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Caldera Forms - Drag and drop responsive WordPress form builder

A different kind of WordPress form builder.

Create beautiful, responsive forms with a simple drag and drop editor.

Caldera Forms' visual editor simplifies form building for WordPress. Set up your form with multiple columns, add additional pages, and funnel user responses with conditional logic to get more robust data and relevant information from your customers and site visitors. Anti-spam, AJAX, notification emails, and database entry tracking are enabled by default.

Caldera Forms is a free plugin by Caldera Labs. Learn more about Caldera Forms at CalderaForms.com

5 Stars! "Exceptionally well thought out and executed."

-Pippin Williamson: Developer of Easy Digital Downloads, Restrict Content Pro and AffiliateWP.

Responsive By Design

Caldera Forms is a different kind of WordPress form builder. With its intuitive drag and drop interface, it's never been easier and less stressful to create forms for your WordPress site that look awesome on any device. The visual editor simplifies form building for WordPress. Set up your form with multiple columns, add additional pages, and funnel user responses with conditional logic to get more robust data and relevant information from your customers and visitors.

Whether you are creating a simple contact form or a complex system, you'll love the drag and drop editor. Your site's visitors will love the totally responsive, live-updating forms.

"Caldera Forms does a thing well, let’s you build forms on your website quickly... I ship it with just about every site these days."

  • Alex Vasquez: Owner of the DigiSavvy agency.

Get Started Quickly With Form Templates

Caldera Forms ships with form templates that help you create beutiful, responsive forms quickly. With our powerful grid-base form builder, you can add new fields or modify the layout quickly.

Quickly configure the email notification, to let you know when a form has been submitted. Add one or more auto-responder processors to your forms to send emails to your lead.

"I've converted many sites from Gravity Forms because Caldera Forms is easier, more powerful, and the forms looks great on any device by default"

  • Matt Cromwell: Head of support for WordImpress

Anti-Spam By Default

Spam is annoying. No form builder is complete without a robust anti-spam system.

Anti-spam is not an add-on with Caldera Forms, your forms will repel spam using a highly-effective honey pot. Anti-spam does not require configuration or adding a Captcha that will hurt your conversions.

"A drag-and-drop builder that’s both easy and fun to use, we reckon Caldera Forms is possibly one of the best, most advanced free form builders available, and we highly recommend it."

  • Lisa-Robyn Keown - Aspen Grove Studios

All The Fields You Need

Caldera Forms has tons of field types to make a great form that will help your website succeed for you. You can set field defaults using the power of Caldera Forms magic tags. Impress your site's visitors when you take advantage of field sync!

Caldera Forms field types include:

  • Auto-complete
  • Calculation
  • Range Slider
  • Star Rating
  • Phone
  • Text
  • File Upload
  • HTML content block
  • Hidden
  • Button
  • Email
  • Paragraph
  • Toggle Switch
  • Dropdown Select
  • Checkbox
  • Radio
  • Date Picker
  • Color Picker
  • Auto-complete

"WordPress should have more plugins like this. Adding new forms, editing their settings and stuff is fun."

  • Ahmad Awais: Full Stack WordPress Developer

Awesome Conditional Logic

Caldera Forms provides a visual editor for conditional logic. Show only the fields you need to make your forms easy, and maximize conversions.

When creating a form, you want to make sure to only show and only require the necessary information. Forms with fields that are not always needed can be confusing. Conditional groups, applied to fields allow your forms to adapt to user input, as it is entered.

"I love Caldera. I'd marry it if possible."

  • Lee Jackson: WordPress Developer and host of the WP Innovator Podcast

Use Caldera Forms As Super-Powered Search Tool

Caldera Forms is more than just an awesome form builder. You can use Caldera Forms to create totally custom search forms. Search posts, users, categories, tags, custom post types, custom fields -- including those added with Advanced Custom Fields.

