Do you know that it is really simple to create an order form in WordPress? In this article, you will learn how to do so in just 3 simple steps.
Carry on reading and you will be up and ready in no time!
A WordPress order form serves many purposes and two of the most important features are to create an order and to collect payment at the same time.
While an order form may not be extremely useful for typical blogs, an order form is very important for business websites especially those who are selling products and services online. eCommerce stores will also benefit from having a well-created organized order form.
Here's a quick video from the popular WPBeginner on how to create a WordPress order form quickly using WPForms.
WPForms is a free and paid WordPress form creator plugin. You can install the free WPForms plugin directly from the WordPress repository.
Head over to your wp-admin to create a new form. Here's how: wp-admin » WPForms » Add New.
Now, you’ll see the form creation screen. Type in a name for your form and choose a template. We recommend the ‘Billing / Order Form’ template.
If you are a beginner, we recommend you to use WPForms simply because it is really easy with the drag and drop, visual builder. Upon checking on the Billing / Order Form, your form will automatically be created for you, and you’ll be taken straight into the WPForms form editor.
Here's how it looks like.
You can now edit your online order form however you want. The different parts of the form are called “fields”. You can change, add, or remove fields on your form with a single click.
The default template already includes fields for most of the information you’re likely to need, such as name, address, and phone number.
After this, the next step would be rather straightforward — listing your products in just a few clicks.
Sending notification in a timely manner is an important step especially when it comes to creating an online order form on WordPress. With WPForms, you can easily create notifications in just a few clicks.
Why do you need to notifications?
It is fairly easy to create an order form in WordPress thanks to third party plugins such as WPForms. We hope you find this WordPress tutorial useful and leave a comment below if you need any assistance!