Tutorial

Building a Workflow Engine

Overview One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to building a Formidable Forms business process is “How do I build a workflow to assign tasks, track sequence completions, and move to next steps?” Workflows can be complicated. Oftentimes, there are security considerations such as “How can I allow the project manager to [Read More…]

Integrate QR Code With Formidable

Requirement A long-term client asked us to integrate QR Codes with Formidable Forms. This particular client runs an agency out of Denver, Colorado. Her client is a grocer. This grocer uses Formidable Forms to sign up ambassadors (affiliates) and partners. When an ambassador entry is submitted, the user is sent an email that includes this [Read More…]

How to Provide Instant Feedback on Forms

Quiz Building Anyone? Are you using Formidable to build quizzes? Many people are and Formidable allows you to build really nice quizzes right out of the box. But, what if you have special requirements like this poster in Formidable’s Slack Community. The Requirements Have a ‘check answer’ button after each multiple choice question. If all [Read More…]

Return to Previous Page

Problem One request we receive frequently is: How can I include a link on a page to return to the previous page? Solution If you view any of the codex detail pages, at the top of the page, you’ll see one of the following links: Return to Actions List or: Return to Previous Page or: [Read More…]

Add New Create Post Action Taxonomy

The Question Is there a way to create a new taxonomy for a custom post type from the value of a text field when using Pro’s Create Post form action? Formidable Slack Community Member The Answer Yes! In fact, Formidable has a knowledge base example on how to Create a new WordPress Category. The example [Read More…]

Style Individual Radio Buttons on Select

The Problem How can I style the background color of individual radio buttons to highlight the one that’s selected? —Formidable Slack Community member The Approach There are a several ways for doing this and Formidable Forms makes it easy to implement any method you choose. This tutorial walks you through two solutions. The first is [Read More…]

Repeater Fields and ACF Integration

The Challenge Any Pro license includes a Create Post form action that provides you with the ability to allow users to create posts, pages, and custom post types from the front-end of your site. Your users may also manage and edit their posts through the Formidable form that was used to create the post. If [Read More…]