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    How to add values to the form from another site

    Asked by midasar on November 01, 2013 at 02:54 PM

    How can I get my Jotform to pull data form my url and insert to my jotform form field?

     

    I have the php code already but when inserting in to field it does not work. it just show the php.

    JotForm form field does not work
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    Answered by jedcadorna on November 01, 2013 at 04:18 PM

    @midasar,

    Unfortunately this is not allowed due to security reason, You can pass value from jotform to your URL but passing value from your URL to jotform is not possible. What you can try is use 2 jotforms and pass value to each other. I would like to know if what you want is to pass a parameters or to prepopulate values? I'm not sure if there is other way around this.

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    Answered by midasar on November 01, 2013 at 05:05 PM

    Im trying to have a form on my homepage with three fields that a user will fill out. Then when submitted, that information will forward to the same three fields on the jotform and allow the user to fill out additional information need.  I have this working already with a form I made with HTML but I would like to use Jotform.

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    Answered by Cesar on November 01, 2013 at 06:04 PM

    Hello, you can prepopulate fields on a form by utilizing URL-parameters. Kindly check out the article on the link for more information on how to go about this. 

    Alternatively, have you tried to embed the JotForm form on your webpage instead? This would allow you to use your JotForm directly on your site without the need of an additional HTML form.

    This is how to embed the form using the iFrame Method:

    On the Form Editor, go to the Setup & Embed Section then click on Embed Form

    https://cms.jotform.com/uploads/image_upload/image_upload/global/17767_ifram00.png

    Then click on the iFrame icon

    https://cms.jotform.com/uploads/image_upload/image_upload/global/17768_ifram01.png

    Copy the iFrame code off the Embed Form Wizard

    https://cms.jotform.com/uploads/image_upload/image_upload/global/17769_ifram02.png

    Copy the iFrame Code on to your site, within the <body> tags.

    https://cms.jotform.com/uploads/image_upload/image_upload/global/18284_sourcecodeembed03.png

    This would give you direct input of the submissions to your JotForm account, and you would still be able to configure/stylize the form if needed. Below I'm appending articles that relate to what I just described.

    Do let us know if you need additional assistance.

    Related Articles:

    Prepopulating-fields-to-your-JotForm-via-URL-parameters

    Adding-a-Form-to-a-Web-Page

    Getting-the-Form-iFrame-Code

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    Answered by midasar on November 01, 2013 at 06:28 PM

    Ok, Thank you very much!