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Custom Fields

Gleam has the ability to capture additional information from your users via Custom Fields when entering a contest or redeeming a reward. These custom fields are incredibly flexible & powerful, they are currently available to customers on the Business plan.

Applications that support Custom Fields:

Default Fields

We have a number of default fields that you can add by clicking the Add Field button. You can also drag and drop the fields to change the ordering (which includes dragging above the Full Name and Email field).

Address

Ask users to submit their address

Phone

Ask users to submit their phone number

Zip

Ask US or Canadian users to submit their Zip code

Postcode

Ask users to submit their Postcode

Terms & Conditions

Require users to agree to the widget terms and conditions. You can also link to an external terms and conditions (on your own site)

State

Allow users to enter their state. Has prefilled states for US, UK, Canada & Australia

Country

Ask users to enter their country from a dropdown.

Title

Ask users for their job title

Company

Ask users for their company name

Question

Ask a question from users before they signup. For example How did you hear about us?

Separator

This option allows you to split your fields across multiple screens. Good if your data spans different categories or themes.

Add Custom Field

You can also add your own complete custom fields which opens up endless possibilities for data collection.

Custom Field Types

String

Small

Large

Text
Date of Birth
Checkbox
Select
Large Select
Country

Custom Field Options

Inside each custom field you have a number of options that can be configured.

Label

This is the label on the field, normall describes to the user what you want to capture.

Placeholder

Each form element can have placeholder instructions inside it.

Hint

A hint will appear below the label to give additional information to users.

Instructions

Allows you to add some instructions before the field.

Instructions After

Allows you to add some instructions after the field.

Options

Allows you to have multiple options for Select or Large Select fields.

Default

This will automatically default to one of the Options.

Dependant

This allows you to make one list that is dependant on another. It'll stay hidden until the first list has been selected.

Pattern

Pattern allows you to use REGEX patterns to validate the input on the field. This should only be used by users that are able to write regular expressions.

Required

Required is always on by default for each field. It requires that a particular field is complete before allowing the user to continue. You can turn this off with this checkbox.

Max length

Specify a maximum number of characters for a field.

Login First

It is also possible to show the custom fields first, by forcing "Login First" with email only or by making a single action mandatory.

Custom Fields Example

Below is an example contest with all the different types of custom fields setup that we support.

Additional User Details Demo

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