Formatting Template Examples

Freeform includes several example formatting templates to choose from. You can use these as a starting point and adjust them to suit your needs, or simply create your own from scratch. The following formatting templates are located in the /freeform_next/Templates/form/ directory. If you wish to create your own modified version, just copy the code below, or the template file (ex: foundation.html) and paste it into your EE Templates directory or template in the EE Template Manager.

Bootstrap

The following example assumes you're including necessary Bootstrap JS and CSS.

<style>label.required:after {content:"*";color:#d00;margin-left:5px;}.submit-align-left{text-align:left}.submit-align-right{text-align:right}.submit-align-center{text-align:center}.submit-align-center button:not(:first-of-type),.submit-align-left button:not(:first-of-type),.submit-align-right button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.submit-align-spread button:first-child{float:left}.submit-align-spread button:last-child{float:right}</style>

{if form:page_count > 1}
	<ul class="nav nav-tabs">
	{pages}
		<li class="{if page:index == current_page:index}active{if:else}disabled{/if}">
			<a href="javascript:;">{page:label}</a>
		</li>
	{/pages}
	</ul>
{/if}

{if form:has_errors}
	<div class="alert alert-danger">
		There was an error submitting this form

		<ul>
			{form:errors}
				<li>{error}</li>
			{/form:errors}
		</ul>
	</div>
{/if}

{rows}
	<div class="row {form:row_class}">
	{fields}
		<div class="{form:column_class} col-xs-12 col-sm-{column:grid_width} {if field:type == 'checkbox' OR field:type == 'mailing_list'}checkbox{if:else}form-group{/if}{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}{if field:type == 'submit'} submit-align-{field:position}{/if}">
		{if field:type == 'checkbox_group'}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

			{field:options}
				<div class="checkbox">
					<label>
						<input type="checkbox"
							name="{field:handle}[]"
							value="{option:value}"
							{if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}

			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'radio_group'}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

			{field:options}
				<div class="radio">
					<label>
						<input type="radio"
							name="{field:handle}"
							value="{option:value}"
							{if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}

			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'dynamic_recipients' AND field:show_as_radio}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}
			{field:options}
				<div class="radio">
					<label>
						<input type="radio"
							   name="{field:handle}"
							   value="{option:index}"
							   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}
			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'dynamic_recipients' AND field:show_as_checkboxes}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

			{field:options}
			<div class="checkbox">
				<label>
					<input type="checkbox"
						   name="{field:handle}[]"
						   value="{option:value}"
						   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
					/>
					{option:label}
				</label>
			</div>
			{/field:options}

			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'submit'}

			{field:render}

		{if:else}

			{field:render
				class="{if field:type == 'checkbox' OR field:type == 'mailing_list'}checkbox{if:else}form-control{/if}"
				label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"
				error_class="help-block"
				instructions_class="help-block"
				instructions_below_field="yes"
			}

		{/if}
		</div>
	{/fields}
	</div>
{/rows}
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Foundation

The following example assumes you're including necessary Foundation JS and CSS.

<style>label.required:after{content:"*";color:#d00;margin-left:5px;font-size:12px;font-family:serif;font-weight:700}.submit{margin-top:15px}.submit-align-left{text-align:left}.submit-align-right{text-align:right}.submit-align-center{text-align:center}.submit-align-center button:not(:first-of-type),.submit-align-left button:not(:first-of-type),.submit-align-right button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.submit-align-spread button:first-child{float:left}.submit-align-spread button:last-child{float:right}</style>

{if form:page_count > 1}
	<ul class="menu pagemenu">
	{pages}
		<li class="{if page:index == current_page:index}active{/if}">
			<a href="javascript:;"{if page:index == current_page:index} class="is-active"{/if}>
				{page:label}
			</a>
		</li>
	{/pages}
	</ul>
{/if}

{if form:has_errors}
	<div class="callout alert">
		There was an error submitting this form

		<ul>
			{form:errors}
				<li>{error}</li>
			{/form:errors}
		</ul>
	</div>
{/if}

{rows}
	<div class="row {form:row_class}">
	{fields}
		<div class="{form:column_class} medium-{column:grid_width} columns {if field:type == 'checkbox' OR field:type == 'mailing_list'}checkbox{if:else}form-group{/if}{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}{if field:type == 'submit'} submit submit-align-{field:position}{/if}">
		{if field:type == 'checkbox_group'}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

			{field:options}
				<div class="checkbox">
					<label>
						<input type="checkbox"
							name="{field:handle}[]"
							value="{option:value}"
							{if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}

			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'radio_group'}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

			{field:options}
				<div class="radio">
					<label>
						<input type="radio"
							name="{field:handle}"
							value="{option:value}"
							{if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}

			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'dynamic_recipients' AND field:show_as_radio}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}
			{field:options}
				<div class="radio">
					<label>
						<input type="radio"
							   name="{field:handle}"
							   value="{option:index}"
							   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}
			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}


