May 19, 2017
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All You Need to Know About Your Wix Starter Plan

The internet opened the floodgates on a large number of free services from which you can benefit from. While there are a vast number of forms […]
May 9, 2017
online form widgets

New Release: Online Form Widget Field

We’ve just launched a new field that will make your online form sophisticated and cool: Meet the Widget field! How many times did you ask yourself […]
April 26, 2017
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Accepting Payments In Square With 123ContactForm

Great news! You can now receive payments in your Square account through the online order forms that you create with 123ContactForm. It’s easy to use and […]
April 19, 2017
 Building Your First Web Form Guide

A Step by Step Guide for Building Your First Online Form

Maybe you need an online form on your website for lead generation, event registration or for a streamlined ordering process. Or perhaps you need a web […]
April 13, 2017
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New URL Referrer & Form Host Columns in Submissions

The URL referrer is a valuable asset for any digital marketing campaign, because it helps you understand who your visitors are and from where do they […]
April 13, 2017
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Adding Custom PDF Templates To Email Notifications

We’ve recently updated the PDF notifications of your web forms in the Notifications section. You can now create and customize your own PDF template that will […]
February 28, 2017
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How to Integrate With Your Favorite Apps

So you’ve seen a few app names which you think would be great to add to your form, the next step is adding them. Integrating apps […]
February 28, 2017
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3 Smart Ways of Using Upload Forms

As mentioned before, upload fields are very versatile. You can create dedicated upload forms to receive files from you respondents, or you can integrate these fields […]
February 27, 2017
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Saving Time Through Upload Fields

Enabling your users to send files through your form can optimize a lot of your work’s processes. Receive CV’s for recruitment, pictures for you design team […]
February 27, 2017
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Integrate The Best Apps With Your Forms

With your account, you have access to the highest level of integrations that we offer. This means that you can take full advantage of you forms […]
February 27, 2017
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Boost These 2 Activities With Platinum App Integrations

You already know the great tools you can equip your forms with, now it’s time to see them in action. We’ve talked to a few of […]
February 27, 2017
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Send Data Everywhere You Want With Platinum Apps

Your forms are awesome lead generators – the user comes in, completes the form with his contact details and then passes the ball to you. You’ve […]
February 24, 2017
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3 Great Ways to Use Gold Apps Integration

Your forms are a real powerhouse of collecting information. Thousand of responses can create hundreds of thousand of pieces of data – that’s a lot of […]
February 24, 2017
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Boost Your Productivity With Gold Apps Integration

Let’s face it, technology makes life easier. If you reach your phone right now, there are at least 3 apps on screen that make your days […]
February 23, 2017

Rules 101: Practical Tips & Best Practices that Drive Results

Forms are a very important part of any website. Even though they might not always come straightforward, you will find them present on every site out […]
February 23, 2017
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Everything You Need To Know About Payments

Creating your order forms online and connecting them to your payment gateway is no walk in the park, for sure. But given the options that 123ContactForm […]
February 17, 2017
123ContactForm Diamond Plan Highlights

14 Stunning Tools on Diamond

The best of the best, la crème de la crème! There’s where you’re standing right now. Diamond is the perfect choice for our most demanding customers. […]
February 16, 2017
123ContactForm Platinum Plan Features

7 Things You Must Try On Platinum

Is there any better feeling than that of unboxing a new purchase? Unwrap the package, open the box, take a deep breath and feel the brand […]
February 15, 2017
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New Flexible Width For Your Form & Field Labels

We’re excited to announce two new features that just came out of our labs. You can now change the width of your form and field labels […]
February 15, 2017
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All You Need to Know About your Gold Plan

Luckily internet eased things up for us and there’s a lot of free services around that you can benefit from. But online forms shouldn’t be just […]
February 10, 2017
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Managing File Uploads Like a Pro Through Web Forms

Did you try the upload feature on your web forms? Now’s the chance, especially since this guide will teach you everything there is to know about […]
February 1, 2017
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Web Form Tweaks For Advanced Business Workflows

Whatever type of business you’re running and regardless how many people are involved in it, some routine processes cannot be left undone, but either let them […]
January 30, 2017
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Enhance Form Interaction Control with JavaScript

