NEX-Forms – Contact Forms Builder

NEX-Forms – Contact Forms Builder, Popup Forms Builder, All Forms Builder | Basix

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Description

THE ONLY TRUE ALL IN ONE WORDPRESS FORM BUILDER

NEX-Forms is the best Drag an Drop WordPress Form Builder plugin for creating simple to complex forms. With tons off add-ons and features NEX-Forms is a complete online form and forms builder solution.

See live Demo

Documentation

NEX-Forms is a high quality and simple to use drag and drop/single click form builder offering a wide range of customizability, flexibility, design and usability.

Build any type of form

Interactive Forms

Personalise your forms using live form input by your users. In essence this gives your forms a realtime conversational feel.
See Interactive Forms Examples

Chat Forms

Create forms with a chat like apperance and feel using built-in form animations and form styling options.
See Chat Forms Examples

Contact Forms

Create beautiful Contact Forms in minutes!
See Contact Forms Examples

Cost Estimation Forms and Calculation Forms

Use math logic to do simple to complex calculations in your forms on the fly.
See Cost Estimation Forms and Calculation Forms Examples

Conversational Forms

Conversational forms eliminates the overwhelming nature of a form by focusing your user on single question at a time
See Conversational Forms Examples

Payment Forms or PayPal Forms

Recieve payments via PayPal directly from your forms built with NEX-Forms.
See Payment Form or PayPal Forms Examples

Quiz Forms or Questionnaire Forms

Create online quizes and questionnaires using multi-step forms. Generate different user messages and outcomes based on scores.
See Online Quiz Forms Examples

Booking forms and Order Forms

Create online booking forms with smart date and time picker form fields.
See Booking form and Order Forms Examples

Subscription Forms

Integrate your form with Email subscriptions including MailChimp, MailPoet, Mailster, GetResponse
See Subscription Forms Examples

Application Forms

Create application forms and recieve relevant documents from file uploader fields.
See Application Forms Examples

Quick Forms or Quick Question Forms

Collect large amounts of data quickly with single selection form submissions. Data collection made easy.
See Quick Forms Examples

Survey Forms

Know your users! Build beautiful customer survey forms with tons and tons of options.
See Survey Forms Examples

Contract Forms or Contractual Forms

Create formal contract forms with digital signatures and PDF’s. Use signatures to sign contractual PDF’s and email the binding documents to you and your users.
See Contract Forms Examples

Sticky Forms

Add any form to your site’s top, right, bottom and/or left borders. Slides open with customisable paddles.
See Sticky Forms Examples

Popup Forms

Features include:

RESPONSIVE DEVELOPMENT

Built using the latest web technologies like html5, css3, and jQuery, rest assured NEX-Forms will look smashing on every device.

30+ FORM ELEMENTS

Make use of 30+ Bootstrap styled fields with pixel perfect precision! More for less!

MODERN DESIGN

Designed with modern trends and techniques in mind, NEX-Forms will help you connect with your customers in a whole new and exciting way.

DRAG & DROP

Add and sort form elements with simple drag and drop. If you can play solitare you can build stunning web forms without a single line of code!

FULL GRID SYSTEM

Create any form layout with one of a kind draggable grid system! Includes unlimited grid nesting!

MULTI-STEP FORMS

Break your forms down into managable steps. Includes the ability to create online questionares!

MATH LOGIC

Perform simple and complex math equations from user selections and input.

CONDITIONAL LOGIC

Turn complex and cluttered forms into interactive user friendly forms by showing and hiding fields based on the user’s selections and input.

FORM ANIMATIONS

Catch your users eye with 70+ super smooth animations.

TONS OF ICONS

Make use of 660+ icons that can be added to form fields. Font Awesome icons are vectors, which mean they’re gorgeous on high-resolution displays.

INTEGRATED WITH GOOGLE FONTS

Allows you to easily add fonts from the Google Font Directory to use in your forms. Over 1200 fonts are made available in NEX-Forms.

ANTI-SPAM CONTROL

Whith NEX-forms built-in Anti-spam you will never receive an unwanted email. No captchas needed to prove your users are in fact human!

EMAIL AUTORESPONDER

Receive all your form data in fully customisable emails. Send admin emails to multiple recipients and/or send confirmation emails to end users!

SUBMISSIONS STORAGE AND EXPORT

All form submissions are stored in your database and can be viewed from the admin panel. Entries can also be exported to Excel!

FORM EXPORT

Export form with a single click. Includes all form settings and can be imported into any NEX-forms installation.

SURVEY FIELDS

Create beautiful surveys with thumb rating, star rating and smiley rating fields!

PRE POPULATE FIELDS

Set default field values! Auto-fill fields from other forms! Auto-fill fields from URL parameters!

