A side-by-side comparison: Formstack vs. 123FormBuilder

What is the best 123FormBuilder alternative?

Formstack and 123FormBuilder (formerly 123ContactForm) are both sophisticated online form building apps. But if you look closer, Formstack stands out with its seamless user experience and powerful form optimization features.

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How we stack up on features.

Formstack offers the most advanced features and integrations of any online form builder. This comparison chart shows how we stack up to other 123FormBuilder alternatives and competitors.

 
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Google Forms

Wufoo

JotForm

Formsite

SurveyGizmo

FormAssembly

Typeform

Survey Monkey

Squarespace

EmailMeForm

Wix

Weebly

KiSSFLOW

123FormBuilder

Qualtrics

FormFast

HIPAA Compliance

3rd-Party Integrations

3rd-Party Integrations

50+

15

5

10

1

34

0

Payment Integrations

Payment Integrations

Payment Integrations

11

6

1

3

0

Email Integrations

10

1

Form Integrations

40+

0

Calculating Fields

Calculating Fields

Drag & Drop

Conditional Logic

Conditional Logic

Full HTML Code

Save & Resume

256-Bit SSL

Subdomains

Mobile-Friendly Forms

Mobile-Friendly

Mobile-Ready

Mobile-Ready

Mobile Apps

File Uploads

Field Validation

Unlimited Questions

Email Support

Data Export

Hidden Fields

Skip Logic

Theme Customization

Custom URLs

Drag and Drop

Themes & CSS

Form Importer

Data Collection

Analytics

Confirmation & Redirects

Data Routing

Data Import/Export

Email Logic

Field Validation

File Uploads

Hidden Fields

Save & Resume

Electronic Signatures

API Access

Webhooks

Webhooks & API

Optimization

A/B Testing

Field Bottlenecks

Partial Submissions

Social Autofill

Automation

Workflows

Approvals

Portals

Security

256-Bit SSL

Data Encryption

CAPTCHA

Password Protection

HIPAA Compliance

Full HIPAA Compliance

Payments & Security

Calculating Fields

Discount Codes

E-mail Confirmation

Payment Processors

Certain Plans

Captcha

Encryption

Limited

Electronic Signatures

Workflow Management

Workflow Automation

Workflow Builder

Variable Routing

Process Timing

Email Notifications

Advanced Features

Admin Brand Control

Approvals

Electronic Signatures

Social Autofill

Digital Signatures

Calculations

Field Validation

Save & Resume

Hidden Fields

Field Bottlenecks

Partial Submissions

Email Logic Routing

Facebook Tab Embed

Google Analytics

Permissions

Multiple Users

Subdomains

Webhooks & API

508 Compliant

508 Compliant

A/B Testing

A/B Testing

A/B Testing

Workflows Add-On

Salesforce App

Salesforce App

HIPAA Compliant

HIPAA Compliant

Workflows Features

Workflow Builder

Section Permissions

Assign Users

Assignment Logic

Submission Tracking

Workflow Reporting

External Submissions

30 submissions allowed

Fees and Discounts

Nonprofit Discount

Annual Discount

Annual Discount

Zero Overages

$0.30 per submission

Other

Annual Discount

Nonprofit Discount

Overage Charges

Zero Overage Charges

Overage Charges

$0.00

$0.05 per submission

Campaign Tracking

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Enjoy a seamless form building experience

Manage forms with multiple users

Collaborate better on form submissions with our multi-user functionality. Most 123FormBuilder plans allow only one user per account. However, with Formstack, multiple members on your team can manage and share form data on one Formstack account.

Get expert help when you need it

Formstack is super easy to use, but if you ever have any issues our awesome Support team has your back. With a 96% customer happiness rating, our team is dedicated to giving you all the help and resources you need to be successful with your online forms.

Pack more power into your data collection

Boost form submissions

Improve your submission rates with smart optimization features designed to boost your form conversions. Use Partial Submissions to gather insights from form data that was never actually submitted, and let users pre-fill form data with their social media profiles through Social Autofill.

Style forms like a pro

Build beautiful, branded forms from scratch or start with one of our form templates for your websites and blogs without the hassle of CSS coding. Advanced editing capabilities in our Theme Editor let you tweak colors, fields, sections, buttons, and sliders - all without needing to touch one bit of CSS code.

Access 50+ app integrations

Simplify your data management by connecting your forms to over 50 of your favorite apps. Use submissions to update email subscriber lists, change records in your CRM, and collect payments. Advanced security features like 256-Bit SSL, encryption, and HIPAA compliance ensure your data remains secure.

Break down productivity barriers.

Formstack makes it easy to simplify the tasks you need to complete every day. While 123FormBuilder workflow features are nice, Formstack offers a more robust solution. With our Workflows tool, you can create seamless automated workflows that move across multiple departments. No matter which industry you work in, you can easily manage company processes for sales quotes, budget approvals, surveys, applications, and much more.

Simplify your workday.

Build intuitive workflow forms in minutes that will help you transform any tedious process into a streamlined digital workflow.

Collaborate with others.

Assign different sections of your workflow to different people, and send emails after each step asking the next person to review.

Enhance your efficiency.

Use the in-app dashboard to track the progress of your workflows, and time each step to identify communication bottlenecks.

Transform the way you manage data in Salesforce.

Formstack offers a 100% native app on the Salesforce AppExchange. This means you can easily create forms and surveys in Salesforce with no connectors or integrations required. The123FormBuilder Salesforce app also lets you use forms for Salesforce, but it requires extra setup that can be tedious and time-consuming.

Use Formstack's Salesforce app to:
  • Send data to any standard or custom Salesforce object
  • Dynamically prefill forms with data from Salesforce cases
  • Collect payments and donations via PayPal, Authorize.Net, Stripe, and iATS
  • Securely collect and validate e-signatures for contracts and other documents
Streamline your data collection with a powerful 123FormBuilder alternative.

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"Formstack is powerful. We were able to increase signups by 114% and save over 50 hours of development time with just one Formstack form."

Erik Gonzalez | Miami Web Company
Founder & Director of Internet Marketing

"I look at Formstack like a bucket of legos. It's got all these pieces, and it's just up to our imagination to figure out exactly how to use them."

Josh Haroldson | KleenMark
Marketing Manager

"This tool is phenomenal. Formstack is so much easier to use, and the functionality is unsurpassed."

Tiffany Tobol | Creative: MMS