How do I pull local weather data to populate a field?

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    bbennitt
    Asked on March 12, 2021 at 07:12 PM

    I'm creating a daily report form for our field staff and would like to have the weather conditions populate automatically. Nothing fancy, just the temperature and cloudy, windy, sunny etc.

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    Ariel_P
    Answered on March 13, 2021 at 09:06 AM

    Hi,

    You can prepopulate the fields via query strings. Check out our "Prepopulating Fields to Your Jotform via URL Parameters" guide if you want to know more.

    Let us know if this fits your requirements.

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    bbennitt
    Answered on March 15, 2021 at 07:54 AM

    That answer just tells me how to get info from a form. How does that help me? I want to pull the daily temperature from Google or another source.

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    Ariel_P
    Answered on March 15, 2021 at 11:10 AM

    On the contrary, the guide actually shows how to get info into the form. That being said, you can push data into the form, but there's no feature nor widget that can pull weather data from an external source.

    If you have further questions, let us know.

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    Belle Bennitt 
    Answered on March 15, 2021 at 10:10 PM

    Please forward my question to someone else that will actually try to help me figure out these extremely vague and non helpful instructions instead of just repeating themselves

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    Richie_P
    Answered on March 16, 2021 at 05:02 AM

    Hello Belle, unfortunately we don't have any widget or feature for weather forecast.

    If you're using script codes for weather app, you can edit the form's source code and add your script codes.

    Guide:https://www.jotform.com/help/104-how-to-get-the-full-source-code-of-your-form

    You may then upload the form to your server for it to work.