Do you offer any web services or automated file import/export for table data rather than the web form posting?

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    Peach_BIll
    Asked on June 24, 2021 at 01:51 PM

    Further to my previous question

    Do you offer any web services or automated file import/export for table data rather than the web form posting

    Also do you have any automated calls to send out emails automatically from supplied lists of emails

    I am looking to provide a pre-filled forms from an Access db, although it can be exported or uploaded by code in various formats to provide forms for safety inspectors to visit and check boats for sailing event with 2-300 unique forms to complete

    It is likely that the inspections will be done offline by mobile devices then synced up when internet is available when they return to the office every few hours. I will then need to update the Access database with the returned data

    Obviously as much automation is quite important to reduce error

    Do you have any users doing similar things successfully with Jotform or ideas of how to make it work. I am quite keen to short cut the workload with your product if possible as my alternative if raw HTML coded forms or a mobile app which will be quite expensive and time consuming, and there is no point in re-inventing the wheel unnecessarily

    Thanks

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    Jed_C
    Answered on June 24, 2021 at 08:36 PM

    Do you offer any web services or automated file import/export for table data rather than the web form posting — Jotform is mainly for web browser use. The mobile app version has an offline feature, but you will need to use the app manually for offline feature. This means that your automation workflow isn't possible as you will need to use the app to work with offline data.

    Also do you have any automated calls to send out emails automatically from supplied lists of emails — You can integrate with email marketing app like MailChimp which allows you to create an automated email workflow.

    Guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/163-how-to-integrate-with-mailchimp

    If you know how to code, you may want to extract the form's source code https://www.jotform.com/help/104-How-to-get-the-Full-Source-Code-of-your-Form and create your own script that will meet your requirement.

    You may also refer to Jotform's API https://api.jotform.com/docs/ for some automated calls.

    Let us know if you have any questions or if you need further assistance.