Article written 2020-11-06 for Lime Forms version 2.0
In Lime Forms version 2.0 you can build your user-friendly forms in what we call Steps. Often with user information at the first step (name, email etc.) followed by a step where the user make its selections (products, services etc.). Lastly Lime Forms have a confirmation step per default, containing a summary of chosen fields.
- Add new step
- Step settings
- Change step order
- Set the next step in order
- Confirmation/Thank you step
- Skip confirmation step
- Redirect the user to a different URL when the form has been submitted
- Provide the form submission data via the URL (as query string parameters)
- Success message
- Remove step
To add a new step, navigate to the Steps tab in the top left corner and then click the Add Step button.
Name for your steps is required, but step names are not visible in the form for the users. For each step you have the option (not required) to write a Heading and a Description that will be visible in the header of the form.
Change step order
Click the Change step order button to open the modal and drag and drop the steps in any order you like. Then click the Save button.
Set the next step in order
To set The next step in order click the Next step selection when located on the step you want to change from.
Confirmation/Thank you step
Require a confirmation before being able to submit the form
Go to the Settings tab and open the Confirmation/Thank you tab. Tick the box Require a confirmation before being able to submit the form and Enter confirmation text (1500 characters) before clicking the yellow Save button to save the form.
Skip the Confirmation step
You can choose to Skip the Confirmation step from the Settings tab for the form.
Redirect the user to a different URL when the form has been submitted
Enter redirect URL in the required field, to send the user to a different site when the form is sent in.
Provide the form submission data via the URL (as query string parameters)
Select this option to Provide the form submission data via the URL (as query string parameters).
Note that some browsers allow max 2048 characters in a URL, which means that a form contaning many steps and fields may exceed this number.
Activate the Success message by clicking the box and Enter a success message then click the yellow Save button to save the form.
Edit Confirmation/Thank you text
Navigate to the Steps tab and then click the Confirmation step button. Write your Confirmation/Thank you text and click the yellow Save button to save you changes.
If the Confirmation step is set to disabled when you want to edit its content, you will be alerted.
Press the link in the yellow alert message Click here to enable to enable the Confirmation step again directly from the Steps tab, as shown in the picture below.
It is possible to write simpler HTML with the smart WYSIWYG editor for the confirmation/thank you text.
To remove a step click the red Remove this step button.
Choose Yes to permanently remove the step, or press Cancel if you changed your mind.