There are two quote forms (a short one and a long one) on this website, and both of them are Wufoo Forms. Read my comment on Judy Knight’s website on why I chose to have two quote forms. Someone who had filled out both quote forms suggested to me that I should pre-populate the visitor’s answers on the second quote form for a better user experience. I agreed, so I contacted Wufoo Support to find… continue reading »
Wufoo forms speed up the form creation and editing process, and by using their forms theme maker, you can style Wufoo forms to look like they are part of your website. If a you can’t style a Wufoo form exactly the way that you want by using their forms theme maker (i.e. a font isn’t available in the theme maker), you can apply a stylesheet that is hosted on your website’s server or a Dropbox folder. Read this post to find out how.
Many WordPress theme providers have their own contact forms, but these forms are limited in capability. Not only that, you are limited to the amount of form fields the theme provides. As great as the Divi WordPress theme is, their form is very basic. It only has three fields: name, email, and message. The same holds true for Canvas, another great WordPress theme. If I wanted to add a “how did you find us” drop down field… continue reading »
Since I’ve been accepting online payments, I’ve always used Paypal Standard. It was hard not to. It was free to set up, and there was no monthly fee. Paypal takes their fee from each transaction, and that fee is 2.9% + $.30 per transaction. I used a Wufoo form on my online payments page, and when the user filled out the form, they were automatically taken to Paypal to finish the transaction. Although Paypal is known… continue reading »
I’m not too fond off designing website forms. I’m even less fond of the server side programming needed to process a website form, until a friend who also designs websites told me to check out Wufoo. Wufoo makes creating and designing forms easy. No HTML or server side programming knowledge is needed. They handle all of the processing. Creating form fields is as easy as clicking a button and typing in the name of the… continue reading »