Form Components

These components are used to build online forms. By combining these built-in form components, you can create a wide variety of forms to meet most basic needs.

Learn more about forms in Advanced Topics.

Primary Form Components

Add the Form Container to a page first, configure it, and then add other form components. Be sure to place all the components between the Start and End sections.

  • 8/25/20
    Create a form on your site to send or store information submitted by your visitors. Start with this base, then add additional components as needed.

The UBCMS is not an appropriate place for ANY regulated private data, such as bank credit/debit card numbers, government-issued ID numbers, health information or computer passwords.

Do not build forms in shared content -- this may interfere with normal functionality, such as validation.

Secondary Form Components

These provide the various fields you will use to fill out your form.

  • 10/26/16
    Provide a list of options on your form, more than one of which may be selected at a time.
  • 10/26/16
    Provide a dropdown list of options on your form, where only one item, or multiple items, may be selected at a time.
  • 4/3/19
    Display a button on your form that allows your page’s visitors to select and upload files.
  • 5/21/20
    Provides a simple way for authors to embed an existing form into a UBCMS page.
  • 10/26/16
    Capture hidden information in your form submissions.
  • 10/26/16
    Provide a list of options on your form, only one of which may be selected at a time.
  • 10/26/16
    Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA blocks spam.  
  • 10/30/19
    Customize the button that will be used to submit your form.
  • 5/24/17
    Provide a place on your form for visitors to enter information such as a name, number, or email.
  • 1/29/18
    This component pulls information about a site visitor from UB's LDAP directory and will only work for our students and employees.