What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.

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    How to use JotForm backend with any frontend form?

    Asked by makeshark on September 05, 2016 at 10:22 AM

    Example: I download a website template with a nicely styled form. When a visitor submits the form, I want the inputs to pass through to a identical form hosted in JotForm. How do I do this, and do I need to setup JotForm API?

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kiran on September 05, 2016 at 11:01 AM

    I understand that you want to use the custom form in your website template and send the form data to you JotForm account. Is that correct? If so, you may build the form in JotForm account using the same fields and download the source code of the form. The source code can be edited as you need to replace with the form styles with your template. You can get the full source code of your JotForm by following the code below:


    If you are not comfortable working with the source code of the form, you may hire a programmer from upwork or freelancer.

    Hope this information helps! Let us know if you are referring something different. We will be happy to assist. 

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    Answered by RayOgden on September 05, 2016 at 11:16 AM

    AS I have stated, the form works well on some machines but not on others

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on September 05, 2016 at 12:06 PM


    It seems like you have replied on the wrong thread. I see you have one opened on this link: https://www.jotform.com/answers/924539. I believe the reply you posted here was meant on that one. Please directly view that thread link and post your reply there.

    Thank you.