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    What is an embedded form?

    Asked by engelsservies on February 15, 2011 at 01:59 PM
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    Answered by abajan on February 15, 2011 at 08:18 PM

    When you create a form, it automatically goes live. You can see it by entering its URL (address) in your browser's address bar. While in your form builder window, create a form and on the Setup & Share tab, click "Embed Form". The Embed Form Wizard will show up and you will see your form's URL (partially hidden) which if selected, copied and pasted into your address bar will take you to its page. That is the direct link to your form: where it resides.

    However, you can have that same form displayed on another page. Note that I said displayed on another page and not "moved to" another page. Linking to the form in such a manner that it is displayed on a page other than where it actually resides is what is known as embedding. As you can see from the screenshot below, JotForm has several embedding options.

    An interesting feature of this method is that the embedded form can be made to look (and often does look) quite different from its source form.