POPUP AND STICKY FORMS

Use a NEX-Forms button or link or trigger the popup form using an existing element on the page. Add sticky-paddle/slide-in froms to any side of your site!

SAME PAGE FORMS

You can have as many forms on a single page as you need without any conflict!

AJAX POWERED

Submit forms without page refreshing!

SIDEBAR WIDGET

Add forms into your sidebars with WordPress Widgets.

FILE UPLOADER FIELDS

Receive files as email attahcments. Can also be viewed and downloaded from the backend. Includes file type validation and live image preview.

HIDDEN FIELDS

Add dynamic and/or static hidden fields to your forms for extra admin info from form submissions.

THUMB SELECTION FIELDS

Showcase your products in single and multi-selection fields.

STYLING TOOLBAR

Style your forms with ease using our one of a kind styling toolbar similar to popular tools such as Photoshop, Fireworks, MS Paint, etc.

TASKBAR

Work on multiple forms at the same time. Easily switch between task windows from the taskbar. A real time saver!

PERSONAL PREFERENCES

Save time by setting up personal preferences to be used as defaults for all new forms!

FORM VALIDATION

Make fields required and your validate fields as: Any Format, Email, Phone Number, URL, Numbers Only or Text only.

MAX/MIN CHARACTER LIMITING

Limit characters in multi-line text areas and single-line text fields by setting maximum/minimum characters allowed. Includes total character count indicator.

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS

Save time using built-in keyboard shortcuts. For example, save a form by hitting CTRL+ALT+S.

LIVE FORM PREVIEWER

Preview your form in realtime, at anytime, while you are busy building it!

DUPLICATE FORMS

Duplicate existing forms with a single click! Duplicated forms include all the original form’s settings!

FORM TEMPLATES

Create your very own custom form templates to be re-used time and time again!

UNLIMITED FORMS

There is no limit to how many forms you can have on your website

PERSONALIZED ADMIN PANEL

Create and save your very own personalized NEX-Forms admin panel layouts!

TONS OF FIELD SETTINGS

Customize your form fields with a huge variety of easy to use settings!

FIELD DUPLICATION

Copy fields, grids, panels and any form element so that you dont have to do any double work!

EMBED OPTIONS

Embed/Use forms in post, pages, sidebars and/or theme template files! Use NEX-Forms page/post editor button to generate shortcodes.

REDIRECT AFTER SUBMISSION

You can redirect your users to a specified URL after a form is submitted. For example to your own custom “Thank you” page, etc.

SEND DATA TO CUSTOM URL

Send submitted form data to a custom URL by using GET or POST method. Perfect for sending data to an alternative database!

AJAX POWERED ADMIN PANEL

NEX-Forms admin panel will give you a real desktop apllication feel with no page resfreshing. Everything is done and found in a single versitile admin tool!

WP COLOR SCHEME ADAPT

NEX-Forms admin panel will adapt to the colors of your selected WordPress color scheme!

GLOBAL CONFIGURATION

For example, you can disable the NEX-Forms widget so it does no show up on your WP widgets page…

MULTIPLE EMAIL METHODS

Choose your own mailing delivery methods from secure SMTP to normal WordPress Mail!

ZERO CONFLICT ADMIN PANEL

3rd Party plugins and themes that include javascript and stylesheets will not affect the NEX-Forms admin panel! NEX-Forms will not affect any other plugin or theme.

30+ form elements that includes amazing field types

Text, Textarea, Select, Muli-Select, Radio buttons, Check boxes, Star rating, Sliders, Spinners, Tags input, Autocomplete, Color palet, Datetime, Date, Time, File uploader, Image uploader, headings, paragraphs, dividers, Panels and more…

Conditional logic for form fields

Show and hide fields plus form elements based on conditions with effects:

  • Fade In / Fade Out
  • Slide Down / Slide Up
  • Show / Hide

Add Conditions to be triggered from the following form fields: Text fields, Textarea, Select, Muli-Select, Radio buttons, Check boxes, Star rating, Sliders, Spinners, Autocomplete, Color palet, Datetime, Date and Time fields

Create custom form fields

Create custom form fields with over 400 icons and can be validated as url, email, phone number, text only or digits only.

Autoresponder

Receive form submmision in your inbox and send confirmation mails to end users!

Simple drag and drop or single click

Building forms is easier then playing solitaire 😉

Ajax forms

Validate and submit forms without page refreshing.

Over 660 icons to use in form fields!

Thats right, use over 660 retina ready Font Awesome icons in radios, checks, sliders, spinners, custom form fields and more…

Over 1200 fonts to be used

Use over 1200 google fonts to make you forms look even more impressive!

Grid layout system

Use a draggable grid sytem to create just about any form layout you can think of. Includes unlimited nesting!

