Can I make a required field on my 123FormBuilder form?

Any field that you add to the form can be marked as required, meaning your respondents won’t be able to submit the form as long as they don’t complete the field.

Once a field has been added to the form, in the right side panel under the Options section, you can find the Required field option. By default, this is disabled, so you will have to tick this option if you want to make a field required.

Once a field has been marked as required or mandatory, a red asterisk will be placed near the field label so that respondents understand that they have to provide their input in order to submit the form.

Required field

Tip: If you don’t like the way the red asterisk looks on your form, you can change the color by navigating to the Design section, searching for required, and selecting a different color. Alternatively, you can make the asterisk transparent, and mark the non-required questions as optional, by adding this piece of information to the label or field instructions.

Change star colour

When users try to submit a form without filling out one or multiple required fields, the fields will be highlighted and an error message will be displayed on the form. If you want to edit this error message, you can do so by navigating to the More > Language section, clicking on Edit and searching for “This field is required” and adding an alternative message in the left column.

Translate error message

How to change the colour of asterisk

How to customize translations and system/error messages

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is this service free?
Yes, we offer a free form builder service. Just sign up to the Basic plan and you are all set. This plan is forever free, but you are limited with a few features only, such as 5 forms per account, 100 submissions per month and you have to keep the backlink to 123FormBuilder on your forms. Check out our features matrix for more information.
How many forms can I create?
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How can I publish my forms?
You can publish your forms in many ways, by using their direct URL or HTML link, embedding them with a JavaScript code, Inline HTML or iFrame, using the Facebook app or the WordPress plugin, using popups, the Blogger code snippet and many more. Once you have created and customized your form, go to the Publish section to complete your work. Read more in our documentation.
How do I change my form design?
You can change the design of your form for more information. in the Themes section, which is located in your form settings. We offer a set of more than 30 predefined form themes for your forms, but you can also create your own from scratch. You can customize the submit button, the logo and more. To apply your own stylesheets, all forms come with a custom CSS editor.

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