Form and Event Communications Merge Fields

Merge fields are used in form and event communications. Any form field that has an export key is available for merging. The standard merge fields are provided in the following list:

Standard Merge Field Explanation
Form-Link Adds a link to edit the registration
Form-Internal-Link Adds a link to edit the registration administratively (use this link only if the recipient is a Slate user)
Form-Share-Link Adds a link to the online event page in Slate. If the event is hosted through an external service, registrants are redirected to the external URL after visiting the online event page in Slate.
Form-Share-Recording-Link Adds a link to the webinar recording.
Form-Mobile-Pass Adds a QR code that is unique to each registration/registrant. The Slate Mobile application can scan this QR code and mark registrants as attended.
Form-Mobile-Checkin Adds a link so registrants can self check-in. 
Form-Title Event Title (Page Title)
Form-Date-Time Date and time that the event begins (for example, Monday, March 16, 2015 at 11:00 AM)
Form-Date Date that the event begins (for example, Monday, March 16, 2015)
Form-Time Time that the event begins (for example, 11:00 AM)
Form-End-Date-Time Date and time that the event ends (for example, Monday, March 16, 2015 at 1:00 PM)
Form-End-Date Date that the event ends (for example, Monday, March 16, 2015)
Form-End-Time Time that the event ends (for example, 1:00 PM)
Form-Deadline Deadline for registration/updates (for example, 3/15/2015)
Form-Location

Form-Street

Form-City

Form-Region

Form-Postal

Form-County

Event Location information entered on the Location tab
Form-Person-ID GUID of the person record associated with the form response (can be used to send a pre-populated registration form for an additional event or to send a link to the person record to a Slate user)
Form-Payment Link to pay for the event (applicable only if you charge an event registration fee)
Form-User-ID

Form-User-Name

Form-User-First

Form-User-Title

Form-User-Email

Form-User-Phone

Form-User-Mobile

Details about the Slate user that is associated with the form/event
Form-Submitted Date the registration form was submitted (for example, Tuesday, February 24, 2015)
Form-Survey-Link Generates a unique survey link for each registration. 
Form-Related-Events

Lists all related events selected on a form in chronological order. The merge field includes:

  • Folder - such as "On-Campus Events / Open House Admissions Presentations"
  • Summary - such as "Admissions Presentation"
  • Datetime - such as "Friday, July 16, 2021 at 03:15 PM"

For Person and Application-Scoped Forms

Standard Merge Field Explanation
sys-email

Slate will return a value in the following order of consideration:

  1. If an email address is collected on the form, this merge field returns that value
  2. This merge field returns the record's rank 1/active email address
sys-preferred

Slate will return a value in the following order of consideration:

  1. If a preferred name is collected on the form, this merge field returns that value
  2. If a first name is collected on the form, this merge field returns that value
  3. If the record already has a preferred name, this merge field returns that value
  4. This merge field returns the record's first name
sys-first

Slate will return a value in the following order of consideration:

  1. If a first name is collected on the form, this merge field returns that value
  2. This merge field returns the record's first name
sys-last

Slate will return a value in the following order of consideration:

  1. If a last name is collected on the form, this merge field returns that value
  2. This merge field returns the record's last name
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