Do you want to embed a Google form into WordPress? Google Forms are easy to embed anywhere and are particularly useful when you need to share the form on multiple websites. In this article, we will show you how to embed a Google form in WordPress.
WordPress Form Builder v Google Forms
Some of you may be thinking that why would anyone want to use Google Forms when there are some amazing form builder plugins available. It is true, that WordPress form builders are easier to use. They are integrated into your WordPress site, so you can show users a special offer, accept payments, create custom login forms, user registration forms, and more.
However, sometimes you may need to share a form on different websites, email lists, and platforms so that all form responses are stored at the same location.
In such situations, Google Forms can be an easier option. It is easy to share, mobile friendly, and gets the job done. All responses are stored on your Google Drive, and you can even add collaborators to work on the form responses.
How to embed a Google Form in WordPress
First, you need to visit the Google Forms website. If you haven’t already created a form, then select a template to start a new form.
Creating a new form in Google Forms is really simple. First you need to provide a form title, description, and then you can start adding your form fields. Google’s AI technology will automatically select the correct form field based on the question you ask. If it selects incorrect field type, then you can manually select it. You can also click on the add button in the menu to add a new form field, images and video.
Once you are satisfied with your form, click on the send button to get the embed code.
This will bring up the send form popup where you need to click on the embed tab. Next, click on the ‘Copy’ link to copy the embed code.
After that head over to your WordPress site’s admin area and edit the post or page where you want to display the form. On the post edit screen, you will need to switch to the text editor and then paste your form code.
Don’t forget to click on the save or publish button to save your changes. You will now be able to preview the page or post with the embedded Google Form.