Divi Contact Form Helper Plugin Feature Update 1.2 by Pee Aye Creative

Divi Contact Form Helper Plugin Feature Update 1.2

I'm excited to announce a new version of the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin version 1.2 with lots of new settings and features.

Please watch the video to get all the exciting details!

New Features

Forms Admin Page

The Divi Contact Form is growing up! Now it acts even more like a regular form plugin with it’s very own page showing a list of all the forms on your site! That’s right, now you can view all the contact forms in one location in the backend admin area. This page shows a list of the forms plus the form ID, how man views it had, number of submissions, conversion rate, and more!

  • ID/Title
  • Number of Entries
  • Number of Views
  • Number of Unique Views
  • Conversion Rate
  • Unique Conversion Rate
  • Last Entry Timestamp
  • View Entries Link
  • Export CSV Link
  • View Form Link
new forms list in WordPress Dashboard in Divi Contact Form helper plugin 1

Views and Unique View Of Contact Form

The plugin now tracks if visitors to your site view the form. It shows this visitor count in the new Forms menu in the dashboard. You can see how many views are unique, since some visitors may view the form more than once.

Contact Form Conversion Rate

Now that we have views, we can do basic math and calculate the conversion rate of the form. So if you have 2 unique views, but only 1 form submission, then the conversion rate is 50%. 

Collect User Agent Details

This is for GDPR, so please note this! This new setting in the Submission Entries toggle can be enabled to collect information from the user submitting the form such as IP Address, Browser, and OS. In the previous versions, the form collected this by default without any setting, but now we have included the setting, and it is OFF by default. Please note when you update, it will turn off until you manually turn it back on if needed. 

collect user agent details gdpr IP address setting in Divi Contact Form Helper

Show/Hide Form Title After Submitting Form

In the default module, if you have the Title Text enabled and submit the form, the form hides and shows the success message. But the form title stays there. Kind of weird! So now we have added a setting, so you can choose to hide the contact form title when a visitor submits the form.

hide form title after form submission in the Divi Contact Form Helper

File Upload Labels

We love giving you full control of customization, so we added these settings to write your own custom text for each of these fields. This is also a great way to use your own translations to your site language. You can customize the labels for the Accepted File types, Max file Size, and No Files Chosen.

file upload custom label settings in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Show/Hide Label For Checkboxes/Radio Buttons

We added options to Show Label in version 1.1, but then realized Checkboxes and Radio Buttons field types were the only fields that had the label shown by default. So now we have added this same setting to Show Label (or rather turn off to hide) when the Checkboxes or Radio Buttons field type is selected.

Disable Week Days

This setting enables you to disable days of the week from the date picker. Visitors on the frontend will not be able to select dates if they are on the days of the week that are checked.

disable week days setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Disable Past Days In Date picker

Most of the time, you would not want visitors to select a date in the past, so this new setting disables the selection of dates that are before the current date. It’s nice to have it optional, because some users may need this, depending on what the date is about.

disable past dates setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Fixed Or Relative Minimum Dates

If you want to limit which dates can be selected, you can choose either Fixed or Relative as the Minimum Date Type.

If you choose Fixed, then you can enter a fixed date to set a limit for the minimum date that can be selected. Set 0 for today.

If you choose Relative, then you can enter a negative or positive number relevant to the current date to set a limit for the minimum date that can be selected. For example -3 or +10.

fixed minimum date setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin
relative minimum date setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Fixed Or Relative Maximum Dates

If you want to limit which dates can be selected, you can choose either Fixed or Relative as the Maximum Date Type.

If you choose Fixed, then you can enter a fixed date to set a limit for the maximum date that can be selected. Set 0 for today.

