Google Docs and Forms

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I am sure this is common knowledge for some but I just ran across this today.If you have a Google Docs account you can use it to make forms for your site.What Is really great is that the information your visitors fill in goes right to your spreadsheet on Google docs after they submit.This might come in handy for many of us....It is very easy and that is always a good thing....Just go to Google Docs and look to the top left where it says New...click it and choose Form.Since it is very user friendly I will leave it to all of you as how to use the form maker....When finished click done....then look to the upper right and click where it says more actions....Choose Embed and copy the code(don't forget to save)...Go to your Yola site builder and grab the HTML widget and drop it where you want it on your page,paste the code inside,click OK,save your work and update your site.
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KanThaiDecor

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Peter

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John,

You're amazing. Have never noticed this facility.

Great tip. On to it now! Thanks!
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Ruth

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Great tip, John!
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KanThaiDecor

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Thanks but... I found it only because the Rateitall site I told you about wants to use one of my pages I have listed with them for a promotion they are doing....When I filled out the info they wanted it took me to Google Docs after I submitted...So being the ever curious person that I am I had to see what it could do.
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Peter

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Wow!

There's power in the form!

Perfect for membership details and so on. Perfect for the foundation of a database.
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KanThaiDecor

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I like that it saves on my wufoo forms that send info to my e mail...I think also you can use the TABLEIZER in conjunction with this.
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I have just been reading abit more on customising this form. An Australian group have done some work on it but now I think (?) Google have moved the goal posts so the premise seems to have changed.

Basically you can set your own CSS and add your own response page. I'll have to read further but it's looking as good as jotform without the limits of the quota.