NEX-Forms Changelog

Constanly improving, fixing and adding new features for your benifit since the very first release!

Latest Version

Realesed on 3 Sep 2019


updated NEX-Forms DB table - ENGINE MYISAM (resolves large forms saving issues)

updated NEX-Forms DB table - CHARACTER SET utf8mb4 (resolves large forms saving issues)

updated NEX-Forms DB table - COLLATION utf8mb4_unicode_ci (resolves large forms saving issues)

fix File uploader validation error messages

fix Form Import 403 issue

fix Various styling interference as reported

new 18 NEW Built in Templates

Version 7.5.8

new Using hidden fields in conditional logic

new Using URL parameters to populate hidden fields and use in conditional logic

fix Fontawesome 5 missing icons

fix Save Form Progress default field value conflict

Version 7.5.7

fix File import Issue on some server configurations

fix Some Reported CSS Issues

Version 7.5.6

new Extra Save Form Progress Settings

new Use conditional logic to Skip to step, show/hide Entire Steps

fix Some Reported bugs

fix Grid option hidden in backend

Version 7.5.5

new Auto save form progress

new WPML Compatibility

improved Overall Back-end Usability

improved Code Optimization on entire Back-end to increase speed and performance

improved Front End output usability and styling

fix TinyMCE -> WP5.x -> Forms not saving issue

fix Thumb Selection Styling Issue

fix Field Data Tags button on TinyMCE Editor

Version 7.5.4

new 800+ New Font Awesome Icons. There are now 1500+ Icons to use in Fields and forms.

new New Icon Select Field compatibility

new Google analytics tracking for form submissions.

improved Overall performance optimization

improved Redesigned dashboard for better usability and control

improved Reporting Section

improved Overall front-end look and feel of forms

improved Field Validation

fix Multi step height issue

Version 7.5.3

new Interactive Tutorials! Building a Contact form, Using Conditional Logic, Using Math Logic, Creating Multi-step forms

new Admin Tours: Every aspect of the admin side is now covered with tours to help you know exactly where and how to make use of the entire package.

new Google analytics tracking for form submissions.

improved Back-end builder overall usability, look and feel to a much more solid experience.

fix Various reported styling compatibility with 3rd party plugins.

Version 7.5.2

fix Some styling issues.

fix Column layout for multiple check boxes and radio buttons.

new File upload Settings for the server.

new File attachment Settings for emails.

new New Multi-step Settings.

new Extra security on form field validation.

Version 7.5.1

fix More WP 5.x issues like plugin registration.

fix Double image tags when using thumbnail fields

fix Field Data tags in On-screen success messages

fix Multi file uploader issues

fix Plugin WP user rights

Version 7.5

fix WP 5.0 tinyMCE Compatibility issue

Version 7.4.1

new Re-register license option. You can now re-register a license on any site without having to ask support to free up your license!

fix Conditional Logic check boxes issue

improved Overall Multi-steps look and feel.

fix Some styling issues

Version 7.4

new Automatic updates via WordPress Plugins Page. After this update you can simply update from your wordpress plugins in the future. No need to go to Codecanyon Downloads making updating the plugin a breeze!

Version 7.3

fix Digital Signature issue

improved Live field validation styling and overall usability

improved Onscreen Success message styling

improved Sticky Forms styling

improved Popup Forms styling

improved Thumb/Image Selection Styling and usability

improved Overall Form design to a more modern look and feel

improved Optimized Conditional Logic

new Compatibility for the NEW Short-code Processor Add-on

Version 7.2.3

fix Chrome auto-fill for chrome version 65+

fix Digital signatures in chrome

fix Popup overlays

new Popups from any custom trigger. Just provide a element class name to make it a popup trigger.

Version 7.2.2

new Show logged in WP User datial in fieds. Add the following to field values: {{nf_user_first_name}} , {{nf_user_last_name}} , {{nf_user_name}} , {{nf_user_email}} , {{nf_user_url}}

Version 7.2.1

fix A few reported styling issues.

fix Some JS issues.

improved Changed from the old legacy API to the new Envato API

fix Digital Signatures drag and drop issue

fix Digital Signatures PDF Export issue

fix Digital Signatures PDF Email Attachment issue

new Width and Height settings for Digital Signatures

new Compatibility for new PayPal Pro Add-on

new Compatibility for new features in Form To POST. Feature enables form field values in POSTS or PAGES content body.

Version 7.1.5

fix A few reported styling issues.

fix Checkbox labels show instead of values in Interactive Forms

fix Checkbox labels show instead of values in Emails

fix Reported Divi theme compatibility issue returning 0 on submit.