  • Easy Pods - Create custom WordPress search forms using the Caldera Forms drag and drop form editor. Search in any post type, taxonomy, or even users or a custom database table. Requires Pods works with any custom post type.
  • Easy Queries Create custom WordPress search forms using the Caldera Forms drag and drop form editor. Search across multiple post types, works great with Advanced Custom Fields.

"Great plugin that I will be using for years to come"

  • Devin Walker: Developer of Give, WooCommerce QuickCheckout and Maps Builder Pro.

Track, Edit and View Your Form Submissions

Caldera Forms tracks all of your form submission data in the WordPress database. The entry viewer is fast, dynamic and responsive. You can choose to create sub-menu pages for viewing form submissions and chose which users roles are allowed to view those pages.

Entry editing is a core feature of Caldera Forms. When editing entries, click the "Edit Entry" button to edit your saved data.

"While Gravity Forms may be the more established form solution plugin for WordPress, there is another contender out there that is a real gem. And that gem is Caldera Forms."

  • John Teague: Owner of Theme Surgeons


All Caldera Forms Add-ons

Caldera Forms to PDF is now available! Learn more at https://Caldera.space or get the plugin at [https://wordpress.org/plugins/caldera-forms-pdf].

  • MailChimp - Seamlessly integrate MailChimp optins into your forms.
  • Stripe - Accept credit card payments via Stripe.
  • PayPal Express - Accept payments via Paypal Express.
  • Connected Forms - Create sequences of forms with conditional logic. Split your forms into smaller pieces, with total control over what comes next.
  • Users - Register or login users from your form.
  • [Google Analytics](https://calderaforms.com/downloads/caldera-forms-google-analytics-tracking/?utm_source=dotOrg&utm_medium=plugins&utm_campaign=caldera-forms] - Track custom events and eCommerce conversions.
  • A/B Testing - A/B testing for your forms. Powered by Ingot
  • Aweber - Aweber marketting automation meets Caldera Forms.
  • ConvertKit - Convert leads to customers the ConvertKit way.
  • Geolocation - Make a text field a geolocation auto-complete field and recorded geocoded data.
  • Mark Viewed - Let users track what content they have viewed using a Caldera Forms.
  • Dwolla - Accept payments with low fees using Dwolla.
  • Authorize.net Accept all major credit cards by integrating Caldera Forms with Authorize.net.
  • BrainTree Accept credit card payments in your form through BrainTree.
  • Nexmo Get SMS notifications of form submissions.
  • Mail Templates - Add your logo, and your brand's color scheme to your emails sent from Caldera Forms.
  • Translations - Multi-lingual WordPress forms. Translate all form fields. One form, all the languages!
  • Caldera Custom Fields - Save form submissions as post and post meta.
  • Verify Email for Caldera Forms - Send an email with a validate link to verify the email address before completing the form submission.
  • Form as Metabox - Custom Fields - Use a Caldera Form as a metabox in the post editor to save custom field values.
  • Slack Integration for Caldera Forms - Get notifications in Slack whenever a Caldera Form is submitted.
  • Run Action - Trigger a WordPress action with your form submission.
  • Sprout Invoices Integration - Use Caldera Forms for Sprout Invoice forms.
  • Conditional Fail - Set conditions to cause that if met will allow or prevent form submssion.
  • Postmatic - Subscribe users to your posts and comments using Postmatic.

Third-party add-ons and integrations: * Testify - Testimonials plugin with front-end submissions powered by Caldera Forms. * AffiliateWP - Register affiliate referral commissions when a Caldera Form is submitted. * PowerPack Beaver Builder Addon - Style Caldera Forms in the Beaver Builder layout * FileTrip Upload fields to Dropbox or Google Drive from Caldera Forms. * WP HTML Email Design fancy, responsive emails for Caldera Forms email notifications. * CleanTalk Anti-Spam - Additional anti-spam protection for your forms. * UpiCrm - Use Caldera Forms to add content to the UpiCRM database.

Requires: 4.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.3
Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Active Installs: 50,000+


4.8 out of 5 stars


105 of 119 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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