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Import Forms from WP Forms

This doc will help you transfer all the previously built forms of WP Forms to weForms with just a few clicks. In addition to that, you will also be able to know how your newly imported forms from WP Forms will look like in weForms.

First of all, navigate to WP Dashboard → WP Forms so that you can see the forms that you have built in Caldera Forms. Let's say that you have the following forms already built in WP Forms:

Here in this doc, we are going to select the form WP Forms Test 1 from the list. Hover your mouse cursor over the form name, WP Forms Test 1 to get the Edit option.

Click on Edit to view the backend form builder. The screenshot above also demonstrates all the shortcodes on the very right side of every form name. Here is a backend view of the form in the form builder of WP Forms:

Now, to see the frontend preview of this form you will have to navigate to WP Admin Dashboard  WP Forms. Place your mouse over the form name WP Forms Test 1 again to get the Preview option.

When you click on the Preview option you will be able to see the frontend preview of the form.

Now, let's see how this form will appear in weForms.

After installing and activating weForms, log in to WP Admin Dashboard → weForms → Tools → Import.

Click on the Import button to make weForms Import the forms built in WP Forms. Once you click on Import, weForms will start to import all the forms of WP Forms immediately. Here is a screenshot of weForms while importing WP Forms:

After importing, you will see a success message box containing Edit and Replace Shortcodes options:

You can directly edit your newly imported WP Form's forms by simply clicking on the Edit button. You will see the imported form, WP Forms Test 1 in weForms’ form builder after clicking on the Edit button. Here is a screenshot of the form in weForm's form builder:

Now, let’s see the frontend view of this newly Imported form that is WP Forms Test 1 to check how it exactly looks in weForms. Click on the Preview button. After clicking on the Preview button you will be able to see the frontend view of the form:

If you press the Replace Shortcodes button weForms will begin replacing all the previous shortcodes of the form:

Note: You must have at least one form in WP Forms published on a page before. Otherwise, after having imported into weForms, you will not be able to replace shortcodes of the newly imported WP Forms.

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