Email Field

Email Field

Click on Form Elements Toolbar to add email field to the form. To achieve its properties just do right click over element and then click Properties. All properties are organized into 5 groups: Basic, Style, Data, Logic and Advanced. To view/edit certain group of properties just click appropriate tab on Element Properties window.

Basic Properties

  • Name. The name will be shown in place of the label throughout the plugin, in the notification email and when viewing submitted form entries.
  • Label. This is the label of the field.
  • Placeholder. The placeholder text will appear inside the field until the user starts to type.
  • Autocomplete attribute. Choose the value of the autocomplete attribute. It helps browser to fill the field value, if required.
  • Description. This description appears below the field.
  • Required. If enabled, the user must fill out the field. You also can specify error message here.

Style Properties

The general view of text fields is configured through Form Settings. It’s applied to all input fields. Here you can adjust view of the field.

  • Label style. Choose where to display the label relative to the field and its alignment.
  • Input style. Adjust the input field style (size and text alignment).
  • Input icons. These icons appear inside/near of the input field.
  • Description style. Choose where to display the description relative to the field and its alignment.
  • Custom CSS class. This class name will be added to the input field.
  • CSS styles. Set custom css for certain element parts and states.

Data Properties

  • Default value. The default value is the value that the field has before the user has entered anything.
  • Dynamic default value. Allows the default value of the field to be set dynamically via a URL parameter.
  • Parameter name. This is the name of the parameter that you will use to set the default value.
  • Read only. If enabled, the user can not edit the field value.
  • Save to database. If enabled, the submitted element data will be saved to the database and shown when viewing an entry.

Conditional Logic

Here you can create rules to show or hide the element depending on the values of other fields.

Advanced Properties

  • ID. The unique ID of the input field.
  • Filters. Filters allow you to strip various characters from the submitted value. The following filters are available:
    • Alpha. Removes any non-alphabet characters.
    • Alphanumeric. Removes any non-alphabet characters and non-digits.
    • Digits. Removes non-digits.
    • Regex. Removes characters matching the given regular expression.
    • Strip Tags. Removes any HTML tags.
    • Trim. Removes white space from the start and end.
  • Validators. Validators check whether the data entered by the user is valid. If not, then appropriate error bubble is displayed for this field. The following validators are available:
    • Email. Checks that the value is a valid email address.
    • Equal. Checks that the value is identical to the given token.
    • In Array. Checks that the value is in a list of allowed values.
    • Prevent Duplicates. Checks that the same value has not already been submitted.
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