About ActiveCampaign form fields

With ActiveCampaign, you can add different types of fields 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

To learn how to create a form, visit How to create a form in ActiveCampaign.

In this article, you will learn about the different types of fields you can add to your form. 

Take note

  • It is not possible to add fields to floating box, floating bar, or modal forms
  • Availability of field types depends on your plan tier
  • The email address field is required on every form you create. It is not possible to remove this field from your forms

Standard fields

Available on all plan tiers.

Standard fields collect basic information from contacts. You can also use these fields to add headers, images, custom code, etc. to your form.

Standard field name Field description
Full name

Full name of the contact. This is added to your form by default, however, you can remove it. 

Email Email address of the contact. This field is required and it cannot be removed from your form.
First name First name of the contact.
Last name Last name of the contact.
Phone Phone number of the contact. Data collected in this field appears in the standard phone field that comes with your ActiveCampaign account. 
Account Available on Plus, Professional, and Enterprise plans. Account name for the contact. This is usually their place of business. 
Header Use this field to add a header to your form. 
HTML Code Use this field to add custom HTML to your form. 
Image Use this field to add an image to your form.
CAPTCHA Use this field to add extra security to your form.
List Selector Use this field to let contacts choose which list(s) they can subscribe to.
Subscribe/Unsubscribe Use this field to let contacts subscribe or unsubscribe from the selected list on your form.

 

Custom contact fields

Available on all plan tiers.

You can add custom contact fields to your form to collect additional information from contacts. Once you create a custom contact field, it is available on the form builder under "My Fields."

When a contact submits your form with this field type, the data will appear on their profile record.

To learn how to create custom contact fields, visit Custom contact field overview.

Custom object fields

Available on Enterprise plans.

If you are creating custom objects with our open API, you can add custom object fields to your inline forms. Adding these fields to your forms lets you collect unique information from contacts.

Once you create a custom object schema with fields, those fields are available on the form builder under the custom object's name.

When a contact submits your form with this field type, the data will appear on their profile record for that custom object.

To learn more about custom objects, visit Custom objects overview.

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