After ticking checkboxes (loaded with conditions), visitors will be redirected to a new subset of questions based on their inputs. This exercise can trim down your scary lengthy forms which in turn will help you to reduce form abandonment rates. Unfortunately, at present, it is not possible to add a condition to Google Forms’ checkbox. It restricts this feature to just dropdown and multiple-choice options.

So, Can Any Google Forms Alternative Add Conditional Logic In Checkboxes?

Yes, this is 2020. There are some awesome form builders that allow you to build conditional logic in checkboxes. One of the affordable yet versatile ones is Pabbly Form Builder. Pabbly Form Builder offers you to effortlessly create conditional logic in its checkboxes.

  • Not only in checkboxes, but you can also brew complex and unlimited conditional logic in fields like multiple-choice, uploads, radio, paragraphs, dropdown and more.
  • One can also add AND/OR logic with conditions like is, is not, contains, does not contains and more.
  • Furthermore, Pabbly Form Builder doesn’t restrict you any features like unlimited form submissions, unlimited storage, and multi integration through Webhooks.

Let’s see how easy it is to add conditional logic in checkboxes on Pabbly Form Builder.

Steps For Adding Conditional Logic In Checkboxes On Pabbly Form Builder:

Step 1: Create New Form

Once you enter into the dashboard, simply select the ‘Create New Form’ button. Furthermore, you can also select one of the beautiful pre-build templates according to your needs or organizational compliance.

Create New Form - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 2: Click On Checkbox

A block consisting of many fields opens up in the left corner. Pressing the checkbox field located in the block summons multiple choices in your form.

Click On CheckBox - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 3: Edit Choices In Checkbox 

Merely, click on the multiple-choice in the form. The design field will open up in the left corner. Here, you can edit your question and multiple choices. Do remember that with Pabbly Form Builder, you can add unlimited choices by using (-) or (+).

Edit Choices In Checkbox - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 4: Adding Extra Fields

I am adding an extra field as ‘Upload File’. This will be used as a result when conditions are met. You can add one or multiple fields as results according to your discretions. For example, one can even set fields like payment, email, rating, names, date as results.

Adding Extra Fields - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 5: Adding Logic 

Now scroll down the block section and in the last row, you will find the logic field. Click on this field.

Adding Logic - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 6: Conditional Logic Pop-Up Box

Clicking the logic field pops up a conditional logic box that displays ‘If’ logic, according to questions in your forms. In my case, I am placing ‘Do You Want To Donate Blood ?’ as the question.

Conditional Logic Pop-Up Box - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 7: Introducing Conditions 

The unique advantage with Pabbly Form Builder is that it allows various conditions (is, is not, contains, is empty, ends with) by which you can build complex conditions with ease. Click, on one of the branches which resonates with your data in the form.

Introducing Conditions - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 8: Connecting With Choices

The choices of your checkbox are displayed here. Chose one of the choice to equate it with your logic gate.

Connecting With Choices - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 9: Adding AND/OR 

Now, to add AND/OR logic gates, click on the ‘+’ button and to remove them just click on the ‘-’button. These two additional logic gates are provided only by Pabbly Form Builder. Imagine all those complex fields you can create with all three gates(IF AND OR) in your forms.

Adding AND/OR - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 10: Adding ‘Then’

After successfully placing the ‘Ifs’, chose either ‘show’ or ‘hide’ to govern the result.

Adding ‘Then’ - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 11: Placing Results

Pabbly Form Builder’s intuitive programming automatically positions all selections in the drop-down box. Just set the result from the selections. In my case, I am setting ‘Upload File’ as the result.

Placing Results - Pabbly Form Builder

Step 12: Add More Logic And Save

Now, that you are adept with placing conditional logic, you may want to experiment and add more logic to make your checkbox extra dynamic. All you need to do is click on the ‘Add More Logic ‘ button. If you are satisfied with your conditional logic and checkbox then click on the ‘Save Logic Button’.

Add More Logic And Save - Pabbly Form Builder



Like your business, you want your forms to be more dynamic for better lead capturing. However, you can’t add a condition to a Google Forms checkbox at present. Furthermore, many issues like lack of multi-payment options, design customization, and limited uploads may irk you. Do you really think when your business grows you still be using Goggle Forms? Why not switch now, to a better alternative like Pabbly Form Builder.

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