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This element creates a field allowing the end user to enter a URL and is designed for Web Apps built using HTML5. A typical example of a HTML URL field in use is:

HTML url element example

HTML URL element

1. Drag and drop the HTML5 URL element into the appropriate location:

HTML5 URL icon

2. Configure the element. The following view will be presented:

Forms - HTML5 url.PNG

3. Edit/configure:


Enter an appropriate label for the element.  

Friendly Label

If required, enter a Friendly label to be presented to an end user.

Aria label 

If required, enter an Aria Label, which is read out by assistive technology such as a screen reader.


Select whether the question and answers are displayed in two separate columns, or whether the answers sit under the question as rows in a single column. 

Physical Width

Enter the width of the answer box in percentage of the screen.


Check if required.

Mandatory Validation Message

 Enter an appropriate message. 

Show As

Select if the element and the responses are to render in the Records view when managing responses. If the element is to display select whether or not is displays as a link to the full response.


If required, check to allow the administrator to sort records by this field.

Include in Keyword Search

If required, check to make the element searchable.

Provide as Search Option

If required, check to provide a dedicated search option for this field.

Show Key/Value Pair

If required, check to display the question and the answers when viewing an individual form response.