How to Accept E Signatures with WordPress Forms?


Want to make your customers sign agreement contracts and forms on your WordPress site? Why not create a WordPress form that accepts E Signature?

Don’t know how to create one? No need to worry! In this WPEverest Article, you’ll learn how to create a WordPress E Signature form with the help of a WordPress plugin so that your clients can effortlessly sign documents online.

Why Sign Documents with E Signatures?

Signatures have been and still is the most crucial factor in identifying a party when making transactions. Signatures can be legally binding so, it ensures security when making a deal. But, getting clients to sign documents in time is such a hassle. The whole process of sending documents forward and back via email is very time-consuming.

Well, there is a solution, and it is E Signatures. Electronic Signatures are any sound, symbol, or process that you can attach with documents and contract forms digitally to validate clients. Instead of pen and paper, one can just sign documents on their computer screens with the help of a digital pen or mouse. It is an easier and faster way to get your client’s signature.

The use of E Signatures is essential for every business owner in this day and age. For WordPress users, the integration of e signatures is made simpler with WordPress plugins. Just create a WP E Signature form with the help of a form builder plugin.

We are using Everest Forms for this tutorial because it allows you to add a Signature field to any form without any trouble. You can not only increase your productivity at work but also make it convenient for the customers by creating E Signature forms.

Follow the steps listed below to create a WordPress Form that allows you to accept e signatures on our site with no trouble.

How to Create a WP E Signature Form?

1. Install Everest Forms

First of all, you need to get the Everest Forms pro version from the official website. Everest Forms is undoubtedly one of the best contact form builder plugins that are available right now. This plugin allows you to create any type of forms in a matter of minutes. Because of its drag-and-drop feature, you can easily add any form fields to your form.

There are four pro plans which allow you to install addons so you can add more functionalities to your forms such as post submission, user registration, survey, polls, quizzes and more. You can go to our plans and pricing page to get more details on pricing.

Most importantly, the pro version of the plugin allows you to add 11 advanced form fields that are not available in the free version. This includes a WP E Signature field which lets you accept electronic signatures from your clients in the form.

2. Create a WordPress Form

After you finish installing the plugin, you can start creating a form. For this, go to Everest Forms -> Add New. You can choose a template or start from scratch. Then, you can easily insert the fields that you require from the left-hand side of the form builder. The easy to use drag and drop feature of Everest Forms allow you to insert and position form fields smoothly.

3. Add E Signature Field

Secondly, you need to add the Signature field to the form. You can find it in the Advanced Fields section of the form builder. Just drag and drop the field to your form.

add e signature field

To edit the field label or add a description, you can go to the Field Options by simply clicking on the field. Also, you can enable the Required option to prevent form submission if the Signature field is left empty.

signature field options

Furthermore, you can even use Conditional Logic to make the Signature field to show if the client agrees to sign and hide if the client disagrees.

If you’re new to conditional logic, you can check our beginners guide to Conditional Logic.

For this, you can insert a Multiple choice field or Checkbox field to add a condition to show or hide the Signature field. After you’re done with the settings, click on SAVE.

4. Test E Signature Form

Once you finish creating your form with e signature field, you can check if it works correctly.

Go to Everest Form -> All Forms, and hover over the form you just created. Then, click on the Preview.

wp e signature form preview

Now, you can fill the sample data in the form. In the signature field, you can sign with digital pens or just your mouse. There is a clear button on the top-right corner in case there are any mistakes.

WP E signature form take signnature

5. Add Signature Form to your Site

After you check if your WP E Signature Form is working correctly, you can add to any page or posts for service agreements on your website.

For this, go to your text editor and search for the Everest Forms block.

everest forms block

Then, select the e signature form that you created. On the right side of the block editor, you can see the options to display form Description and title.

signature form

To Conclude:

Therefore, Everest Forms makes it extremely easy for anyone to accept E Signature from their clients. As a business owner, you need the quickest and efficient way to get your client’s signatures when necessary.

And, creating a WP E Signature form is the best option you have. It’s a great way to get documents signed without wasting the time to email, print, and scan. Also, the process is so simple that you can close deals quicker.

Hopefully, you can now create an E Signature form effortlessly with Everest Forms. If you liked this article, don’t forget to share it!

Alina Manandhar

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