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Display Different Error Messages Using Custom Validation! 

Posted by Nadia A. 09/21/2016
After the release of our Custom Error feature at the beginning of this year, many Cognito Forms customers have taken advantage of the ability to implement custom validation rules on their forms. In a previous post, we discussed the basics of... read more
 

4 Types of Form Fields for Collecting Payment! 

Posted by Nadia A. 09/15/2016 Categories: Forms How-To
Processing payments through Cognito Forms is easy, convenient, and available on every plan level - from free and above. But when building payment forms, not all fields are created equal - which field types are best for collecting different kinds of... read more
 

CSS Tips and Tricks for Customizing Error Messages! 

Error: Your validation needs spicing up!
Posted by Tyler T. 09/07/2016 Categories: How-To Technical
In this post, we're going to completely customize the look of our form's error messages with just a sprinkling of CSS. CSS is simply a set of text rules that you can write to tell browsers how to style websites. This post assumes no knowledge of... read more
 

Embedding Your Cognito Forms Into Weebly! 

Posted by Nadia A. 09/01/2016
Weebly is one of the most popular web-hosting services for professionals and business owners. Offering an intuitive drag-and-drop website builder with a multitude of free features (like the ability to add custom CSS/Javascript, create a blog, or... read more
 

Enhancing Your Workflow with Two Stage Submissions! 

Posted by Nadia A. 08/23/2016 Categories: Forms How-To
Our Entry Sharing feature isn't just helpful for editing form entries after submission; it also provides an easy way to implement an advanced workflow with your forms. Using entry sharing and a bit of conditional logic, you can easily create forms... read more
 

Styling Required Fields with Custom CSS! 

Posted by Tyler T. 08/16/2016 Categories: How-To Technical
Customizing the style of your required fields with some CSS is pretty simple. If you want a short intro to CSS (and Cognito Forms CSS specifically), you can refer to a post I wrote a while ago called Styling Cognito Forms with CSS. But if you have a ... read more
 

5 Font Combination Ideas to Dress Up Your Forms 

Posted by Tyler T. 08/02/2016
Children get a lot of joy out of shapes. Naming a triangle is a huge accomplishment, and putting a square peg in a square hole provides hours of entertainment. But as adults, having a discussion about shapes might come across as a bit childish and... read more
 

Use Word Features to Create Awesome Custom Documents! 

Posted by Nadia A. 07/20/2016
Document merging gives you the freedom to completely customize the documents generated from your form entries. With the ability to edit your document templates directly in Microsoft Word, you can take advantage of all the handy features that the... read more
 

6 Reasons Why Repeating Sections Are Awesome! 

Posted by Nadia A. 07/12/2016 Categories: Forms How-To
Repeating sections are one of Cognito Forms' most powerful features - and for several good reasons: 1. Collect unlimited data When creating an order form for your store, you have no idea how many different products a customer might want to... read more
 

Creating Expense Reports and More with Table Fields! 

Posted by Nadia A. 07/07/2016
Say hello to the newest member of the field family: the Table field! The Table field is nearly identical to a repeating section, but with a little twist: it allows you to collect up to eight columns of data in a slim grid format with columns and... read more
 
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