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    How can I prepopulate a form that is embedded on a website?

    Asked by grushabh on January 04, 2017 at 02:36 PM


    I am trying to do the same thing but it does not appear to work. 

    For example https://form.jotform.com/63628619067162??email=test@gmail.com works.


    But this form is embedded on https://www.louiesclub.com/create-request.html

    And https://www.louiesclub.com/create-request.html??email=test@gmail.com does not work.


    Is there another workaround for this? 

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    Answered by Welvin on January 04, 2017 at 02:55 PM

    You are using the iframe method. You cannot do the prepopulation using the iframe embed code. You have to change it wth the default embed codes.

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    Answered by grushabh on January 04, 2017 at 03:42 PM

    I did that but still no luck: https://www.louiesclub.com/create-request.html??email=test@gmail.com

    I'm using weebly for my website. It seems that they put the javascript in an iframe anyway?

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    Answered by Welvin on January 04, 2017 at 05:01 PM

    I'm sorry, I just found out that you are using the Email Correctness Widget. This too, won't work with prepopulation. You should use the regular email field from the Quick Fields section:

    Please change it and let us know if there are still issues.

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    Answered by grushabh on January 04, 2017 at 05:17 PM

    Ok that fixed the issue. Thanks so much!

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    Answered by grushabh on January 09, 2017 at 06:04 PM

    Hi I am having the exact same issue on another page. 

    https://form.jotform.com/63627459614161??email=email&name[first]=FirstName&name[last]=LastName works fine


    But https://www.louiesclub.com/sign-up-eligibility-confirmed.html??email=email&name[first]=FirstName&name[last]=LastName does not work. Its the same form just embedded in the page.


    I confirmed that I am using all standard fields in that form. Please help!

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    Answered by grushabh on January 09, 2017 at 06:52 PM

    Nevermind I figured it out, I was using the weebly specific code which generates an iframe.

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    Answered by Kiran on January 09, 2017 at 11:01 PM

    Glad to see that you have figured it out. Please do not hesitate to get back to us if you need any further assistance. We will be happy to help.

    Thank you for using JotForm!  

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    Answered by certipma on April 25, 2017 at 03:02 PM

    I read this item on this forum but I still have a doubt regarding to how to populate with an URL of my onw URL, this should be simple because it works wih the jofmor ULR. For instance, I need this mysite.com/forms/teste?cpc=123&email=foo and I put togheter this this test w/ google sites iframe widget w/ ULR:



    but it does not works. I need fo populate the {email} and the {cpf} fields.

    I tyred the .../forms/teste?cpf=123&email=foo also

    tried with double questioin mark "??cpf=123&email=foo 

    This is not working. What am I doing wrong? or is it because of the way google sites deals with URLs?



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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on April 25, 2017 at 04:59 PM


    I created a separate thread for you. Please wait for our reply on this thread: https://www.jotform.com/answers/1128508.

    Thank you.