Elementor (Form Builder)

Nov 20, 2021

You might know Elementor as a page builder plugin. Not wrong, but Elementor is more than that. It’s a versatile plugin that you can use to create content in a wide range of forms. One which is form. The pro version of Elementor comes with a widget called Form. You can use the widget to add a form to the page you are working on with Elementor. In addition to adding a form to an Elementor-powered page, you can also use the Form widget to add a form to a page or post you create with Gutenberg with the help of Elementor Blocks for Gutenberg plugin (it’s an official plugin developed by Elementor). You can read this article to learn more.

You can use the Form widget of Elementor to create a form for a wide range of purposes. From marketing, contact form, to file submission form. You can connect your form with popular marketing services like Mailchimp, MailerLite, ActiveCampaign, GetResponse, and so on. While for the security aspect, you can protect your form with reCAPTCHA or Honeypot. The Form widget also allows you to create a multi-step form, which is great to save space on a page.

Supported field types

There are about 18 field types you can use when creating a form using the Form widget. Here is the list:

  • Text
  • Email
  • Text Area
  • URL
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Select
  • Acceptance
  • Number
  • Step
  • Date
  • Time
  • File Upload
  • Password
  • HTML
  • Hidden
  • reCAPTCHA v2
  • reCAPTCHA v3
  • Honeypot

Form actions

Here are the form actions you can set when creating a form using the Form widget of Elementor:

  • Email
  • Redirect
  • Webhook
  • MailChimp
  • Drip
  • ActiveCampaign
  • GetResponse
  • ConverKit
  • MailerLite
  • Slack
  • Discord
  • Popup