This is a quick an easy method of enabling Gravity Forms users to edit their own submissions. A simple tutorial that applies to so many use cases where you might want users to go in retrospectively and amend entries.
- Gravity Forms Basic License ($59)
- Gravity View Core ($41)
- No code!
- 5 minutes
Step by Step Guide To Allowing Users To Edit Their Gravity Forms Submissions
Get a Gravity Forms license and install it within just s few clicks on your WordPress installation.
Design your Gravity Forms web form for users.
Introduce users to your form and capture those entries!
Get a Gravity View license and install it alongside Gravity Forms in your WordPress website.
Once you’ve collected some user entries, now select the right options in Gravity View to enable submission edits.
- Click the ‘Allow User Edit’ checkbox in the View settings.
- Want to re-approve the edits once done? Click the ‘Unapprove Entries After Edits’ checkbox. Otherwise, skip this.
- Instruct Gravity View to share a link with users by which they will be able to view the entries and make edits. You can even customise the URL text – just like a permalink.
- Customise the layout of the entries for easy editing by simply selecting the fields you want to show pressing the add field button. Simple.
- Lastly, save the View and grab the shortcode to embed in you chosen page.
Now, in just a few minutes those entries are all ready for your Gravity Forms users to edit.
Here’s a simplified example of what a logged in user will see:
Oh, and by the way – *users only get to view their own entries.
Lastly, a video tutorial of this last step using Gravity View to help you visualise EXACTLY what you’ll be doing.
Let us know how you get on by commenting below.
This snippet released by Gravity Wiz effectively allows users to edit the last entry they made.
If they revisit the form to fill it out again, the form will be pre-populated with the amended info.
- Gravity Forms license (starting at $59)
- GF Easy Passthrough a Gravity Perks add-on ( starting at $59)
- Allows editing of partial entries
- Needs snippet code
- Allows only last entry to be edited
Other ways for users to edit Gravity Forms entries
Users can log in an edit entries in the Gravity Forms back end without any additional 3rd party plugins.
The methods above using Gravity Perks and Gravity Views are to enable users to edit their entries at the front end.
Let us know how you get on below in the comments.