Forms 1.4.0 with Fully Featured Drag and Drop Email Builder is Ready!

Forms 1.4.0 with Fully Featured Drag and Drop Email Builder is Ready!

Dear friends, today we are ready to present you an incredible update to our Joomla component Forms. Now the Forms is not only Forms Builder, the version 1.4.0 includes a complete Email Builder!

As you know, in the component Forms, the form submissions showed up like a list and it can't be done any changes.

At one point, if you have used the component Forms to create small contact forms on your Joomla sites, generally there wasn't any difficulties. But if you have used the component Forms to create a large multipage forms, at this moment was a problem. The user received on his email the biggest list of fields in which it was difficult to take in.

We have planned to make Email Builder in the forms long before. But we couldn't get a solution how to create emails easier, and make all the process of creating very simple and comprehensible. The solution was very simple and was always with us!

Ladies and Gentlemen, today we are proudly ready to present you Forms Email Builder.

Email Creation

The idea of creating an email identical to the process of creating the forms. Firstly you have to create Layout of Email and then to place the fields of Forms in using Drag and Drop.

Forms Email Builder - Drag and Drop Interface

Try Email Builder!

"Content Editor" tool is available to you, and you can add a title or just a text. Also with the plugin "Content Editor" you can easily place a picture in your email.

Email Design Options

In order to give the matchless look for your letters, we have added some options for Rows and Email Body.

Forms Email Builder - Design Options

Available options for Email Body:

  • Background Color;
  • Border Color;
  • Body Width in %;

Available options for Rows:

  • Background Color;
  • Font Color;
  • Border Color;
  • Margin;

Watch the video below, and in 1 minute you will make acquainted with Email Builder and understand how to create email.

More detailed information about all available options presented in the documentation, you can learn it by following this link: Email Builder - Forms Documentation.

Responsive Email Builder

Access Control List (ACL)

Another very useful feature of Joomla Forms 1.4.0 is ACL (Access Control List). ACL allows to provide certain functionality to chosen Joomla user groups.

To set ACL options, you need to visit Forms administrative panel, at the right top corner click on the button "Options".

How to Update?

To update your current Forms version, please follow this tutorial: How to update Joomla Forms

Clear Cache!

After an update, clear your browser and website cache!


  • Added: Email Builder;
  • Added: Access Control List (ACL);


Email Builder was one of the most awaited updates and we are incredibly proud by our work. Forms Email Builder is very simple, easy and the most important that everyone can create beautiful emails.

We are sure that you will worthily appreciate all available features in the Forms 1.4.0

As it always has been, we will be very glad to read your comments. If you have any propositions or ideas to make component Forms better, please don't be shy and… "Let's create together".

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