You’ve created your web form to streamline communication, enhance data collection and simplify your internal processes. But do you control your form’s interactions as intended? The […]
January 27, 2017

Inspirational Form Examples with Rules Functionality

In the first part of this series, we talked about the benefits of using rules to create incredibly smart forms and we even gave you a […]
January 27, 2017

Using Form Rules to Create Smart Forms

Each person is unique, and so should forms be. Unlike paper ones, online forms are able to provide make a much better user experience by readjusting […]
January 20, 2017

Amazing Payment Forms That Will Inspire Your Business

There’s no such thing as a single business recipe that is valid for everybody. The same applies for payment forms, as they come in different styles, […]
October 5, 2016
3rd party apps guide for 123ContactForm

Your Guide to 3rd Party Apps

So you have your form set up and you embedded it on your website. Leads start coming in quite frequently and you have a great product […]
May 13, 2016
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How 123ContactForm Handles Feature Requests

Whether it’s a tweet that says “@123ContactForm thanks for making my life easier”, a message with opinions or suggestions on live chat or an email, getting […]
February 1, 2016

Boas-vindas to 123ContactForm in Portuguese!

What the statue of Christ the Redeemer, the Belem Tower, the Bazaruto Archipelago and 123ContactForm have in common? The answer may seem complicated but it’s simple: they […]
March 4, 2015

Fresh features for a smoother form building experience

By now maybe you have noticed that making things better and better is work in progress at 123ContactForm. Following this case we’re here to share some […]
March 3, 2015

How to Avoid Web Form Abandonment Using Rules

When creating web forms or surveys, you’re often faced with the fact that they are too long. And this is the point when you ask yourself […]
February 6, 2015
Scheduled Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance

Tomorrow, February 7, at 8 AM GMT, our servers will be undergoing maintenance for 30 minutes. This means that you might not be able to use […]
December 15, 2014
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A Marketers’ Favorite: Launching 123FormBuilder for Marketo

Most of today’s marketers seem forever married. I’m not meaning for the marriage you would expect, but that passionate relationship with their marketing automation software of […]
December 2, 2014
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3 Out-of-the-box Types of Web Forms You Can Build With the New Payments and Calculations

Our new payments section enables users to gather secure online payments through their web forms, to make complex calculations, show the payment summary and real-time payment. […]
November 19, 2014

Launching the 123ContactForm Payments Section That Will Rock Your World

Today is a great day for science, and for… well, web form building. We are so happy to announce the total revamp in the design and […]
November 13, 2014
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Bienvenido 123ContactForm in Spanish!

Whenever one reads the word “Spanish” we make an instant association with “Spain”, and there is an endless number of images which come into our brain, […]
October 7, 2014
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Two-Step Authentication – Data Protection Brought To A High Level

As new requirements and changes regarding cloud solutions and businesses emerge, new  methods of protection should be considered. If until now you could only log into […]
September 29, 2014
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Oh, Surprise: Our 123FormBuilder App for Wix Has a New Design

Here is a shoutout to all Wix users: noticed anything unusual happening lately inside your 123FormBuilder app’s dashboard? We sure did. And we kind of liked […]
September 25, 2014
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Is 123ContactForm Electronic Signature Compliant With ESIGN and UETA Acts?

Yes, the electronic signature collected within 123ContactForm web forms is fully compliant with both ESIGN Act of 2000 and UETA. The 123ContactForm electronic signature field prompts […]
September 8, 2014
123ContactForm news

New Feature Roundup Straight From the 123ContactForm Lab

At 123ContactForm, we love new features. Our developer team loves working on new features to enhance your platform use, the QA team spends hours testing on […]
August 13, 2014
The new Notifications: better looks and improved functionality.

We’ve Just Redesigned the Form Notifications Section!

