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    A form that requires completion for access to a file

    Asked by labradorconnect on August 23, 2016 at 04:15 PM

    Hi there! I need to host an eBook, but I want to force the user to enter their email address, in order to access the download link. Do you have any forms designed for this purpose? Thanks!

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    Answered by Welvin on August 23, 2016 at 07:29 PM

    Yes, you can do this with Jotform. 

    You can add an email field in your form and make it as a required field. You can click the Required button to do it. Here's a visual guide on how to do it:


    Now, you can use any of the following to give users the option to download a file after:

    1. Add an autoresponder email and add the download link in the email body: https://www.jotform.com/help/26-Creating-a-Form-Autoresponder.

    2. Add the link in the thank you page. Here's how you can setup the thank you page: https://www.jotform.com/help/211-Setting-Up-the-Thank-You-Page


    I hope that helps.