Understanding All the Field Types in Gator Forms

With Gator Forms you have access to 22 different field types:

  1. Text input
  2. Multi-line text area input
  3. Email
  4. Name
  5. Phone
  6. Subject
  7. Calendar
  8. Password
  9. Select list
  10. Multiple select list
  11. Radio group
  12. Checkboxes group
  13. Single checkbox
  14. Agree to Terms & Conditions
  15. Send copy to your self
  16. Custom text/html
  17. Header
  18. Upload
  19. Captcha
  20. Newsletter
  21. List of recipients
  22. Send button

#1. Text input

This is a single-row field for your form. You can enter numbers, letters and special characters into this field. Here are the options for the Text input field type:

Here is how the Text input field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#2. Multi-line text area input

This is a multi-row field for your form. You can enter numbers, letters and special characters into this field. Here are the options for the Multi-line text area field type:

Here is how the Multi-line text area field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#3. Email

This is a field that allows you to collect email addresses from visitors.This field will be automatically filled in if a WordPress user is logged into the site. This field can only be used once on a single form. Here are the options for the Email field type:

Here is how the Email field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#4. Name

The Name field is designed to colllect the name of people filling in your form. This field will be automatically filled in if a WordPress user is logged into the site. This field can only be used once on a single form. Here are the options for the Name field type:

Here is how the Name field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#5. Phone

The Phone field is designed to accept phone numbers. Here are the options for the Phone field type:

Here is how the Phone field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#6. Subject

This field is designed for visitors to enter the topic they are contacting you about. This field can only be used once on a single form. Here are the options for the Subject field type:

Here is how the Subject field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#7. Calendar

The Calendar field allows you to collect dates from your visitors. Here are the options for the Calendar field type:

Here is how the Calendar field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#8. Password

Here are the options for the Password field type:

Here is how the Password field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#9. Select list

Here are the options for the Select list field type:

Here is how the Select list field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#10. Multiple select list

Here are the options for the Multiple select list field type:

Here is how the Multiple select list field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#11. Radio group

Here are the settings for the Radio group field type. Visitor will only be able to select one of these options

Here is how the Radio group field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#12. Checkboxes group

Here are the options for the Checkboxes field type:

Here is how the Checkboxes field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#13. Single checkbox

Here are the options for the Single checkbox field type:

Here is how the Single checkbox field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#14. Agree to Terms & Conditions

Here are the options for the Agree to Terms & Conditions field type:

Here is how the Agree to Terms & Conditions field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#15. Send copy to your self

Here are the options for the Send copy to yourself field type:

Here is how the Send copy to yourself field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#16. Custom text/html

Here are the options for the Custom text/html field type:

Here is how the Custom text/html field type will appear to your site’s visitors. They won’t be able to interact with this field.

#17. Header

Here are the options for the Header field type:

Here is how the Header field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#18. Upload

Here are the options for the Upload field type:

Here is how the Upload field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#19. Captcha

Here are the options for the Captcha field type:

Here is how the Captcha field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#20. Newsletter

The Newsletter box currently supports MailChimp and Freshmail. Here are the options for the Newsletter field type:

Here is how the Newsletter field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#21. List of recipients

Here are the options for the List of recipients field type:

Here is how the List of recipients field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

#22. Send button

The Send button is the only field that is absolutely required. You can not have a Gator Form without a “Save” button. This field can only be placed in any location on your for, but it can only be used once on a single form.

The Send button only has one setting – you can change the text on the button.

Here is how the Send button field type will appear to your site’s visitors:

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