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Classic Form Conversion

If you have Classic Forms that you would like to migrate to the newer Form Composer, Act-On offers a simple way to convert them.

To convert your older forms, simply open a new Labs Form and select ‘Classic Form’ on the interstitial page.

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Your newly converted form will retain its original properties, which will be shown in the Properties tab and can be modified.

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The other components of Classic Forms that will not be converted are:

  • External Web Analytics
  • Stationery
  • Logo
  • Fixed-width / Adaptive-width
  • SEO
  • File Upload block
  • CSS
  • Javascript

The new Composer will indicate that the above components were used in a Classic Form and not brought over during conversion.

For form design elements (e.g. Logo and File Upload Block), we’ve added placeholder blocks into the form itself to indicate where those fields were located on the original. You can remove these placeholder blocks by closing them out in the top right corner. If you don’t remove them, we will do so automatically on Save and they will no longer appear on your next visit to that form.

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For custom Javascript, you can preserve this code by copying it from your Classic Form and then pasting it into the Landing Page where your New Form resides (in the "Form Load JS" section). We recommend checking whether all this code is still needed in the new Landing Page before adding it.

We’ve also added a notification to the Form Properties slideout in the Design tab (indicated by a blue dot in the Settings menu) specifying that Stationery is no longer supported. This too can be closed out in the editor or removed automatically on Save.

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