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    Can I add the information into a database like MS Access?

    Asked by USOKLDiscover on December 15, 2016 at 06:57 AM

    We would like to use this for people to signup for our events and classes. How can I set up the information to be put into a database like Access?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Boris on December 15, 2016 at 07:27 AM

    Yes, you can forward data from your forms into your own database. This will require a bit of custom PHP coding, where your web developer will need to write PHP codes for forwarding the data you receive from the forms into your own database. Please see the following guide for details about this kind of setup:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/126-How-to-send-Submissions-to-Your-MySQL-Database-Using-PHP

    You cna also use Webhooks and custom PHP page as well:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/245-How-to-Setup-a-Webhook-with-JotForm

    https://www.jotform.com/help/248-Webhook-PHP-Script-Examples

    If you do not have a web developer to create the PHP codes for you, and you wish to forward your submissions into an Access database, you can also easily export your submissions into Excel any time you need:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/44-How-to-Export-Form-Data-to-Excel

    And then import them from Excel into Access:

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Exchange-copy-import-export-data-between-Excel-and-Access-409c27cc-c69d-461d-a74c-35392a68ed53

    Please try them out, and let us know should you need further clarifications or assistance. Thank you.