Overview of the default fieldtypes

    Umbraco Forms comes with a bunch of default fieldtypes (also known as answer types) you can choose from when adding new fields to your forms. Here is a detailed overview.

    Short Answer

    A textbox allows up to 250 characters.

    Textfield

    Long Answer

    Bigger textfield that allows multiline text and more than 250 characters.

    Textarea

    Date

    Will display a picker that allows to user to select a date.

    Datepicker

    Checkbox

    Displays a single checkbox that can be checked or not.

    Checkbox

    File upload

    Allows user to select and upload a local file.

    File upload

    Password

    Password field (input isn't visible when typing).

    Password field

    Multiple Choice

    Will display a list of items (a checkbox for each item) where the user can select multiple options.

    Checkboxlist

    A field for the purpose of asking for data consent. Note: This field is automatically added to all new forms created with Forms 6+.

    Data Consent

    Will display a list of items (in a drop down box) where the user can select a single option.

    Dropdownlist

    Single Choice

    Displays a list of items (a radio button for each item), where the user can select a single option.

    singlechoice

    Title and Description

    Outputs a title and description that are set as prevalues.

    Radiobuttonlist

    reCAPTCHA

    The field displays a single checkbox for the user to check in order for the form to be validated

    reCAPTCHA v2

    As reCAPTCHA v1 is shut down, we strongly recommend that you use the reCAPTCHA v2 field type.

    Hidden

    Hidden field, won't be visible to the user.

    Hidden