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    Prepopulating the name on the Form via link/URL parameters

    Asked by michielalltronics on April 03, 2013 at 06:18 PM


    I'm going to embedd forms on my website.
    I want to send a customer a personal link wich will prepopulate the full name fields.

    For example. I want my name, "michiel jansen" to be prepopluated on the form when i click on the link to this form.
    http://form.jotformeu.com/form/30913428107348 (will be embedded on my site)

    How do i set up the link/parameters?

    thanks in advance,


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on April 03, 2013 at 07:40 PM
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    Answered by alltronicsbeveiliging on April 04, 2013 at 05:31 AM

    Hi Jonathan,

    Thanks for your reaction.

    The link to my page is different when i have embedded the form in my site.
    how does it work for this link? 


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by EltonCris on April 04, 2013 at 05:55 AM

    Hi Michiel,

    It will become like this: 


    Here are the Full Name field names.

    volledigeNaam3[first] <-- For the first name

    volledigeNaam3[last] <-- For the last name

    You can get your form field names by inspecting the element or by viewing your form source code. Get the name after the underscore symbol. Example:

    To contruct it as a URL parameter, simply begin with "?" (question mark) followed by the first field name and its value then separate it with "&" (ampersand symbol) if you'd like to prefill another field. Example:



    Let us know if you have further questions. Thanks!

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    Answered by alltronicsbeveiliging on April 04, 2013 at 06:08 AM


    Thanks! that is the answer i was looking for.