I was wondering If I could have sub-users login to my website instead of JotForm

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    clearview22
    Asked on September 10, 2016 at 05:49 PM

    Hi, I was wondering If I could have sub-users login to my website instead of jotform to access the forms using the custom domain setup found here https://www.jotform.com/help/144-How-to-use-Custom-Domains-with-Jotform

    Thanks!



    This is a re-post of a comment on How to Share Forms with a Sub-Account User

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    liyam
    Answered on September 11, 2016 at 05:52 AM

    Hello,

    You can have sub-users login and access your forms in your account to modify your forms or view your form submissions. But with regard to creating a custom domain such as the link to the guide you have provided, there is actually no need for a sub user to access JotForm.

    All you need to do is point a CNAME to custom.jotform2.com domain as stated in the guide. 

    Example, you own the domain yourdomain.com, and you have created form.yourdomain.com as your subdomain to use jotform-based forms.

    So you just need to point form.yourdomain.com's CNAME to custom.jotform2.com and you're done. This is done on your domain's control panel, and not in JotForm.

    But if what you mean is to actually modify forms, it requires a sub-user to login to JotForm. What the custom domain does only is relaying or like mirroring the form from JotForm.

    Hope this clarifies the issue on the matter. But if I'm misunderstanding your concern, please let us know.

    Thanks.

     

     

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    cleaningbusinessacademy
    Answered on September 11, 2016 at 08:45 AM
    Hi Liyam,
    Thanks for your response. Can the sub users make edits to the forms and
    view submissions on my site without having to login to jot form with this
    method?
    If not, is there a way to have my jot form dashboard hosted on my
    website/server?
    Thanks!
    ...
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    jonathan
    Answered on September 11, 2016 at 10:48 AM

    Please refer to the user guide: How-to-share-forms-with-a-sub-account-user

    For the subuser/s to be able to work on your shared form, they must also have a JotForm account. It is needed because they will have to login to the Form Builder every time they will work on your form.

    If not, is there a way to have my jot form dashboard hosted on my website/server?

    You may also want to check JotForm Anywhere here.

    Here is an article guide: https://www.jotform.com/blog/71-JotForm-Anywhere-Embed-a-Form-Builder-to-Your-Website-Builder

    Hope this help. Let us know if you need further assistance.