Sending form data to remote database based on email key

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    Steven Woodruff
    Asked on April 22, 2015 at 02:58 PM

    Integration with Mail Chimp - Hidden Fields

    I have created a conditional form with Jotform. I wanted to embed the from in the E-mail body, but I understand that may not be possible.  So, instead, I created a link to the form and tied it to an image in the Mail Chimp E-mail body.

    So, I'm sending this "Satisfaction Survey" to clients with known E-mails and account numbers.  When I get the form responses at (from) jotform, is there any way to tie the response back to the E-mail address the survey was sent to?

    Meaning, I don't want the client to have to re-enter their E-mail, or chance that they would re-enter a different E-mail then the one I sent the survey to.  I want to use the form results to populate the client's profile in my local database.

    Any ideas?

    Also, Can I use JorForm to create personalized forms so that the form to a specific Client will have a URL link to their profile in my system?

    Thanks! Love this product.  Would be great to have a chat session or phone call from support on these questions.




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    Answered on April 22, 2015 at 04:35 PM

    Thank you for contacting us.

    Most of the email clients will not handle embedded forms properly due to limited HTML/CSS and scripts support, so added form link is the correct solution.

    To associate forms with email addresses, you might consider populating the email field on form. It means that you will need to use different form links in newsletter emails to your clients.


    Then, you will need to use a custom script that will handle the data and add it to your database. The form can send HTTP Post data with a Webhook and Thank You redirect.

    The second question has been moved into a separate thread:

    We will get back to you quickly.