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    How to upload own template and designed forms to JotForm?

    Asked by beth  on October 22, 2015 at 01:36 AM

    I have already designed forms from my own form templates can I upload them and still use your site? What the best format for me to create them in?pdf,jpeg?

    As above, complete newbie so trying to figure out how to best use your services?

    Do i need a plugin for my website? Or is it best I use a link and send via email to clients for specific form required.




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    Answered by Charlie on October 22, 2015 at 04:58 AM


    I'm not quite sure if I understand your concern correctly. To confirm, you have your own templates and themes and you want to upload them in our end?

    For the templates, you'll need to use our own form builder and share it as a template. Here's a guide: http://www.jotform.com/help/157-Sharing-a-Form-in-the-Form-Templates-Gallery 

    If you are referring to the themes, you'll still need our form builder and our Form Designer Tool to style the forms.

    To learn more about the themes, you can check the "Themes Store" here: http://www.jotform.com/theme-store/

    To learn more about our product, please check the links under the "Support" menu at the top right of the page.

    I hope that helps.

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    Answered by beth  on October 22, 2015 at 05:45 AM
    So my designed jpegs templates can I just upload to your jotform system and clients can fill them out and return to me electronically??
    Sent from my Windows Phone
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    Answered by Mike_G on October 22, 2015 at 09:04 AM

    Just to clarify things:

    To my understanding, you already have created your form and you would like to send your form to your clients for them to fill up, right? Then, once they have submitted your form, you would want to receive notification and/or view their submission, is that correct?

    When you created your form, it will have its unique Form URL, a link to your form. 

    You can send that link to your clients via email. You can use your own personal email( just copy the link) or through the option available within the form's editor/builder page.

    If you have your own website, you can embed your form in it using the available options found in Publish under Embed. 

    About you getting a notification when someone submits your form, you can create a notifier for that on your form editor/builder page. I would suggest you check this guide: Setting-Up-Email-Notifications

    And if you want to view the submissions on your form, you may follow the instructions on this guide: How-to-view-Submissions

    And if you choose to send Fillable PDF copies of your forms to clients for them to fill up, you can create PDF copies of your form: How-to-Create-a-PDF-Form

    I'm not seeing any accounts associated on the email address you use here in the forums. I would recommend you sign up for a Jotform account first, if you don't have one yet. I would also like to suggest you use the same email address you've used on your form. 

    I hope this helps. Let us know if you need any further assistance. Please feel free to contact us and we will be glad to help you. Thank you.