Do you sometimes get that feeling when you look for something (like an umbrella), in a rush, and don’t seem to find it anywhere although you […]
June 12, 2014
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Quiz Your Way To Learning Success

Brace yourselves, a new feature has arrived! Maybe you have already played a bit with our quiz templates or tried to build your own, but today […]
June 5, 2014
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5 Examples Of Using Zapier To Connect Your Web Forms And Third Party Apps

Supposingly you’re watching us for a while already and employ our web forms for your great business, you probably know one thing: we exist to make […]
May 29, 2014

ExactTarget Lists vs Data Extensions: 123ContactForm Integrates Both

The common thought about email marketing is that there’s always a great deal of leg work behind administering subscriber databases. You know updates, imports and exports […]
May 27, 2014

Is 123ContactForm HIPAA Compliant?

Web form builders help collect and administer large amounts of data, some of which would naturally be sensitive and subject to governmental rules and regulations. 123ContactForm […]
May 19, 2014
ExactTarget Marketing Cloud

Marketers, Find Us Easier: 123ContactForm Is Now Part of the ExactTarget & Partner Community

You may have heard that last summer the leading cloud marketing 1:1 platform ExactTarget has been acquired by, labeled world’s #1 CRM environment. As partners […]
April 14, 2014
Enterprise forms

Enterprise Web Forms for the CIO, Part 1: A Cheatsheet

CIOs stand on the foreground of any IT development within a company. Setting up internal online forms and website forms for various business tasks has typically […]
April 11, 2014

123ContactForm vs Heartbleed: Your Information is Safe With Us

Earlier this week, a major security vulnerability under the code name Heartbleed and filed as CVE-2014-0160 was reported for recent versions of OpenSSL, a popular SSL […]
December 9, 2013
Form publishing options with 123ContactForm

Cool Update of the Day: Fresh Live Demos in the Publish Form Section

Howdy, form crazes! Care for a quick look through the keyhole in the 123ContactForm office right now? (it’s okay, we’re all tempted to do that sometimes) […]
November 20, 2013
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Google Checkout is Now Shut Down: Best Alternative Payment Processors for Your Web Forms

Since May 2013, Google announced the retiring of Checkout, its native payment gateway used by thousands of merchants around the world. Now the day has come. […]
November 13, 2013
Latest news roundup

Latest Features Roundup: Receive Submissions as PDF, Edit Address Field and More

Hello, form lovers everywhere! We have awesome news to unveil, coming straight from our Latest Features corner and crafted purposely to make your forms even more […]
November 7, 2013
123ContactForm Knowledge Base

Introducing the 123ContactForm Knowledge Base: Feature Votings and More Hot Features

Holy moly, another 123ContactForm area gets revamped! If you have visited our Help & Documentation lately, you may have stumbled upon new sections: Latest Features, Feature […]
November 4, 2013
Amazon Web Services

123ContactForm is Now in the Cloud!

Earlier this month we announced we were performing some server maintenance, but kept the surprise as of what kind of update we were preparing. Now we […]
October 30, 2013

Fresh From the Oven: 123ContactForm’s New Applications Section

Being conservative might work in particular situations, but adding a fresh touch to a known practice can revive things in a very pleasant way. Today we’d […]
October 2, 2013

Willkommen, 123Formular!

Words like “German” and “Germany” sure bring some visuals into our minds, some of which definitely fall under the head of the culinary sector. But besides […]
September 30, 2013
123ContactForm integration with PayFast

123ContactForm Now Integrates Major South African Payment Gateway for Your Web Forms: PayFast

Howzit! For all of you who are doing business in South Africa or are planning to, your setup just got simpler. We know it can be […]
September 25, 2013
123ContactForm integration with Google Calendar

Create Google Calendar Events From a Web Form as Easy as 1-2-3

123ContactForm now integrates with Google Calendar! It’s an announcement we’ve been dying to make, as we knew how it can make the life of event organizers […]
September 3, 2013

Sparkling New Features in the New Form Section: Online Quiz and Poll

Living in a sea of information we tend to always find new ways of communication so that people would hear our voice while we try to […]
August 16, 2013

Make Your Mark: Digital Signature Field for Web Forms

This late summer got us busy on developing shiny new features for your forms (besides sipping margaritas on sunny beaches, of course). Since we know that […]
July 1, 2013
The last unicorn at the end of a rainbow

A practical guide to using 5-star rating systems

This is a guide for those who rate something, not for those who want to get rated. If you belong to the second category, you can […]
June 28, 2013
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The fabulous reason why we have launched SMS Notifications

