Removing required field asterisk in cards

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    Asked on February 07, 2018 at 03:06 AM

    Is there a way to hide or remove the "required field" asterisk in JotForm Cards? Thanks.

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    Answered on February 07, 2018 at 05:41 AM

    I'm afraid there's no way to remove the asterisks* on REQUIRED fields when using the JotForm Cards layout. Can you give us an overview on why you want these removed?

    The asterisk symbol has been commonly known by everyone to visually imply that a field is required. This applies to all forms, even the ones created outside JotForm. Most internet users are familiar with the character as it always denotes a required field.

    Removing that may lead to confusion so if you have a very specific need on why you think it's important to get it removed, please share it with us.

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    Answered on February 07, 2018 at 09:45 AM

    Please don't try to convince me that I don't want what I have already told you I want and that you have made possible in your other forms for years. That's how our forms work. We require all fields, which is considered best practice. Also, I am the customer, so there's also that.

    To put it bluntly, your JotForm Cards product is NOT ready for primetime. I suggest you change your release back to a Beta release until you are ready to provide the same capabilities and customization, including CSS injection, as in your other product.

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    Answered on February 07, 2018 at 09:59 AM

    Here are screenshots of some forms that don't use asterisks to designate required field. These form are used by the companies Google,, and Facebook, and I tend to trust their judgement about whether removing the asterisk is a good idea.




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    Answered on February 07, 2018 at 11:13 AM

    Thank you for your feedback.

    I have forwarded this thread to our backend team as a feature request. If there are updates, we will let you know here.

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    Answered on July 07, 2018 at 01:34 AM

    Think you'll ever get to this? (Probably not, right? Sadly, this forum seems to be where "feature requests" go to die.)

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    Answered on July 07, 2018 at 06:27 AM

    Hello smile345,

    Unfortunately, we can not promise that all feature requests will be implemented. But, I will forward your comment to the developer, who is assigned to this ticket. If there is any update ready, we will notify you here.

    Apologies on any inconvenience.