Multi-select items like Radio Buttons sometimes need the ability to enter an answer other than those shown. Another possibility is the need for “not applicable” or N/A as an explicit answer to a required question. The other and N/A choices may need follow-up questions or logic to operate as needed.
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Formsite’s API lets account users retrieve information about forms and results. With the correct code, form owners have the ability to display data on the form itself. Some API examples for use on the form include:
- Current number of results
- The highest bid or pledge
- An average score
Artificial Intelligence (commonly known as AI) uses machine learning to automate tasks. Recently services like ChatGPT and Bard emerged to provide access for the public to use these systems. Formsite engineers jumped at the chance to test the new technology and now form owners can, too! Discover the simplicity of incorporating AI into your form-building process.
Formsite forms collect submissions from form visitors and the answers create rows in the Results Table. Each new submission creates a result row and its Status column communicates the progress. Using the result status, form owners can tell if the result is in progress, complete, or if there’s a problem.
Formsite online forms creates web forms that visitors complete through their browsers. The size of the device used can make the display vary and that’s called responsive design. The elements on the page “respond” to the size available. Using the mobile code examples in this article can help make forms, Success Pages, and Notification emails responsive.
Formsite’s Workflow feature gives form owners a way to connect two or more forms and pass data from one to the other. Passing attached files presents some challenges and used to require setup and testing by the form owner. The recent enhancement for Workflow files makes using File Upload and Signature items much easier and more intuitive.
Pipe Codes are placeholder codes that copy answers from previous fields to other places. Piping lets form owners pass values to other form items for many reasons including:
Formsite online form builder contains over 50 item types to allow form owners to collect results. These form items are a combination of input items and formatting items that collect answers of all formats. Sometimes form owners have a need to change item type to collect answers in a different format without deleting previous results.
Every Formsite form gets an automatic embed code for easy copy/paste embedding on your site. The embed code supports some extra parameters to make customizing the experience possible. These parameters include:
Formsite forms save each form's results separate from other forms. There are times when form owners want to link the results from one form to another. For example, a list of forms that a new employee needs to complete. Another example is making repeat orders for previous customers. See how to build a form list portal that lets form visitors pass their information to one or more listed forms.