Gravity Forms Auto Formatter

Automatic capitalization/case formatting, blacklist validation, link removal, text replacement, HTML tag and PHP code removal, and before/after text appending ..all per individual field! Let Gravity Forms Auto Formatter sanitize, and neatly format your form entries with quick and easy setup!

See Full Feature List Below!

Let this super helpful plugin automatically take the pain out of moderating and/or formatting your entries.

Gravity Forms Auto Formatter adds per field automatic upper and lower casing/capitalization of input text as well as first character per input or word capitalization. The plugin also has per field selectable custom blacklist validation with custom validation errors and the option to reveal the blocked terms/characters to the user. The plugin can also automatically disable links, remove HTML tags and PHP code, and replace specified submitted text with custom text ..all per field.

Whether you would like to just neatly format the address or name with first letters capitalized, block problematic characters or offensive words, disable links, remove any HTML tags and PHP code, add custom characters or text before or after the input text, or replace custom text/characters with other text/characters ..this is the plugin for you! Super easy to use and set up for hands off automatic formatting!

-Text replacement can also simply remove specified text/characters.

-For those who need parse the notification e-mails the before and after text can be used to easily add parsing indicators to find certain field data.

Supported field types: text, text area, name, email, website, address, post_title, post_content, post_excerpt, post_tags, post_custom_field



Automatic case/capitalization options for submitted text per individual field

Automatic removal of link functionality for submitted text per individual field (included in ver 1.4 to be released soon)

Automatic removal of all HTML tags and PHP code for submitted text per individual field(included in ver 1.4 to be released soon)

Automatic custom text/charachter replacement with per field on/off

Automatic custom text appending to submitted text per individual field. Both before and after text are customizable per individual field

Custom blacklist validation checks with per field on/off

Custom blacklist validation error message option

Option to reveal the blacklisted terms being blocked to submitting user

Additional custom blacklist validation error message for when terms are revealed option

Uses both strict and normal text replacement options which can be used at the same time

Uses both strict and normal blacklists which can be used at the same time

Option to save existing plugin settings during uninstallation/plugin deletion

Show/Hide button in form field options to keep field settings tidy

Easy to read “System Check” in the settings page.


Simple instructions are directly inside the options page and inline field general option help markers.

Supported Field Types: text, textarea, date, name, number, email, phone, website, address, dropdown, radio, multi select, checkbox.

Please see support page for plugin F.A.Q

Item is supported though the comments page

+ means “or any higher version”

-WordPress 4.6+
-PHP 5.6+ (5.5 and 5.4 should also function but are NOT SUPPORTED)
-Gravity Forms Version 2.0.7+


Installation / Upgrade
IMPORTANT: Please refer to the plugin’s readme file for detailed instructions on upgrading between versions or initial install.

Current Available Version

Changelog (including near future versions)

Version 1.5 (submitted for release)
* Added “System Check” functionality to “Settings->GF Auto Formatter” options page for quick reference of meeting plugins system requirements. PHP, WordPress, and Gravity Forms versions are checked and reported.
* Updated “Before/After appended text option” to check if the before/after text already exists on field data when updating and only add the appended text if its not already there.
* Added brief instructions to “Settings->GF Auto Formatter” options page.

Version 1.4 (rolled into ver 1.5)
* Added “Remove Links” option for automatic link removal of link functionality from submitted content.
* Added “Remove HTML/PHP” option for automatic removal of HTML tag and PHP code from submitted content.