What in the world are tokens and what are they used for?
A token is the code that "tells" the form to display the what the user types into a particular field For example, if you want your email to say "Dear Jack" instead of "Dear Student", you would use this token in the Email Template:
(first_name is the field key for First Name on my form.)
You can display the date with [current-date:long]. (No field key needed).
To display all the field label and values: [submission:values]
How to insert a token in an email
- Place your cursor where you want the token in the email. Then click TOKEN VALUES. You will see a list of different types of tokens.
- You will see a list of frequently used tokens. Click on the one you want. It will be inserted where you placed your cursor above. If there is a in the token,
Some useful components:
To display the component value:
Here is an example. I want to display the value for my "First Name" field. The field key is "first_name".
[submission:values:first_name:withlabel] will display the component label and value.
Example:First Name: Jack
[submission:values:first_name] will display: Jack
|All label and fields||[submission:values]||Displays all the label and value of all the form fields.|
|Field value without label||[submission:values:?]||Displays the value of a specific field without the label. (Replace the "?" with field key)|
|Field label and value||[submission:values:?:withlabel]||Displays the label and value of a specific field. (Replace the "?" with field key)|
|Field Label Only||[submission:values:?:label]||Displays the label of a specific field without the value. (Replace the "?" with field key)|
|Submission Date||[submission:date]||Date the webform was submitted.|
|Page title||[current-page:title]||Page title.|
More useful tokens:
Cick on "Browse available tokens."