Single Line Text


The Single Line Text field allows users to submit a single line of text. This basic field can be used for anything where no more than a single line of input is required. It is available under the Standard Fields section within the form editor.

GForms Single Line Text Field Icon

Single Line Text field as displayed in the Field Library

Screenshot of Single Line Text Field in form editor

Single Line Text field as displayed in the Form Editor.

Common Settings

This field uses only common field settings for the General, Appearance, and Advanced settings. For a description of each of the common field settings, refer to this article. Below you will find description of specialty settings that are particular to this field.

Input Mask

Single Line Text and Post Custom Field are the only fields that have the Input Mask setting. You can learn more about input masks in this article.

Merge Tags

For more information on the use of merge tags, refer to these articles.


The following example would be the merge tag for a Single Line Text field labeled as “Text Field”, which has id 2 assigned.

{Text Field:2}


This merge tag does not have any modifiers.