What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

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    Local install: What is the technology behind JotForms (java/php/..)? Is it possible to host JotForm inside firewall?

    Asked by navan on January 18, 2011 at 12:06 PM

    What is the technology behind JotForms (java/php/..)? Is it possible to host JotForm inside firewall?

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    Answered by aytekin on January 19, 2011 at 08:03 AM

    Here are the requirements for the latest version of JotForm Application:

    - Linux/UNIX type of server
    - Apache
    - Apache modules: rewrite and mime
    - Apache configuration for root directory should have "AllowOverride All"
    - PHP 5.3 or higher
    - PHP Configuration should enable short php open tags "short_open_tag = On"
    - Mysql 5 or higher
    - Zip and Gzip
    - PHP CURL
    - Email Server (i.e Sendmail)

    Optional recommended:
    - PHP APC
    - Apache deflate
    - V8 JavaScript Engine
    - SSL on Apache

    No problems with installing JotForm inside Firewall.