WordPress Plugin- Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms is a WordPress plugin used for contact forms. But it allows site owners to create forms to collect information and also WordPress post creation, calculators, employment applications and more.

Gravity Forms  Written in PHP and it uses many WordPress built-in functions and features to power its form builder. It also uses the same MySQL database system like WordPress, but stores all forms and entries in its own tables.

Gravity Forms is open source and GPL licensed. All of the code included is unencrypted and easy to modify. We’ve added in tons of hooks and filters to be able to customize Gravity Forms to your heart’s content, It helps developers to create a complex form for sending emails and queries to the clients. It provided a lot of advanced functionality and features to create user-friendly forms.

The developers can create surveys, quizzes, user-submitted content and web directory. It comes with premium support options like FAQs, knowledge base, forums, email support.

Some of the features of gravity forms include:

1. It supports drag and drop form builder interface

2. The developer can create thirty-three fields

3. user can create multi-page forms with save progress buttons

4. user can control form availability by date or number entries

5. Support form entry notifications from multiple form entries

6. To support accept WordPress post submissions through the front end

7. Support optimization of forms for mobile devices

8. Easy to use, powerful forms

It helps to build and design your WordPress forms quickly using the intuitive visual form editor.

9. 30+ready to use the form fields

It brings a wide variety of form field inputs to your fingertips.

10. Conditional Logic

The conditional Logic allows you to configure your form to show or hide fields, sections, pages or even the submit button based on user selections.

11. email Notification

Gravity Forms has email auto-responders to keep you in the know every time a form is submitted.

12. File uploads

These file upload features help to upload the forms file easily.

13. calculation

14. save and continue

In Gravity Forms, you can allow your users to save a partially completed form and return later to finish it.

15. Limit and Schedule Forms

This features control to entries a form can receive and schedule. So you control how and when you capture data.

16. WordPress Post creation

Used to create WordPress Posts with front end forms easily.

17. Fight Spam

We don’t like spam mail in our inbox. Gravity Forms helps fight the inbox clutter.

18. Responsive Design

Gravity Forms has baked-in mobile friendly styling. Then forms are displaying properly in different mobile devices.

19. The Ecosystem:

The World’s largest form ecosystem. Extend Gravity Forms with premium add-ons from GravityView, Gravity Wiz, Gravity Flow, Gravity +, ForGravity, JetSloth, and GravityPDF. You can also find a wealth of free add-ons on WordPress.org and paid add-ons on Code Canyon.

20. Integrations

The Gravity allows you to easily integrate with different services such as MailChimp, PayPal, Stripe, Highrise, Freshbooks, Dropbox, Zapier and so many more.


The Gravity forms fields are classified into four categories
1. Standard
2. Advanced
3. Post
4. Pricing

Standard Field:

Standard Fields are used to capture and store a variety of data when an advanced field is not available to meet your needs.

  • Single Line Text
  • Paragraph Text
  • Drop Down
  • Multi-Select
  • Number
  • Checkboxes
  • Radio Buttons
  • Hidden
  • HTML
  • Section Break
  • Page Break

Advanced Field:

Advanced Fields are more advanced form field types with specific usage in mind. Advanced fields may actually contain multiple fields in one container. These fields make it easy to capture data such as a users Name, Address, etc.

  • Name
  • Date
  • Time
  • Phone
  • Address
  • Website
  • Email
  • File Upload
  • Password
  • List

Post Field:

It enables you to capture data that is then used to create a WordPress Post. These fields easy for you to create forms that allow users to submit content to your site.

  • Post Title
  • Post Body
  • Post Excerpt
  • Post Tags
  • Post Category
  • Post Image
  • Post-Custom Field

Pricing Field:

Pricing Fields are form fields that enable you to create products

  • Product
  • Option
  • Quantity
  • Shipping
  • Total

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