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JetEngine: Forms field types overview

Learn more about all JetEngine Forms field types by following this detailed overview.

Discover the ways to set and customize forms with JetEngine plugin. It lets create some kind of communication with the website visitors and allows them to submit any type of request.

Let’s go through this overview to a better understanding of what options you will have within JetEngine Forms.

Forms Field Types

Forms field types


Text is the simplest type with the help of which you can create a field for Email, User Name, Surname, etc.

Text Type


Set this field for people to add an additional comment to the request or just to clarify some special wishes. HTML tag textarea defines multi — lining text field. The number of symbols, that is possible to display, is unlimited and the entered text will be showcasing by a monospaced font.

Textarea Type


This field will not be visible on the Front-End but in the Dashboard, it is possible to add some value and use for example in the Calculated Formula.

Hidden Type

Select – Checkboxes – Radio

These field types are to set the kind of selection. For example, you have a restaurant website and would like users to choose where they want to have dinner, on the terrace or indoor. In this case, a Select field type is a great option.

Select Field Type

Checkboxes field type lets choosing more than one option. As an example, it works with a food delivery website where visitors would like to select the ingredients.

Checkboxes Type

Radio is one more way to offer the range of selection. Set the fields where possible to choose the time they want to book the table in the restaurant.

Radio Type

Learn more from this full tutorial.


The Number is a field for any numerical values, percentage, number of people or items, etc. In the case of a restaurant, you can give an opportunity to specify the number of people that are going to visit it.

Number Type

Date — Time

With Data field type the website users will be able to submit the dates they want to book the flight, visite someplace, etc.

It is also possible to add the Time field in order on the front-end people can select the exact time of attendance.

Date Type


It is a formula field that can be useful when you want the customers to see the total price they need to pay for the tour or another type of service. Apply any mathematical formula using both, form field, including Hidden one, and post meta field.

Calculated Type