|Forms are used to gather information from site visitors that they enter into the forum. They can even be inserted into the template editable area and include Request, Newsletter, Login or Tell a Friend forms.
The widget is not displayed in EDIT mode. Switch to BROWSE mode or make an offline preview to see the widget in context. While in EDIT mode you will see this icon:
- Position the cursor | where you want to insert the widget.
- Go to Editing Tools.
- Click Widgets button and select Forms.
- Select the type of form to be inserted.
- Adjust the form settings (see below) and press OK. You can change the settings later by double-clicking the widget icon while in EDIT mode.
Double-click the widget icon to open its settings. The window has three main tabs.
Set the form layout - add and remove fields, text and other content using the toolbar at the top.
To the right is the 'Macros Field' panel, these differ depending on the type of form you inserted. To add a field item:
You can save the layout as a preset, using Save As Preset button, and later use the preset for other forms.
These settings are available in all form types:
There are a number of predefined form types as described below:
Note that you can add request form either by adding Form Widget, or by adding Request page. The advantage of widget is that it can be added in any page type.
For detailed information on each setting, check Request Form Settings page.
Note that you can add newsletter form either by adding Form Widget, or by adding Newsletter page. The advantage of widget is that it can be added in any page type.
For detailed information on each setting, check Newsletter Form Settings page.
The Login form is a web form containing only two fields - username and password. When user logs in, he will be redirected to one of the protected pages in your website. To better understand EZGenerator concept on page protection, check Page Protection first.
For detailed information on each setting, check Login Form Settings page.
Tell a Friend form
The Tell a Friend form is a web form for users to send short messages to their friends, making recommendation for your web site. The form contains few fields - your name, your email, recipient email and message. All of them are required.
Page URL along with a default message is provided in the message box, double-click on the field to check it. You can change this message.
You can check who has used the Tell a friend form in Administration panel.
For detailed information on each setting, check Tell a Friend Form Settings page.
In this tab shows how your form will appear on the page.