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    Loading animation while iframe or js form loads

    Asked by pillarmarketing on June 03, 2011 at 10:39 AM

    Here in thailand it takes about 10 seconds for the iframe and .js jotform forms to load.... Anyone know of a handy way to show a loading animation or loading message to the visitor while the form is loading? 

    Thanks for any ideas. 

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    Answered by allanftd on June 03, 2011 at 10:58 AM

    Hi pillarmarketing,

    Thanks for your message. For the iframe embed code, you may try to put an animated graphic or text stating that the form is currently being loaded and ask the user to wait for a short while. The modified embed code should look something like this:

    <iframe allowtransparency="true" src="//form.jotform.com/form/10691226277" frameborder="0" style="width:100%; height:763px; border:none;" scrolling="no">

    <img src="//www.example.com/yourloadinganimationhere.gif">


    The red-colored text should contain your animated loading graphic and the file URL should be changed to that of your actual image file. Note that this image should be shown only if your browser does not support iframes or possibly while the iframe is loading. Kindly try and let us know how it goes for you.

    Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Thank you for using JotForm!


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    Answered by guest_22836355987065 on October 11, 2012 at 07:48 AM


    I couldn't make this to work. I have a jotform <script type="text/javascript" src="//form.jotformeu.com/jsform/22836715464358"></script>

    and it's loading really slowly because of the pictures. The user is not so patient to wait. I need to put a "Please wait...the form is loading" till it's finished loading. After it's finish...this "Plaese wait..." should disapear again. Can we do something like that.

    Thank you for your help


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    Answered by fxr on October 11, 2012 at 08:23 AM

    Hi Sandra, 

    Can you please open a new thread for you issue? 

    Provide a URL of where you have the form embedded and we will have a think about what options you have.


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    Answered by evanomondi on May 03, 2015 at 02:36 PM

    Hi. This did not work for me

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    Answered by Shadae on May 03, 2015 at 05:48 PM

    Hi evanomondi,

    As this is an old thread, could you please create a new thread: here

    Can you also provide us with the URL to where your form has been embedded?

    We would be happy to assist you with getting this resolved.

    Thank you.