Customizing the progress bar of your form

In this article, you’ll learn how to customize the progress bar of your form using our online form builder.

Once you have created a multipage form by adding a New page/Page break, you will have, by default, a progress bar placed at the top of the page.

You can display the progress bar in multiple ways. To check out the different options, click on the progress bar placed at the top of the page. The Layout options will open on the right-side of the page.

Page layout

a) Percentage: this shows the percentage of completion on the form

Progress bar percentage

b) Steps: this is set by default

Progress bar steps

c) Page numbers

Progress bar page numbers

d) Hidden: you can choose to hide the progress bar

Below the Layout options, you can change each page’s title or disable them by turning off the Show pages titles toggle.

Change page title

Extra customizations

If you want to bring extra customizations to the progress bar, you can always use custom CSS. Learn in this article how to add custom CSS to your form.

Here you can find some examples:

1. Changing the bottom line color

#form > div[data-role=page] > [data-role=page-header] > div[data-role=pagination][data-type=steps] > div[data-role=step][data-is-current] {

Change progress bar colour CSS

2. Changing the background color

#form > div[data-role=page] > [data-role=page-header] > div[data-role=pagination][data-type=steps] > div[data-role=step][data-is-current] {

background-color: #a4d7e8;

Change background colour CSS

3. Changing the text color

#form > div[data-role=page] > [data-role=page-header] > div[data-role=pagination][data-type=steps] > div[data-role=step][data-is-current]

Change text colour CSS

4. Changing the progress bar color

#form > div[data-role="page"] > div[data-role="page-header"] > div[data-role="pagination"][data-type="percents"] > div[data-role="progress-bar"] > div[data-role="progress"]
{background-color: #FF0000}

Progress bar colour

To learn more about multi-page forms you can also check out our tutorial here:

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  1. Hello! I want to change the color of the percentage progress bar, but my CSS skills leave a bit to be desired, so I am not able to figure out how to adapt the bottom line color instructions for that purpose. How can I go about making that change?

    1. Hello Jeremy! Please use the below CSS code to change the percentage progress bar:
      #form > div[data-role=”page”] > div[data-role=”page-header”] > div[data-role=”pagination”][data-type=”percents”] > div[data-role=”progress-bar”] > div[data-role=”progress”] {

      If you need assistance with anything else, please don’t hesitate to reach out.
      Have a great day!

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