Feature Highlight: Add Clarity to Forms by Customizing Your Submit Button Text

07/13/2017 Posted by Odalis

Sometimes all it takes is a little text to help your users know exactly what to do in your apps. When it comes to forms, changing the submit button text can be the difference between rarely and often getting incomplete information from your users.

For example, we have a multi-step application where we want applicants to fill out multiple parts of a form. Once they complete a step, they’re automatically sent to the next step. But that’s not obvious to all applicants when we use “Submit” at the end of each form part.

So we want to switch out the current “Submit” text on the submit button to something that shows them they’ll be moving on to a new part of the form.

Sometimes all it takes is a little text to help your users know exactly what to do in your apps. When it comes to forms, changing the submit button text can be the difference between rarely and often getting incomplete information from your users.

For example, we have a multi-step application where we want applicants to fill out multiple parts of a form. Once they complete a step, they’re automatically sent to the next step. But that’s not obvious to all applicants when we use “Submit” at the end of each form part.

So we want to switch out the current “Submit” text on the submit button to something that shows them they’ll be moving on to a new part of the form.

How to Change the Text on a Submit Button

Here’s how you can customize your forms’ submit buttons.

1. In the Pages section of the builder, select the page with the form view whose submit button you want to edit.

2. Click on the form view on that page to open the editor.

3. Go to the Options section:

4. In the “Submit Button Text” field, change the text to whatever you want the button to say:

That’s it!

Now when a user views the form, they’ll see the text you added for the submit button: