How to Add Email Notifications for Your Forms

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How to Add Email Notifications for Your Forms

weForms comes with an attractive email notification feature. Using this, you can send email notifications to yourself and your users so that they never miss any of your new post or event. Few easy steps will guide you to create email notifications for your posts. Follow the two-step guide below to set up email notification:

Step: 1

First, you need to navigate to the WP Admin DashboardweForms > Select a form to go the form editor > Notifications tab
After that, you will see the notification page.

Here you will be able to do the following things:

  • You will get options to set up different types of email notifications for a particular form with availing multiple Admin Notification options by clicking on this button. By default, there is one option available from all along. Supposing that you clicked on the button three times. Consequently, you will get 4 options in total.
  • You will also get options to turn on or off the admin notification using the toggle button. There is a duplicate button to copy an Admin Notification. The settings icon is used to go to the settings options.

Step: 2

Hover your mouse pointer on the “Admin Notification” or on the “settings icon” and click any of them as indicated by the red arrow below.

Now, you will be getting a bunch of options for configuring the Admin Notification.

From this settings window, you can choose whether the notification is Email or SMS for the dropdown. Here you need to keep the email notification. Besides, you will also get the following fields:

To: By default, the mail will be sent to the admin of the site as the shortcode {admin_email} is there. But you can enter any email here to which the submission notification will be sent to. There is also a drop-down menu that lets you choose the other shortcodes.

If you choose any item (like “Email Address”, “Entry ID”, “Form ID” etc.) from the drop-down field, then a shortcode for that certain item will be inserted into the field.

Reply to: If you want your users to mail to you in reply to this email, you add your email address into “Reply to” field on the right side.

Subject: By default, this field will show you the form name along with entry id. However, you can change the text “New Form Submission” to any text you want.

Email Message: With this field, you can change the email text content. To this end, you will get a full-fledged text editor panel. Out of the box, you will see the {all_fields} shortcode which is useful to show all the fields submitted by the user in the email.

Delete: Use this icon to delete Admin Notification settings.

Done: Click this button to make sure the changes you make.

Advanced Fields: In advanced fields, you will be able to edit the sender’s details like “From Name”, “From Address” and you can also get control over CC or BCC. The CC option will show up all the recipients’ email address while the BCC is more personalized. If you are using the Pro version you can also use the conditional logic.

Finally, hit the “Save Form” button and you are done with setting up the email notifications.

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