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    What are differences between embedding options? When to use what...

    Asked by Ilcaa on July 18, 2012 at 01:31 PM

    Hi i notice there are mnay different embedding options... embed, source, iframe

    i am not sure when it is best to use one over the other...  any advantages/disadvantages?

    is there a better circumtance when you should use 1 method over the other?


    if support can give some basic guidelines on which method to use depending on the website, technology or form created, that would be helpful



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    Answered by jeanettebmz on July 18, 2012 at 06:51 PM

    The Embed code is the most used one. However, it might get in conflict with a page when this one contains a lot of javascript codes .This is when the iFrame code is recommended .

    The source code is recommended when people doesn't want the form to be hosted in our servers or when they went to make a major customization to it

    However,there are other options available, for example if you are using webhosting sites such as wix, tubmblr , etc, or if you want to share it into facebook.

    You can always request our support to help you on your endeavour

    Best regards