Email Field Element

Last Update: January 7, 2024

An email field is a single textbox that’s validated to only accept email addresses, and one of the most common form Elements. Almost all of the Prebuilt Forms use the Email Field Element.

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How To Use The Email Field Element

The Email Field Element allows you to place a single textbox that’s validated to only accept email addresses into your forms. To start, just add the element into your desired column in a Form Layout.

Go through the options to populate and configure your email field. Add a label and a name, decide if it is to be a required field, add optional placeholder and tooltip text, choose when to show the custom picker, and choose an icon.

Read below for a description of all element options.

Element Options

Location: The edit screen within each Element. You access the Form Builder Elements when adding an Element while editing a Form in the Avada Form Builder (Forms > Form Builder, from the Avada Dashboard).

You can deploy as many individual Elements in your forms as you need, there is no limit. Within each of the Elements, you will see a tab or tabs that house an array of options that make it possible for you to configure each instance of the Element independently, greatly enhancing your flexibility and creative options.


Field LabelEnter the label for the input field. This is how users will identify individual fields.
Field NameEnter the field name. Please use only lowercase alphanumeric characters, dashes, and underscores.
Field ValueEnter a starting value for the element. Usually this should be empty and a placeholder used instead.
Required FieldMake a selection to ensure that this field is completed before allowing the user to submit the form.
Empty Input NoticeEnter text validation notice that should display if data input is empty.
Placeholder TextThe placeholder text to display as hint for the input type.
Tooltip TextThe text to display as tooltip hint for the input.
Input Field IconSelect an icon for the input field, click again to deselect.
Custom PatternEnter allowed input pattern. For pattern examples, you can check HTML5 Pattern.
Invalid Input NoticeEnter validation notice that should display if data input is invalid.
Input Must MatchEnter a field name from the same form. If set, the form will only be sent if the field values match.
Tab IndexTab index for the form field.
CSS ClassAdd a class for the form field.
CSS IDAdd an ID for the form field.


Conditional LogicAdd conditional logic for the input field.