Form fields

ActiveCampaign offers different types of fields that you can add to your inline forms. You can use these fields to collect additional information from contacts, add extra images or text to forms, or safeguard your form from spam submissions.

In this article, we'll discuss how to add fields to your form and list what field types you can use in your form.

Additional fields can only be added to inline forms. It is not possible to add extra fields to floating box, floating bar, or modal forms.

To add any of the fields below to your form, simply drag it from the right side of your form editor and drop into your form. If you wish to create a custom contact field and include it on your form, click the “Add Custom Field” button located on the lower right of the form builder.

Default fields:

The following default fields are available to use on all inline forms: 

  • First Name
    Will collect the first name of your subscriber
  • Last Name
    Will collect the last name of your subscriber
  • Phone
    Will collect the phone number of your subscriber
  • Organization
    Will collect the company name of your subscriber
  • Header
    Will allow you to add additional text to your form
  • HTML Code
    Will allow you to add a block of your own custom HTML code
  • Image
    Will allow you to add an image to your form (eg, company's logo)
  • CAPTCHA
    Will require the contact to confirm if they are a human. This is used to prevent spam form submissions.
  • List Selector
    Will give the contact the option to select a list(s)
  • Subscribe/Unsubscribe
    Will give the contact the option to subscribe or unsubscribe from your list(s)

Custom Contact Fields:

The following custom contact field types are available to use on all inline forms:

  • Text input
    Contacts can submit one line of text
  • Text area
    Contacts can submit multiple lines of text
  • Date
    Contacts select a date from a calendar or input it into the date field
  • Drop-down menu
    Contacts can select a single option from a pull-down list
  • Multi-select list
    Contacts can select more than one option from predefined options presented in a list form
  • Radio button
    Contacts can select one option from a predefined list of options by clicking on a radio button
  • Check boxes
    Contacts can select more than one option from a predefined list of options by clicking in a checkbox
  •  Hidden fields
    Used to pass data into web pages and collect information such as UTM parameters
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