Can users save a form to return later?

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    Asked on March 29, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    I am wanting to create an online scholarship application. Does Jotform provide an option for a student to save the form and come back at a later time to complete and submit?

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    Answered on March 29, 2018 at 08:04 PM

    Yes, users can save the form and complete it later, please register a free account first before building your form.

    Then, please note the following:

    1) We have currently two form's layouts, Classic and Card Forms:

    Classic example:


    Card Forms example:


    2) If you create a form in the Classic layout, you have two options to save forms and continue later:

    a) Saving users data in their browsers local storage, so they will need to get back to the same browser to finish the form: 

    b) Saving users data through a session URL you need to create, which allows the user to continue the form from any browser, here is the complete workaround:

    3) If you create the form in the Card Forms layout, the saving methods are simpler:


    -So, the Autofill method is the one that saves data in user's browser local storage.

    -The Save & Continue Later is the improved workaround that generates the session URL automatically, and sends it to user's email address, example:


    Hope this helps, let us know if you have more questions.