		{if:elseif field:type == 'dynamic_recipients' AND field:show_as_checkboxes}

			{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

			{field:options}
				<div class="checkbox">
					<label>
						<input type="checkbox"
							   name="{field:handle}[]"
							   value="{option:value}"
							   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
						/>
						{option:label}
					</label>
				</div>
			{/field:options}

			{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
			{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}

		{if:elseif field:type == 'submit'}

			{field:render}

		{if:else}

			{field:render
				class="{if field:type == 'checkbox' OR field:type == 'mailing_list'}checkbox{if:else}form-control{/if}"
				label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"
				instructions_class="help-text"
				instructions_below_field="yes"
			}

		{/if}
		</div>
	{/fields}
	</div>
{/rows}
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Materialize

The following example assumes you're including necessary Materialize JS and CSS.

<style>.brand-logo{margin-left:20px}label.required:after{display:inline-block!important;content:"*"!important;color:#d00!important;margin-left:5px!important;position:relative!important;top:0!important;opacity:1!important}.errors,ul.errors>li{color:red}.submit-align-left{text-align:left}.submit-align-right{text-align:right}.submit-align-center{text-align:center}.submit-align-center button:not(:first-of-type),.submit-align-left button:not(:first-of-type),.submit-align-right button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.submit-align-spread button:first-child{float:left}.submit-align-spread button:last-child{float:right}</style>

{if form:page_count > 1}
	<ul class="pagination">
		{pages}
			<li class="{if page:index == current_page:index}active{if:else}disabled{/if}">
				<a href="javascript:;">{page:label}</a>
			</li>
		{/pages}
	</ul>
{/if}

{if form:has_errors}
	<div class="alert alert-danger errors">
		There was an error submitting this form

		<ul>
			{form:errors}
				<li>{error}</li>
			{/form:errors}
		</ul>
	</div>
{/if}

{rows}
	<div class="row {form:row_class}">
		{fields}

			{if field:type == 'checkbox_group'}
				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}" style="margin-bottom: 20px;">
					{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}
					{field:options}
						<p>
							<input type="checkbox"
								   id="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}"
								   name="{field:handle}[]"
								   value="{option:value}"
								   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
							/>
							<label for="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}">{option:label}</label>
						</p>
					{/field:options}
					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>
			{if:elseif field:type == 'radio_group'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}" style="margin-bottom: 20px;">
					{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}
					{field:options}
							<p>
								<input type="radio"
									   id="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}"
									   name="{field:handle}"
									   value="{option:value}"
									   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
								/>
								<label for="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}">{option:label}</label>
							</p>
					{/field:options}
					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'dynamic_recipients' AND field:show_as_radio}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}" style="margin-bottom: 20px;">
					{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}
					{field:options}
							<p>
								<input type="radio"
									   id="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:index}"
									   name="{field:handle}"
									   value="{option:index}"
									   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
								/>
								<label for="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}">{option:label}</label>
							</p>
					{/field:options}
					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'dynamic_recipients' AND field:show_as_checkboxes}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}" style="margin-bottom: 20px;">
					{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}
					{field:options}
						<p>
							<input type="checkbox"
								   id="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}"
								   name="{field:handle}[]"
								   value="{option:value}"
								   {if option:checked}checked{/if}
							/>
							<label for="{form:hash}{field:handle}{option:value}">{option:label}</label>
						</p>
					{/field:options}
					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'textarea'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}">
					{field:render class="materialize-textarea"}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'checkbox'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}">
					{field:render_input}
					{field:render_label
						instructions_class="help-block"
						error_class="help-block"
					}
					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'mailing_list'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}">
					{field:render_input}
					{field:render_label
						instructions_class="help-block"
						error_class="help-block"
					}
					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'file'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} file-field input-field s12 col m{column:grid_width}">
					<div class="btn">
						<span>File</span>
						{field:render_input}
					</div>
					<div class="file-path-wrapper">
						<input class="file-path validate"
							   type="text"
							   placeholder="{field:label}"
						/>
					</div>

					{field:render_instructions}
					{field:render_errors}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'html'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width}">
					{field:render_input}
				</div>

			{if:elseif field:type == 'submit'}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width} submit-align-{field:position}">
					{field:render}
				</div>

			{if:else}

				<div class="{form:column_class} s12 col m{column:grid_width} input-field{if field:has_errors} has-error{/if}{if field:type == 'submit'} submit-align-{field:position}{/if}">
					{field:render_input}
					{field:render_label label_class="{if field:required}required{/if}"}

					{field:render_instructions instructions_class="help-block"}
					{field:render_errors error_class="help-block"}
				</div>
			{/if}
		{/fields}
	</div>
{/rows}
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Grid

