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    Auto-populate a field with URL of page

    Asked by culhanem on August 16, 2010 at 04:01 PM

    There may be an easy answer to this but I can't seem to find it in the forum or User Guide.  When receiving an email notification, I'd like to know the page (URL) being referred to.  For example we want to have a small feedback form at the bottom of every article of our online newsletter. Rather than have a separate form for every article, I'd like to have one form, but when someone provides feedback I need to know which article they're referring to (since eventually there'll be hundreds of pages).  Is there a way to auto-populate a hidden field with the URL of the page?  Or some other way?


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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on September 06, 2010 at 01:24 AM

    Auto-population does not work on hidden fields currently but this is in our bug list. Thanks.

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    Answered by shopmfp on October 19, 2011 at 01:15 PM

    Does it work on visable fields

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by liyam on October 19, 2011 at 01:56 PM

    Yes, shopmfp. 

    You can learn more about how to prepopulate fields on your JotForm by reading this tutorial:  http://www.jotform.com/help/71-Prepopulating-the-fields-to-your-JotForm-via-URL-parameters

    Please do let us know if you need further assistance.