Form & Function

An online publication brought to you by the team at Formspree featuring editorial writing and technical how-tos on static site generation, HTML forms, and other web technologies you can use to get your site well built and running fast on the Internet.

Three ways to build React forms

There’s no “right way” to build forms in React and there are a lot of options. It’s simple enough to have a working form, but what about validation? Can you rely on the browser’s default validation, or should you write your own state handlers, or drop in a form library?

August New Feature Roundup

Formspree has been cranking out new capabilities and fixing bugs. Here’s the latest new features that have dropped over the last few weeks.

Blogophonic: A Free Hugo Theme for Blogs

At Formspree we love static site generators. Our frontsite is built on Hugo, and we’ve made websites with pretty much every major SSG. It’s satisfying to deploy a site and walk away without a care. There’s no ongoing maintenance, no updating. It’s just out there. However, when we were building the Formspree blog, we struggled to find a good static site theme. It seemed like, to get a professionally designed, feature rich blog, we had to either: