Forms: Text area field

You can find this section in HostBill Admin → Settings → Products & Services → Your order page → Your product → Components → Forms → Add new form field → Standard text fields → Text area field.

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Text area is one of the Form fields that allows to gather additional details about purchased items configuration from clients. You can set initial default value for this field.

Basic settings

In the Basic settings section you can configure:

  • Field name -  the name for this field

  • Description - optionally you can add the description for the field
  • Form group 

Advanced settings

In the Advanced settings section you can configure:

  • Field type
  • Variable name - to use in emails
  • Admin only -  if this option is enabled o
  • Required field - choose if you want the field to be required to proceed
  • Client edit - allow to edit this field by client after order using Client Function
  • Show in cart - d
  • Hide if empty - hide this field in client portal if empty/set to zero
  • Searchable - make value of this field searchable
    • Default - show when priced or enabled in cart and not empty
    • Priced - show when selected value isn't free
    • Force - show even when it's empty or free
  • CSS Class - field container will be displayed with this css class
  • Category name
  • API use

Input Settings

In the Input settings section you can configure:

  • Default value - initial value for the field
  • Use current default value for all accounts/domains using this field

Admin access

Choose the admin access settings, if the field is available for:

  • all staff members
  • selected staff members