How to Use FormStack With Elementor To Create Contact Forms

Formstack is a pretty popular form builder solution and the good news is – now you can use Formstack with Elementor. Now Essential Addons for Elementor brings you drag and drop element to use Formstack right from the Elementor Editor. You can add styling to any form you have created with Formstack and place them inside any webpage.

use Formstack with Elementor

What is Formstack?

Since it was found back in 2006, Formstack has grown into a popular tool to collect user information and yes with user consent. And how do you collect data using Formstack? You do it by creating job application forms, survey forms, payment forms as well as event registration forms among others.

use Formstack with Elementor

This online tool lets you create forms for different purposes. Along with creating forms, you can customize as well as add styling to your forms using Formstacks in-built features. On your website, now you can also embed a Formstack with Elementor. After you have collected data you can send it to your user, or even mail it to a whole list of email addresses. Moreover, you can also access the information using Formstack’s in-built interface as well as export them in PDF or CSV format.

Along with being a very strong form builder platform, Formstack comes with a lot of integrations with other popular online platforms and tools. These integrations include MailChimp, Salesforce, and PayPal. You will find integrations for accounting, calendar, cms, team communication tools, project management tools, Email tools among others. This makes handling projects easy, as you can integrate Formstack with other tools it ensures a seamless flow of your work.

use Formstack with Elementor

If you are new to form builders don’t worry. Formstack comes with a lot of beautifully designed web forms. You can easily get a jump start to your project. In fact, Formstack comes with over 300 professional-looking templates. Starting from Employer Review Template, Patient Consent Form, Animal Intake form, Alumni Donation form, booking form template, business survey forms among others.

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Formstack lets users create complex yet multi-layer forms using its Conditional Logic feature. Using this feature you can easily create smart online forms that react to the actions your users take. Think of it as conditional branching, where certain questions branch from others based on the conditions you set. Moreover, it can also be used to automatically show or hide questions on a form based on a person’s previous answers. The whole point of it is to keep your forms user-friendly as well as ensure a more personalized experience.

How To Use FormStack With Elementor?

To first use Formstack with Elementor you you need to connect Formstack with your WordPress website. Make sure you have created at least one form with Formstack and you have the Formstack plugin for WordPress installed and active on your website. Simply retrieve the ‘Client ID’ and ‘Client Secret’ form Formstack Application.

Once you have the ‘Client ID’ and ‘Client Secret’ open your  WordPress Dashboard and navigate to wp-admin -> Formstack. Then, simply paste the ‘Client ID’ and ‘Client Secret’ in Formstack settings. After you are done, go ahead and hit the ‘Authenticate with Formstack API’ button and Formstack will be connected with your WordPress website.

use Formstack with Elementor

Now open the Elementor Editor and find EA Formstack’ from the Search option under the ‘ELEMENTS’ tab. Then just simply Drag & Drop the EA Formstack’ into the “Drag Widget Here” on the ‘+’ section.

Once the element is inside the Elementor Editor you can pick the FormStack form you want to edit using a simple drop-down. And there you go, now you can add styling to your Formstack with Elementor Editor.

use Formstack with Elementor

Along with adjusting the styling for your FormStack form you can also pick an error message for your users. Every time an error occurs such as an error in loading your form, the error message will come live and your users will know something is wrong.

You can also adjust the container styling for the form section. You can add a background color to the form container section, add box-shadow, adjust its max-width, as well as add border to the form.

After you are done adjusting the container style, you can move on to adjusting the typography for your form placeholder text, and input text. Moreover, you can also adjust the styling for the  ‘Submit Button’ and ‘Pagination’. Starting from text & background color, alignment and many other styling options.

Final Words

Elementor is a great page builder for WordPress. Anyone can build their own website using Elementor without having to write a single line of code. On the other hand, form-builders such as Formstack lets users create forms for their different use cases. And right in the middle sits Essential Addons, working as a flexible Form Styler. Using Essential Addons you can add styling to Contact Form 7, Gravity Forms, weForms, Ninja Forms, Caldera Forms, WPForms, MailChimp, and Fluent Form.

Using Essential Addons you can add styling to your forms in minutes. If you haven’t tried the other Form styler elements of Essential Addons give it a try today. And if you need any further assistance on how to use the EA Formstack with Elementor, make sure to read our documentation.

Afshana Diya

Afshana Diya

Afshana Diya is CMO at WPDeveloper. She is helping the company to create a dynamic team and sustainable business from the scratch. When she is offline from the digital world, she must be traveling to find natural beauty in remote places.

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