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Form building, your way.
Express Forms is a free and dependable form building plugin for Craft CMS. It offers more features than the native Craft Contact Form plugin, is easy to use, and highly customizable for developers. It also has popular API integrations built-in, saving development time.
- Key Features
- Pricing & Support
- Submissions & Exporting
- API Integrations
- Email Notifications
- Spam Protection
- Dashboard Widget
- Why Express Forms?
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.
|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|
|Compatibility||Craft 3.1+||Craft 3.1+|
|Refund policy||N/A||30 days|
|TRY IT TODAY!||Free!||Buy!|
The form builder is simple yet powerful, and easy to use!
Submissions & Exporting
Choose to store and manage submission data, or never keep it on your site.
Connect your forms to many popular CRM's and Mailing List services!
Almost every conceivable option for sending fully customizable email notifications!
Includes a variety of robust spam control features built right in to make managing forms easier.
The beautiful widget allows you to get a quick glance at reports from the dashboard.
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?
Rest assured that Express Forms and the team behind it are committed to providing you with the level of quality and support that you expect and deserve.
Top Notch Support
Our commitment to providing top-notch customer support is well-known in the Craft CMS community. We always aim to deliver the best and most dependable assistance to our valued customers.
15+ Years Experience
For over 15 years, Solspace has been creating, maintaining, and providing support for software to more than 15,000 customers. In total, over 400,000 plugins have been sold or downloaded for free.
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.
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 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 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.