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    autofill zip code

    Asked by lotc on May 20, 2011 at 01:56 AM
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    Answered by NeilVicente on May 20, 2011 at 02:44 AM


    You can autofill the zip code by using url query strings. Take a look at this form of yours. Notice the url in the address bar?



    To do so, you'd have to find first the id for your address field.

    Go to Setup & Embed > Email Alerts > Notification (click on any of your email notifications)

    In the Compose Email window, find this:


    Get the ID without the curly brackets then append [postal]=99495 to it. You may replace the number to any zip code you'd like.

    Then append that query string before a question mark (?) to your form's direct url so it becomes


    Hope you find this useful. Let me know if you have further questions.  Thank you for using Jotform.


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    Answered by urbebot on November 04, 2013 at 07:49 AM

    This is not what I'm after.  I think I need another kind of widget instead of a form.

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    Answered by guilledutra on November 04, 2013 at 08:14 AM

    Hi urbebot,

    could you open a new forum thread with a more detailed explanation of your request,