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How to add an online form to your WP widgets?

This tutorial is part of the owl Contacts - recommended features for your marketing and WordPress. With this post, you will understand why and how to add an online form to your WordPress widgets.

What are the WordPress Widgets?
A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets to sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. Widgets can be easily dragged and dropped into a specific widget area. You can find the list of available widgets and widget areas by going to the Appearance » Widgets section in your WordPress dashboard.

Advantages of using Widgets in WordPress
- Widgets allow you to add an advanced level of functionality to a website that adds to its appeal.
- Widgets allow you to achieve functionality to meet the niche demands of your business.
- Widgets can be installed into a WordPress site without having to write a single line of code. This makes it very popular with the average WordPress users who may not possess coding expertise.
- You can also have two customized versions of the same widget running on the website. These widgets can be customized to achieve distinct functionalities in a website.

Add the owl Contacts online form to your WordPress Widgets
1. Go to owl Contacts application and access owl Contacts / Tweaks / Online form and create your customized form. After that, click the ''generate form'' button (1) and finally the ''copy form'' button (2).

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2. Once you are finished, login into the admin area of your website and access the Appearance » Widgets section. Here you can ''paste'' the online form code into the desired section. To use your online form for a sidebar, you have to drag a ''text box'' into the ''Default Sidebar'' section and ''paste'' the code in the text box (3), after that just click the ''save'' button and you are finished.

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