Dear 123ContactForm, I am writing to ask for your kind help. I’m having an issue that I trust you’ll be able to solve, as it’s tearing […]
April 4, 2013

A big hooray to 123ContactForm’s API release

We’re thrilled to announce our Application Programming Interface (API) release. With this implementation we are now simplifying things for those who want to integrate their system […]
January 3, 2013
123ContactForm Dropbox integration

Store and Share Your File Uploads as Easy as 1-2-3 with the New Dropbox Integration

We’ve got a new year’s present for you, and it comes in a quite fancy box: Dropbox! The new integration 123ContactForm is launching today will simplify […]
November 14, 2012

Hallo, hallo Dutch Users! 123Formulier is Marching In

What comes to your mind when you think of Holland? Endless tulip fields outside your coach window, the unforgettable Heineken taste… or maybe the Red District? […]
November 13, 2012

November news roundup

123ContactForm app for Wix. Publishing forms on Wix websites is now a breeze. With our application for Wix, all that you need to do after building […]
November 8, 2012

Save, resume and edit form submissions

The post-submission edits are almost as important as the actual submission. Sometimes, the user needs to correct or update information in order to keep things accurate. […]
October 19, 2012

123ContactForm + Warp Take Forms to a whole new level

Have you ever wanted to give 123ContactForm’s feedback buttons the sixth sense of detecting when to display or hide depending on your website visitors’ preferences? Have […]
October 9, 2012

Early fall news roundup

Here, at 123ContactForm, the majority of votes says that autumn is the season of inspiration. Mostly because of the steaming hot tea, the soft fuzzy clothes […]
August 6, 2012

Complex Form Branching and Conditional Logic

Until recently, form branching with 123ContactForm meant showing or hiding a field based on the information provided in another field. In other words, a field rule […]
July 9, 2012
Problem accessing

Problem accessing

We are not referring to a present situation, but to an issue that affects some of our users from time to time: becomes unavailable and […]
June 6, 2012

Know your groups! (New feature)

Groups are very important in life. Let’s consider some examples: a) The group of emails that you trash and the group of emails that you reply […]
April 3, 2012

Build Multi-Page Forms & Surveys

We have received many requests from you with respect to multi-page forms and surveys, so today we are very happy to release them. The main cases […]
April 2, 2012
Survey Charts and Reports

Advanced Survey Charts & Reports – Keep them in mind for your next online survey!

Top 5 reasons to use online survey charts & reports 1. You communicate the clear and complete survey findings. All the input that you’ve gathered from […]
March 1, 2012
Online Discount Coupon Code

5 Ways to Distribute Online Coupon Codes

Discount coupon codes are one of the surest ways to raise popularity for a service, product or brand. Discounts (or special offers, as most vendors prefer […]
February 14, 2012

New feature: Domain aliasing. Run forms on your own website

Our most recent release – domain aliasing (or domain mapping) – enables you to use an alias for the 123ContactForm domain URL. The alias will contain […]
February 9, 2012

New feature: Custom Email Templates

Up to now, the notification email sent at form submission contained the entire filled in form. This was the message sent to the form owner and […]
February 6, 2012

Create subusers & subaccounts!

A significant part of our users are web designers who need to build online forms for their clients’ websites. Their feedback often touches on how useful […]
February 2, 2012
123ContactForm Kangaroo

The kangaroo has brought subusers & the new Diamond plan

The kangaroo has arrived on the 123ContactForm main page with two major updates (other than its very presence): 123ContactForm subaccounts and a new service plan! You […]
January 30, 2012

Here are the friendly charts & reports!

We told you some time ago that your Reports section will be boosted. And you’ve seen the first part at that time. Here is the sequel! […]
December 5, 2011

Upcoming: Improved Form Charts & Reports

Our developers are working double tides to bring you a friendlier, more flexible and professional Reports section. Here’s a sneak peek of how your form and […]
November 29, 2011

Form Security – What is it made up of?

