You can find this section in HostBill Admin → Settings → Products & Services →Your order page →Your product → Components → Forms.
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HostBill enables your clients to configure their products during order by supplying additional information, using wide range of field types. Each filed type can be configured according to your individual requirements. Moreover, some field types (Qty and Multiple Selection Fields) give you the opportunity to use premade fields. You may also import a field type from your files.
Forms video overview
HostBill offers various field types to choose from. Once you choose the field type you will be able to configure it, add pricing, validation etc. in the next steps. Available field types include:
Standard text fields
Date Field - client can enter date using handy date picker
Encrypted input - allows to gather additional details about purchased items configuration from clients, stored in database in encrypted form
Text area - allows to gather additional details about purchased items configuration from clients.
Encrypted password input - allows to gather additional details about purchased items configuration from clients, show password field in cart, store in database in encrypted form
Text input - allows to gather additional details about purchased items configuration from clients.
Qty input - enable your customers to specify quantity of additional configuration items, for example number of IP addresses required.
Slider - client can set amount of required config by using custom slider.
Slider input - client can set amount of required config by using custom slider or enter it manually.
Multiple selection fields
Searchable dropdown - dropdown form that includes search field
Checkbox - allow customers to choose multiple values, you can define additional prices per values
Grouped checkbox - if you have multiple checkboxes to display on one site, you can group them together using this form item
Radio select - your customers will be able to choose one from number of values, you can define additional prices per values
Dropdown - your customers will be able to choose one from number of values, you can define additional prices per values
Dropdown with quantity input - your customers will be able to choose one from number of values, and specify number of those items
Custom/extra field types
Select server - this field allows customer to select server during order. "Server" is separate entry in HostBill → Settings → Apps that is related to this product.
Select server group - this field allows customer to select server group during order. Read *How To use this field?* tab in field details for more informations.
File upload - allows customer to upload files from order page. You can set maximum number of files customer can upload through this form, allowed file extensions and maximum file size limit.
Related service - this form element allows your customer to pick service related to order the client is making. Service selected here will be added into "Related services" section in account management.
OnApp Zone select - this form element allows your customer to pick Hypervisor Zone (cloud) during signup - including Federated zones. When he selects it using this field, it will automatically map related datastore, backup, os templates, swap zones to match selected HVZ.
OnApp Cloud select - this form element allows your customer to pick cloud during signup. Cloud is separate App in HostBill → Settings → Apps.
SSH Key select - this form element allows clients to choose one of the defined SSH keys or enter a new one.
Multi-input text box - this form element allows to gather additional details about purchased items configuration from clients.
Inventory Manager select - this form element allows clients to select inventory.
Sign Agreement - this form element allows clients to review and sign agreement before order.
Field types settings
Each field type has its own set of configurable options: basic and advanced.
Field name - provide the name for this field
Required field - choose if you want the field to be required to proceed
Description - optionally you can add the description for the field
CSS Class - field container will be displayed with this css class
Group - supported by some order pages to group option
Variable name - to use in emails
Admin only - if this option is enabled o
Show in cart - d
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
Hidden - always hide on invoice
Client edit - allow to edit this field by client after order using Client Function
Allow upgrades - allow the client to upgrade after order
Allow Downgrades - allow client to downgrade
Upgrade setup fee - charge setup fee on upgrades or downgrades (none, price difference or full price)
Upgrade pro-rata - Calculate pro-rata on upgrades or downgrades. You can enable or disable this option for each field.
API Use - For order draft/upgrade api calls
This section allows to limit admin/team access to non-billable form fields
Depending of the field type, you can also further configure your field: set the available values, pricing field logic and more.
If there are at least two form fields created you can use field logic. This option allows you to control other fields and field values appearance dependent on this field value.