Hide Groups on Signup Forms

This feature requires Manager user level or higher.

Sometimes, you may want to import group data about subscribers, but you don't want them to view or edit it. You can do this when you create a hidden group, or hide an existing group field.

In this article, you'll learn how to hide groups when you create a new form or group, or after it's already live.

Before You Start

  • Hidden group fields default to checkboxes. Groups that use radio buttons or a drop-down can't be hidden.
  • The entire group, including group title and names, must be hidden.

Create Hidden Groups

To create a new hidden group, follow these steps.

  1. Navigate to the Lists page.
  2. Click the drop-down menu next to the list you want to work with, and choose Manage subscribers.
  3. Click Groups.
  4. Click Create Groups to expand group options.
  5. Under How should we show group options on your signup form?, choose Don't show these groups on my signup form. This option defaults to checkboxes and can't be changed.
    Heading: How should we show group options on your signup form? Select fourth option, Don't show.
  6. In the Group details section, type in a Group title and Group names.
  7. Click Save.

Change Visibility of Groups on Your Signup Form

In these steps, you'll learn how to change the visibility of a group on your signup forms, from visible to hidden and vice versa. If you use the embed form option, make sure you copy the new the embed code to your website as well.

  1. Navigate to the Lists page.
  2. Click the drop-down menu next to the list you want to work with, and choose Signup forms.
  3. Select General forms.
  4. On the Build it tab in the Form Builder, click the group field you want to hide on your signup form.
  5. On the Field settings panel, click the Hidden radio button.
    field settings tab with cursor over radio button labeled "hidden."
  6. Click Save Field. You'll see a "hidden" watermark appear over the group field on your form.

To unhide your group, follow the same steps, but choose Visible on step 5 instead.

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