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    Are redirects available?

    Asked by amberyoung on September 02, 2015 at 03:05 PM

    I need to use a different form.  The original form is too widely distributed to replace them all.  Is it possible to redirect from one form to the other so that, when someone clicks on the original link, it bounces them over to the new form?

    Thank you ~ A

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    Answered by jonathan on September 02, 2015 at 06:23 PM

    There are 2 ways you can re-distribute a different form.

    #1 You will have to provide the URL of the new form.

    If the form was embedded on a website and you wanted to replace the original form with a new different form, then you will need to go to the website and replace all the embedded form.

    I assume your difficulty on #1 was that the form was widely distributed and it will difficult for you to trace all the forms and replace them with the new one.

    Check instead  #2 workaround option 

    #2 You can replace the form with a new form in the Form Builder and still retain the original URL link of the old form. This way you will not need to trace all the distributed form and replace them with the URL of the new form.

    You can use the JotForm Field Manager App to reconstruct the old form so that it will become similar to the new form.

    link: http://apps.jotform.com/app/field_manager


    With this app you can make 2 exactly similar form but uses different URL link.

    I suggest that before you modify the original form, is to backup or download first the existing submission data.

    Because reconstructing the orig form to the new form will require removing/replacing fields in the orig form. When fields are removed from a form, the existing data will be removed also.

    Hope this help. Let us know if you need further assistance.