Can I populate UTM parameters into a pop up form?

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    David Weaver 
    Asked on June 09, 2018 at 01:29 PM

    I want to run pop up forms on my site and will need to populate the visitors traffic source by adding the UTM parameters they came in from to the pop up form. 

    Is this possible?

    If so, will it work beyond the landing page as if they click to a second page the utm parameters are not present in the URL of the page they click on. 

    Thanks

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    Vanessa_T
    Answered on June 09, 2018 at 03:02 PM

    If you are embedding the form, the UTM parameters needs to be where the form is loaded, so that the form can fetch the params.

    All you need to do is create a field on your form with the name exactly as the UTM parameters. In my example below, I have added the UTM params on the page I am visiting, the utm fields then on the form are automatically prepopulated. For sample purposes, I've intentionally shown the fields. If you plan to do this route, you should hide the utm fields.

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    Vanessa_T
    Answered on June 09, 2018 at 04:14 PM

    I took a second look to your case and went in to create a script for you. If you would like to popup your JotForm forms and be able to retain the UTM parameters unto the popup, please embed this script into your page:

    https://form.jotform.com/81596103660961">Test UTM

     

    Please change the highlighted URL (green highlight) to the URL of your form. So basically what the script does is, get the parameters of the page, then concatenate it with your form's url, so then your fields will be prepopulated.

    To summarize:

    1. create fields in your form with the name exactly as the parameter

    2. hide these fields, so users can't edit it

    3. get your form URL

    4. edit the script I gave above and replace the highlighted in green form URL, into one of your forms

    5. add the edited script unto your website

    Here's how it should look:

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