Simple Form Element
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Simple Form Element

The Simple Form Element makes it easy to create and add forms to your site and to share user-entered information. Creating forms is as easy as entering a form name, determining whether a message or a page displays to users on form submission, and optionally creating an email list to distribute and share submitted form content.

Site administrators can view all forms in use at a site, the level of site usage, and the number of records created from form submission.

Please refer to the following chapters and sections of the CommonSpot Administrators Reference for additional information about using Simple Forms:

Notes & Considerations 

Adding, editing, or deleting fields from a simple form does not require approval; these changes automatically appear in the “Read Mode” version of the page.

Copying a Simple Form Element using the Copy Element option at the page level creates a “link” to the original form. Content is shared between the “copy” and the original, as long as the forms are identical. Changing the either form "breaks" content inheritance and creates separate instances of the form, with separate data.


If you place a Simple Form on a template, all pages that derive from that template inherit a “read-only” version of the Simple Form, You must make any changes to the Simple Form at the template level.


You cannot use the name commonspotto create a simple form in a subsite.


Related Links

Create/Select Simple Form

New Simple Form Element

Form Submission Results Text

Simple Form Source

Edit Simple Form Fields

Create New Tab

Edit Form Field

Edit Form Field – Security Tab

Add Existing Form Field

Move Field to Different Tab

Simple Form Action

Simple Form Layout Properties

Simple Form Custom Layout

Simple Form Security

Change/Assign Form Owner

Simple Form Font & Color Properties

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