How to Create an Order Form with AidaForm

Want to sell your goods online? Then you’re probably going to need an online order form on your website. Such forms are beneficial for both you and your customers: users can quickly and easily pay for their orders and you can receive those payments right away. All you need to do is create an online payment form.

You’re probably thinking right now, ‘But how to create an order form for my website if I don’t have any programming skills?’ Just use the AidaForm service. Our intuitive drag-and-drop form builder lets you create an online order form for a website without writing a single line of code. Choose a design theme to match the colors of your website or brand. Need to create a PayPal payment form? Integrate your form with your PayPal account to securely collect payments. Generate a direct link to your form and put it to the “Place Order” button on your website.

With AidaForm, it’s easy to monitor and analyze your orders. Just create an online payment form – all the orders will be stored in your personal account so you can view them at any time.

Still wondering how to create an order form for a website? Read the tutorial below to create your own order form in a few easy steps.

How to Create an Online Order Form


Log In to the AidaForm Service

To make an order form online, you need to log in to your account first. If you already have an account at AidaForm, click Log In in the website menu. If you’re new to AidaForm, create an account for free by clicking Sign Up.


Create an Online Order Form

When you log in to your account, you’ll get to your member’s area. To create a purchase order form, click Create a Form and select a template to work with. Choose the Blank template to create online order form from scratch. Select the Basic template if you know you’re going to need some standard fields like Name and Email. Whichever template you pick, you’ll be able to tweak it in any way you like in the Form Editor. To create a payment form, select the appropriate template, enter the name for your form, and click Create.


Adjust the Form to Your Needs

Go to Form Elements and add the fields you need for your online order form. To add fields, just drag and drop them to the working area. For example, if you’re offering different product options, add a checkbox block to let your customers select the necessary features. Include dropdown blocks so that users could choose a city or country they’re ordering from. Add the date selector if you’re offering a delivery service. If you need to create a PayPal order form, add the PayPal field to collect payments. Don’t forget about a free text field for additional comments. After you add all the fields for your order form, place them in the correct order by dragging them around.

Once the structure is ready, open the Form Designer to bring some colors to your form. Choose from a variety of design themes to find the one that fits perfectly to your website’s color palette. Add a logo to your order form to visually connect the form with your website or even brand.


Publish Your Form

To publish your form, click Publish and generate a direct link to the form. Add the link to the “Place Order” button on your website. In this case, your customers will go to the form page at AidaForm to complete their orders. Every time someone places an order, you’ll get an email notification. What’s more, you can view all the completed orders in your AidaForm account to monitor your weekly and monthly sales.

That’s basically all you need to make your own order form with the AidaForm service. Now you know how to take orders online and improve your business efficiency.

How to Make an Order Form Match Your Requirements

Now that you know how to make an order form for an online shop, we’ll tell you a bit more about the PayPal payment collection field. AidaForm offers flexible settings so you can easily adjust it to your business needs. Apart from adding a brief description and setting a currency, you can charge fixed amount, custom amount (set by a user) or offer a product selection. Let’s talk about each payment type in more detail.

Fixed Amount
This type of payment is useful if you’re selling the same-type items at a fixed price: fixed participation fee, fixed membership fee, one-size or one-color goods, etc. For instance, you’re organizing a cooking class. To register visitors, you can create a simple order form with a PayPal field and collect a fixed participation fee – just select the fixed amount option in the PayPal field settings and specify the amount you want people to pay.

Custom Amount
If you want to collect donations, sell gift certificates or simply let people choose how much they want to pay for your product or service, then use the custom amount option. This payment type gives customers an opportunity to pay any amount they like. To help people decide how much they should pay, you can set the suggested amount.

Product Selection
This payment type lets you set a specific price for each product option so that people could choose the one they are interested in. For example, if you’re selling different types of conference tickets, you can offer a 1-day ticket, 2-day ticket or 2-day ticket + workshop. Another example is selling t-shirts – let your customers choose size, color, design, etc. By the way, if you’re wondering how to create a shirt order form, you can use our t-shirt order form sample – it already includes such fields as color, size, design, quantity, etc. To collect payments for t-shirts, just use this template, add the PayPal field, and choose the product selection option in the field settings.

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