, document, or accept both.

New page field

In single-step forms, you can use page breaks to separate questions and sections in your form. So you can add pagination to your single-page forms using the page break field.

For example, bring all the information questions on one page, then all the exam questions, and the CSAT field and score field on one page.

Video field

With the “video” field in Formaloo, you can add videos to your form to provide additional context or instructions to users as they fill out the form. This field supports YouTube and Vimeo video links.

It can be a helpful feature for providing visual aids or demonstrating a specific process, such as a product tutorial or a how-to guide.

Product field

The “Product” field is a powerful feature in Formaloo that allows you to add products to your online order forms or any form for selling products.

With this field, you can specify each product’s name, description, quantity, price, and image.

The field also automatically calculates the total price for all selected products, making the payment process smoother.

Customers can make purchases easily and securely by connecting the form to a payment gateway. This feature is especially useful for e-commerce businesses that want to sell products or services directly from their website or through online forms.

📝 Additional insights:

Formaloo likely integrates with various payment gateways to create forms that accept payments. This allows you to collect payments directly through your forms.

You can set a fixed payment amount, and change the currency for your online order form.

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Signature field

This can be useful for collecting signatures on contracts, agreements, or any other document that requires a signature. Users can sign the form directly on their device using their mouse or touchpad, or by using their finger on a touch screen.

The digital signature is then captured as an image and stored securely in the form’s data. This feature eliminates the need for paper documents and simplifies the signature collection process, making it faster and more convenient for both form creators and users.

Email verification field

This feature helps to verify the email addresses of your users during the form submission process.

If you make this field “Required”, you can restrict form submission to verifying the email address before submitting.

This feature is especially useful for businesses that rely on email for communication or marketing, as it helps to ensure that the email addresses collected are accurate and valid.

Embed field

Embed external content into your forms, such as YouTube videos, Audio files, social media feeds, or other third-party widgets. By adding external content to your forms, you can provide additional information or context for the users, or even create interactive experiences that keep users engaged.

Custom validation field

Use the “Custom Validation” field in your form editor to restrict your audience to enter information in a specific format.

This field allows you to set your own validation rules for specific form fields. This can be useful for ensuring that the data entered by respondents is in the correct format or meets certain criteria.

For example, if you ask for a phone number, a custom validation rule can be set to ensure that the number is in a specific format (such as ###-###-####). Similarly, if you ask for a password, a custom validation rule can be set to ensure that the password meets certain complexity requirements (such as a minimum length or the inclusion of both letters and numbers).

Logical-based ending pages

You can use the Logic page to direct users to the right success page based on their answers. Use Advanced Logic to define what success page should be shown after submission on the logic page. Learn more about how to show multiple success pages on forms.

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