If you choose Relative, then you can enter a negative or positive number relevant to the current date to set a limit for the maximum date that can be selected. For example -3 or +10.

fixed maximum date setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin
relative maximum date setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Available and Unavailable Dates

These settings allow you to set either specific dates that are available or unavailable to be selected. If you have a few dates that are available and the rest are not, then you would use the Available Dates setting. If most dates are available but only a few are not, then you would use the Unavailable Dates setting. You can enter as many dates as you want separated by commas. Keep in mind, the date format would be the same format as you have set for the field in other settings.

available and unavailable dates selection settings in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Minimum And Maximum Times

These settings allow you to enter the minimum and maximum times which can be selected. 

minimum and maximum time settings in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Available and Unavailable Times

These settings allow you to set either specific times that are available or unavailable to be selected. If you have a few times that are available and the rest are not, then you would use the Available Times setting. If most times are available but only a few are not, then you would use the Unavailable Times setting. You can enter as many dates as you want separated by commas. Keep in mind, the time format would be the same format as you have set for the field in other settings.

available and unavailable times selection settings in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Time Steps

Enter the number of minutes to set the interval between the available times that can be selected. If you want to allow dates every 30 minutes, you would enter 30, or 15 for 30 minutes or 60 for every hour.

time steps setting in the Divi Contact Form Helper plugin

Date & Time Picker Design Settings

We are excited to introduce a huge set of new design settings for the date and time picker. So not only did we create a full booking plugin, you also now have the styling controls to make it look great! These new design settings fall into three categories and are listed below:

General

  • Background Color
  • Margin
  • Padding
  • Border Settings
  • Box Shadow Settings

Date

  • Datepicker Width
  • Datepicker Height
  • Month/Year Text Settings
  • Days Of The Week Text Settings
  • Calendar Dates Text Settings
  • Current Date Background Color
  • Current Date Text Color
  • Selected Date Background Color
  • Selected Date Text Color
  • Available Dates Background Color
  • Available Dates Text Color
  • Unavailable Dates Background Color
  • Unavailable Dates Text Color

Time

  • Timepicker Width
  • Timepicker Height
  • Time Text Settings
  • Current Time Background Color
  • Current Time Text Color
  • Selected Time Background Color
  • Selected Time Text Color
  • Available Times Background Color
  • Available Times Text Color
  • Unavailable Times Background Color
  • Unavailable Times Text Color

Improvements

Confirmation Reply-To address

Previously, if you replied to the confirmation email, it would have replied to the general site admin email address. Now it will reply to the Admin Email Address added to the module.

Placeholder Field Improvements

The Placeholder field will now only show if the Hide Placeholder setting is set to NO. Along with this, we moved the Placeholder field below Hide Placeholder setting.

Textarea Minimum height 

The default minimum height for the Textarea Minimum Height setting was 150px, but we noticed it was not able to be lower, so now you can use any value.

Field Icons Position

When adding icons to the fields, they were not at the best position as they could be, so we adjusted their default position.

Locale Direction RTL

We added a new setting to set the current locale right-to-left (RTL) for the date/time picker.

Theme Check

Our plugin always checks to make sure Divi is installed first before it can be activated. But we forgot about the Extra Theme! It worked fine with Extra, but since the check didn’t know that, it said it didn’t, so that is fixed. We also now check for the Divi Builder plugin, as well as the Divi Ghoster plugin.

Bug Fixes

We are always improving the plugin by making minor bug fixes and code improvements. You can always check the plugin changelog to see the details.

Documentation

As with all of our products, every setting and feature of the plugin is well documented! Go check out the plugin documentation area for a full list of the settings, guides for all the settings, and all the other usual resources like FAQ, changelog, and roadmap.

Divi Contact Form Helper by Pee Aye Creative
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Last updated May 27, 2022 @ 11:15 am

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Nelson Lee Miller (aka The Divi Teacher)

Nelson is the owner of Pee-Aye Creative in the beautiful state of Pennsylvania. He loves helping small businesses, exploring outdoors, building websites with Divi, and teaching others.

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4 Comments

  1. Hurri

    Hey Nelson,
    That’s awesome, what a huge update.
    I can’t wait to play around with it!
    Thank you so much.

    Reply
  2. Victoria

    Super cool! Thank you! Keep it coming.

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