In this video I want to show you how you can collect e-mail addresses with the element or form widget, and it’s very easy to do. You can set it up in just a few seconds. And in this tutorial, I’ll show you exactly how it’s done.
Add Form widget to Elementor Canvas
To give you an example, I will add a form widget below on the homepage of my website.
First click on the plus icon to add a new section. For this example, I’ll set it to two columns.
For this example, I’ll set it to two columns. Now you can see that the section with two columns has been added to the page.
Then go to the widgets overview by clicking on the icon over here in the corner.
Search for the ‘form’ widget by using the search bar. Drag the widget into one of the columns.
Now you can see that the form widget has been edited to the column and now if you want to you can adjust this.
In another video I will go more in depth about all the options.
Elementor Form widget settings to create Email list
The next thing you have to do to collect all the details that visitors will enter in these fields, is go to actions after submit and make sure it’s set up properly
If you go to the collect submissions option, you can see that submissions will be saved to Elementor > Submissions.
Only thing you must do now is save this so save the page.
Test Elementor form widget
Now I will visit the website as a regular visitor in an Incognito browser tab. You can see that the widget has been added to the homepage.
Now fill in the fields and click on Send.
A notification will be displayed: Your submission was successful, so that means everything went well.
View Email list in Elementor Submissions overview
Go back to the dashboard of the WordPress website and go the Elementor option in the left menu and click on Submissions. Here you can see that the e-mail address has been added to this overview.
You can click on view if you want to see all the information that has been added to the fields.
After clicking on view you can see the name, e-mail and the message that has been added in the text field.
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If you’re new to Elementor you can check out this tutorial to learn the Elementor basics.