How to Create an Online Registration Form

Making an online registration form is a very convenient way to plan your events and gather data about potential guests. However, creating one yourself may sound difficult, especially for those who don’t have any programming skills. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a tech savvy to make your own registration form. All you need is the right software and a few minutes of your time.

AidaForm is a flexible online service that lets you easily create registration form for website – no coding required: just drag and drop the appropriate fields, choose the design style that matches your website, and publish your form to get more people on your guest list.

In this brief tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an online registration form in a few simple steps.

How to Make a Registration Form with AidaForm

1

Log in to Your AidaForm Account

Before creating an online registration form, you need to log in to AidaForm. To do this, click Log In in the top menu. If you don’t have an account yet, click Sign Up to create one – it’s completely free.

2

Create a Registration Form

In your member’s area, click Create a Form, and choose a template you want to continue working with. Select the Blank template to create a registration form from scratch. If you need fields like Name or Email, you can save time with the Basic template since it already includes some of the most commonly used fields. Whichever template you choose, you’ll be able to add or remove any fields later. After you select the appropriate template, enter the name of your form. No one will see this name except you – it will be displayed only in your member’s area. Click Create and go to the Form Editor to configure its fields.

3

Adjust the Design

In the Form Editor you can tweak your chosen template. Start with the Form Elements tab. Here you can include any types of available fields: name, email, phone number, date (in case you’re planning to organize a series of events or repeat the same event several times on different dates), and a lot more. You can even add multiple choice questions, drop-down lists, CAPTCHA security tests, and electronic signature fields so that guests could confirm the registration. To change the order of fields, simply drag them around the interface. Once you’re satisfied with the fields, it’s time to adjust the colors.

Go to Form Designer. Explore the collection of themes to find the one that will match the colors of the page where you’re going to publish your registration form. If you can’t find an appropriate theme, you can manually adjust the colors of your form, choose a font, and upload your own background image.

4

Set Up Payment Collection (Optional)

If you’re organizing a paid webinar, conference, or any other event that requires accepting payments, AidaForm will help you quickly configure payment collection by integrating with your PayPal account.

Go to the Builder tab and drag the PayPal Payment field to your form. Then set the amount of money you want to collect from each participant. Alternatively, you can let users choose any amount as well.

Now you need to connect the form with your PayPal account. To do so, open the Settings tab, then click Third-Party Integrations. Find the PayPal icon and click it to integrate your account with AidaForm. When users make payments through your form, they’ll be automatically redirected to the PayPal service to complete a transaction.

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Publish Your Form

Click Publish and choose how you’d like to use your form. By getting a direct link, you can add it to a button on your website, email it to your potential guests or share it in your social media communities. You can also export the HTML code to embed the form on your website. Whichever option you choose, you don’t need to worry about storage, databases, and other complicated stuff – AidaForm takes care of everything. You can check the responses at any time in your member’s area.

That’s all there’s to it. Now you know how to make a registration form for a website without writing a single line of code. Sign up and create your form today!

Create Registration Forms for Any Purpose with AidaForm

Register Guests to Sports Events, Workshops and Exhibitions.
With AidaForm, you can easily sign up people for events and gather the necessary information without any paperwork. All you need to do is create a registration form and publish it on your website. Alternatively, you can make a mailing list of your potential guests and send them a direct link to the form. The best thing is that it’s beneficial for you and your guests as well – it’s easy and saves lots of time.

Maximize Attendance of Your Webinars, Online Conferences and Courses.
Use AidaForm to create a multipurpose registration form that has the agenda of your event, displays a list of speakers, lets people write down their questions, and contains other important details. Stay in touch with respondents by connecting your AidaForm account to the MailChimp service – send registration confirmations, event updates, discounts for using your online registration form, and more.

Sell Tickets Online, Accept Donations.
Collecting payments for a paid event may become a pain in the neck unless you use the AidaForm service. Sell tickets online – your guests can avoid annoying queues and you’ll get money right away. Accept charity donations – thanks to the flexible form builder, you can let users choose any amount of money to donate. Launch fundraising campaigns – embed the form on your website, where you describe the goals of your campaign and encourage people to support your idea. Just integrate your AidaForm account with your PayPal wallet – everything is done automatically, you don’t need any technical knowledge to collect payments online.