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.

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    Remember User Input Data

    Asked by tarbellforms on May 06, 2013 at 04:38 PM

    Is there a way user text inputs can be remembered from the very last time they've entered data?


    For instance, User fills out a form and enters his name, address, phone and email. Since that same user will be filling out this same often, is there a way to make the browser auto populate those fields for him?


    If there's no way with JotForm, is there a programmatical way (with javascript or PHP) that can grab text input from Jotforms?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike_T on May 06, 2013 at 05:53 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    If you need this option for incomplete submissions, it is quite easy to enable the 'Continue Forms Later' feature. It is based on browser cookies, so user will need to use the same browser to see saved data.

    However, if you need this for completed submissions, it can be really tricky and require a lot of hacks, since we do not provide direct access to the database.

    We can add a feature request if you would like to populate the data from previous submissions.

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    Answered by madhukrishi on February 14, 2017 at 12:14 PM

    Hello, has this feature been provided now?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by John_Benson on February 14, 2017 at 02:23 PM


    I have moved your question to a new thread: https://www.jotform.com/answers/1066064

    We will reply to that thread shortly. Thank you.