User Guides

  • Installation

    Installing Gravity Forms is a breeze. Here you’ll find everything you need to get Gravity Forms installed within seconds.

  • Creating a Form

    Gravity Forms has been built from the ground up to be as simple to use as it is powerful. Creating a form has never been easier!

  • Configuring Notifications

    Keep track of every form submission, notify your users that their submission was successful, and more.

  • Embedding a Form

    Forms are only useful when someone can use them. Embed your forms directly into your content with ease.

  • Reviewing Form Submissions

    Easily review every submission to your forms in an easy to use interface.

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CSS Element Naming Structure

Gravity Forms are structured so that every element can be targeted and manipulated via CSS. Most elements share reusable class names to affect styling, and many elements have unique ID’s that you can use to target specific elements within the form.

CSS Visual Guide and Design Overview

We’ve put together a simple visual guide to help illustrate the structure of a form and the CSS class relationship.

Changes to markup in Gravity Forms 2.5

Gravity Forms 2.5 introduced significant updates to the markup used, and this article contains a list of the major changes that designers should consider.

About Legacy Markup

Legacy markup is a term we used in Gravity Forms to identify the markup code and practices that existed in prior to version 2.5 of our core product. This article explains more.

CSS Targeting Examples

Overview and usage examples for targeting each CSS element in Gravity Forms.

Form Settings

Explore the available form settings for Gravity Forms.

Personal Data Settings

Added in Gravity Forms version 2.4, the Personal Data tab of the Form Settings provides integration with the WordPress Export Personal Data and Erase Personal Data tools. Data for both entries and draft submissions (save & continue) are supported.

Notification Settings

Within the Gravity Forms notification settings, there are various different options that can be configured. This article serves as a reference for the various settings available when configuring Gravity Forms notifications.


The Product field allows the creation of products in the form. There are several options for the type of field that should be used for the Product field: Single Product, Drop Down, Radio Buttons and User Defined Price.

Save and Continue

Summary Save and Continue functionality is a critical feature that many individuals rely on when building large forms.