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    How to setup a form to ask for email address to be re-typed?

    Asked by baldwinandlyons on May 26, 2015 at 03:47 PM


    I am trying to set up an email verification within my form. I have two fields:

    Email Address


    Email Address (to verify)

    I would like to set the following condition:

    If "Email Address (to verify)" Is Not Equal To "Email Address" then Show "Email Typo Notice"

    Currently there is not an option to select a field for the second part of the Is Not Equal To condition. Is this a planned feature? Is there another way to ensure users do not have typos in their email addresses?



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    Answered by Ben on May 26, 2015 at 05:08 PM

    While a condition like that should be possible by utilizing the field tag Julia, I would suggest using our widgets instead.

    E-mail Validator

    In short version, you are shown a single field to add the email and as soon as you do you receive the email with the code that you must add back to the widget. Once added, this confirms that the added email address belongs to that person filling out the form and that they can continue with the submission.

    You can see here how to Add a Widget to your Form

    Would that work for you?

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    Answered by baldwinandlyons on May 26, 2015 at 05:09 PM

    That is more validation than I need. I just want the user to be prompted if there is a typo in their email address.

    You mentioned the field tag. What is that and how do I use it?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Aury on May 26, 2015 at 06:42 PM

    By field tag Ben refers to the type of field or the name of the field like you mentioned in the conditions to verify the correct typing of the email, as for instance, in that case, the field tag is "E-mail Adress".

    For this purpose, you may also use the Email Correctness Check Widget.

    Here you are the guide how to use it: http://widgets.jotform.com/widget/email_correctness_check

    I hope this helps.