What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.


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    How can we use the data directly from the forms in a database

    Asked by edward on December 18, 2011 at 10:31 PM

    hI, WE LOVE YOUR WORK, IT IS SIMPLE, EASY, FAST AND CREATIVE. hOWEVER WE WISH TO CREATE A DATABASE, WHICH WE THINK MIGHT GET QUITE LARGE OF USER DETAILS, NAME, ADDRESS, LIKES, PREFERENCES ETC. wHAT OR HOW WOULD YOU SUGGEST WE PROCEED? dO YOU RECOMEND SOMETHING ELSE TO "BOLT" ON TO RECEIVE THE DATA IN REAL TIME? PLEASE ADVISE. tHANKS.

    sEASONS gREETING.

     

    eDWARD

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by mliz on December 18, 2011 at 10:40 PM

    You can use Send Post data feature to save information submitted via the form into your database. The following articles from our user guide gives out a detailed information on how to use this feature.

    How to Post Submission data to your Thank You Page
    How to insert or update form submissions into your MySQL database using PHP

    Let us know if you have further questions.