What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.


  • Profile Image

    Drop Down Menu brings up Box

    Asked by wyattdesigns on December 30, 2016 at 03:58 PM

    hi. I don't really know how to word this, but what I am wanting to do is this:

     

    I have a form that has a dropdown as the first field. When people select certain options of the dopdown, I will need a box to pop up that will tell them if that is available. For example: It is a weight loss competition. There are different groups that people can join. When they go to join, they will select one of the groups. If a contest is currently in progress with that group, I need a box to pop up and say something like, "Sorry, but the group you selected is currently in the middle of a contest. Please come back later" and then not let them complete the rest of the form. I have created a test form on my account for testing purposes. Here is a link to it.

     

     

    Page URL:
    https://form.jotform.com/63645806586973

  • Profile Image
    JotForm Support

    Answered by liyam on December 30, 2016 at 10:43 PM

    Hello,

    There currently is no feature for such option that you're looking for. It can manually be done however by getting the full HTML source of your form and then create a code using Javascript. If you are using a database for it such as MySQL, you can then pull up the information which would print the result into your form using PHP, Javascript, and your database. But you will need to have your own web host for this.

    Note: This is no longer within the coverage of JotForm. Still though, we have support members capable of helping you code to accomplish this.

    Thanks.