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    Complete part of a second form with info from a first form

    Asked by plannacional on October 30, 2015 at 03:26 PM

    Hi,

    I have on a FORM1, fields NAME, MAIL, PHONE, LOCATION.

    On thanyou page, i can offer to the visitors a survey (FORM2), but i dont want to bother them asking same info again, i just want to ask new questions, and use hidden forms to autofill the FORM1 fields.

    It is possible by using Send Post Data (HTTP POST data to Thank You Page), but i activate this option, and use same name fields on FORM2 but it doesent works.

    Any suggestions?
    I hope to my explanation was easy to understand.

    Thank you,

    Fernando

    second form part a second form first URL prepopulating prepopulate
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    Answered by Ben on October 30, 2015 at 06:58 PM

    You were on the right path Fernando, but actually Send POST data option is not used for that. That can only be used to send the POST data from our servers to your servers.

    If you are sending data from one form to another you can only do that through GET (similar to POST, but different).

    We call it URL prepopulating.

    You can see more about this here: Prepopulating fields to your JotForm via URL parameters

    Once you implement that option you will have the link with the details from Form 1 passed into fields on form 2 so that they do not need to re-enter the same once more.

    Now this sounds simple and it is once you are familiar to it, so feel free to ask us any questions that you might have along the way and we would be happy to assist and help you with the same :)