I’m trying to include a hyperlink in my start form, but can’t get the HTML to work right.
I used the following HTML format for the text: <a href="https://www.w3schools.com/">Visit W3Schools.com!</a>
It looks great on the build page:
But on the public form it shows the HTML markup:
Is there a way to get the markup to stay hidden on the public form?
I don’t use HTML markup a lot, so maybe this isn’t even the right format for me to use.
Best answer by genietimView original
For this you must use Fixed filed for this:
In the description you will write down you url between ( )
In your case:
Text about description
I hope that I helped you.
Thank you for your reply.
Either I did it wrong, or that’s not what I want.
When I followed your instructions with a statement field, it just ended up looking like this:
And the URL wasn’t clickable.
I’d like to be able to include a hyperlink with plain text rather than having people see the URL.
Is there a way to have the URL hidden behind a clickable link with regular words?
Look at my public form:
I used as you mentioned and my link is clickable (blue)
Or I understood wrong?
Hmm. You definitely found the answer I’m looking for
@Ezequiel Souza . I just don’t know how to recreate it.
What am I missing?
You need to add a new Fixed Field into form (the 3rd option)
In the configuration in the Title you must write: Visit W3school.com!
In the description you must write:
I hope helped you
@Ezequiel Souza . I think I’m using the correct field. The 3rd option for me is a “Statement field”. I assume that’s the English version of the Texto fixo. But it’s not working the same way as yours is.
Is the correct object (Statement)
Could you share the configuration from Statement, please?
This is what it looks like on my end:
This preview is not so preview as expected.
Close this and look at the Public Form
I believe the issue of
@Sarah Lane is that you have a space between the closing “]” and the opening “(“.
The link should be
What you are using here is called Markdown, by the way.
See also the following screenshot:
Ah! Thank you
@genietim . I did have an extra space in there.
And now it works! Thank you both so much
@Ezequiel Souza and @genietim!
Have a great day.