How to pass date field from one form to another?

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    Asked on January 27, 2017 at 02:13 PM

    I'm having trouble passing a date from one form to another. I believe I have it coded correctly, but the variable that is passed over is not correct.

    This is what the code looks like:



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    Answered on January 27, 2017 at 02:37 PM

    The format of date field to pass on to the other form should be like below:


    where date[month], date[day] and date[year] are the fields from secondary form and date is the field name. And {date:month}, {date:day} and {date:year} are the fields from the primary form where date is the field name.

    In your case, it should be working by using the following URL parameters.



    Please give it a try and let us know if you need any further assistance. We will be happy to assist. 

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    Answered on January 27, 2017 at 02:43 PM

    Hi Kiran,


    Thank you very much.[first]=junio&fullName[last]=afed&dateOfBirth[month]=12&dateOfBirth[day]=29&dateOfBirth[year]=2015&preferredPhone[area]=&preferredPhone[phone]=&


    That was the generated URL. I'm having trouble getting the phone parameter,

    and I'm also struggling with the redirected link showing form data from previous testing, instead of what the URL is showing.



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    Answered on January 27, 2017 at 03:28 PM

    As I check the URL provided, I see that the phone number field is not being passed to the second form. Please provide us with the primary form URL so that we can check and provide you with necessary assistance.

    We will wait for your response. Thank you! 

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    Bhavesh Patel 
    Answered on January 27, 2017 at 03:30 PM
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    Answered on January 27, 2017 at 04:47 PM

    Please change the following section in the URL 


    with the below provided to get the phone number field working.


    As a side note, I see that your JotForm is collecting credit card information on plain text fields which is not allowed. Such forms are considered as phishing forms and associated accounts will be automatically suspended. Please refer to our terms of usage for more information on phishing. If you need to receive payments, it is required to use one of the payment methods available in the form builder. These payment methods comply with the PCI/DSS security standards to process the payments securely.  

    Please remove the guilty fields from the form immediately to avoid any suspensions on your account. 

    Thank you! 

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    Answered on January 30, 2017 at 05:04 PM

    Hi Kiran,

    Thanks you for the information. That TOS regarding credit card numbers is new since the time I initially signed up for JotForm. I understand the issue on phishing. However, we only use that collection to make our operations on our side easier. As you can see, I specifically note that the person will *not* be charged, and it's also not a required field.

    The purpose of the field is primarily to make the job of my staff easier (and if when someone puts the number in, we know they are serious). However, I'm not sure I want to immediately bill people via payment gateways.


    Again, this wasn't a TOS when I signed up for JotForm, and I'll comply as necessary, but I'd also like the company to consider my intent and perhaps we can come to a mutual satisfactory solution.

    I think my history with JotForm will speak to my low usage and lack of any user issues.





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    Answered on January 30, 2017 at 06:20 PM

    Hello Bhavesh, to keep this thread on topic, I had to move your most recent question about our TOS to a separate thread

    We'll have it addressed there shortly.