Version 7.1.4

new Compatibility for new ADD-ON called Conditional Content Blocks

new Disabled field settings

new Thumb and multi-thumb selection size settings.

fix Some Styling issues

fix Submission Reporting Issues

Version 7.1.3

fix 3rd party script interference.

Version 7.1.2

fix Saving Preferences issue

fix Add media button on TinyMCE editors on Emails and PDF Creator

fix Some Styling issue

fix Input name change on check boxes

Version 7.1.1

fix Registration issue

Version 7.1

OVERALL: Basically a full redevelopment of the builder and still have backward compatibility on forms built with earlier versions.

new Switch forms to Material Design

new Switch forms to Bootstrap

new Switch forms to jQuery UI

new Switch forms to Browser Default (theme styling)

new Multi-step Breadcrumb with 5 variations (Basic, Triangular, Rectangular, Dotted, Dot Counter)

new Overall Form Styling

new Overall back-end look and feel

Version 6.7.3

fix Multiple forms on single page conditional logic

fix Multiple forms on single page multi-step back button

improved Overall performance

improved Validation error messages styling

Version 6.7.2

fix Math logic JS error

fix Headers already sent errors

Version 6.1.6

fix PHP 7.1+ compatibility issues

Version 6.1.5

fix PHP 7.x compatibility issues

fix PHP warnings when config.php wp_debug was set to true

improved Optimised the plugin to half of the original size. Was 3.4mb and now only 1.7mb

Version 6.1.4

new Interactive Forms

Version 6.1.3

new Compatibility for Form to Post add-on.

Version 6.1.2

fix Template forms saving and recall

new Popup form on Exit intent

new Time based popup - Have a form popup after a specified time

new Page scroll popup - Have a form popup when a users scrolls to a specified depth on your page

new Decimal math setting - Specify total decimal places for math logic

new {{nf_form_data}} to PDF Creator - Show data table as per in emails

new WP User levels - Specify what level of user can access NEX-Forms admin area

new Hidden fields were missing in dropdowns like mailchimp field mapping

fix License Deactivation - No longer will a license be freed up when deactivating the plugin on an unused site but from the push of a button found in the admin panel (Edit->License->Press button)

Version 6.1.1

new Multi-File Uploader.

new Max file size restriction per file and custom error message

new Max file size restriction for all files as a whole and custom error message

new Upload limit of total files allowed and custom error message

new New preferences for new validation messages

fix Styling issues on a few installs.

Version 6.1

fix Icons in fields

fix Import/ Export forms

fix Image upload settings

fix Stylesheet troubleshooting option saving

new New dynamic hidden field selection

Version 6.0.9

new Integration for the new PDF Creator add-on (previously know as Export to PDF)

fix Email port when using SSL + SMTP settings with PHPMailer

Version 6.0.8

new New field settings

new ADmin Color adaption

new New troubleshooting options for javascript

new New troubleshooting options for stylesheets

new GetResponse integration

new Ability to reset your license to re-use

fix WP Mail method

fix Mail format

fix Import/Export for forms

Version 6.0.6

fix Activation problem

Version 6.0.5

fix TinyMCE button in the WP editor

Version 6.0.2

fix Various minor fixes

Version 6.0.1

fix Plugin Activation

fix PHPMailer problem

Version 6.0

new Back end design

new Conditional settings (includes advanced and simple logic switching for each rule)

new Menu accessibility to easily navigate to anything for forms and global settings

new Keyboard Shortcuts. For example, you can now save a form with CTRL+ALT+S and many more useful shortcuts.

new Interactive backend tour

new Built-in documentation

new Built-in tutorial videos

new Styling tool bar. Tool select to point to click to style form elements with the new styling tools.

new Taskbar. Work on multiple forms at the same time!

new Thumb rating Field

new Smiley rating Field

new Star rating field with icons and not images.

new Tags input Field. Good for replacing comma separated fields

new Color picker Field.

new Preset fields

new Paragraph form element (HTML enabled)

new Divider form element

new Field replication by user. Allows users to replicate a field to enter more of the same thing like, names of attendants etc

new Signature field (requires Digital signature for NEX-Forms) Signatures are sent in your emails and saved in your received form data.

new Multi-Step settings. Switch between steps to focus your step design.

new Full screen mode.

new Preferences. Setup your default field layouts, email setup, validation messages and other overall settings.

new Notification history.

new Custom admin Layout. Create your own admin layouts that works best for you to create your forms.

new Preset admin layouts.

new Export forms. Forms are exported entirely with everything from conditional logic to email setup and not just the form HTML. This can also now be done from a Form menu.

new Import Forms. Import the form entirely as per export. Not just the form HTML

new Dynamic hidden fields.Now you can add server variables to hidden fields.

new Overall field settings.

