Working with forms

How to create and customise a variety of Beacon forms.

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17 articles in this collection
Written by David Simpson, Ben Cook, and Luke Marlowe

Using URL parameters with Beacon forms

Dynamically set the data and pre-fill information in your forms using URL variables
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated this week

Forms guide: Working with Beacon forms

The different form types and how to create them
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Collecting signups with Beacon

Creating a Signup form - easily collect sign ups online
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Collecting online donations through Beacon

Creating a donation form - easily collect individual or recurring donations online
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Collecting event registrations and selling tickets with Beacon

Creating an event registration form - adding ticket options, collecting attendee information and accepting additional donations
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Collecting memberships with Beacon

Creating a membership form - adding membership options, collecting member details and accepting additional donations
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Written by David Simpson
Updated over a week ago

Letting people access their details with the Beacon Portal

Make it easy for your supporters and clients to access and make changes to their details via a secure form
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Embedding forms in your website

Run Beacon forms in your website - customise the content that shows around your form
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Form sections and fields

Customising your form - style, re-order and add to your forms
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Acknowledgements and notifications on forms

Notify your supporters and team each time a form is submitted
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Collecting contact preferences in forms

Find out how your supporters want to be contacted
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Written by Luke Marlowe
Updated over a week ago

Using fixed data in forms

Add specific data to all form submissions to help automatically categorise records
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Adding file uploads to forms

Allow people to submit files with any Beacon form
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Success actions on form submit

What happens when a supporter submits a form - deciding what they should see next
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

Run a Gift Aid declaration campaign

Run a campaign to increase your Gift Aid declarations with a Beacon form
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Written by Ben Cook
Updated over a week ago

How Beacon uses reCAPTCHA to protect your forms

The layer of protection to Beacon forms that prevents malicious form submissions.
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Written by David Simpson
Updated over a week ago

Can Beacon be used to run an online raffle or lottery?

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Written by David Simpson
Updated over a week ago