WPForms Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials and Tutorials for WPForms

How to Use the WPForms Dashboard Widget

Would you like to easily monitor form usage on your site? With the dashboard widget for WPForms, you can quickly check how many entries each of your forms have recently collected. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to use the WPForms dashboard widget.

The WPForms dashboard widget will automatically appear as soon as you’ve installed and activated the WPForms plugin. To see it, you’ll need to click Dashboard ยป Home in the left WordPress menu.

Open the WordPress dashboard to view WPForms entries widget

By default, the widget will display data for the previous 7 days. If you’d like to see more data, you can adjust the dropdown to view the last 30 days.

Change date range for WPForms dashboard widget

You can also choose to display data for just a single form. To do that, you’ll need to click on the graph icon for the form you want to display.

Display the graph for a specific form

If you later decide that you’d prefer to see all graph data, you can simply click the red X icon next to the form name.

Clear current graph view in WPForms dashboard widget

These options let you quickly jump between both form graphs and time frames. You can even hover over any point on the graph to see its date and entry count. Also, any changes that you make within the widget will be saved for the next time you return to your dashboard.

Change views within WPForms dashboard widget

Additionally, you can quickly open the Entries page for any form by clicking on the entry count.

Open entries page for form

That’s it! You can now use the WPForms dashboard widget to quickly view and monitor entry numbers and trends for your forms.

Next, would you like to see even more options for entries? Be sure to check out our guide to entry management, which answers all the most common questions about entries.