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.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.

  • Profile Image

    What constitutes an SSL form versus just a form?

    Asked by jmagana on March 01, 2011 at 06:39 AM

    Hi I am new to jotform, and have a question as to what constitutes an SSL form versus just a form?

    How would I know the difference?


  • Profile Image

    Answered by DanielGriffin on March 01, 2011 at 09:27 AM

    Hi Jmagana,

    SSL forms are forms that are sent over the internet via HTTPS rather than regular HTTP, which means that there is encryption between the browser and the server.  You can make any JotForm form be SSL encrypted just by changing the adderss that you use to access it.  So, where a regular form address might be something like


    you can connect to that form via SSL by changing http to https, like so