123ContactForm takes great interest in providing online forms that are protected at all levels. From the hosting packages we use to the antispam solutions that we […]
November 18, 2011
123ContactForm Dashboard Messages

Friendlier Dashboard Messages

As you already know, 123ContactForm uses your account dashboard to communicate with you. All the information that you should be aware of or that might interest […]
October 28, 2011

Choose an Image! Radio Buttons with Images

We’ve got a fresh out of the box feature! You can now use images as options in your radio buttons list. They come in handy for various […]
October 20, 2011

Set Up Form Branching and Conditional Logic

However difficult it may be to find the looks and the brains combined in real life, on 123ContactForm they coexist in perfect harmony. Forms are not […]
October 17, 2011

10 Most Common Support Questions

We love to stay close to our users and to provide you with all the information that you need in order to create awesome forms. Whatever […]
September 7, 2011

Update for the WordPress contact form plugin

The 123ContactForm plugin for WordPress has been boosted, to offer you a friendlier experience. Improvement consists in an alternative for publishing your contact forms on WordPress. […]
August 18, 2011

Web forms with multiple recipients

The purpose of web forms is not merely to receive submissions. It actually comes down to how you manage and use those form submissions. 123ContactForm offers […]
August 1, 2011

Pre-filled form fields

As you have already discovered, 123ContactForm web forms can be manipulated in various ways, to meet your needs and preferences. Besides the bunch of features that […]
July 5, 2011

Boosted autoresponders for your web form

Two new 123ContactForm features have been implemented and await to be used in your projects. They both concern your web form autoresponder – the reply sent […]
June 24, 2011
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Meet the new and shiny free form builder!

Worthy use of web forms begins with their creation. We believe that the way forms are perceived by both creators and submitters is highly influenced by […]
May 25, 2011

The new 123ContactForm platform

Here it is: the new 123ContactForm engine As promised, we have launched the new 123ContactForm engine. Our previous platform has experienced a complete makeover, in terms […]
May 11, 2011
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Major updates around the corner

It’s been a long time since we wrote on the blog, but we had our reasons. So many things changed in our company in the last […]
October 12, 2010

Server Upgrade

Due to the constant increase of our business, we will upgrade our server. This will take place on Saturday, Oct 16th, 02:00 AM EDT. The process […]
September 23, 2010

Improved Form Manager

We just released to the public an improved Form Manager. What’s new? All the cool features (Reports, Columns, Tweak, Rules, Message Archive, Translations, Payments, Notifications) are […]
August 17, 2010

Current field highlighting

For improved usability, we added highlighting for the current field. This way, the user always knows which is the form element that currently has the focus.
July 17, 2010
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Links in form submissions

Until now, if your visitor filled your form, and entered an URL in one of the fields, you had to copy it to the Clipboard, then […]
June 24, 2010
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Forms with scheduled activity

If you hold a contest, you probably have some strict rules for participating, and one of them probably is that the contest entries must be submitted […]
June 23, 2010

Email autoresponders with custom variables

Today we released a great add-on to our already existing web form autoresponder feature. Now you can use custom variables in your autoresponder message. For example, […]
May 26, 2010

Improved Form Editor

If you followed this blog, or our recent newsletters, you probably noticed that we released a lot of cool features lately. Because of this, the real-time […]
May 19, 2010

Time picker for web forms

We received a request to let the visitors use a time picker for the selection of a valid time value. But we thought it wouldn’t be […]
May 18, 2010

Likert scales are here

The Likert scale is one of the best ways to create a nice, efficient, compact survey. It makes the survey easy-to-be-filled, and also reduces the height […]
May 18, 2010

123ContactForm Captcha improved

We decided to improve the way our verification images look, to make them harder to break. Below are the old and the new verification images. old: […]
May 12, 2010

Fancy layer upgrade

Some of our customers decided to use the forms in the fancy layer. This fancy layer, also known as Lightbox on the web, has just been […]
April 20, 2010

123ContactForm goes magic :)

We decided to improve the usability of the Edit Fields page, so we created a way for our users to quickly import the most common values […]
January 11, 2010

Plugin added to the WordPress Plugin Directory

We are happy to announce that the 123 Contact Form for WordPress plugin that we just released was accepted and added to the WordPress Plugin Directory. […]
December 10, 2009
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Drag and drop form fields

In the November newsletter, we asked our users to fill our feedback form. It seems it was a very good idea, since we found how we […]