Email Field Type

How can I use the Email Field Type?

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Written by Jamiu Ozigi
Updated over a week ago

What is the Email Field?

Typically, the email field is a short text field that accepts valid email addresses. By valid we mean email with the @ and . symbols in them. This allows this field to throw an error whenever an email isn't written in this order.

How to create an Email Field on a Board

To create an email field:

  1. Click on Create New Fields button on a fresh board or click on the + symbol to the right of the last field header in the Table view of an existing board.

  2. This pops up a form page, on which you click on Field type to select the Email field type.

  3. Input the name and description. You can also add a placeholder value and hint.

  4. Mark any of the boxes (Required, hide on Table and Mark Field unique) to define special characters for the field.

  5. Then click on the submit button to append the field to the board.

When is an Email Field Type Required?

The email field is used whenever you need to record your customers' email contact, leading to your website. That way you can use the emails to create send message automation to all registered emails.

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