new Maximum and minimum values for text fields and textareas

new Form Validation redesign.

new Grid settings

Version 5.3

fix WordPress 4.5 compatibility

Version 5.2

fix NaN in email headings

fix Decimals with math logic problem

fix Emailer problems

fix #### Displaying after form submissions

fix Popup bottom position problem

fix Conditional logic save and recall

fix PayPal items save and recall

fix All Global settings

fix Various styling conflicts with some specific themes

new Language settings for Image uploader

new Math logic field (pre-populated math result tag)

improved Auto close sticky form when another sticky form opens

Version 5.1

fix The word "Array" displaying in emails

fix Export to CSV headings (comma problem)

fix Multi-step next and prev buttons

new Show/hide panels, html, paragraphs and headings with conditional logic

new Tags/value placeholders for emails

new New rich text editor for emails

improved Namespaced AJAX calls to avoid 3rd party conflict.

Version 5

new Total redesign of the backend

new Total Code re-write. This optimisation of code increased load speed to under 1.5 sec!

new Conditional logic. All new conditional logic enables you to have unlimited rules and each rule to have multiple conditions and actions. Logic is not set per field as in old versions but per form!

new Color pickers. Easily set colors with the new color picker with NEWs like opacity!

Version 4.6.1

fix Scrolling problem

fix Height Problem with Multi-Steps

fix Array problem with CSV exports

fix wp_scripts error

fix z-index issue with color setting for spinner fields

new Ability to use placeholders in from address (reply-to address)

Version 4.6

new 75 Animations for form elements!

new Auto fill fields from POST and GET

new Set field Id's

new Date file placeholder setting

fix Multi-step issues

fix Problems with autoresponder on some specific servers

fix Various small issues

Version 4.5

new New API mail method. This is a guarantied method to ensure mailing.

new New security measures throughout NEX-Forms for your ongoing full protection.

Version 4.4


new WP Mail method for outgoing admin and confirmation mail


new Normal PHP Mail method for outgoing admin and confirmation mail

new Zero conflict admin panel. Script and styles from 3rd party plugin and themes will never again affect NEX-Forms admin panel!!!

new WordPress Admin colors are adapted by NEX-Forms admin panel to fit your chosen color scheme for that personal touch.

fix Emailing problems with some selective servers

Version 4.3

new Import and Export Forms

new PayPal Add-on compatibility

Version 4.2

fix Various JavaScript issues

fix Overall Styling Issues

fix Recall settings for form fields

fix Export to CSV

fix Form saving issues

fix Not able to edit field

fix Not able to delete field

fix Not able to change default select option

fix Admin menu display problems

fix JavaScript bug with modernizer.js

improved Form field validation has been redone.

improved Made admin interface responsive (scalable) to even use with a Tablet

improved Overall speed and performance

new Preset fields with preset validation. Build a contact form literately under 10 seconds!

new New overall styling settings for field inputs

Version 4

improved Overall redesign and reprogramming

new Math Logic

new Material Design Fields with different effects

new Classic Fields

new Overall Styling

new Add custom CSS

new Rich text editor for admin and user emails (TinyMCE)

new Customize admin email

new Placeholders for server data in user and admin emails

new Save Forms as templates for re-use

new Show/hide panel headings

new Resize grid system (using bootstrap grid)

new Resize field label and input containers (using bootstrap grid)

new Start a new form instantly, no need to create it before you can add fields.

new Live documentation from the nex-forms admin page

Version 3.4

fix HTTPS problem with loading styles and scripts

fix UTF-8 issue with mail methods that sent garbage characters in autoreponder emails and admin emails

fix Autoresponder not retrieving saved data

new Password Field

new Date format settings for date-picker (save form or preview to see effect on field)

new Language selection for date-picker (save form or preview to see effect on field)

new Ability to have same name labels but different field names vie new field name setting

improved Conditional logic. Panel/grid selection is now possible as well as single field selection for targeting

Version 3.3

new Export to PDF via new add-on

fix Saving new form issue

fix Saving Auto responder issue

Version 3.2

new Sticky Forms - Add sticky paddels to hide and show forms (top, left, right and bottom) Found in widgets section.

new Thumbs Single Selection Field - Add images (ie: product) to be used to select in a form.

new Thumbs Multi Selection Field - Choose more then one thumbnail selection.

new Email Setup - Configure emailing with SMTP, PHP Mailer, WordPress Mailer or striaght PHP mailing function. SMTP includes optional authentication settings

new Form entries page - View and export all form entries from all forms

new Global settings page - Configure various settings

new Add unlimited hidden fields

new Custom form action or ajax

new Custom form method

new Javascript Trouble Shooter - enqueue/dequeue scipts in case of javascript confict with 3rd party plugins or themes.