Form entry storage and export

All form submissions are stored in your WP (WordPress) database and can be exported.

Anti-spam control

NEX-Forms contain anti-spam protection.

No programming needed to create awesome forms

You dont need to know any kind of programming. Build and style forms by simply clicking.

Fully Responsive form

While creating forms you are able to preview your forms on all the different devices and see exactly how they will behave on small and large screens with the live form previewer

A few testimonials

  • This is with out a doubt the best form builder I have ever used. You can literally build an awesome looking form in a few seconds. – Eugene1984
  • This simply must be the very best form builder available for WordPress – pbcunningham
  • Great job and great responses to my questions. – BradDaca
  • I have tried multiple plugins over the last 2 years, but this has the most unique design, feel and you can drag&drop fields and edit them in the easiest way of them all! 😀 – LChief
  • Fantastic support and advice from the Basix crew! Comprehensive documentation and an easy implementation, a joy to work with +++ – graffig
  • Benefiting from the input field icons and visual editor. Basix has provided EXCELLENT support to ensure the product was compatible with the installed WordPress theme – thank you! – michelbayard
  • Best excellent support and best plugin form exist – fortunatod
  • NEX-Forms is a really great plugin which i have been longing for long time! – ympark2000
  • Great usability, Design and Support! – HITMILK
  • I have tried manny many form builders and was so happy I stumbled on this one – themisters
  • Great support in a few minutes!! 🙂 – Grafitec1
  • Not only is form creator the best I have ever used but also the support is excellent. 5 Stars for both. Keep up the great work. – Mirakan
  • A very good plugin if you want to easily and quickly create beautiful forms! – chriskon
  • Thank you for this plugin and the support! It looks and works awesome! Thank you very much! – henriett
  • Nex-forms is without doubt the best Form Builder Plugin for WordPress. All the Bootstrap 3 functionality in just few clicks and smashing flat design for all the items. Very good job and I am exited to see whats coming of new features in the future. This plugin is a must buy for WordPress!! – quatroweb

More insight about the available form fields

Forms are mostly the boring part of a website right? Well, not anymore! The amazing fields NEX-Forms has to offer gives web forms life and in turn gives a fun factor to any who is faced with completing a form! View the demo and you will find yourself wanting to complete the form just to see what comes next!

Lets check out these form fields by category

The form layout Grid system

The grid system (to our knowledge) offer what no other form builder offers…Total freedom to form layouts!

Based on the twitter bootsrap framework, you have 5 preset columns that can be dragged into any position on the form. Each column can have a new set of columns dropped into it, making nesting extremely easy! You can have 2 columns with the first having 3 columns whitin and the 2nd just have a text field, or any combination you can imagine!

Common form fields

Yes, common form fields that are not common. We took the normal default look of form elements and made them look awesome.

Common form field types include:

  • Text field – Single line form value. Used to capture values like, name, surname, etc. Can set up max character lengh indicators.
  • Text area – Multi line form value. Used to capture values like biography, queries, etc. Can set up max character lengh indicators.
  • Dropdown select – Single value selection.
  • Dropdown multi select – Multiple selections.
  • Radio button groups – Single value selection. Customize radios with over 400+ font awesome icons!
  • Checkbox groups – Multiple value selections. Customize radios with over 400+ font awesome icons!
  • Submit button – Used to send the form information.

Extended form fields

Extended form fields, so called as they are more unusueal and easier in a lot of cases easier to use and understand.

Extended for field types include:

  • Star rating form field – Use this to caputure survay information and more. Change the number of stars and enable/disable half stars
  • Sliders – Use sliders to make it easy to choose values. Change the start, min and max values and add text and icons to your slider handel!
  • Spinners – Use this fields to capture numeric values. Change the start, min, max and step values and use the 400+ icons for the up/down paddles. Use decimal pionts and custom increments!
  • Tags – Dont ask your users to enter comma seperated lists, use NEX-Forms tags field instead! Change the maximum tag input, color scheme and use the 400+ icons.
  • Autocomplete – Pre-populate autocomplete (type-ahead) with a click of a button. Include pre-defined lists of Countries, US States and Common Languages or simply add your own custom list!
  • Date Picker – Use a date picker to make it easy for your users to select dates. Bootstrap style. 400+ icons can be used.
  • Time Picker – Use a time picker to make it easy for your users to select times. Bootstrap style. 400+ icons can be used.
  • Date/time Picker – Use a date/time picker to make it easy for your users to select dates and times alocated to it. Bootstrap style. 400+ icons can be used.

Uploaders

Recieve files from your form submisions with 2 very cool looking uploaders. Files are stored via the default wordpress media uplaoder and emailed as attachments!

