Your Tally form is built out of
questionsand input blocks to collect answers. Here are all the different input blocks that you can use to create your form. Simply type
/to insert any Tally block.
Open the previews to try out the input blocks.
Text and number
/shortto collect personal data such as a name or address.
/longto collect long form answers without character limit.
/numberto collect numerical inputs, such as a house number.
Preview text and number blocks
Simply type in any input block to add placeholder text.
/phoneto collect correctly formatted phone numbers. Learn more about the phone number block.
/linkto collect URLs of web pages.
/signatureto collect simple electronic signatures. Learn more about electronic signatures.
Preview contact blocks
Learn more about how to pre-fill input blocks with a default answer
[a]to create a multiple choice block. Use this block to offer multiple answer options, respondents can only choose one answer. Open the block settings
::to add images to the answer options.
to create a checkbox. Use checkboxes to offer a range of answer options or a consent checkbox. Respondents can choose multiple answers. Open the block settings
::to add images or set a minimum or maximum number of choices.
[v]to create a dropdown. Use the dropdown block to offer a long list of answer options, selecting countries for example. Open the block settings
::to add placeholder text or a default answer.
Read more about how to bulk insert long lists of answer options.
Learn how to randomize answer options for respondents.
Date & Time
/dateto insert a date picker. Respondents to pick a date in this format:
Nov 30, 1988. Open the block settings
::to set specific dates or date ranges.
/timeto insert a time picker. Respondents can pick a time in this format
Preview date & time block
Rating & Ranking
/ratingto insert a simple and visual way of rating answers with ⭐️.
/linearto collect numeric answers on a scale, to measure client satisfaction or an NPS score for example. Open the block options
::to adjust the scale steps and labels.
/rankingto create a ranking question and allow respondents to order the answer options according to their own preferences. Learn more about the ranking question.
Preview rating & ranking
Pass information to your form through URL parameters with hidden fields.
/fileto insert a file upload block and use it to let respondents attach files to their answers. File uploads are often used for collecting resumés, feedback screenshots or portfolios. Learn more about the file upload block.
Preview file upload
The payment block allows you to build payment forms in minutes, through an integration with Stripe. Just type
/paymentand collect payments without a single line of code. Learn more about payment forms.
Preview payment block
Use calculated fields to calculate scores, prices and other values.
/botand protect your forms from spam and bots with
reCAPTCHA.Learn more about our reCAPTCHA block.
Insert images by simply typing
/image. You can upload your own image, link to an image URL or choose from the Unsplash library. Open the image block settings using
::to add a link, a caption or Alt-text to your image.
You can embed pretty much any online content within Tally forms — from video and audio players to maps, calendars, and PDFs. Simply type
/embedto see the options or learn more about embedding online content.