Add Form Meta Data
Form Meta Data widget displays various properties of the form. It keep count of the number of submissions and time of the last submission. This widget also keep track of all the activities carried out relative to the form.
A form metadata widget helps to analyze form in better way. Let’s learn how to embed a Form Meta Data widget to your WordPress form.
Navigating to the Form Meta Data widget
Navigate to the “All Forms” section in RegistrationMagic. Open the “Field Manager” page. Click Add Field.
Click Form Meta Data widget. Navigate to a Form Data setting page, which has lots of interesting options.
Form Meta Data Features
Name the label as User Data. Below the Label field, there are other settings with checkboxes. The “Number of form views” option displays the number of times the form has been viewed. Upon checking it, a pop-up will appear where you can insert a text related to the form view count.
In our example, “Number of Form Views” is added to the ‘Text Before’ field. You can also add new text, which will appear after the form view count.
The next field displays the number of times the form has been submitted. Checking it, a pop-up will appear where you can insert a text relative to the form submission count. In our example, “Number of Submissions” is added to the ‘Text Before’ field. You can also add new text, which will appear after the form submission count.
Scroll Down. There is a checkbox with the option to “Display form submission limits”. Make sure you have set them on Form Dashboard. The next field, “Display Form Date Limits” will record timeline of form submissions. This data also has to be set accordingly in the Form Dashboard.
The next option is “The last submission received time”. This indicates the time at which the form was last submitted. You can even include new text, which can appear both before and after the last submission time data.
You can also include the form name and a brief description of your form.
Lastly, you can apply a CSS Class that is pre-defined in the CSS coding file.
Embedding Form Meta Data widget to your WordPress form
Navigate to RM “All forms” and copy the shortcode from form card. Create a new page and paste the shortcode.
Go back to your Form Data widget, double check and click on “Add to Form”.
Navigate to the page front-end. The screenshot below displays the form meta data on your WordPress form.
This completes our tutorial on how to embed form meta data to your WordPress form.
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