Brightspot Content Types Guide

Creating a custom form


You can design a custom form using a variety of fields and messages.

To create a custom form:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Custom Form.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the custom form.
Field Description
Internal Name Enter an internal name for this asset. Brightspot uses this name internally, such as in the search panel and recent activity widget. This name is not visible to visitors to your site.
Title Enter a title. This title is visible to the visitors to your site.
Description Enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.
Items Click add_circle_outline, and select types of form fields. (Forms typically contain more than one field.) For details about configuring each form field, see Types of form fields.
Actions Click add_circle_outline, and select actions that occur when the visitor submits the form. For details about configuring submission actions, see Form submission actions.
Success Message Enter the message that a visitor sees when successfully submitting the form.
Error Message Enter the message that a visitor sees when an error occurs after submitting the form.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders a custom form.

Rendered custom form
Rendered custom form

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