ReusableForms v2.0 beta

Bootstrap 5 form template

A generic contact form using Bootstrap framework
This is a code for a contact form that you can use on your website. The code makes use of Bootstrap 5 CSS framework. It has fields for a message, email, and name. You can add more fields if you need to. The form uses standard HTML5 field validations. You can use a standard form backend like or host your own PHP backend (advanced).


        <div class="m-1">
<h1>Contact Us</h1>
<div class="fs-6 fw-light mb-2">Post your message below. We will get back to you ASAP</div>
<form id="contact_form" name="contact_form" method="post">
    <div class="mb-5">
        <label for="message">Message</label>
        <textarea class="form-control" id="message" name="message" rows="5"></textarea>
    <div class="mb-5 row">
        <div class="col">
            <label>Your Name:</label>
            <input type="text" required maxlength="50" class="form-control" id="name" name="name">
        <div class="col">
            <label for="email_addr">Your Email:</label>
            <input type="email" required maxlength="50" class="form-control" id="email_addr" name="email"
    <div class="d-grid">
    <button type="submit" class="btn btn-success">Post</button>

Integrating the Code with Your Web Page

To seamlessly integrate the form code from into your web page, follow these simple steps:

  • The form code is plain HTML. Click the copy button located above the code and paste it into your web page's source code.
  • If the form uses a CSS framework like Bootstrap or TailwindCSS, ensure that your web page or website project has the necessary libraries linked. Consult the respective library documentation for guidance.

Setting up Back-end Processing and Record Keeping

The form code provided above is for the client side only. To fully benefit from the form's features, you'll need a back-end form processor. Ratufa is one such service, and integrating with it is straightforward. Watch the video demo for a step-by-step example.

To receive email notifications upon form submissions, store submission records, and search through them later, you'll need a back-end processor. Here's how to set one up:

Using Ratufa Backend

  1. Go to
  2. Click the "Connect your form" button.
  3. Copy the provided code and paste it at the bottom of the HTML form code above
  4. You can test the form within ReusableForms before copying it to your website. will show submissions on the right side.
  5. Copy the combined code to your web page.
  6. Ratufa will store your form submissions, and you can configure email notifications. You can search and download records whenever needed.