Forms ApplicationLast updated 02.15.23
The Forms Application allows you to create forms for gathering data from your website’s visitors. For each form, you can define the fields and layout, set up email notifications and autoresponders, and manage the data submitted by users through the form. Use the Pages Application to and the Forms Widget to publish forms on your website.
How to access Forms
From the Atlas Kentico main dashboard open the Application List by clicking on the white sun icon on orange on the upper left. From here, shortcut to the Forms application by typing “Forms” in the search applications field. Click on “Forms” to open application.
Getting Started with a New Form
All new forms must be created by the ATLAS support team. To get started, email the new form request to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the name of the form requested.
Once the form has been created, you will be able to add and edit fields, edit notification settings, and manage responses.
Form Builder Properties
|Composing forms||The Form Builder behaves similarly to the page editor in that the form is built with Section Types into which Form Components can be added. Section Types and Widgets can be dragged up and down on the page to edit the form.|
|Section Type||Click on the gray plus icon to add a Section Type. The entire form can be built into one Section Type or several Section Types to create the most user-friendly form design possible. Use the gray buttons on the left and right edges of the designer window to add or adjust sections, which define the form’s overall layout.|
|Form Components||Click on the blue plus icon button in the designer window to add new form components. Move individual fields by dragging the dotted handle icon or header displayed when hovering over a field. Existing fields can be removed by clicking the delete trashcan icon.|
|Change Section Type||Select from: |
|Form Components||Select from:|
Email Notification Properties
Email notification allows for instant notification of a completed form and its data. One or more company email addresses can be added to the notification.
|Send form data to email||Checkbox to toggle sending form data to an internal company email|
|Use custom layout||Check the checkbox to expand the settings to create a custom layout for the form data email. This is recommended to keep the data clear and organized for ease of reading.|
Generate Table Layout – shortcut to adding all form field names and content.
Customize by Adding Fields & Custom Copy – (recommended) add significant field labels and values using the text editor and the “Insert Label” and “Insert Value” buttons. Add introductory copy or styling as needed.
|Allow management of this form to||Please do not change default settings|
Select radio button:
Search Fields Properties
Please do not change settings.
Content Mapping Properties
The following section allows mapping of the form’s fields to contact objects. Data submitted through the form can then be used to initialize or update contact information. Please do not change settings.
View the Form data as it appears in the Form Widget.