Caldera Forms Getting Started: Export, Delete, View, And Edit A Form Entry

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This getting started guide article covers the processes of managing your Caldera Forms entries. More specifically, this article outlines how to export, delete, view, and edit form entries. This can be easily mistaken for exporting and importing form configuration, which is an entirely different process. Get more information on exporting and importing an entire form by visiting our Exporting and Importing a Form Guide.

Export, Delete, View, And Edit A Form Entry

We recommend using this feature before updating WordPress core or the Caldera Forms plugin to ensure you don’t lose any of your form entries.

Steps To Export, Delete, View, And Edit A Form Entry

Step 1 : Go To The Caldera Forms Admin Page

Starting from the WordPress Dashboard, you can navigate to the Caldera Forms Admin Page by hovering over the Caldera Forms icon and in the drop-down menu clicking on Forms.

Step 2 : Go To The Entries Page

Export, Delete, View, And Edit A Form EntryYou can navigate to the Entries page by hovering over 1 form from the list of built forms and clicking on Entries. By default, you are in the Active tab.

Step 3 : Export The Form Entry Or Entries

Export all of your entries by clicking on Export All. Export individual entries by clicking on the check-box beside the entries, then in the Bulk Actions drop-down menu select Export Selected and then click on Apply. You receive a prompt to Save the file to your local computer.

Step 4 : Delete The Form Entry Or Entries

Another view to Export, Delete, View, And Edit A Form EntryDelete a single entry by clicking on the Trash button in the right column on the entry you are removing. Delete multiple entries by clicking on the check-box beside the entries, then in the Bulk Actions drop-down menu select Move to Trash, then click on Apply.

Step 5 : Restore The Form Entry Or Entries

Restore an entry by clicking on the Trash tab, then clicking on Restore in the last column of the entry.

Step 6 : View The Form Entry

View a single entry by clicking on View in the last column of the entry. This launches the View Entry pop-up window.

Step 7 : Edit And Save The Form Entry

Edit And Save The Form Entry
Edit an entry by clicking on Edit Entry in the View Entry pop-up window. You are now in the Edit Entry page of the View Entry pop-up window. Save the entry by clicking on Save Changes and exit by clicking on Close.

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