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Removing 'Last Name' Field on Forms

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Hello brilliant web-builders! Is there a way to remove the "Last Name" field box, and only keep the "First Name" in the form blocks?  Assume this could still add the sign-up to the Squarespace mailing list normally and still trigger my email automation setup for these profiles? 

If so, I'd like to be able to apply this on both:

1) The sign-up form (lead magnet) in the middle of my page here: https://www.traveltotransform.com/the-book

2) Newsletter form of the footer of my website

Thanks a million!

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The issue you will find when trying to hide the last name field, isn't so much hiding it, but the fact that it is a required field and with last name hidden nobody will be able to submit a sign up.

You could use a form block instead of a newsletter block, and use a text field rather than a name field so you don't have the first+last names.

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19 minutes ago, Ziggy said:

The issue you will find when trying to hide the last name field, isn't so much hiding it, but the fact that it is a required field and with last name hidden nobody will be able to submit a sign up.

You could use a form block instead of a newsletter block, and use a text field rather than a name field so you don't have the first+last names.

Hello Ziggy, so there is no way to remove the last name field while still allow the users able to submit the form?

This seems to be very unfriendly and a easy function/option to have. I've just subscribed to Squarespace business plan for the additional email functions, but might need to move forward exploring using third party email tools instead if that's the case... 

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On 3/16/2023 at 11:38 PM, TLCDesigns said:

Hello, 

I found this article on the topic for newsletter blocks. I have not tested if it works though:

https://www.squarestylist.com/blog/newsletter-block-last-name

For form blocks, all you have to do is use the text field instead of the name field. This is what I did on my own website as well.

Wow thanks so much TLCDesigns, this works amazing and exactly take out the 'last name' field without affecting the sign-up funciton! Much appreciated!

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