Sometimes all it takes is a little text to help your users know exactly what to do in your apps. When it comes to forms, changing the submit button text can be the difference between rarely and often getting incomplete information from your users.
For example, we have a multi-step application where we want applicants to fill out multiple parts of a form. Once they complete a step, they’re automatically sent to the next step. But that’s not obvious to all applicants when we use “Submit” at the end of each form part.
So we want to switch out the current “Submit” text on the submit button to something that shows them they’ll be moving on to a new part of the form.
If this your first time creating an app, you'll need to know some basics about adding objects, fields, pages, and views. You can start by watching our "Introducing Knack" video tour and then working through the articles in our Builder Basics section. Other good resources can be found in our designing the database and building pages sections of the knowledge base.
Select the Page with the Form
In the Pages section of the builder, select the page with the form view whose submit button you want to edit.
Open the Form Editor
Click on the form view on that page to open the editor.
Go to the Options Section
Go to the Options section:
Update Submit Button Text Field
In the “Submit Button Text” field, change the text to whatever you want the button to say:
Now when a user views the form, they’ll see the text you added to the submit button: