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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    Jot Form API????

    Asked by Tyson on June 06, 2011 at 09:26 AM

    I just wanted to say that you Auto Complete feature is exactly what I need for my business. I have tested every good Form Company out there, and Jot Forms is the ONLY company that has the Auto Complete feature.

    However you don't have an API. I Need an API to send each form submissions details to my lead distribution software. So I will continue to use another form builder until Jot Forms has an API.

    Just thought I would let you know.

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on June 06, 2011 at 11:23 AM

    Thank you for your feedback. We have the API in the works and we hope to release it within this year. Can you tell me exactly which API calls/features/functions of your current provider do you use? This would help us make sure we do not miss any important API features.

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    Answered by incenergy on July 18, 2011 at 08:19 PM

    We have the same issue, we would like to forward the form submission data to our software system.   We can use just about any format would do... basically we would like the ability to send the attribute value pairs from the form to one of our API services.   Any format would do: CSV, JSON, XML, EDI...

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NeilVicente on July 19, 2011 at 02:41 AM

    @incenergy

    I can offer two workarounds for you. The first one is by creating a csv report for your form. You can then feed the csv url to your software to have new submissions forwarded on your system.

    To create a csv report:

    1.  Go to My Forms
    2.  Click on the form that you want to create a report of
    3.  Click the Reports button in the toolbar
    4.  Choose CSV Report in the Reports Wizard
    5.  Check all fields that you want to include in the csv report
    6.  Copy the url provided by the wizard

    Alternatively, you may configure your form to send the submissions post data to a custom php page which will then dump the information onto your own database.

    To configure your form to send post data:

    1.  Go to Setup & Embed tab
    2.  Click the Preferences button
    3.  Click Advanced Settings tab
    4.  Select Yes in the Send Post Data dropdown

     

    To set your custom PHP page as the Thank You url:

    1.  Go to Setup & Embed
    2.  Click Thank You button
    3.  Select Custom URL then click Next
    4.  Enter the URL of your php page then click Finish

    For starters, you may use this php code to learn about the structure of your form's post data:

    <?
        print_r($_POST);
    ?>

     

    Let us know if any of these help. Thank you and have a good one!


    Neil

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    Answered by guest_23409084386054 on December 07, 2012 at 05:41 PM

    Is the API done yet?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by idarktech on December 07, 2012 at 06:25 PM

    @guest_23409084386054

    Unfortunately it is not yet released. We understand your eagerness to rush into this, but sorry to say we can not provide a specific date to when it will be rolled out. Rest assured, we'll inform you here as soon as this feature has been implemented. Thank you so much for your understanding.

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    Answered by dinesh-it on June 12, 2013 at 10:56 PM

    We have just released the beta version of JotForm API. Here are the docs:

    http://api.jotform.com/docs/

    You can use webhooks feature for that. 

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    Answered by jeanettebmz on July 03, 2013 at 08:36 PM

    We are very proud to announce that our amazing team of developers have released Jotform Webhooks, please find out about it here

    Cheers!