Our form blocks are great for getting form-based information from your page and form respondents.
You can add a text box for six question types:
Use this to ask general questions and gather text-based feedback from your respondents.
Use this to request and collect a valid email address from your respondent. The email address is then added as a contact to your account.
Contact mobile number
Use this to request and collect a valid mobile number from your respondent. The mobile number is then added as a contact to your account.
Use this to ask numeric questions and gather number-based feedback from your respondents.
Other phone number
Use this to request and collect a valid phone number from your respondent. This is stored in your form’s responses, and can be mapped to a data field, but not used for sending SMS to the contact.
Use Contact mobile number to collect a mobile number to use for SMS sending.
Use this to request and collect a valid email address from your respondent. This is stored in your form’s responses, and can be mapped to a data field, but not used for sending email to the contact.
Use Contact email to collect an email address to use for sending.
Before you start
Things you need to know:
This article assumes you are either editing or creating a new survey, page, or form.
Add a Text box
Expand the Form block menu, then drag the Text block onto the EasyEditor canvas.
Select the Text block, select Type question here and enter your own question.
To open the block’s settings menu, select the block on the canvas.
Expand the Question type drop-down menu, and choose the question type you want to ask.
Options: Text, Contact email, Contact mobile number, Numerical, Other phone number, and Other email.
If an answer is required, select the Required answer check box.
If you want to add a default answer, in the Default value box, enter your default answer.
If you want to add a watermark to the text box, in the Watermark box, enter the text you want to use.
Add respondents as contacts
If you want your form’s respondents to convert into contacts you must add a Contact email or Contact mobile number type question to the form. All respondents that answer the form are then stored in your account as a contact in the master Contacts list under Audience > Contacts.
Contacts can be sorted into lists by:
Using the Add respondents option in the form’s Submit actions.
Selecting Add to address book from the form’s report.
Creating a program to automatically sort them based on their answers.