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Visual Form Builder

Build beautiful, fully functional contact forms in only a few minutes without writing PHP, CSS, or HTML.

17 reviews
Average Rating
4.4 out of 5 stars
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needs dev-ops.
By , for WP 4.2.4


I ve used premium version and bought a display-entries plugin.

-Easy installation and design
-So many sell-ready add-ons

-There re some bugs still need to developments such as time column.
- Display entries add-on is not working properly; it doesnt support more than 10+ columns.

If you re a php developer, this is a nice app to develop but still has a way. Maybe you should wait 5+ versions.

Ripped by this developer
By , for WP 4.2.3

Paid $30 to upgrade to pro version 2.4 and used it just fine on my website. It's seasonal so we didn't check it for a while. Got two months out of it when he upgraded to a new version -- this after I paid for lifetime support -- and he disabled somehow the functioning of the plugin we purchased.

Now he's up to version 3 and those of us with "lifetime" support and upgrades are totally screwed.

Missing English .PO file in the language folder
By , for WP 4.2.2

Have setup my form using the free version of VFB. Needed to translate the form from English to Danish, and under normal circumstance you would be able to find the en_EN .po file under the language folder. To my surprise, this was not the case, and the only .PO & .MO files I see are as listed below.


No biggy I tell myself, I can just translate it myself by renaming the "visual-form-builder" file which I would assume was the en_EN .PO file. I open it in POEdit and get cracking on the translation. Many translation done, I save the file to it match my language "visual-form-builder-da_DK", it generates the .PO & .MO needed. I upload them to the language folder for VFB, jus to see that nothing has changed on my site. I think, ok, I might have done a error in saving it. I check, check again, still not update the language... Mmmm, I clear cache, cookies and what not. Didn't change a thing. So I googled "how to translate visual form builder" I go into your site, and under "Support" / "Knowledge base" I search on translation and get one hit up.. To my supprise, I have to be a VFBpro user before I'm able to do the translation via the site... This means that I would have to pay for the plugin just to do the translation for the plugin!! What's that all about..

Could you please add the proper English .PO to the plugin so we can translation ourselves without have to start paying for something we don't need to begin with? If I have missed something some where, please let me know.

Annoyed over this, hence the one star rating.

Total waste of money
By , for WP 4.2.2

I tried to get a refund and they denied me the refund. The free version works fine but the pro version has all sorts of glitches and doesn't work properly. DO NOT BUY the pro version. The free version is great for something simple.

Wish I would never have purchased this.

no to the pro version.
By , for WP 4.2.2

I faced the same problem than the user here called "webmaster in texas". I have bought the pro version of the form because i was looking for a payment gateway (paypal). After installing it, i discovered i could not use it with my theme (oneengine).
Anyways, the documentation didn't mention anything about installing the payment plugin.
On their support page, they advise to uninstall the theme.
it is kind of crazy for me to be forced to choose a theme that will work with my theme. I am not going to do that. I prefer to buy another plugin.
By the way, the free version of VFB worked. it means the template didn't block the plugin & it is a bug of the VBF pro version.
In fact, the issue was related to the fact that the credentials were not installed.
I had to install the plugin called members.
Then, i went to users > roles (option added by members plugin) > administrator
Then i clicked on "add new capabilities"
Then, i added all the roles from this page
and it worked.

Need Support Combo-box
By , for WP 2.8.3

I am new user of wordpress. I need to share some points about Visual form Builder.
The Plug in is no doubt excellent.

But I am facing a Problem, or it might be be my lack of knowledge. There are 3 application forms in my web site. But i need to segregate the three forms.

Such as if some one is applying for fresh Passport:
Re-issue Passport for
Change in existing Personal particulars
Passport Number
Date of issue
Date of expiry
Place of issue

such fields should not be opened.

I think I might make you understand what I am looking for. Can you help me in any way?

And the second thing is that, the verification area is a little bit bigger.

And the last thing is that, after every submission of the application form, I wish to the page should be re-directed to my google plus page where customer can give us thier valuable feedback through Google Local Places review.
Please help.

Rakesh Kumar

website: http://www.passportofficekolkata.in
Google Local Places Page : https://plus.google.com/+PassportwestbengalKolkata

Does not work any more, and support is null
By , for WP 4.2.1

I purchased this plugin some time ago, along with the design version, and have loved it, but the new WordPress update did not work well with it, and now I cannot see forms in the admin. I have contacted support and they will not help. They just said, "yeah we know, send us your order number and we'll help". I understand how support works, but this plugin does not work any more. Steer clear.

Beware the Pro version
By , for WP 4.1.1

I purchased a full developer licence. The site clearly stated that I would need no further purchases. Now I'm told I have to buy a new licence to upgrade the plugin. $249 paid in May 2014, now in March 2015 they want the same again. I call BS!

Does not work
By , for WP 4.0.1

When saving form it shows white page...

Free version doesn't drive custom post types
By ,

Wanted to make a form to allow users frontend access for creating calendar events. Requires the Pro version and an extension. Would appreciate the info before installing and creating the form.

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