new Styling Trouble Shooter - enqueue/dequeue styles in case of display interference from 3rd party plugins or themes.

new Admin Config - Includes settings involving nex-forms admin inclusions like widgets

new Form duplication with a single click

new Popup forms for widgets

new Popup forms button color selection (bootstrap style)

new Forms selection for view and export

new Ajax pagination for Form entries

new Ajax Column sorting for form entries

new Date Time display for forms entries - Shows date and time the form was submmited

new User field for form entries - show the usernamke if logged in when completing a form

new User IP field for form entries - Shows IP address

new Page field for form entries - Shows where the form was submmited from

new Form name field for form entries - Shows the form name that was submmited

new Bath delete form entries

new Modal popup display for form entry data

new Tabbed selection for settings

new Ajax saving for global settings

new Thumb Size selection

new Icon selection for thumb selection

new Column selection for thumbs display

new Drag handel to field on form canvas

fix Popup displaying when tabing on none required fields

fix Overl grid style display

improved Optimised DOM to make use of minimum output

improved Optimised scripts and styles for page load performance

improved Page load - YSlow raking = 89/100 with 10+ forms on a single page!, YSlow raking = 94/100 with 1 form on a page!!

improved Admin load speed - no external calls are made

Version 3.1

new Custom Background image up-loader for form fields and bootstrap panels

new Background settings: background-position, background-size, background-repeat

new Instant preview for form themes add-on to try before buy

new NEW HTML Field - Embed HTML into forms

improved Back-end usability with a few styling changes

improved Overall speed and performance and CSS.

fix Multi-step forms functionality - next and previous buttons that sometimes skipped steps

fix Multi-step forms styling - next and previous buttons that were vertically off line

fix Auto populate countries, us states and languages

fix Auto populate allowed file type extensions for file up-loaders

fix Grid styling when it comes to panels, steps and extreme nesting

fix Label to top (bootstrap class col-sm-12 not col-sm-10)

fix Check box issue only submitting one value instead of an array

fix Some styling interference from themes

Version 3.0.1

fix Default bootstrap styling issue regarding grids

Version 3.0

fix "Form title can not be empty" bug

fix Overcome styling interference from themes

fix Styling issues relating to overall theme compatibility

improved Overall performance

improved NEW compatibility backbone for "Form Themes for NEX-Forms" add-on

Version 2.4

fix Form entries CSV export path

Version 2.3

fix Styling compatibility issues relating to a few reported themes

fix a few JavaScript compatibility issues regarding a few themes

Version 2.2

fix AJAX URL for form submissions

fix a few JavaScript compatibility issues relating to a few reported themes

Version 2.1

improved Complete re-write of AJAX form submissions.

improved Form preview.

improved More code optimization to increase performance

new Multiple forms on a single page/post

Version 2.0

improved Includes a complete redesign of the back-end to increase usability

improved Overall code optimization to increase performance

improved Reduced plugin with more then a 3rd of version 1.2 making it feature packed and yet light

improved Increased form load speed to be exponentially faster by rewriting user interface output

new Module popups for forms

new Multistep Forms and extra button control

new All new form manager to enhance user control over existing and new forms

new Field filters to ensure quick access to all fields

fix Some JavaScript validation issues

fix Reported back-end bugs

fix Styling issues relating to overall theme compatibility

fix Numerous small JS issues

fix Numerous small styling issues

Version 1.2

fix UTF8 Character encoding in emails

fix Java-script validation issues

fix Styling issues relating to ensure overall theme compatibility

new Extra control over field editing and deletion

Version 1.1

new NEW - Conditional Logic

fix Back-end styling issues

Version 1.0.6

fix WordPress version 3.9 "insert into post" problem

Version 1.0.5

fix Auto-responder single line placeholders

Version 1.0.4

fix Styling issues in chrome/web-kit. All Cross browser styling now resolved!

Version 1.0.3

fix Front end compatibility issues. forms are now not affected and do not effect any other styling on themes)

fix Email auto responder problems

fix Back-end icons not showing

new Email Attachments: File uploads are now sent as attachments

new Default admin email: Specified email addresses receive a default email containing all form values as well as the attachments.

new Redirect to URL after form submission. Display message or redirect to a thank you page (submission are saved and emails are sent either way)

improved User Confirmation mails to be sent to users after completing the form

improved Overall back-end details.

Version 1.0.2

fix Safari compatibility issues

fix Form visibility (in some cases did not display in relation to form animations)

Version 1.0.1

fix Styling issues

fix Check boxes (back-end)

fix Multi-select (back-end)

improved Admin panel responsiveness

Version 1.0

First release