<style>.freeform-pages{padding:0;margin:0 0 10px;list-style:none}.freeform-pages:after{content:"";display:table;clear:both}.freeform-pages li{float:left;margin:0 10px 0 0}.freeform-row{display:block;margin:0 -15px}.freeform-row:after{content:"";display:table;clear:both}.freeform-row .freeform-column{display:block;padding:10px 15px;float:left;box-sizing:border-box}.freeform-row .freeform-column:after{content:"";display:table;clear:both}.freeform-row .freeform-column label{display:block}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-label{font-weight:bold}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-label.freeform-required:after{content:"*";margin-left:5px;color:red}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input{width:100%;display:block;box-sizing:border-box}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input[type=checkbox],.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input[type=radio]{width:auto;display:inline;margin-right:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input-only-label{font-weight:normal}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input-only-label>.freeform-input{display:inline-block;width:auto;margin-right:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-errors{list-style:none;padding:0;margin:5px 0 0}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-errors>li{color:red}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-instructions{margin:0 0 5px;font-size:13px;color:#ABA7A7}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-left{text-align:left}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-left button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-center{text-align:center}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-center button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-right{text-align:right}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-right button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-spread button:first-child{float:left}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-spread button:last-child{float:right}.freeform-row .freeform-column-1{width:8.33333%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-2{width:16.66667%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-3{width:25%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-4{width:33.33333%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-5{width:41.66667%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-6{width:50%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-7{width:58.33333%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-8{width:66.66667%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-9{width:75%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-10{width:83.33333%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-11{width:91.66667%}.freeform-row .freeform-column-12{width:100%}.freeform-form-has-errors{color:red}</style>

{if form:page_count > 1}
	<ul class="freeform-pages">
	{pages}
		<li>
		{if page:index == current_page:index}
			<a href="javascript:;">{page:label}</a>
		{if:else}
			{page:label}
		{/if}
		</li>
	{/pages}
	</ul>
{/if}

{if form:has_errors}
	<div class="freeform-form-has-errors">
		There was an error submitting this form
	</div>
{/if}

{rows}
	<div class="freeform-row {form:row_class}">
	{fields}
		<div class="freeform-column {form:column_class} freeform-column-{column:grid_width} {if field:type == 'submit'} freeform-column-content-align-{field:position}{/if}">
			{field:render
				class="{if field:type != 'submit'}freeform-input{/if}"
				label_class="freeform-label{if field:required} freeform-required{/if}{if field:input_only} freeform-input-only-label{/if}"
				error_class="freeform-errors"
				instructions_class="freeform-instructions"
			}
		</div>
	{/fields}
	</div>
{/rows}
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Flexbox

<style>.freeform-pages{display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;padding:0;margin:0 0 10px;list-style:none}.freeform-pages li{margin:0 10px 0 0}.freeform-row{display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:justify;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between;margin:0 -15px}.freeform-row .freeform-column{-webkit-box-flex:1;-ms-flex:1 0 0;flex:1 0 0;padding:10px 0;margin:0 15px;box-sizing:border-box}.freeform-row .freeform-column label{display:block}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-label{font-weight:bold}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-label.freeform-required:after{content:"*";margin-left:5px;color:red}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input{width:100%;display:block;box-sizing:border-box}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input[type=checkbox],.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input[type=radio]{width:auto;display:inline;margin-right:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input-only-label{font-weight:normal}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-input-only-label>.freeform-input{display:inline-block;width:auto;margin-right:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-errors{list-style:none;padding:0;margin:5px 0 0}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-errors>li{color:red}.freeform-row .freeform-column .freeform-instructions{margin:0 0 5px;font-size:13px;color:#ABA7A7}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-left{display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:start;-ms-flex-pack:start;justify-content:flex-start}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-left>button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-center{display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:center;-ms-flex-pack:center;justify-content:center}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-center>button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-right{display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:end;-ms-flex-pack:end;justify-content:flex-end}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-right>button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-spread{display:-webkit-box;display:-ms-flexbox;display:flex;-webkit-box-pack:justify;-ms-flex-pack:justify;justify-content:space-between}.freeform-row .freeform-column.freeform-column-content-align-spread>button:not(:first-of-type){margin-left:5px}.freeform-form-has-errors{color:red}</style>

{if form:page_count > 1}
	<ul class="freeform-pages">
	{pages}
		<li>
		{if page:index == current_page:index}
			<a href="javascript:;">{page:label}</a>
		{if:else}
			{page:label}
		{/if}
		</li>
	{/pages}
	</ul>
{/if}

{if form:has_errors}
	<div class="freeform-form-has-errors">
		There was an error submitting this form
	</div>
{/if}

{rows}
	<div class="freeform-row {form:row_class}">
	{fields}
		<div class="freeform-column {form:column_class}{if field:type == 'submit'} freeform-column-content-align-{field:position}{/if}">
			{field:render
				class="{if field:type != 'submit'}freeform-input{/if}"
				label_class="freeform-label{if field:required} freeform-required{/if}{if field:input_only} freeform-input-only-label{/if}"
				error_class="freeform-errors"
				instructions_class="freeform-instructions"
			}
		</div>
	{/fields}
	</div>
{/rows}
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