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    Is there a way to use data from a form to automatically update a web widget?

    Asked by JewishHumboldt on February 04, 2015 at 11:54 PM

    Is there a way to use data from a form to automatically update a web widget like a fundraising thermometer and list of names? 

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on February 05, 2015 at 03:55 AM

    Hi,

    Unfortunately, from the way how the widget works, I don't think that is possible. 

    We have an app that can read your form data, the JotPayment app: http://jotpayments.jotform.io/, but it's currently not embeddable and doesn't show the payors. But let me request this to our developers. Maybe they can enhance the app or create a new one. We'll notify you in this thread for updates. Unfortunately, no guaranteed timeframe.

    Thank you!

     

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on February 06, 2015 at 07:49 AM

    You can use the JotForm API or webhooks to get the data submitted to your forms and then create such a widget yourself. 

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    Answered by JewishHumboldt on February 06, 2015 at 03:09 PM

    Thanks aytekin,

    I ended up using Zapier to connect the data to a google docs and embedded the google doc for the list of names.

    Does anyone have any ideas how I can do something similar for a thermometer graph?