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How to Customize the Text on a Submit Button

Lesley Updated by Lesley


Sometimes, all it takes is a little text to help your users know exactly what to do in your apps. When it comes to forms, changing the submit button text can be the difference between rarely and often getting incomplete information from your users.

For example, in a Job Portal app, we may want to switch out the current “Submit” text on the submit button to something that shows them they’ll be officially submitting the application.


If this your first time creating an app, you'll need to know some basics about adding tables, fields, pages, and views. You can start by reading our Builder Basics section

Other good resources can be found in our About Your Database and Working With Pages sections of the knowledge base.


Select the Page with the Form

In the Pages section of the Builder, select the page with the form view whose submit button you want to edit.

Open the Form Editor

Click on the form view on that page to open the editor and view the forms settings.

Go to the Settings Section

Go to the Settings section within the form view editor:

Update Submit Button Text Field

In the “Submit Button Text” field, change the text to whatever you want the button to say:  

That’s it!

Now when a user views the form, they’ll see the text you added to the submit button:

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