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-# Customize Google Forms
+# Customized Google Forms
<img src="http://img.skitch.com/20100225-rm11rdpj6qib6ukbwdi87ewd76.preview.jpg" alt="Google Form Customized" style="float: right; width: 200px"/>
-Google Forms are a great, free way to collect information for anyone, stored directly into a Google Spreadsheet, and then have Google notify you each time a form is submitted (optionally). The downside is that you can only use one of their pre-packaged themes. You can't have your company logo and corporate "look".
+Google Forms are a great, free way to collect information from anyone, stored directly into a Google Spreadsheet, and then have Google notify you each time a form is submitted (optionally). The downside is that you can only use one of their pre-packaged themes. You can't have your company logo and corporate "look".
Pooey to Google, I say.
Want to truly customized Google Forms? Fork this repository, customize the CSS, DOM and images, and deploy to Heroku. You can then host/customize any number of Google Forms.
-For example, here is an original [bare Google Form](http://spreadsheets.google.com/a/mocra.com/viewform?formkey=dFo0LXQyYmlEV2dXcVJ6WjRweW9vRnc6MA) and here is a [fully customized version](http://forms.mocra.com/railsdev), including errors and thank you page.
+For example, here is an original [bare Google Form](http://spreadsheets.google.com/a/mocra.com/viewform?formkey=dFo0LXQyYmlEV2dXcVJ6WjRweW9vRnc6MA) and here is a [fully customized version](http://forms.mocra.com/railsdev), including form validation and thank you page.
-## How to use Google Forms
+It's fully a dynamic, thin layer on top of Google Forms. If you change your Google Form, your custom form application automatically changes.
+
+## How to use Google Forms?
Perhaps read [this docco](http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&amp;answer=87809)? Essentially if you can access Google Spreadsheets, you can create a Google Form (which automatically creates and updates a Google Spreadsheet based on the fields and form submissions).
@@ -20,7 +22,7 @@ It's really simple to play with and customize Google Forms:
gem install github
cd ~/Sites
- gh clone mocra/my-google-forms yourdomain-google-forms
+ gh clone mocra/custom-google-forms yourdomain-google-forms
cd yourdomain-google-forms
script/server
@@ -65,13 +67,17 @@ If specified, Google Analytics will be included on all pages (including the cust
heroku config:add EXPECTED_DOMAIN='some.yourdomain.com'
-If specified, 'yourdomain-my-google-forms.heroku.com/someform' automatically redirects to 'some.domain.com/someform'.
+If specified, 'yourdomain-google-forms.heroku.com/someform' automatically redirects to 'some.domain.com/someform'.
For example, for http://forms.mocra.com we used:
heroku config:add GOOGLE_ANALYTICS='UA-5370510-4'
heroku config:add EXPECTED_DOMAIN='forms.mocra.com'
+# Getting Started
+
+Once deployed, go to the /google_forms/new URL and add your first form. Once it is validated and added, you can start using it using the links shown.
+
# License
Copyright (c) 2010 Dr Nic Williams, Odin Dutton from Mocra

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