A lightweight and easy to use form builder

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import ngFormGenerator from '';



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A drag and drop form generator

ng-form-generator is the perfect solution for developers looking to create a form builder for their websites


In order for ng-form-generator to work it requires angular, bootstrap and ui-bootstrap

After you've made sure those 3 exist in your project, install with npm:

$ npm install ng-form-generator

then include it in your project

    <script src="node_modules/ng-form-generator/ng-form-generator.min.js"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="node_modules/ng-form-generator/ng-form-generator.min.css">

or use bower:

$ bower install ng-form-generator
    <script src="bower_components/ng-form-generator/ng-form-generator.min.js"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="bower_components/ng-form-generator/ng-form-generator.min.css">


Unlike other form builders out there, ng-form-generator is actually very simple to use and very light weight.

Include the formBuild as a dependency:

    angular.module('your_module', ['formBuild'])

Use the ng-form-builder directive wherever you need to place the builder

    <ng-form-builder output="output"></ng-form-builder>

The directive takes output as a parameter, which is used to store the model of the currently formed form. Store this to your backend to retrieve the form later.

Reading the form you've created requires the use of ng-form-reader.

    <ng-form-reader input="input" data="data"></ng-form-reader>

The directive takes as input, a model object that was created by the ng-form-builder directive and it outputs the actual form values with details to data.

Creating your own form item

Creating your own form item is also easy as pie.

Inject builder service into your controller

angular.module("your_module").controller("your_controller", function($scope, builder)

Then using the builder function insert, insert an object with the following data:

var customTab = {
        type: 'radio3',
        display: '<div class=""><div class="form-group"><label for="" class="col-sm-4 control-label">title</label><div class="col-sm-8"><input type="text" disabled="disabled" class="form-control" placeholder="placeholder"><p class="help-block">description</p></div></div></div>',
        popoverTemplateUrl: 'popover/sample.html',
        htmlTemplate: 'htmlTemplates/sample.html',


  • type is a unique name for this type of tab
  • display is the stringified HTML that is used to display the tab in the choices list
  • popoverTemplateUrl is the url to the popover template that appears when clicked on your custom tab
  • htmlTemplate is the url to the html file of your custom tab

Creating a popover template

When creating your popover template, bind everything to $scope.object


<div class="form-group">
  <label>Popup Title:</label>
  <input type="text" ng-model="object.title" class="form-control" />
  <label>Required Field:</label>
  <input type="checkbox" ng-model="object.required" />
  <input type="text" ng-model="object.description" />
  <delete />

To add a delete button to your popover template like the one in the demo, just add <delete /> to your popover template

Creating an HTML template

When creating your html template, bind everything to $scope.object

Note that this is the same $scope.object you're binding to data to in the popover template Example:

<div class="">
    <div class="form-group">
        <label for="" class="col-sm-4 control-label">{{object.title}}
            <span ng-show="object.required">*</span>
        <div class="col-sm-8"><input type="text" class="form-control" ng-model="object.models" placeholder="placeholder" required="object.required">
            <p class="help-block">{{object.description}}</p>