Ability to get the attached/uploaded file on form POST DATA

  • tempusmed
    Answered on January 23, 2019 11:18 PM

    Is it possible to get the file attachments as well? if so, how?



  • jherwin
    Answered on January 24, 2019 02:06 AM

    Unfortunately, it is not possible to get the file attachment in Post data. As you can see in my screenshot below, post data is not able to get the file I uploaded/attached to my form.

    Demo Form: https://form.jotform.com/90231260995962.
    1548313502postdata Screenshot 10

    I'm forwarding this as a feature request to our second level, although we cannot provide an ETA, we will keep you updated via this thread.


  • jherwin
    Answered on January 24, 2019 02:20 AM

    Sorry for the quick reply above. It seems you can get the file attached on your form, please refer to this guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/213-Send-Submission-Data-via-Post-Method-and-Thank-You-Settings.

    Other helpful guides related to this is about PHP Forms: https://www.jotform.com/help/237-PHP-Forms-Explained

    If you want to send the submission data directly to your server's database, instead of passing the data via the URL, you can use the POST method. However, you should be familiar with programming and PHP to execute this properly as you will be creating your own PHP endpoint that will receive the POST data.