Do you run an online business such as eCommerce and have been thinking lately of what can help you easily connect your contact forms with other web applications such as email providers, CRMs, payment methods and much more?
Look no further! In this article, we will show you how to automate your work using WPForms and Zapier together to achieve your goals.
But before then, let’s quickly inform you on what WPForms and Zapier are.
What is WPForms?
WPForms is a drag and drop WordPress form builder. An an online tool used by over 4M+ online business owners in collecting contact details from their customers who visit their websites with the aim of either to purchase an item, or to register for an event and so much more.
For newbies, WPForms has been around for a while and it is very known to be one of the most popular (plugins) tools for collecting leads and other various forms of data online such as contacts, payments, registrations, newsletters, surveys and so on.
One of the reasons smart small business owners love WPForms is because of how it makes life so easy for them to collect data from their online customers especially with the use of integrations (also known as addons).
With WPForms, you can add Google Recaptcha into forms for optimum security, upload all your online forms into a Slack channel if you work with teams, you can send your forms to your Google Drive, create Google Calendars for events, integrate Paypal and Stripe for convenient online payments and much more. It’s by far better than Google forms and JotForms.
Any aspiring or existing online business owner can use WPForms WordPress plugin. As long as you have a self-hosted WordPress site. You don’t need to know coding skills to create or manage your desired forms. You can create online forms with just a few clicks.
What is Zapier?
Zapier is an online tool that helps you move information between some of your mostly used web applications automatically, so you can focus on your most important work. Zapier is an addon that can be used along WPForms.
For example, you can link and process your data collection gotten through WPForms with Zapier to help you save time while you concentrate on your work. It helps you connect your WordPress forms with over 3000+ web apps such as Slack, GetResponse, Google Sheets, Stripe etc.
The integration possibilities here are just endless. Hence, we’ll advise you spend your valuable time on what matters while you let Zapier handle the rest.
What can you achieve with Zapier integration?
Using this addon, you can send your WPForms data to:
- Create a Lead in Salesforce
- Create invoices on FreshBooks
- Create a contact in HubSpot
- Send text messages using Twilio
- Add a Google Contact
- Make a task in Trello or Asana
- Add a customer in QuickBooks
- Get a Slack Notification
How to use Zapier addon with WPForms
After installing and activating the WPForms plugin, simply go to WPForms >> Addons to activate Zapier. You will also see other various addons which include both free and paid. However, to use Zapier, you will need to upgrade your license.
Once the Zapier addon is activated, you’ll need to go to WPForms >> Settings and then click on the Integrations tab. Within this tab, you’ll see a Zapier option. Go ahead and click it to open more details. This is where you’ll find the Zapier API key for your site.
Simply choose the trigger (New Form Entry) and then select an action (what do you want to do when a form submits). That’s all. Also, checkout this guide for more details on how easily use Zapier integrations with WPForms.
Like we said earlier; Over 4 million+ online business owners use WPForms to build smarter forms. Why not try it out for yourself?