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Forms Builder 1.6 Launched! The Biggest Update Ever

Forms Builder 1.6 Launched! The Biggest Update Ever

Today, we are finally ready to present you an incredibly great update for our component Forms. Were added tons of cool features: Conditional Logic Fields, Theme Color, MailChimp Integration and much more! Let's Get It Started!

During the last 2 months we have worked very hard with our Joomla Form Builder component, and we decided to add all features which you have requested for the last 6 months.

Conditional Logic Fields

It happened! We are incredibly glad to inform you that Logic Fields are available now in the Forms component.

we want to present you a short video where you will see how to create a Logic Fields in component Forms.

Try Conditional Logic Fields

As you can see on video, it's looks very simple. Make it Simple for using, has been the biggest challenge for us. Within one month, we sat and drew on a paper, how will work Conditional Logic in the Forms. We tried dozens of different variants, we consulted with our customers. It was a real madness!It was something incredible! And we did it, Yeah!

Note: that Logical Fields are available for such fields as: Radio, Radio Inline and Dropdown.

Theme Color

As you know, in the Forms, such fields as: CheckBox, Radio, Calendar, Slider have blue color as a default color. From time to time we receive the questions from our users, how to change the color of the radio buttons or calendar.

Theme Color - Joomla Forms Builder

So, we decided to add a Theme Color option (Form Options), where you can change the color for all Forms fields, above mentioned.

Now your Forms will be more unique, you can set a color of the Forms fields in the color of your brand.

Google Autocomplete Address Field

Upon the recommendations of our users, we’re have added a new field “Adress”. Generally speaking, this is standard text input fiedl, but the field “Adress” has their own very interesting feature. When you typing the Adress, you will see prompts. Check out this animation bellow:

Google Autocomplete Address Field - Joomla Forms Builder

You can try the "Address" filed on our Demo: Form components >> Advanced Fields. Easy and very handily!

Personalize Your Emails

There are a huge number of the blog posts in Internet written about the needful to personalize the emails.

We have recently received a request for adding this option, we decided why not, if this really will be very useful for our users.

Email personalization - Joomla Forms Builder

So, you can personalize "Auto-Reply" email messages by adding your customer name or other info that was submitted on the form.

MailChimp Integration

We are very pleased to present this addition for Forms. MailChimp is one of the most popular email marketing service for day.

The meaning of the integration is next – all data from Forms is automatically sent to your account on MailChimp.

MailChimp Integration - Joomla Forms Builder

Of course, you have to synchronize your Form with your MailChimp account. More detailed information about the synchronization process in the documentation: MailChimp integration.

Payments Forms Improvements

With the payment fields, the component Forms allows you to create easily different order forms. In a new version, we have made a number of changes that will let you to create more flexible order forms for your projects. Let's look more detailed what we have done.


New payment methods

In the new version of component Forms we have added three methods of payments Stripe, Mollie and Custom. Finally the next payments methods are available for you:

  • Paypal;
  • 2checkout;
  • Skrill;
  • WebMoney;
  • PayU;
  • Stripe;
  • Mollie;
  • Custom.


Multiple Payment Methods

If you have filled in the Form settings the information for several Payment Methods, in your form will be automatically displayed a drop down list with available payment Methods.

Multiple Payment Methods - Joomla Forms Builder


Calculation for Text Input

You can use the standard text input to create a order forms. The meaning of this option is that the user can type a value by himself.

Calculation for Text Input - Joomla Forms Builder

As the most simple example, this option can be used for creating a "Donation" forms, where the user can type a value, which he want to donate.


Currency symbol position

With this feature you can display the currency symbol before or after the value.

Languages

Like as the Gallery component, Forms have received Language Uploader with help of which you can install your language. We want to say Thanks for all our users, who have helped us with the translation.

Next languages are available:

  • English (Default);
  • Catalan (ca-ES);
  • Croatian (hr-HR);
  • Danish (da-DK);
  • Dutch (nl-NL);
  • Finnish (fi-FI);
  • French (fr-FR);
  • German (de-DE);
  • Norwegian (nb-NO);
  • Persian (fa-IR);
  • Polish (pl-PL);
  • Portuguese (pt-BR);
  • Romanian (ro-RO);
  • Russian (ru-RU);
  • Spanish (es-ES);

More detailed information about the installation of a new language you will find here: Balbooa Joomla Forms - Localization and Translation.

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!

Changelist:

  • Added: Conditional Logic Fields;
  • Added: Theme Color options;
  • Added: Address Field;
  • Added: Email Personalization;
  • Added: MailChimp Integration;
  • Added: Currency symbol position;
  • Added: Multiple Payment Methods;
  • Added: New payment methods - Stripe, Mollie and Custom;
  • Added: Calculation for Text Input;
  • Added: Ability to set default value for fields: CheckBox, Radio, Dropdown, Select Multiple;
  • Added: 14 Languages;
  • Improved: Email Builder;
  • Removed: Bootstrap.

Conclusion

This update is really great. We added a huge amount of functionality and the component Forms has become more powerful and flexible.

We want to say thank you for all our users who are participating actively in our company life! As you can see we are really appreciate your suggestions! Let's Build Together.

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What will be next?

We have already started with our flagman Gridbox and very soon we will be ready to present you a new plugins and new features.

Have a nice day and good luck with your projects! And don't forget to leave your comments at the form below!