Form uploaders includes:

  • File uploader – Use to capture any type of file. Configure allowed file extensions.
  • Image uplaoder – Use the capture images. Comes with an inline image preview. Configure allowed image extensions.

Custom form fields

With these blank fields you can do aaawesome things! Get creative with prefix, postfix or both pre and post icons in your fields…You have over 400 font awesome icons to use! Have we mentioned these fields as wel as a normal text field can be validated as email, url, phone number, text only, digits only!

Includes:

  • Pre-fix – Add an Icon to the front of you input. For example, add a facebook icon for a field called: “Enter your facebook page”.
  • Post-fix – Add an Icon to the end of you input. For example, add a Twitter icon for a field called: “Add your twitter link”.
  • Pre/Post-fix – Add an Icon to the end of you input as well as the front. For example, add a Knife and fork icon and a heart icon at the end for a field called: “What is your favorite food”.

Simply use your imagination to create any type of custom form field to make it easier for end users.

Other form elements

Yes, there is more! Add headings, paragraphs and dividers for grouping or just because you can.Heading, paragraphs and dividers are pretty straight forward so here we will elaborate on panels.
Panels can be used as a form container or grouping form elments or both. Panel can be added to the grid systems and can be nested as well!

  • Panels – Use panels to group form fields, for example groups all form fields relating to personal information
  • Heading 1 to heading 6 – Adds heading in your form wherever you drop them.
  • Paragraph – Add paragraphs anywhere in your forms.
  • Divider – Use simple horizantal deviders to make large forms more organised.

To sum it all up

NEX-Forms…Online form building made so easy, your grandma could do it!

Using NEX-Forms – The Ultimate WordPress Form Builder plugin

Be sure to check out the interactive tutorial.

Creating Forms

  1. After Plugin Activation Go to your Admin Dashboard and navigate to NEX-Forms from the left hand menu.
  2. Drag form elements from the left column to the center.
  3. You can delete form elements by cliking on the trash icon while editing the field or simply drop in into the trash can at the bottom of the forms canvas.
  4. Click on the field’s title, input or helptext to trigger the corrosponding settings (Input settings differ from field to field). Note that you can duplicate the field or add it to your clipboard to be used in other forms.
  5. You can preview the form by clicking on the preview icon (notice that you can change the device to see how the form will display on different screen resoltions)
  6. When you are done give your form a title(at any piont) and click save form. You can save the form as a template to be re-opened and re-used as new forms.

Add Form to Page, Post or Sidebar Widget

Add forms to pages and post

  1. After your form has been saved go to your pages (add new or edit)
  2. Click on the NEX-Forms icon
  3. Select the form from the dropdown
  4. Click on the insert into post button
  5. Save the page or post

Add a form to Sidebar Widget

  1. After your form has been saved go to your widgets
  2. Drag and drop NEX-Forms into your desired sidebar
  3. Select the form
  4. Save the widget

Setup Confirmation Mails on form submissions

  1. Click on settings top bar
  2. Click on Autoresponder
  3. Complete the form as instructed
  4. Note you need a text or custom field set to be validated as email to be used as the address to send user confirmation mails
  5. Use the form data section to insert submitted values into your email body (submmited form values will be replaced with the field data found between the brackets {{ }}.

Form Animation Settings

  1. Choose to run or not to run the form animation
  2. If the animations runs change the time the animation should take to complete the form drawing

On Form Submission

  1. Add your “thank you” message to be displayed after a successfull (validation passed) form submmision.
  2. or Choose to redirect to a URL, for example a thank page

Installation

How to install the Ultimate Form Builder Plugin

There are 2 ways to install NEX-Forms. Please follow the steps for your NEX-Forms installation below:

VIA WordPress

  1. After your download log into your WordPress admin interface
  2. After login click on Plugins from the left hand menu
  3. Click on Add new
  4. Click on Upload
  5. Browse to the directory you downloaded the plugin to and click Install Now
  6. After WordPress has finished unpacking the file click on Activate Plugin
  7. After the plugin has been activated you will notice a new menu item on the left hand navigation labelled NEX-Form
  8. Done. Start creating froms!

VIA FTP

  1. After your download unzip Nex-Forms from your download .zip
  2. Open your FTP client
  3. Browse to /your_wp_instalation/wp-content/plugins/ on your hosting server
  4. Uplaod Nex-Forms into this directory
  5. Go to your wordpress admin panel
  6. Go to plugins and activate NEX-Forms
  7. After the plugin has been activated you will notice a new menu item on the left hand navigation labelled NEX-Forms
  8. Done. Start creating froms!

Plugin author

Basix

Plugin official website address

https://wordpress.org/plugins/nex-forms-express-wp-form-builder/
If you encounter problems in using the NEX-Forms – Contact Forms Builder, Popup Forms Builder, All Forms Builder plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

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