Earlier in the present day, somebody within the WPCrafter Fb group needed to make use of Elementor varieties to ship an e mail attachment to somebody that fills out the shape, and it is truly a quite common factor that you simply’d wish to do.

A whole lot of occasions you could be asking for somebody’s e mail tackle in change for some form of a PDF useful resource or one thing like that, however whenever you add the factor or type.

However whenever you attempt to use Elementor varieties, nowhere do I see the place I can principally simply add an attachment.

Elementor varieties has no choice for attachments…

So sadly, somebody that was attempting to assist this man out stated, Oh, use this add on bundle, however who needs so as to add one other add on bundle to their web site anyway?

That is quite simple to do. I will present you the way.

Now what we will must do is add some HTML.

Now do not get afraid. That is the WordPress web site for non-techies, so I will stroll you thru it.

It will be very straightforward to do.

Format Email For Elementor Forms

We’re simply going so as to add just a little little bit of HTML and you’ll simply add any form of obtain or a number of downloads in an e mail if that is what you wish to accomplish.

Elementor varieties e mail I wish to ship…

So I’ve open proper now a word pad, and that is the e-mail that I just about wish to ship proper right here.

It will say, right here is your free obtain, after which there will be a hyperlink to the obtain, though I do not know but learn how to make this a hyperlink.

Now what we have to do is study a tiny little bit of an HTML. I am no HTML coding grasp, so what I do is what everybody does.

I’m going to Google and that is what I’d seek for: HTML hyperlink

Sometimes I just like the directions from w3schools. So let’s select that choice.

And whereas, whereas there it’s, it is proper right here.

<a href="https://www.wpcrafter.com/url">hyperlink textual content</a>

So that is the precise data I want so as to add to this e mail to make it a hyperlink.

The place it is saying is the place it says URL, I want to exchange this with the obtain hyperlink to the file.

Add Downloadable File To WordPress

Now what I have to do is get the URL to the file that I wish to obtain.

I will go to media > click on on add new > drag and drop that file that I wish to have included because the obtain.

Add obtain to my media library…

Subsequent it’s essential to get the direct obtain hyperlink to this file we simply opened.

Click on on the file and the direct hyperlink is listed.

Direct obtain hyperlink…

Now spotlight the hyperlink after which copy it into your clipboard.

Add HTML To Elementor Forms Email

Now there’s another step that we have to do since we’re placing some HTML inside this e mail we have to add one thing referred to as line breaks.

For those who do not it is simply going to be one huge clump of textual content, which you do not need.

Here is just a little useful tip of HTML that I truly needn’t go to Google for.

Add a <br> so as to add a line break.


I take advantage of this on a regular basis.

You need one in every of these for each line break.

So now with all this data, let’s format this e mail.

HTML Formatted e mail for Elementor varieties…

Now take your HTML formatted e mail and duplicate that into Elementor varieties.

Closing Testing Of Elementor Forms

Now all it’s essential to do is take a look at the shape to ensure you truly obtained the e-mail and it seems correctly formatted.

When you’ve got any points sending outbound e mail out of your WordPress web site. I do have a video on that.

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