Introduction to forms¶
Forms are managed with the TYPO3 extension "Form ". Form is a TYPO3 core extension, which is available by default since TYPO3 version 8.
What can Form do?¶
TYPO3 core extension
flexible, extensible and easy to use
easy working via drag-and-drop
live preview of forms
reuse of forms
create templates for new forms
Set mandatory fields
Set different finishers (downstream processes) for forms
Automatic protection against spam
What can't Form do?¶
Editors reach their limits with Form in certain use cases.
limited formatting of form labels
limited support of multilingualism
limited possibilities for textual design of sent mails
When do I use Form?¶
for contact forms
for application forms
when I want to use simple or special forms
when I want to use different forms on my pages
Notes on data protection¶
Sent forms are not stored in the TYPO3 backend for privacy reasons. There are TYPO3 extensions that retrofit such behavior. We recommend not to use such extensions. Instead, you should check if the form data can be transferred directly to your CRM or similar tools.