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Form Blocks

Use Form Blocks to collect information from visitors with multi-field forms. With Form Blocks, you can create contact forms, surveys, polls, signup forms, applications, and more.

Before you begin

  • Squarespace doesn't store information submitted in Form Blocks. To ensure you receive form submissions, add a storage option.
  • Form Blocks and the Squarespace platform aren’t HIPAA compliant. To collect secure patient information online, we recommend linking to an external, compliant service.

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Add the Form Block

To add a Form Block:

  1. Edit a page or post, click an insert point, and select Form from the menu. For help, visit Adding blocks.
  2. In the Build tab of the block editor, set up your form and add form fields.
  3. Click Storage to add a storage option.
  4. Click Advanced to customize advanced settings.
  5. Click Apply to save your changes.

If you're experiencing any issues with Form Blocks, visit Troubleshooting form issues.

Set up your form

When you add a Form Block, it comes with a default form name and four default fields to help you get started.

Form Name

In the Form Name box, delete New Form and enter a name for your form. The form name only appears to visitors if you set the form to open in a lightbox. Otherwise, visitors won't see the form name.

If you have multiple contact forms on Squarespace, we recommend using a descriptive name to help you identify form submissions you receive.

Edit or remove default fields

The default form fields include Name, Email Address, Subject, and Message. To edit any of these fields, click the Edit button. To delete any of them, click the trash can icons.

 

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Add form fields

Click Add form field at the bottom of the Build tab to add new fields.

Select a field from the menu. To learn about the available form fields and their suggested uses, visit Form fields explained.

For each field, you can:

  • Edit the title
  • Add a description or instructions
  • Make the field required
Note: There is a limit of 30 fields for forms connected to Mailchimp. We also recommend this limit generally to prevent slow load times and maintain usability.

Add a storage option

To select at least one storage option to connect to your form, click the Storage tab. This tells the Form Block where to send form submissions so you can collect and take action on them.

To learn more, visit Managing form and newsletter storage.

Customize advanced settings

To customize advanced settings, click the Advanced tab. You can customize the Submit button, set up a post-submit redirect, add a post-submit message with text or HTML, or set the form to open in a lightbox.

To learn more, visit Advanced Form Block options.

Add reCAPTCHA to reduce spam

After saving the block, you can add Google reCAPTCHA to reduce spam. Visitors will have to prove that they're not robots before completing their submissions, which helps prevent spambots from submitting the form. To learn more, visit Adding Google reCAPTCHA to forms.

Track Form Block submissions

To see how visitors engage with your forms, use Form & Button Conversions Analytics. You can track your form submission conversion rate, which compares the number of times a form was viewed with the number of submissions it received.

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