Does JotForm supports Password Protect Feature of Forms?

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    AlysonSword
    Asked on November 12, 2013 at 05:51 PM

    Is it possible to password protect a jot form?

     

    Thanks!

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    ardy0689
    Answered on November 12, 2013 at 07:29 PM

    Hello. Thanks for posting your inquiry here on JotForm.

    Unfortunately, JotForm has no password protect feature yet.

    However, you may want to consider this alternative method:

    1. Create a textbox for the password or code

     

    2. Add a Form Collapse field after the code.

    Set the "Visibility" to "Hidden"
    Set the "Status" to "Open"

     

    3. Go to "Setup & Embed" and click "Conditions" to access the "Conditions Wizard"

    Choose "Shoe/Hide a form field" and click Next

     

    4. Use this condition. When the user types "Awx113!" as the code it will immediately show the Form-Collapse field along any field below it. Thus, simulates the hiding of all form items until the code is correct.

     

    If you require further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach us again. Kindly open up a new thread if your inquiry is a different and unrelated one. Thank you

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    AlysonSword
    Answered on November 12, 2013 at 08:10 PM

    I don't have the "Form- Collapse" option when I get to step 4 in your process.  See screenshot.

     

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    ashwin_d
    Answered on November 12, 2013 at 08:51 PM

    Hello AlysonSword,

    In my colleagues’ example, you see the "Form-Collapse" name in the condition (step 4) because he has input the form collapse text as "Form-Collapse". He did that your easier understanding but you are free to change the text of "Form-Collapse" to any other text. The same text will be visible in your condition dropdown. See the screenshot below:

    I have cloned your form and did the required changes. Please check it here:  http://form.jotformpro.com/form/33158081957966?

    If this works as expected, feel free to clone this form in your account. Here is a guide which should help you in form cloning:  https://www.jotform.com/help/42-How-to-clone-an-existing-form-from-a-URL

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions. We are happy to help.

    Thank you!

     

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    jeremysdemo
    Answered on March 13, 2014 at 10:36 AM

    Hello I have same problem.

    I tried to follow the instructions,

    however when I get to the last part I cannot edit any text in the feild "click to edit this text" does nothing I cannot add "Form-Collapse" as an option in that box.

     

    I think I got it sorted, I had to create different parameters to remove all the individual parts of the form I do not want seen without the code.

     

    thanx guys :)

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    aytekin
    Answered on March 13, 2014 at 11:52 AM

    Thanks for the update jeremy. I am glad you sorted it out. If you need anything else please let us know. 

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    arksec1
    Answered on January 14, 2015 at 10:26 PM

    worked great! THANK YOU! 

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    stekubi
    Answered on May 28, 2015 at 05:27 AM

    Really nice, but! browser remembers inputs and shows me ALL "password" used below required one ;-(
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    Boris
    Answered on May 28, 2015 at 08:00 AM

    Hello stekubi.

    Please note that your question has been moved to a separate thread, to avoid confusion and so that we may better assist you. We will address your question there:

    http://www.jotform.com/answers/577583

    Thank you.

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    toriqul1976
    Answered on July 12, 2015 at 01:41 AM

    Hi JotForm Developer,

    Is It possible to hide character of the password(****) so that others can't read what i am typing?
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    Mike_G
    Answered on July 12, 2015 at 02:52 AM

    @toriqul1976

    I have moved your concern to a different thread that you may follow by clicking this link: 

    http://www.jotform.com/answers/608345

    Thank you.

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    2bshelliann
    Answered on November 03, 2016 at 11:22 PM

    I know this thread is old but it was very helpful! I do have one question, however.

    Once I set up a password, my instinct tells me to press enter to submit the password, however this causes the form to think it's being submitted, and therefore every field on the form turns red and gives an error message. Is there a way to add a "submit" button at the end of the password field?
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    Chriistian
    Answered on November 04, 2016 at 02:08 AM

    Hi @2bshelliann,

    I am glad to know that this thread helped you with your requirement. To answer your question properly, I have moved your question about the submit button into a new thread. Please follow this link to view the thread: https://www.jotform.com/answers/981881.

    Thank you.

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    NHEMICE12
    Answered on January 03, 2017 at 10:28 PM

    Hello, I have a large group and would like to set a unique password for each individual to open the same form, is that possible? Thanks in advance

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    Chriistian
    Answered on January 04, 2017 at 12:02 AM

    Hello @NHEMICE12,

    I noticed that you have already posted a new thread regarding your question. To avoid any confusion, we shall answer your question on that thread. Here's the link to your thread: https://www.jotform.com/answers/1024801 

    Cheers.