About Forminator

Forminator is not the typical Form plugin, because it is part of a larger ecosystem maintained by WPMU DEV. They build some well known plugins like Defender, Smush and Humming Bird, and their free versions already have an amazing feature list. Once you subscribe to their membership, you will get access to the PRO versions of ALL their plugins. But if you come for a contact form only, with Forminator you get every feature (except the Digital Signature) in the free version already. So let’s see what they offer..   

Forminator’s drag and drop visual builder makes it easy to setup and add forms to your WordPress website. Collect information, make your content interactive and generate more conversions with Forminator.

Some highlights that deserve special mention:

  • Polls and Quizzes – Add interactive polls and fun or challenging quizzes for your visitors to take and share on social media.
  • Calculations – Collect information, generate leads, take orders, and engage visitors.
  • Payments – SCA compliant Stripe and PayPal come included (no upgrade required).
  • Email routing and pre-populate – Pre-fill your visitor information and deliver forms direct to specific teams with email routing, auto-response and conditions.
  • Integrations – Forminator comes stacked third-party integrations – email services, CRM, storage, and project managers. 
  • Developer friendly – Use the developer API and the included hooks and filters to build your own integrations or custom apps 

In this Forminator review, we will show all the features we track. Please note that there may be more features in their repertoire, but we had to limit ourselves to those which appear in more than one plugin, or have a substantial value for the average user, which can be the case for some innovative and unique feature.

Of course, we’re always open for your suggestion!

Further, we are curating a hand-picked list of video tutorials and in-depth reviews which we found for this plugin. Again, please send us a message if you believe we missed out on a valuable resource. Maybe one you just wrote? I’d love to hear from you!

Forminator: Tutorials and video reviews

To help you in your quest, we have featured some tutorial videos below so you get a hands-on impression of how the plugin looks in the backend, and what is needed to solve common tasks, such as building a contact form or adding calculations, etc. Please advise in the comments if you think we missed a good one!

Forminator Pricing – What is the true price?

As pointed out above, you don’t need the paid version if you only came for a contact form solution. Unless you need the Digital Signature feature, you can use this plugin on as many sites as you want, forever. It’s only a question if the plugin has the features you want or not, and if you like their user interface.

To learn more about their membership, visit the WPMU DEV membership site.  

Forminator Feature List

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Features tracked in WP Plugin Scout Forminator Free Pro
Top Features
GDPR compliance have have
Form Submission Notifications have have
Manage Submissions have have
Export Submissions have have
Import / Export forms have have
Drag and Drop Editor have have
Unlimited Form Fields have have
Responsive Design have have
Customize HTML / CSS have have
Advanced Form Fields have have
Conditional Logic have have
Calculations have have
Spam Protection have have
File Uploads have have
e-Signature form field missing have
Front End Submission have have
Quiz have have
Polls have have
Survey missing missing
Templates have have
Complex (Multicolumn) Layouts have have
Multi-Page Forms have have
Live Preview have have
Modal Forms missing missing
Gutenberg Block have have
Conversational Forms missing missing
Display Form Data missing missing
Form Landing Page Builder missing missing
Translations have have
Submission Analytics have have
Schedule Forms have have
Limit Form Submissions have have
Excel Export missing missing
Advanced Functions
Validate email missing missing
PDF Form Submissions missing missing
Autoresponders have have
Smart Script Loading have have
Custom Search Form missing missing
Confirmation Fields missing missing
User Registration + Login have have
Coupons missing missing
Save and Continue Drafts missing missing
Repeater Fields missing missing
Geolocation missing missing
MailPoet Newsletters missing missing
ActiveCampaign have have
Mailchimp have have
Stripe have have
PayPal Express have have
Review Before Submit missing missing
Zapier Integration have have
Automatically Populate Fields have have
Form Action Automation have have
REST API have have
Webhooks have have
Integration: Payments
Paypal Commerce Platform missing missing
PayPal Payments Pro missing missing
2Checkout missing missing
Authorize.net missing missing
Mollie missing missing
Square missing missing
Recurly Integration missing missing
Elavon Payment Integration missing missing
EDD Integration missing missing
BrainTree missing missing
Dwolla missing missing
Integration: email
SendFox integration missing missing
Salesforce missing missing
GetResponse missing missing
EmailOctopus missing missing
HubSpot have have
SendGrid missing missing
Drip Forms missing missing
ConvertKit missing missing
Postmark missing missing
AWeber have have
CleverReach missing missing
Constant Contact missing missing
Campaign Monitor Form Integration have have
Mad Mimi missing missing
Mailgun missing missing
Postmatic missing missing
Integration: CRM
Agile CRM missing missing
Google Maps missing missing
Trello have have
Dropbox missing missing
Zoho CRM missing missing
Slack missing missing
Multilanguage Plugin Integration missing missing
Integration: Other
SMS Notification missing missing
Google Analytics missing missing
Easy Pods missing missing
Pipe Video Recording missing missing
Freshbooks missing missing
WooCommerce missing missing
Google Sheets have have
WebMerge Integration missing missing
Youtube Signup Forms missing missing

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