ActiveCampaign offers different types of fields that you can add to an inline form. You can use these fields to collect additional information from contacts, add images or text to your form, or safeguard your form from spam contact submissions.
In this article, we'll discuss how to add fields to your form and what field types can be used in your form.
Additional fields can only be added to inline forms. It is not possible to add fields to floating box, floating bar, or modal forms.
Add a field to an inline form
- From the Forms overview page, click "Edit" for the inline form you wish to add a field to.
- The Form Builder will open. To add a custom contact or standard field to your form, drag the field from the right side column and drop it into your form.
- To create a new custom contact field, click the "Add Custom Field" button on the bottom right menu and follow the prompts to create a new field. Once the field is created, you can drag it and drop it into your form.
Note that any new field created with the form builder will be added to the General Details field group. Read more about Field Groups.
Both standard fields and custom contact fields can be added to an inline form.
Note that modal, floating box, and floating bar form types only use name and email address fields.
Each ActiveCampaign account comes with standard fields that you can use in your inline forms. Below is a list of all standard form fields along with a description of how they can be used.
Will collect the first name of your subscriber.
Will collect the last name of your subscriber.
Will collect the phone number of your subscriber.
Will collect the company name of your subscriber.
Will allow you to add additional text to your form.
Will allow you to add a block of your own custom HTML code.
Will allow you to add an image to your form (eg, company's logo).
Will require the contact to confirm if they are a human. This is used to prevent spam form submissions.
Will give the contact the option to select a list(s).
Will give the contact the option to subscribe or unsubscribe from your list(s).
Custom Contact Fields
In addition to standard fields, you can use custom contact fields to collect additional information from contacts. Each ActiveCampaign account can use custom contact fields in inline forms:
Contacts can submit one line of text.
Contacts can submit multiple lines of text.
Contacts select a date from a calendar or input it into the date field.
Contacts can select a single option from a pull-down list.
Contacts can select more than one option from predefined options presented in a list form.
Contacts can select one option from a predefined list of options by clicking on a radio button.
Contacts can select more than one option from a predefined list of options by clicking in a checkbox.
Used to pass data into web pages and collect information such as UTM parameters.