How do I create a form?

Choose from hundreds of GetResponse templates and customize them with text, colors, images, etc. Use Color Magic to match the form color to your website color scheme. Use the List Builder Apps, included in your account at no extra cost, for special opt-in boxes.

To create a form

1. Go to Dashboard>>Forms & surveys.
2. On the Manage forms page, click the Create form button.
3. Click List Builder Wizard to choose the form template. You’ll be able to adjust the form color to the color scheme of your website, use the Color Magicoption (see the section below for more information).

The form templates are grouped in categories on the left. Whether you need a form for event sign-ups, order form, or newsletter sign-up, we’ve got you covered.

Click any category to see the templates on the right change to match your choice. Use Layout typesto view templates in different sizes to select a perfect match. Hover over any template and click Use Template to continue editing.

In the form creator, you can replace the placeholder text with your custom text and position the elements using drag-and-drop. The advanced editing tools are grouped into 3 categories:

Add field

  • Add predefined custom fields, created for your convenience by the GetResponse system.
  • Use your existing fields or create new fields.

  • Add static elements, such as dividers, images, text blocks, privacy badges, trust seals, and counters.

To remove any element, hover the mouse over it and click the trash can icon on the element box. If the form is too short to add more fields, drag the bottom corner to make it longer. Or use the Item spacing option in the Layout section to create space between fields.

Layout
This section lets you edit the layout and structure of your form. Choose a form type: embedded, light box, or pop-over. Optionally, choose display properties such as effect and delay. Click any element (or click away to highlight the entire web form) to see editing options for the selected element.

Style
Change the form color, set a border radius, or use a picture as the background. Click any field to view advanced editing options.

To edit the form settings, click the gear icon in the top right corner of the editor. Edit the opt-in settings for the current form, set up a thank you page, and choose time-based autoresponder settings.

4. Click Save or Publish. In the final step, you will find the JavaScript code to paste into the BODY element of an HTML web page.

How do I change the size of my form?

In the editing screen, open the form and drag the sides vertically or horizontally to change its size. Drag a corner to change both.

Are the forms mobile responsive?

At the moment, the forms aren’t mobile responsive.

Can I customize my form to match the color scheme of my website?

To match your form to the color scheme of your website, click Color Magic in the first step of the form wizard. Then, and enter the website URL.

GetResponse will grab color schemes from your website and place them in a color set on the left. Adjust the color for each element to see how it works. All templates in the library will adjust to whichever scheme you define. This makes editing faster, and the new web form will be a perfect fit for your website.

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