Allow user to edit/update/leave until later submitted form via email/password log-in

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    Asked on February 11, 2016 at 10:02 AM
    Dear Jotform
    You know I love you, and I've just got your newsletter with updates, but:
    I still want a User to be able to update their submitted form or to leave the form to be completed later, with the data completed already stored via an email and password field so they can log back in to update the form via the embedded form on my website.
    I do not want to make sub-users in Jotform ur allow my users see the jotform back end.
    Please consider this an urgent need that your competitor already offers. Logiforms.
    I'd much rather stick with you than move to them... but they allow you to build membership profiles that can be updated, multiple timed auto-notifications, pdf notifications attachments, multiple pdf attachments etc. etc.
    I am starting a big project soon that I hope will have thousands of members all completing your forms, but it looks like it will be Logiforms.
    You already run a 'membership' website with users, who can access their profile/forms database to edit. Surely you can adapt a mini sub version of this???
    Happy Valentines!



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    Answered on February 11, 2016 at 12:23 PM

    You can add edit link inside of Autoreponder email to allow your users to update their form submissions. Inside of this guide you can find how to do it: 

    In case that you want allow your users to save form and continue later, you have two possible ways to achieve that:

    1. How to Enable Auto fill feature - save form entries to continue later 

    Auto fill method is based on browser local storage. It is saving the form data on users browser, so user can open the form later and he/she will see the past data. Note - user will need to use same browser to access data.

    2. How to save form to continue later (Session method)

    The Session method is saving the data on our servers. With this method you will need to use two forms, one for session generation and second as primary. Then users will be able to access their sessions from any locations.

    Please note that it is not possible to have password field inside of form. It is against our terms of use to collect login credentials such as username or password. However if you want to password protect your form, you can follow instructions provided by my colleague on this thread: 

    Please be noted that you should not use "Password" label in your form. You can use any other text like "Code", "key", "authorization".

    Also it is possible to attach PDF of form submission inside of email Notification. Simply check Attach PDF option inside of email Notification setting. 

    Hope this will help. Feel free to contact us if you have any other questions.