You can download the plugin files from the link in your purchase receipt. Once you download Edwiser Forms, follow the below steps to install the plugin :
Step 1 :- Download Edwiser forms.zip file from the purchase receipt.
Step 2 :- Extract the Edwiser Forms.zip. You’ll get two .zip files named:
Step 3 :- Open your Moodle website and go to Site administration > Plugins > Install plugins.
Step 4 :- Choose the ‘Edwiserform.zip’ file. Then click on Install plugin from zip file.
Step 5 :- Now, choose the ‘Edwiserformlink.zip’ file. Then click on Install plugin from zip file.
Note :- You will have to install the ‘Edwiserform.zip’ file first and then only the ‘Edwiserformlink.zip’. The sequence is mandatory.
Step 6 :- Refresh your Moodle site or go to Site administration > Plugins > Plugin overview and click on Check for available updates.
Step 7 :- In the list of plugins appearing, scroll down and click Upgrade Moodle database.
The Plugins will get updated and installed in your Moodle database.
Step 8 :- Go to Site administration > Plugins > Filters > Manage Filters. Search for
‘Edwiser Forms Linker’.
Step 9 :- Check the ‘Active’ column and the ‘Edwiser Forms Linker’ should be turned ‘on’ to activate the Edwiser Forms Plugin.
Instructions to install using FTP –
Extract the Edwiser Form.zip file and you will get two more zip files named ‘Edwiserform’ and ‘Edwiserformlink’.
Extract the ‘Edwiserform.zip’ file to the ‘local’ folder in your Moodle folder.
After that, extract the ‘Edwiserformlink.zip’ file to the ‘Filter’ folder in your Moodle folder.
Refresh you Moodle site or go to Site administration > Plugins > Plugin overview and click on “Check for available updates”.
In the list of plugins appearing, scroll down and click Upgrade Moodle database.
Tips and Tricks :- For obtaining best results, Go to Site administration > Plugins > Filters > Manage Filters. Search for ‘Edwiser Forms Linker’ and check the ‘Order’ column. You can push up the ‘Edwiser Form Linker’ plugin to the top.
By doing this, the shortcode of Edwiser Forms will not disturb any other shortcode.
Allow Teachers to Create Forms
By default “Admins” will be able to create a form using Edwiser Forms but if you wish to let your “Teachers” too create forms then you could follow this step,
Enable “Allow Teacher to create new form” checkbox
With this Users on your Moodle with Teacher as a user role will be able to create form.
Enable Google reCaptcha
And you have to add Google reCaptcha site key in order to enable Google reCaptcha on your Moodle Forms. Follow the steps mentioned in this link to create a site key –
Go to Site Administration > Plugins > Search for “Edwiser Forms” > Click on “Add New Form” to create a new form.
Step 1 –
You will be accessing the “Templates” section of the Form Creation Process,
1.1 – Enter the Name of the form in the given section.
1.2 – After you have given a name to form, you can select any form of your choice from the given list of “Pre-made Templates”
Step 2 –
After you have selected the form from the given list you will be redirected to next section called “Form Settings”
2.1 – After giving a title to your form you can now give a description to it. Adding description to a form is not mandatory but it’s always recommended because it will help you recognise the form.
2.2 – Under Recipient Email Address, you could add the email addresses who will be notified whenever anyone fills this particular form online.
2.3 – “Allow Data Edit” checkbox this could be enabled if you want to have an ability edit the information that is been collected from this form.
2.4 – Form Confirmation Message
Under this editor you could create your own custom confirmation message that will be sent out to everyone who fills up this form.
You can create a simple response email or add a HTML email template in this section.
Once you have complete this step you could click on “Build Form” button to go to next section.
You are now in the final stage of form creation. This is the Builder section wherein the forms that was selected initially will be displayed.
Follow the steps mentioned in this video to edit the field label, drag and drop the field in the form and if needed also copy a field.
In order to tweak the form size, the background color of the form follow the steps mentioned in this video.
Once all your tweaks and creation of the form process is complete you should click on “Save Changes” button present in the top right corner of the screen.
This enables all your changes and Congratulations your first form in Moodle using Edwiser Forms is complete.
Once you have completed the previous step you will be redirected to “View All forms” page where all the forms that were created will be listed.
1.1 – Manage Section
- Click on the Toggle icon to “enable or disable” a form.
- Click on Table icon to access list of entries that has come through the particular form.
- Click on Eye icon to preview the form.
- Click on the Edit icon to edit the already created form.
- Click on the Share icon to export the form entries in CSV format.
- If you wish to delete the form then you could click on the bin icon to delete the form completely.
1.2 – Embed form anywhere on your Moodle site
Click on the Shortcode section next to any form.
Automatically the shortcode will be copied and you can now add this shortcode to any HTML field or block anywhere on your Moodle site.
Simply follow these steps to add the shortcode,
- Go to any page of your Moodle site > Turn editing on the page,
- Click on “Add a block” button,
- You could select “HTML block” from the list of blocks that are available,
- Inside the HTML block you can add the shortcode as part of the editor.
- Once done you could save changes and this will display the form in that region.
Before adding the shortcode in a HTML region make sure that you have enabled it so that it will reflect on the said region.