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Form submits without validating Required fieldsAsked by XLAutomation on March 27, 2014 at 06:27 PM
I have a form on which I am trying to capture some details from our customers
If they select a Product, I want a new field to display that asks them for the Product
At the moment on the Test URL if you click Submit it does not perform any validation.
Can you please assis me in getting this working.
It is a Google Site...also I am using Chrome for this testing
The required field validation is working fine here, see screenshot:
Anyway, since you noticed the issue, I would advise re-embedding your form using our iFrame Method: Getting the Form iFrame Code. iFrame shouldn't create any conflicts which sometimes the caused of the issue with field validations.
Yes....it seems to work the first time....
then after submitting one
if you try straight away to submit another it goes through without validation
I will try your suggested iFrame method assuming it works for a Google site
So, I have to submit a test data to the form. Will do that but kindly try the iFrame Method first. See if that makes a difference.
I have tried to include an iFrame in my Google Site here
But I cannot get the configuration to display the form.....I am using a Google Site gadget to include the iFrame
I have not used an iFrame approach before on the Google Site so I may not be including the correct parameters. In the Gadget it is asking for
URL to content : For this I am including the URL to the form that is included to your iFrame code from the embed...
I tried the full details in the iFrame to start with and this did not work either
<iframe id="JotFormIFrame" onload="window.parent.scrollTo(0,0)" allowtransparency="true" src="//form.jotformpro.com/form/40857039685971" frameborder="0" style="width:100%; height:1664px; border:none;" scrolling="no"></iframe>
Ok....I have been able to find a way of getting the iFrame approach to work...
And I can see it should work for this case...
My problem was the Chrome was not allowing the use of iFrame in an https site....once that was disabled I could see the form and it looks like it is working the right way everytime....
Strange that the other method (the Google Site gadget you have on your site) I have been using is not working for this form ?
Standard security protocols include that if your website uses a security certificate or HTTPS address, you must have the contents used the same method. Otherwise, there may be a security issues to the page. So, since Google Sites uses HTTPS address, I would advise using the same to your form. Here's how you can enable SSL to your form: Setting Up a Secure or SSL Form. Again, using secure URL to your form should resolve the issue.
Let us know if you have any further questions.