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    Can I configure form to send submission data to my own database?

    Asked by Stephen Gethin on October 21, 2014 at 10:42 AM
    Can I configure this to send data submitted to the form directly to a database on my own website, and give me an alert when a form is filled in?
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by ashwin_d on October 21, 2014 at 11:35 AM

    Hello Stephen,

    Please be noted that there is no built in feature to send submission data to your your own database.

    But with a little work around, you can achieve your requirement. There are actually multiple options available to send your submission data to database:

    1. Zapier integration app: You can take advantage of our Zapier integration app which should help you achieve your requirement. You may also like to check the following URLs as well: https://zapier.com/zapbook/jotform/mysql/4061/add-jotform-submissions-to-mysql/


    2. Send POST data to MySQL:  You can post your form's submission data to your own page by enabling the "Send Post Data" in your form preferences and then redirect to your own thank you page where you can read the submission data.

    The following guide should help you:  http://www.jotform.com/help/213-Send-POST-Data-From-JotForm-Using-PHP-in-Custom-Thank-You-Page 

    3. SQL file : You can directly download the SQL file of your form's submissions data and import them in your database. Make a search by clicking on the following URL to find available apps for your database type:  http://apps.jotform.com/search/export 

    Hope this helps.

    Do get back to us if you have any questions.

    Thank you!