Add period required field to your Inquiry Form

Add Period required field to your inquiry form

This page list of content:

  1. Setup the Period Field in your Inquiry Form
  2. Customize the Period required field options

Manage inquiries more efficiently knowing the timeframe when a customer would like to receive a service by adding the ‘Period Required’ field to your inquiry form, e.g. ‘ASAP’, ‘Next 2-5 Days’, ‘Next Week’ etc.

Setup the Period field to your Inquiry Form 

In order to set up that inquiry option as a custom field, you need to follow the instructions below:

  • Firstly, you need to go to Settings>>Communications>>Inquiry Form.
Inquiry Form Navigation From the Side Menu
  • Secondly, you need to activate the period field from the Inquiry widget tab.
  • Scroll down to “Form field” and make the “Period required” visible.
Inquiry Form period required field visible in the inquiry form button location
  1. Make the Period required visible or hidden by clicking that button.
  2. Customize your place holder which will show in your inquiry form, the place holder is a text ” Period required for example which will be in the field by default and it disappears when start typing.
  • As a result, the period required field will be available in your inquiry form as a list that the customer can choose options that you can set, (for example ASAP, next week, …etc).
Example of how inquiry field looks like when the period required is activated
  • Note, you can make changes to this list and customize the options that the customer can choose from, for that scroll down and continue with this page. 

Customize the Period required field options 

Give your customer more options for choosing a suitable time for your services, if the previously mentioned list didn’t suit you, you can add a new option, also, delete an existing one.

In order to add/ delete options please follow the steps below:

  • Go to Settings>>Communications>>Inquiry Form.
  • Then, you need to go to the Period tab which is located in the middle up of the page.
Navigation of adding a period field to the inquiry form
  • Here you can see the options that the customer has when selecting the period that suits him the best.
The default options that the customer have when selecting what period suits him the best in the inquiry form
  • If you don’t like any of the default existing options you can click on the (x) button on the side of that option.
Delete one of period required options
  • For adding a new option on the list, click on the plus sign on the right side where it says Create new.
add a new option to the time required list that appears in the inquiry form
  • An empty field will appear as follows:
  1. Type in the option that you find suitable “Tomorrow” for example.
  2. After that, you need to hit the save button, and the new option will be saved
  3. To delete the new field click on the (x) on the side of it.
  4. After pressing the save button the result will be as shown:
add a new option to the time required list that appears in the inquiry form result after pressing save button
  • The new option will show in your inquiry form as:
add a new option to the time required list that appears in the inquiry form result after pressing save button in the form
  • Also, you can see the period field when the admins set a new inquiry. 
  • Now in the view inquiry  page you will see period required of that inquiry.
Inquiry form add period field shown example

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