To install this module you must have a working version of Dotnetnuke already installed. If you need help to install Dotnetnuke, follow the instructions in Documentation Center.
PowerForms is a multi-effect submission form module. It is able to use ordinary, grouped, collapsable effect etc, and easy
to switch between these effects. You can set the form module to own different functional modules like contact us, order
product, collect polls etc. It can be set to allow email notification to both parties after the form submission and redirect
to a specified page or download a specified file. There are 17 common-used controls in the module, easy for the user
to input relevant data. The super powerful jQuery validation Engine ensures the security and convenience of data verification.
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DNN 8.x or higher. We have tested it with DNN8.x and DNN9.x.
Same words are not allowed to use for the names.
There are totally 17 types of control included in the module, You can define different control types for each field.
You can set width for each field. You can set width of each of the three fields to 33%, so these three fields will display
in one line.
You can set view permission for each field.
To set whether the fields will be included in the email templates.
This module contains 17 controls, now we will elaborate on the use for these fields.
This field allows user to enter text in one or multiple lines.
This control will show the DisplayName of current user once he/she logs in.
This control will show the Email of current user once he/she logs in.
You need to use this field to collect emails of submission users, otherwise, submission users will not receive emails.
This control allows you to enter some complicated text, which could be links or images.
You can enter multiline texts in List Collection, each line text stands for an option.
You can enter a default value in Default Value, which must be option included in the List Collection.
Below is the screen shot for control:
You can enter multiline text in List Collection, each line text stands for an option.
You can enter one or multiple default values in Default Value, multiple values should be separated by comma.
All the default values should be option included in List Collection.
Users can upload an attachment through this field, and set File extensions through Host > Host Settings > Other Settings
> Allowable File Extensions.
You can view the file uploaded by user through History Records.
Users can upload multiple attachments through this filed.
You need to fill in the prompts for CheckBox in ToolTip.
You can select a date easily through this control.
You can enter some texts in Default Value, the texts will display on the form as description.
This control contains option from all over the countries.
To set the states which corresponds to the country, you need to have the country field selected in Associated Control.
You can enter multiline texts in List Collection, the text format must be written as below:
Address 1: email@example.com
Address 2: firstname.lastname@example.org
This field allows user to choose an address to send email.
For instance, if one user chooses Address2, the submitted email will be sent to email bonded with Address 2, which is email@example.com
in this case.
Some texts or HTML codes can be added.
This control is a secondary confirmation control. User can tick after submitting
You can import/export data in this module,
please note import will clear all the existing fields.
You can drag the controls to sort fields.
You can view all the submissions through Submit History, also you can search the record at specific times. Administrator
is able to export and check the data in an easy way.
Form Width - Set width for the whole form , 100% width as recommended.
Label Text Align - Set title alignment, left-aligned or right-aligned.
Prompt Position - Set the position of prompt box.
Submit Button Text - Set texts for submit button.
Submit Button Image - You can set Submit button as an image.
The module contains 7 effects in all, and every effect is different, you can use it according to your needs.
We provide 3 different form appearances for you to choose from. line, border, background
You can use this effect to display some fields in groups.
You need to add some groups in Groups.
Finally, the form will display in this way:
You can use this effect to expand or contract the field in one group, see below:
You can use this effect to display the form fields as Lightbox.
Also you can set the animation in Lightbox through Form Options interface.
There will be a Contact Us button on the left side of the screen, the form will display as Lightbox on clicking this button.
Also you can set the animation in Lightbox though Form Options interface.
Below is the screen shot for effect:
Each group represents one step.
Last, you need to select groups for the fields.
You can insert external links to other modules, after clicking this link, the form will show up as lightbox. You can click
this address to see the demo. http://www.dnngo.net/OurModules/PowerForms/ExternalFancyBox.aspx
Find HTML for external links in Form Options.
Setup steps as follows:
The link can be image or text.
data-text - text for the link.
data-image -URL address for the image link.
Result_01_List - This is a common way to display the result.
Result_02_List - You can display the submission in this way, see below:
Result_03_List - You can display the submissions by all uses in this way, see below:
Lists per page - You can set to display how many data could display in the history submission interface here.
Redirect results page - You can select a page and the user will be redirected here once the form is submitted successfully.
Anchor link - Anchor position for redirecting to result page can be set, no # is needed.
Extra Tracking - You can enable this parameter to obtain more tracking records, for example:"Form Page URL","OriginalReferrer","Landing
Page","User Agent / Browser"
Export Extension - To set the format for exported files.
Date Pattern - To set the date format.
Hide IP address - To hide the last two digits of the IP address.
Form Version - It will only be allowed to fill out the form once for each version if you set version identifier. Only numbers
are allowed to be version identifiers.
Login User Display - Form is only visible to users who are logged in.
Prompt Not Logged - Prompt that users have not logged it.
Prompt Already Submitted - Prompt that users have already submitted the form.
Max file size - To set the size of uploaded files.
Clear temporary files - You can clear the useless files of the temporary folder on multiple file upload controls with this
Schedule Enable - To enable the feature of regularly cleaning up logs.
Days Before - To set the number of days to keep logs.
Max Feedback - To set the number of records that the log holds.
reCAPTCHA Settings- It has integrated the reCAPTCHA of Google in the module, which will prevent spam effectively.
Hidden fields encrypt Settings - It can block spam mails without affecting user experience, and will verify uniqueness
to prevent multiple submission. If you can still receive spam mails when enabling this feature, you need to increase
Verify Interval Time properly.
Custom 'From' email address: - Set the email sender.
Administrator Email - Set Administrator emails which need receiving reminder email, multiple email addresses separated by
Administrator Roles Email - To set the user roles for receiving emails.
Send to submit user - To set whether to be sent to the submitters.
Submit User Email - To set email fields.
Reply To - Email received by the Administrator can be replied to the form submitter directly. This feature may not work properly
due to some ISP.
Email Content Template - Admin is able to designate the content and template to be sent.