MaxiCharts – Gravity Forms Charts Reports

We’ve just launched our new gravity forms add on for wordpress : Gravity Forms Charts Reports !
It imports and uses the fabulous Chartjs library for displaying graphs and allows Gravity Forms users to display entries statistics on the front end with a simple shortcode.
Please play with the demo here:

and download from WordPress plugin store or directly from here:

FSQM Pro Vs Gravity Forms

After working 1 year with FSQM Pro, i’ve just switched to the famous Gravity Forms plugin. For those interested in knowing pros/cons of those two plugins, please read the following.

First i have to say that both plugin are powerfull ones, and allow more or less the same things, considering the core of each. I’ll focus on the differences then.

  1. FSQM Pro

    Main Pros & Cons

    • Very nice statistic report are automatically generated for each form, based on all user submissions. You can directly download a PDF file.
    • Nice looking CSS templates and smooth animations (for conditional fields selections)
    • Price around 30$, instead of 40$, 100$ and 200$ for gravity forms.
    • Documentation and support between average and poor – i actually switched to Gravity Forms for this reason
    • Drag & Drop interface is cool
  2. Gravity Forms

    Main Pros & Cons

    • Multiple Gravity forms plugin extending functionalities
    • Documentation & support are good
    • Hooks much better in gravity forms : there’s a php hook for almost every step of process

Conclusion

To me, it seems obvious that Gravity Forms is better, from several points of view. But, if you only need a plugin for displaying forms (that can be very complex), you can go with FSQM Pro without any problem. If you need to code php that communicate with those plugin, definitely Gravity Form is much better for that, with all the hooks prepared and extended documentation.
If this can save you a few hours of tests, as i did, i would be happy ! 🙂