Exporter for eForm is a premium addon to the popular eForm – WordPress Form Builder plugin. It adds the ability to exports reports to XLSX, PDF, XLS and/or HTML files. Also, it enables you to download the submissions under any form to a RAW CSV file for manual analysis.
This plugin is not a standalone application. You’d need eForm – WordPress Form Builder to use it. eForm – WordPress Form Builder is a premium WordPress Plugin using which you can easily create unlimited nice looking tabbed or paginated or simple forms with MCQ and/or FreeType Questions with custom validation. All submissions are stored in the database for complete analysis.
- Export Reports: Extends the report functionality of eForm to export it in forms of XLSX, PDF, XLS and/or HTML file. The format is same as the original plugin. Charts are created dynamically for XLSX files which you can open in MS Excel 2007 or similar software. For the rest of the formats, charts are rendered to jpg files.
- Persistent Reports: When you create a report, the addon gives you an option to show it on your site as a persistent report. The advantage is, it will not query your live database and will save a lot of bandwidth.
- Export Submissions to CSV: If you are a statistician, then you’d probably want to analyze the RAW data yourself. eForm stores all the submissions in a serialized format which makes it impossible for direct database exports. But with Exporter for eForm, you can easily export all the submissions in a properly formatted CSV file, where columns represents your questions and rows represents the submissions.
- Email PDF Attachments: You can send submission as PDF attachments to both users and administrators.
- Download Submission as PDF: Exporter for eForm further extends the functionality to give you and your users ability to download a submission in form of a PDF file.
- PDF Customizability: The PDFs can be customized very easily if you know a little bit of CSS. For your convenience, we even provided a template CSS to start with. Just change the color codes and you are done.
- PDF Extensibility: Furthermore, any PDF/HTML the addon generates will include the template you’ve provided. This ensures, you can brand almost every aspect of the output.
Minimum System Requirements:
Before purchasing, please make sure your server meets the following minimum requirements.
- WordPress version: 3.5.x+
- PHP version: 5.2.x+
- MySQL version: 5+
- PHP XML Library
- PHP ZIP Library
- PHP GD2 Extension
- PHP mb_string Module
- PHP Memory at least 256MB (512MB recommended)
- eForm – WordPress Form Builder, Version 3.3 or greater.
The application has been tested through 3.6 and should work with all updated versions. We shall release updates and patches if anything is found not working.
Due to extensive resource consumptions during exports, the plugin will require at least 256MB of memory. The more the better. Also, this will work only for eForm version 3.3 or greater. You might need to update the main plugin before you wish to install this.
Please refer to the working admin demo to see what exact features you will be getting before buying. If you think certain feature should be a part of the plugin but is not present, then you can open a thread on our Support Forum.
If we see the feature is really important to the community, then we shall do our best to add it to the future version.
Credits & Acknowledgement
Thank you for your interest in Exporter for eForm. The following Tools were used during the development of this project.
- PHPExcel: We forked PHPExcel to provide the XLSX, XLS, PDF and HTML downloads with customizability.
- mPDF: For generating all PDFs.
- jpGraph: For rendering all static charts.
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- Some images and vectors used from freepik.com.
Proposed Features (Not yet implemented)
* You suggest!
Active Channel 1.6.x
Version 1.6.2 (25 June, 2017)
* Added: Option to change orientation of report PDF * Improvement: Graphs now appear below elements on downloaded reports * Improvement: Respect signature color in reports & downloads * Fixed: An issue with XLSX Reporting with empty options * Fixed: Broken image links in HTML report download
Version 1.6.1 (11 April, 2017)
* Added: New PDF header image for new branding
Version 1.6.0 (24 Fed, 2017)
* Added: Report capability for repeatable, guestblog and hidden element * Added: Compatibility with multi-select matrix reporting * Added: Missing elements for CSV exports with entry delimiter * Added: Per form email PDF attachment settings * Added: Obey submission lock status. If locked then do not send PDF attachment.
Under the hood:
* Improved: Use value class for CSV Export * Improved: Hidden elements will be shown on admin email attachment ( escalated priviledge ) * Improved: Different name for admin & user PDF
Version 1.5.0 (6 Sep, 2016)
* Added: Compatibility with eForm v3.3 * Added: XLSX export ability along with CSV * Added: Stopwatch and referer in CSV/XLSX export * Added: Persistent trends widget * Updated: Persistent shortcode and generator to incorporate new customizability features * Fixed: PDF report styling * Fixed: Google maps and signature issue * Fixed: Cyrillic characters in PDF issue * Fixed: Now blacklisting conditionally hidden elements during report generation
Under the hood:
* Improved: AJAX Request for report generator handling * Refactored: fsq_export table to store reports for pinfo elements * Improved: Make array creation a priority for proper looping inside report generator * Updated: PHPExcel to the latest version ( 1.8 branch ) * Updated: mPDF to the latest version * Fixed: jpGraph PHP7 compatibility issue
Kindly check the
changelog file of the plugin.