Formidable Forms Review: Advanced Form Builder

Formidable Forms is the advanced forms building plugin for WordPress and with their drag and drop form builder, you can create your forms in minutes.

In this article, I’ll show you in-depth details about Formidable Forms. Mainly its a review of Formidable Forms.

Formidable Forms: Overview

If you have an advanced website, then you need an advanced form building plugin that matches your needs. And for that, Formidable Forms is the best choice for you.

It was released in 2009, but they frequently updated the plugin and made it the most powerful form building plugin for WordPress.

Formidable Forms is trusted by big companies like Apple, Audi, Domino’s, H.M, and many more.

Formidable Forms actively installed 300000+ websites and got 4.7 out of 5 stars. It comes with beginners friendly drag and drop form builder, which lets you create your forms in minutes.

You can easily integrate Formidable Forms with MailChimp, PayPal, Stripe, AWeber, MailPoet, HubSpot, ActiveCampaign, Salesforce, and more.

And with the Formidable Forms Zapier addon, you can connect your forms with over 2000+ web applications using Zapier.

Easily create advanced forms like multi-step forms, quiz forms, surveys and polls forms, order forms, and more.

You can create your forms with conditional logic that shows different form fields of the form, based on which answers users provide.

If you want to use calculation in your number field, you can do it with Formidable Forms.

It comes with two versions, free (Called Formidable Forms Lite) and paid. With the paid version, you don’t have any limitations. But the free version has limited options.

Let’s jump to the next section, where I’ll show you all the features of Formidable Forms.

Formidable Forms: Features

With Formidable Forms, you can get lots of features that you can’t imagine. Here I’ll show you some of them.

Form Building

Drag and drop form builder
Premade templates
Conditional logic
White label form builder
Multi-step forms
Quiz forms

Form Style

Visual form styler
HTML customization
Bootstrap form styling
RTL support


ECommerce pricing fields
WooCommerce product

Form data

Display form data with views
Front-end editing
Export table views to CSV
SMS notifications
Automate form actions
Entry management
Email logic
Math calculation


Integrations are the most important part of every form builder plugins. But with Formidable Forms, you don’t worry about that.

API Webhooks
Constant Contact

Formidable Forms: Pricing

Formidable Forms come with Three pricing plans, Basic ($99/year), Business ($199/year), Elite ($399/year).

Calculated Fields, Condition Logic
Display Form Data, Bootstrap Styling
PayPal, Stripe, Zapier, Mailchimp
Twilio, Email Logic, API Webhooks
WooCommerce Product, File Upload

If you’re a freelancer and want to buy Formidable Forms for your clients, I highly recommended you to go with the Elite plan. Because with the Elite plan, you can use the Formidable form in an unlimited number of websites.

The basic plan is best for single website owners. With the Basic plan, you can use it on single websites. But in the future, if you create more websites then the Business plan is perfect for you. You can install Formidable Forms in 15 websites if you buy the Business plan.

The plan hierarchy is also applied for advanced features. The more you pay, the more advanced features you get.

They offer a 14 days money-back guarantee. So you can check the taste without any risk.

Now it’s time for the free users. Free users can use their free plugin for lifetime and in an unlimited number of websites.

If you’re a newbie and don’t have enough money to buy their paid plans you can use the free plugin.

Although I highly recommended you to use at least the Basic plan to get advanced features.

Formidable Forms: Pros and Cons

No plugins can 100% satisfy the user’s needs. Every plugin has some Pros and Cons. Here I’ll show you some Pros and Cons that I faced with this plugin. It can be different depending on your uses.


Free version available
It’s so powerful
Built-in views
Calculated fields
Pricing Fields
See entries with free version


Free version is not enough
The base price starts $99
Very hard to find any cons

Formidable Forms: Installation

To Install Formidable Forms login to your WordPress dashboard, go to Plugins > Add New, search for ‘Formidable Forms’, and click Install and Active.

If you’re a premium user, then you need to activate the premium license. To do that go to Formidable > Global Settings and click Connect an Account, after logging in click Connect to WordPress.

formidable forms premium activate

And if you don’t purchase Formidable Forms before, click Get Formidable Now in Global Setting and purchase and connect it.

Now you have successfully installed and activated Formidable Forms on your WordPress website.

This is my review of Formidable Forms. If someone told me to describe Formidable Forms in one word, I would definitely say that ‘It’s The Most Advanced Form Builder Plugin For WordPress’.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need coding experience to use Formidable Forms?

No, you don’t need any coding knowledge to use Formidable Forms. It’s a drag and drop form builder. So, just drag and drop the fields which you want to use and configure it according to your needs.

Do formidable Forms have a free version?

Yes, Formidable Forms has a free version. If you’re a beginner it can be best for you.

Best alternatives of Formidable Forms?

If you want to spend money I highly recommended you go with Formidable Forms. But If you don’t like it you can go with WPForms or Ninja Forms.

If you have any questions about this article you can ask in the comment section. And if you like this article, don’t forget to share it.

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