5 Tips on How to Use the Wufoo Forms

October 19th, 2011

The forms are powerful weapons in the Internet world, though most users don’t know when or how to employ them. If you are not sure how to use these tools, you are in luck! We have 5 tips to help you successfully use the Wuffoo forms.

Take Advantage of All that Wufoo has to Offer!

1. Have a Satisfaction Survey on your Website
With the Wufoo questionnaires and polls you can simply ask your customers and visitors their opinions on specific topics. Their answers will help you improve your website and the services and/or products offered.
2. Get Valuable Information about Your Visitors
Use an internet form for the newsletter subscription. This will give you an opportunity to reach out to your visitors and keep them informed of your website’s news.
3. Allow Customers and Visitors to Contact You
Need a contact form with more fields than those offered in the classical Webnode form? With Wufoo you can add more fields, such as a mandatory telephone field. So, staying in touch with your customers and visitors will be easier than ever before.
4. Sell Online
Want to sell promotional items, gift vouchers or any other goods or services on your website? With Wufoo you can set up a fast payment method, like PayPal.
5. Set up a Conference or Training
Planning a meeting, conference or workshop? A form placed on your website is the easiest way to ensure high participation. Want to collect a participation fee? The fee can be collected immediately using an internet form. Want a different form? Choose from dozens of preset form templates neatly sorted into categories.

Forms can be embedded in other languages

Customize the Appearance of the Form

Wufoo also pays attention to the visual aspect of the forms. You can choose from several preset designs and if you do not like any of them, you can tailor it and the editor will display a preview of your settings. Advanced users can edit the html and CSS coding of the forms.

Wide Range of Smart Functions

It is not only the content and appearance of the form that make your website more effective and trustworthy. Other useful features include setting the maximum number of records sent and sending confirmation e-mails. The form can also be password protected, protected against spam (with a verification code), and edited for mobile devices.

Data Analysis

The data entered in the form can be sent to you by e-mail or via RSS feeds. You can work the collected data with a variety of tools. Hence, you can easily search the records, apply filters, or even plot a graph. All can be effortlessly published on the web, printed or downloaded to your computer.

Be sure to also read the step-by-step guide for working with the website builder.