Purpose:

  • Ad-hoc Forms allow you to create customized web forms with required number of custom fields of your choice that suitable to your business.

  • These forms facilitate your end-user to fill the details as mentioned in the forms and submit.

  • These forms can be a user query form, product feedback form, customer satisfaction feedback form, customer contact details form, etc…

    You can also create various options for customizing a product such as color, collar type, neck model, back design, cufflings, Button & Thread, Pocket, etc… through respective XML code in an 'Ad-hoc' form and associate that form to respective products (through 'Custom Fields' dropdown. Please refer: Additional Information so that options are displayed in 'Product Details' page and the price of the product will be changed in runtime by some fixed amount or by specific percentage on web price as per the product options selected.

  • You can display this form in Products Details page by selecting the respective form from Custom Fields drop down in Additional Information section of that product, so that the user can provide the required information accordingly.

  • For Example: User can enter the personalized text in the corresponding textbox on the 'Product Details page', so that it can be printed on the 'T-Shirts' while ordering for 'Personalized T-Shirts'.
    Please Refer: Additional Information

  • These Ad-hoc forms can be used for multiple purposes. There are no limits for creativity, but all you need is the thorough knowledge of xml.

Let's have a glance at the some of the best usages of Ad-hoc Forms in eCommerce:

  • i) Displaying Textboxes for mentioning Personalized content by end-user for displaying on Product while buying it.:


 Display of Images and Textboxes

  • ii) Displaying images (as selective options) in Product Details page.
    For Example: Selectable image options can be displayed for selecting Designs, Colors, etc…


 Display of CAPTCHA

  • iii) Displaying the Dropdowns for allowing the end-users to select from available options.
    For Example: You can show the dropdowns for selecting Categories, Brands, States, Cities, etc… while raising Enquiry forms


 Display of dropdown

  • iv) Displaying CAPTCHA to ensure that only humans are submitting these forms.


 Display of CAPTCHA

  • v) Displaying DatePicker to facilitate the end-users to select the required dates to send a request for the availability of opted products/services.
    • Note: This feature can be mostly used in Hotel Industry, Travel IndustryDental CheckupsHealth Checkups etc…


 Display of DatePicker

  • vi) Displaying Opinion Poll or Voting facility.


 Display of CAPTCHA

  • vii) Displaying selectable products from different Categories, Brands, etc… for enquiry and used for Lead Generation.


 Display of CAPTCHA

  • Viii) Displaying various options in Product Details page for customizing a product such as color, collar type, neck model, back design, cufflings, Button & Thread, Pocket, etc… by adding respective XML code in an 'Ad-hoc' form and associate that form to respective products (through 'Custom Fields' dropdown under 'Additional Information' tab) so that the price of the product will be changed in runtime by some fixed amount or by specific percentage on web price as per the product options selected. .


  Product price varies based on the selection of options mentioned through fields

  • ix) Displaying file upload options at storefront. User can upload imagery files or any other type of files as per your configuration in Ad-hoc form.


  Product price varies based on the selection of options mentioned through fields


There is no limitation for your creativity to explore more and more the best uses of 'Ad-hoc Forms'.


Learn how to perform the following tasks in 'Ad-hoc Forms':

Do It Yourself:


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  1. How do I create an Ad-hoc/custom form?
    Pl refer: Create Ad-hoc forms
  2. How do I display Ad-hoc Form in 'Product Details' page of a required Product?
    Please refer: Display Ad-hoc Form in 'Product Details' Page
  3. How do I delete unwanted 'Ad-hoc Forms' from the repository?
    Please refer: Delete Ad-hoc forms
  4. How do I configure 'Form Control' Drag & Drop control?
    (or)
    How can I place 'Form Control' Drag & Drop control on any desired page and configure it?
    (or)
    How do I display 'Custom Call for Actions' or 'Ad-hoc Form' in any page of my webstore?
    Please refer: Form Control
  5. How do I display various options for product customization in 'Product Details' page and change the Price of the Product based on the selected options?
    Please refer Display options for product customization in Product Details page
  6. How do I allow users to upload imagery files or any other type of files at storefront?
    Please refer Upload Files