How to use PayPal integrated forms on my website?

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    Calvin Yowell 
    Asked on April 10, 2017 at 12:38 PM

    I am maintaining a Homestead developed website and they recommend jotform to address my needs for multiple types of data collection forms and for the potential of setting up the capability for entering donations and interfacing with PayPal.  

    Can the PayPal interface be accomplished?

    When a data collection form is completed when do I get the message?

    When a data collection form is completed do I get access to the "data" in a processable format (e.g. CSV - not certain if exactly right. Comma Separated Values - I think).

    Within a single collection form can I have drop-down fields to identify options.  For example, if I am doing a form for education classes registration, can I have an options list for a variety of classes that are available?

    I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Calvin  

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    Kiran
    Answered on April 10, 2017 at 01:38 PM

    Thank your for contacting us and your interest using JotForm. Please see the answers below for your questions.

    Can the PayPal interface be accomplished?

    Yes. You may integrate PayPal with JotForm and receive payments. However, please be noted that Free accounts are limited to receive only 10 payments in a month. If you are expecting more payments in a month, it is required to upgrade your account to a paid subscription based on your requirements.

    When a data collection form is completed when do I get the message?

    When you create a form with an email field, a notification and an auto-responder will be automatically set. So, once a submission is received, the emails will be automatically sent to the recipient addresses. If the form has a payment integration, the emails will be sent only when the payment is successful unless it is set to send for pending payments in the payment field settings. 

    When a data collection form is completed do I get access to the "data" in a processable format (e.g. CSV - not certain if exactly right. Comma Separated Values - I think).

    Yes. You may export the submission data to Excel or CSV format from the submissions view.

    Within a single collection form can I have drop-down fields to identify options.  For example, if I am doing a form for education classes registration, can I have an options list for a variety of classes that are available?

    You may setup the options for registration in the payment field itself along with additional options if any. Please go through the guides below that can help you with integrating PayPal on your form and add options to the payment field.

    https://www.jotform.com/help/391-How-to-Integrate-Form-with-Paypal

    https://www.jotform.com/help/225-How-to-Add-Options-to-Payment-Forms

    Hope this information helps! If you have any other questions, please let us know. We will be happy to help.