Customizing The Caldera Forms Summary Magic Tag

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By default the Caldera Forms email notification and auto-responder use the {summary} magic tag. This magic tag lists the name and value for each field. The {summary} magic tag is a sensible default, but is perfect for all forms.

One option when the summary magic tag does not fit your needs is to not use individual field magic tags to craft your email instead. There are also a variety of filters to modify the behavior of the Caldera Forms summary magic tag.

Where Does This Code Go?

When using WordPress hooks to customize Caldera Forms or other plugins you should not modify the plugin files, or you will lose your changes when you update the plugin. Instead you should create a small plugin to hold the custom code. It's easy, learn how here.

Technically you can add the custom code to your theme's functions.php, but then you will not be able to change your theme and keep these customizations.

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