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JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

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    Self-hosted options?

    Asked by Dan O'Day on May 01, 2013 at 12:11 PM

    Do I have to host the form/data with your service or can I download all of the code (including all supporting files such as CSS style sheets) and use it completely on my end?

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    Answered by glennlee on May 01, 2013 at 12:34 PM


    After creating your form, you can download the source code. Please see this tutorial.

    If you need any assistance please feel free to contact us. Thanks!

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    Answered by digitaloday on May 01, 2013 at 05:42 PM

    Yes but it is still pointing to files on your server. Is there any way to completely make it self-hosted?

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    Answered by dineshit on May 01, 2013 at 06:39 PM

    No, The value of the action attribute in the form MUST point to the server. 

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    Answered by digitaloday on May 01, 2013 at 11:10 PM

    Then the answer to my original question is no - it is not possible to completely download all source code and self-host the forms.

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on May 01, 2013 at 11:59 PM

    Downloading the full source of the code is possible, however, the submit action which points to submit.php is actually a script that post all the variables and arrange them to be sent to our database

    You would need to get dirty with some PHP/MYSQL programming to make this to work. However, since our hosted version got plenty of 3rd party integrations, there will be still some dependencies that might be broken as its dependencies are still pointing out to our servers.

    We have a self hosted version that you might be interested on  , please go to this page

    Let us know if you have more questions