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Setting Up Formidable Pro

Purpose

This post is designed to guide WordPress/UO Blogs user through setting up Formidable — a plugin for WordPress that allows site managers to create forms for various needs. Some examples include sign-up sheets for events or avenues to receive feedback among many other options.

Enable Formidable Pro for your site

Note: Formidable Pro is a plugin that is part of the UO Blogs offering to all associated with the University by using your DuckID. If you do not yet have a UO Blogs site, follow this link.

Process

The process of enabling the Formidable form plugin shown in the video below and described with screenshots as well.

Video version

Text version

Login to your UO Blogs account using your DuckID and password, then go the site’s Dashboard

  • Example of your site: blogs.uoregon.edu/”yoursitename”/wp-admin
    • “yoursitename” is your user name used when signing up for a site.

Note: Some users may have multiple sites through UO Blogs. If so, you will be directed to a general Dashboard upon sign-in. You will then need to select which site you would like to directly edit.

  • My Sites (marked in red): Allows the user to go to all sites in their purview
  • Blog Name (marked in green): Shows which Dashboard you are in. The example below is in Mike’s Blog.

WP Dashboard with multiple sites

Once in the Dashboard, go to the Plugins menu:

WP Plugins

Once in the Plugins menu, scroll down to Formidable, select Activate:

Formidable Activation Link