Set petition basic configuration
1 - Go to Petition settings and click on Basics. These fields are not mandatory but you can set up some initial parameter for the layout, form and page behavior. This configuration corresponds to point 6.
If you need to have a progress bar like this:
Make sure to set the Signature Goal:
Best Practice for the Signature Goal:
Set a goal for petition signatures. Sometimes there will be a minimum number that is required for the petition to be considered or answered by your target (research if this is the case). Otherwise, set a goal that reflects the potential size of the audience.