Wpforms is a powerful plugin that allows you to create, manage, and track form submissions in WordPress. Each submission is stored as an entry in the database, and you can view all entries from the WPForms menu. You can also export entries to a CSV file or delete them entirely.
What if you want to display WPForms entries on the frontend ( to users ) of the site? Well, in that case we have a no code and easy to use solution for you. With WPForms Views you can show entries in table, grid, list format on your website without any coding. Its easy and intuitive.
In this tutorial you will get a complete walkthrough of how to create your first view.
Plugins required to show entries:
Steps to Display WPForms Entries in Frontend
- First install the required plugins on your site. Since WPForms Lite doesn’t save entries so you will need at least WPForms Basic license.
- Create a new Form which you will use this to collect the data from users on site. You can use the default templates for building the form or create a new one from scratch by dragging and dropping the required fields in the editor.
- Now confirm that all data is saved in entries . You can view all them from WPForms => Entries.
NOTE: You need WPForms Basic atleast to save & view entries in backend.
- After that go to WPForms Views => Add new View.
- Select View Source:- Select the Form of which you want to show entries on your site.
- Select View Type:- How do you want to show data on your site, there are 2 option available for now, List View & Table View.
- Before Entry List:- Add the widgets you want to show above the data. Available widgets are Search, Pagination, Pagination Info, Custom HTML
- Entry List:- Here you can add the form fields which you want to display on your site.
- After Entry List:- Same as Before Entry List you can add Search, Pagination, Pagination Info, Custom HTML widgets.
- Advanced Settings:-
- Entries Per Page:- Limit the number of entries to show.
- Sort:- Default Sort Conditions
- Filter:- Filter condition to display only those entries in View which meet criteria set here.
Now copy the View Shortcode wpforms-views id=xxx where xxx is your view id & add it to page where you want to display WPForms Entries.
Here is a Walkthrough video to Display WPForms Entries
Frequently Asked Questions
How many different views you can create for one form?
You can create unlimited views for a form. There is no restriction.
Can you show entries in sidebar?
Yes, you can show entries in sidebar. Add a text or shortcode widget in your sidebar and place the views shortcode inside it.
Does this support page builders?
Yes, it supports all the page builders. You can use it gutenberg, divi, elementor, x themes, tagdiv, visual composer, visual bakery, beaver builder and all the others. You just have to use the views shortcode inside text field of those builders and it will automatically display WPForms entries on the frontend.
Can you create a directory with WPForms Views?
Creating a directory from WPForm entries is one of the primary function of WPForm views. You can create a directory listing page which contains the entries. The entries can be sorted, searched, paginated. Each entry can also link to its details page where you can show detailed information for that particular form submission.
Can users edit entries from frontend?
Yes, you can allow users to edit their own submissions from frontend if they are logged in. It is one of the most highly requested feature and we have a detailed article for inline edit.
Pricing for WPForms Views?
This plugin comes with a lot of premium features that gives you the flexibility to display WPForms entries in frontend. You can check all the available addons on the pricing page.
Do you also provide support or custom modifications?
Yes, we provide full support for the plugin. In case you have custom requirements for functionality or design the we also provide bespoke development. In case you need it then shoot us your requirements from contact form and we will get back to you.