FAQ: Themes in Form Builder 5 


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Introduction

Here are answers to common questions around upgrading your existing forms to Form Builder 5, and using themes in Form Builder 5.

Have a question that’s not answered here?

Hover over the Help button at the top right of your FormAssembly window, then click Open a support request. We’ll be happy to help!


Professional and Premier FAQ

Can I keep my currently applied theme when I upgrade my form to Form Builder 5?

Yes, upgrading your form will retain your currently applied theme.

However, you will not be able to edit themes from older Form Builder versions in Form Builder 5, and you’ll see a “This theme may not be edited in Theme Editor 2.0” warning in Themes ▶︎ Browse Themes.

Please note that some features in Form Builder 5 will not work with older themes from Theme Editor 1.0 — for example, toggling borders on and off for fieldsets. We recommend you use a Form Builder 5 theme with Form Builder 5 forms.

Once you apply a Form Builder 5 theme, you won’t be able to go back to your theme from an older Form Builder version.

If you want to restore your theme, you can revert your form to an earlier revision. However, please note that restoring your revision will also restore the form content and structure from that version. Learn more about form revisions.


How can I create my own Form Builder 5 theme?

Creating brand-new themes in Form Builder 5 is a feature available to Enterprise Cloud and Compliance Cloud users only.

However, you may customize and save private copies of public themes to your account. Learn more about theme customization in Form Builder 5.


How can I share my requests for new themes and theme options?

We’ll continue to create new themes and add theme options based on your feedback! We’d love to hear more about what you’re looking for, and how we can help.

Hover over the Help button at the top right of your FormAssembly window, then click Open a support request.


How do I access the old Theme Editor?

You can access the older Theme Editor two ways:

  1. Go to https://app.formassembly.com/theme-editor/

  2. OR, open an existing form built in Form Builder 4.4.0 or older, and go to Themes ▶︎ Customize.


Enterprise Cloud and Compliance Cloud FAQ

Please read the above questions and answers for Professional and Premier Plans.

The key differences for Enterprise Cloud and Compliance Cloud users are the abilities to:

  1. Manage permissions to create and to customize themes
  2. Manage theme ownership
  3. Set public and default themes


How can I create a new theme in Form Builder 5?

Learn more about creating themes in Form Builder 5. Please note that only Administrators in Enterprise Cloud or Compliance Cloud can view the documentation link.


How do I manage themes?

Learn more about managing themes, including setting public and default themes. Please note that only Administrators in Enterprise Cloud or Compliance Cloud can view the documentation link.

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