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    How does one enable secure download after form submission and payment?

    Asked by Jeremy Corbally-Hammond on February 29, 2012 at 03:25 PM

    Maybe this isn't something JotForm can accomplish. But Let's say I wrote an ebook or pdf paper and want to sell it online. Is there a way to make the custom Thank You pages with a link to download the ebook/pdf appear ONLY to those who have paid (preferably via PayPal)? I wouldn't want someone to stumble across the URL and get it that way.

    Alternatively, is it possible to send an autoresponse email that only gets sent after payment is confirmed, that includes the ebook/pdf as an attachment? This solution is less than ideal, but I may be able to live with it.

    JotForm email custom thank you
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    Answered by yasinco on February 29, 2012 at 07:13 PM

    Hello Jeremy

    This is possible with JotForm's simple autoresponder email. Just add the download link of your hosted file and when somebody pays they get the email with the download link in it. Do you know how to make an Auto Reply email or would you like instructions?

    Have A Great Day!

    ~Yasin

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    Answered by MikePreston on March 09, 2014 at 08:28 AM

    I don't understand how just providing a link is secure.  Is there a way to establish a one-time link?  Or a link that is only good for a few hours?  Otherwise the person that bought the ebook can put their link on their facebook page and 1 million people could download the ebook.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on March 09, 2014 at 09:19 AM

    @MikePreston

    Hi,

    We will be able to provide you better assistance regarding your inquiry if you create your own thread about it. Please do so now by using this link http://www.jotform.com/contact/

    Provide as much details as you can and we will attend to you at once.

    Thanks!