Form Tools Documentation

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For the module documentation, visit the Modules section.


User Documentation This contains information about how to use 2.1.x and later of the core script. It includes a discussion of all the Core features, what's changed since the 2.0.x branch, what's now available and how it works. If you want to learn more about the script, this is the place to start!
User Documentation (2.0.x) This contains information on the old 2.0.x version of the Form Tools script. It includes a discussion of all the core features, what's available and how it works.
Installation How to install Form Tools on your web server.
Upgrading Click here for instructions on how to upgrade from any previous version of Form Tools.
Form Tools API This section documents the various API functions written for things like integrating Form Tools with your multi-page forms, adding CAPTCHAs, displaying image files - and other tasks like creating and modifying user accounts via PHP rather than through the Form Tools UI.
Translations Everything about the Form Tools translations. How they're made, who they're made by, how to help...
Theme Development Want to develop your own theme? Click here for more information.
Module Development Want to develop your own modules? Great! Here's some instructions on how to get started, including some tips and tricks and a couple of "Hello World" modules for something more "hands-on".
Beta Tester's Handbook Information on Beta testing for Form Tools components.
Form Tools Wordpress Plugin This section documents the functionality of the Form Tools Wordpress plugin.
Tutorials Tutorials on various subjects.
Core Changelog The history of changes to the Form Tools Core.
API Changelog The history of changes to the Form Tools API.