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Solspace Express Forms 1 for Craft CMS

Express Forms

Intuitive and lightweight form builder that gets the job done but doesn’t get in your way.

Express Forms is a FREE reliable form building plugin for Craft CMS. It contains every feature available to the native Craft Contact Form plugin and more. It's simple and intuitive to use, and doesn't get in your way if you're wanting to build simple forms or handle your own templating and custom features. It was developed with a "developer first" mentality, so it’s highly extendable. It also contains several built-in popular API integrations. Stop wasting valuable development hours wrestling with alternative form plugins. Express Forms makes form building smooth.

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Key Features

Compare the key features for Express Forms between Lite and Pro editions. The Lite edition includes all the essentials for creating and managing forms for most websites. Upgrade to Pro edition if you need additional functionality for your forms.


For a full feature comparison to Freeform and the native Craft Contact Form plugin, check out the Compare page!





Unlimited forms Create and manage as many forms as you need
Unlimited email notifications and template choices Almost every conceivable option for sending HTML email(s), all customizable
Email notifications saved as HTML files Save email notification templates as HTML files, but also manage from directly inside control panel
Beautiful and simplified Form Builder Simple yet powerful, and easy to use
All basic browser field types Choose between a variety of regular field types
Upload/attach files to submissions Allow users to upload files which are validated and stored as Assets
Manage submissions View, edit, delete or export form submissions
Save submissions to database, or not Choose to store submission data, or never keep it on your site
GDPR compliant All the tools you need to make your forms GDPR compliant
CSV Exporting Export all submissions for a form as a CSV file
XML, JSON and Excel Exporting Export all submissions for a form as a XML, JSON or Excel file
Built-in Honeypot spam protection Powerful and effective advanced spam control built right in
reCAPTCHA v2 Checkbox Fight spam with reCAPTCHA v2 Checkbox
Clean and simplified templating and available automation Full control with regular Twig/HTML templates to customize layouts
Inline errors Display error messages and validation per field upon submit
Demo templates Just 1 click and you have an example form and a real-world set of working templates
Basic permission controls Basic user group and user permission controls for each section of plugin
Developer-friendly Extensive developer events for all your needs
Translatable Translate fields for front end with translation files
Popular CRM API integrations Currently includes Salesforce Lead, Salesforce Opportunity and HubSpot
Popular Mailing List API integrations Currently includes MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, and Constant Contact
Dashboard Widgets Includes a dashboard widget that displays stats for your form submissions
Rename plugin Rename the plugin name (throughout CP) to whatever you like

Pricing & Support

Check out the chart below to help you choose the right version for your needs.



Price FREE $49.95
Number of sites (including dev/staging) 1 site 1 site
Support Level
† Support tickets will typically receive first response within this timeframe or sooner, based on business days.
3-5 days† 2 days†
Support term N/A 1 year
Updates available N/A 1 year
Renewal (optional) N/A $29.95/yr
Compatibility Craft 3.1+ Craft 3.1+
Refund policy N/A 30 days



The form builder is simple yet powerful, and easy to use!

Intuitive Form Builder

Submissions & Exporting

Choose to store and manage submission data, or never keep it on your site.

Manage Submissions

API Integrations

Connect your forms to many popular CRM's and Mailing List services!

API Integrations

Available API integrations

Email Notifications

Almost every conceivable option for sending fully customizable email notifications!

Email Notifications

Spam Protection

Includes a variety of robust spam control features built right in to make managing forms easier.

Spam Protection

Dashboard Widget

The beautiful widget allows you to get a quick glance at reports from the dashboard.

Dashboard Widget


With one click, you’ll get a demo form and a set of working templates with real world examples of the template code in action, allowing you to get acquainted with Express Forms quicker.



We went the extra mile to closely follow Craft's approaches and extensively make it developer-friendly.


Why Express Forms?

You can trust Express Forms (and the team behind it) to deliver the quality and support you expect and deserve.

Top Notch Support

Top Notch Support

We pride ourselves on our level of customer support. Ask anyone around the Craft CMS community. We simply strive to offer the best and most reliable support for our customers!

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15+ Years Experience

15+ Years Experience

Solspace has been developing, maintaining and supporting software for over 15 years to over 15,000 customers! Over 400,000 plugins have been sold or freely downloaded.

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Active Development

Active Development

Solspace builds some of the most popular plugins for Craft CMS, and has a proven history of active development filled with countless feature additions, improvements and bug fixes.

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Frequently asked questions about buying Express Forms.

How many sites can I use my license on?

Each purchase of Express Forms Pro allows usage for 1 website, with the exception of development and staging versions of that site.

If I choose Lite now, can I switch to Pro later?

Yes! The Pro version just adds onto the functionality available with Lite. To make the switch, you just need to switch the license to the Pro edition in the Craft 3 Plugin Store.

Do you offer discounts to non-profits?

We currently don't offer a discount to non-profits on our Express product line. However, our premium product, Freeform, is available with a 20% discount off the regular price upon proof of non-profit status. Please contact us for more information about this.

Can I try Pro before I buy?

In the Craft 3 Plugin Store, you can install a trial of Express Forms Pro to try it out!

Does the Trial version limit features?

The trial versions of Solspace software are not limited in any way. However, if you attempt to use a trial version on a production site, Craft will display a red banner at the top of your control panel alerting you to purchase a license.