Apr 122018

WordPress WPForms Lite Plugin Form Settings post shows you how to set up and personalize the notifications and confirmation messages for your forms.

Last Updated: January 3, 2021

Latest News: Updated the changelog.

This post shows you how to enable and customize the messages displayed after the form is submitted. You can create a personal page, redirect the person to an external page after submitting the form or display a simple message.

What you need:

Forms Notifications Messages

  • General
  • Notifications
  • Confirmation

WPForms Lite Plugin Tutorials:

  1. Settings
  2. Create Simple Form
  3. Fields
  4. Form Settings
  5. Tools
  6. Troubleshooting

WordPress WPForms Lite Plugin Form Settings

Step 1 ) Go to WPForms -> All Forms tab, then click on Settings as illustrated in the image below. The following list shows you the 3 form options to set up.

Form Settings Options

  • General
  • Notifications
  • Confirmation


Form General

Step 2 ) The following image General allows you to customize the following form fields.

General Form Fields

  • Form Name
  • Form Description
  • Form CSS Class
  • Submit Button Text
  • Submit Button Processing Text
  • Submit Button CSS Class
  • Enable anti-spam honeypot



Step 3 ) The following image Notifications allows you to enable the notifications for the form.

Form Notification Switch

  • On
  • Off


Step 3-a ) The following image Default Notifications allows you to enable the notifications for the form.

Form Default Notification

  • Send To Email Address
  • Email Subject
  • From Name
  • From Email
  • Reply-To
  • Message


Confirmation Type: Message

Step 4 ) The following image Confirmation Type: Message allows you to customize the confirmation message. You can even enable the following feature Automatically scroll to the confirmation message.


Step 5 ) The following image Confirmation Type: Show Page allows you to select one of the pages you have created from the dropdown menu as illustrated in the following image.


Step 6 ) The following image Confirmation Type: Go to URL (Redirect) allows you to type the URL address as illustrated in the following image. After the form is submitted the person will be redirected to a web page or a URL in a different site.



If you have any questions please let me know.


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