Prepopulating Fields using Jotform WordPress Plugin

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    Becky Resler 
    Asked on January 04, 2022 at 02:02 PM

    I need to embed a form created on Jotform into a page on a WordPress website. I plan to use the Jotform WordPress plugin to embed the form on the page using the shortcode that the plugin registers.

    I need to prepopulate a field on the form. I know that it is possible to do using URL parameters [https://www.jotform.com/help/71-prepopulating-fields-to-your-jotform-via-url-parameters/].

    1) Can this be done using the shortcode that the Jotform plugin registers? If yes, is there an article in your knowledge base explaining how to do so?

    2) Can a <select> field be prepopulated with a set number of values (i.e. <options>) and can one of the options be pre-selected?


    Thank you.

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    BDAVID
    Answered on January 04, 2022 at 07:17 PM

    Unfortunately, prepopulating via WordPress plugin is not possible. You could try using the Iframe Embed method, or the Iframe code, so you could add the parameters in the URL:

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    Regarding the Dropdown field, the options can only be added manually in its settings. This field allows you to define a preselected option:

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