According to wikipedia Spam is the abuse of electronic messaging systems.
Online web forms, if not protected, may be submitted many times and flooding you with unwanted information and emails.
The spam protect option forces the form filler to fill in a certain string according to a captcha image, thus ensuring that the data is not entered by a computer.
Only after the form filler enters the right captcha number the email form may be submitted.
Steps to add a “spam protect” option to your form:
1- Enter your form in the form builder
2- Go to the “form settings” on the right
3- Turn on the “spam protect” checkbox
4- Press on “apply”
5- Save the form.
An email form is a form that is configured to collect user data and send it to the form owner via email once the data is submitted in the form.
This kind of form to email is really useful in cases where the form owner needs to be informed when data is entered in his form. Examples for this form are a contact form, a feedback form, an order form, a questionnaire etc.
The email form is a great tool for staying in touch with users, however, some users find this insufficient and need the data in the form to also be stored somewhere and have the ability to manage it.
FormLogix is an email form builder that enables a user to create email forms. Once a form filler submits a form an email containing the data saved is sent to the form owner.
A web database is also set up behind the scenes and enables the form owner to enter the data at any given time in order to view, edit it etc.
Following are email form examples, which contain step by step instructions:
How to create an online invitation
How to create an online order form.
How to create an online purchase form.
How to create a tell a friend form
In the following post i will discuss the differences between an order form and a purchase form and provide a step by step instruction of how to create a simple order form (I will elaborate on the purchase form in the next post).
Many people have started to collect orders and even sell their products online. In order to add this kind of email form to your website you will probably need to spend a large sum of money to hire a professional programmer. Another alternative, especially for those who do not have any programming skills, is using a form builder.
What is the difference between an order form and a purchase form?
An order form – is a form in which the users choose a product and order it. This form does not deal with the purchasing process at all. Usually the multi-line element is used in this form to collect the info of several items.
A purchase form – a form in which the users can choose the item they want to buy and pay for it online using PayPal/Google checkout/Swreg/Moneybookers. In order to create such a form you have to use the “Payment Integration” option.
Here is a step by step instruction of how to create an order form in the form builder:
1- drag elements to collect the user’s personal information –
textbox to collect his/her name
textbox to collect his/her address
textbox to collect the phone number
email element to collect the user’s email address
a multiline which contains a textbox for collecting the product name, a numeric textbox for collecting the
quantity of each product and a textarea for collecting free text (remarks).
* Don’t forget to give each element a name (element settings>caption) and tab index number (element
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2- Drag labels for each element. Change their text to be same as the element’s name and
place them next to the relevant elements.
3- Drag 2 labels and create section titles: Personal details and Order details.
4- Drag a submit button.
5- Design the form (colors, positioning etc)
6- Save the form.
Please tune in for the next post about creating a purchase form.