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    Need to embed Lightbox code for side button

    Asked by Andy on July 10, 2012 at 12:09 PM

    I am currently evaluating your product.  I am very interested in the features your service has that seems to be a good replacement for others.  The only thing stopping me from making the jump to JotForm is the need to have code provided for a form that works with a side button lightbox element (example - jpjkd . com). It is based on lightbox but does not open from a text link or image.  It opens from a button on the side of the web page.

    Others provide the javascript pointers to their code that creates the side button.  I have multiple sites to develop, and I don't want to have to code my own side button feature.

    Please advise if you provide this service or know of a recommended pre-made side button software for web sites that your service will work with.

    Thank you for your help.

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on July 10, 2012 at 04:45 PM

    Hello Andy!

    An thank for your kind words about our service

    You can easily accomplish what you are looking for, we call such button the Feedback Button.

    You can show any form in a lightbox that can be placed in any side of your page.


    So please follow these steps:

    1. Once you are done with the design of your form , Click on "Embed Form".


    2) Click on "Feedback"

    3) You can set the way the appearance and behavior of the feedback form and button by clicking on "Customize".

    4) On that section , you will be able to change the orientation (Screen Alignment) and position (Horizontal Alignment) of the button.

    Preview your form to make sure everything is okay,  then copy the code provided on the text area. Paste all the contents in your website and that should be it.
    Should you need further assistance, let us know
    We are always happy to assist!
    Best regards