File UploadPRO

The file upload field lets the user choose one or more files from their device storage to be uploaded.

To learn how to add, edit, clone, move, resize, offset, or delete a file uploader, please click here.

When editing a text field, the field settings sidebar will appear. This contains the following tabs:

You can edit any of the settings in each of these tabs, and then click the ‘Save’ button to save your changes. If you do not want to save your changes, you can click the ‘Cancel’ button or click any other form element to close the field settings sidebar.

Basic

The basic tab contains settings that the majority of WS Form users will need to control a field. The settings are as follows:

Label

This is the label shown inside the field. As well as entering a label into this field, you can also double click the label of the field in the editor. You should enter an easy-to-understand label for your field, for example, ‘Resume’.

Required

If checked this field will be required when the website visitor completes your form. Failure to complete the field if this is checked will result in a validation message appearing under the field prompting the user to complete the field correctly.

Required fields are indicated on your website with the word ‘Required’ being adding to the label of the field. This can be changed in the form settings advanced tab.

Multiple

If this setting is enabled, the website visitor will be able to choose more than one file to upload.

Directory

If this setting is enabled, the website visitor will be able to choose from an  entire directory with file contents (and any subdirectories) when uploading a file.

Help Text

The help text setting enables you to add smaller text under the field to assist the website visitor in completing that field.

As well as inserting plain text into this field, WS Form also provides extensive functionality for adding character and word count information. Click here to learn more about this functionality.

WS Form variables can be entered into this field.

Accessibility

ARIA Label

Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) defines ways to make web content and web applications more accessible to people with disabilities.

This setting enables you to define what text is made available to ARIA applications. This would, for example, provide a screen reader with specific text to read to someone with a disability.

The value of this setting defaults to your field label. If you would like to change this, enter a new value.

WS Form variables can be entered into this field.

Advanced

The advanced tab contains additional form attribute settings that provide further control over how a field is rendered.

Classes

For developers WS Form allows you to add your own classes to fields.

Wrapper CSS Classes

The wrapper CSS class setting enables you to add a class (or classes) to a field wrapper. Field wrappers are sections of HTML added around a field to position them on the page. To add multiple classes, add a space between the class names.

Field CSS Classes

To add a class to the actual field element itself, enter a class (or classes) to this setting. To add multiple classes, add a space between the class names.

Restrictions

Field restrictions enable you to define what can or cannot be entered into the field.

Disabled

If checked the field will be disabled, and it cannot be interacted with. You can re-enable a field dynamically by using conditional logic.

File Types

You can limit the types of files that can be uploaded by specifying one or more MIME types in this field. Multiple MIME types should be separated by commas.

For example: application/pdf,image/jpeg

This would limit the file uploads to PDF documents and JPG images.

A list of some of the most common MIME types can be found by clicking here.

Validation

Render Invalid Feedback

Invalid feedback text is shown when a form is saved or submitted and the field has not been completed according to the field settings you have configured. For example if the minimum character count is 10 and you enter 5 characters and then submit the form, the field will be deemed invalid. If this setting is checked, invalid feedback is shown under the field.

Invalid Feedback Text

WS Form automatically builds invalid feedback text for all of your fields. If no text is entered into this field, the value shown in the field in light gray text will be shown. If you would like to specify alternative invalid feedback text, you can enter it within this setting.

WS Form variables can be entered into this field.

Breakpoints

The breakpoint settings define the width of a field and also what the offset (how many columns from the left-hand side of the form or the previous field) of a field is for each breakpoint. For more information about the breakpoint settings and capabilities of WS Form, click here.