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    Syntax at payload for POST and PUT

    Asked by Knut Nysaether  on September 22, 2016 at 05:16 AM


    Can you tell me the syntax for payload for POST and PUT?


    I tray to use this:

    {"7":{"input_3" : "Male noden"}, "7":{"leverandorsEpost" : "knutny@online.no"}}


    I got this, but the info do not go inside det record.

      "responseCode": 200,
      "message": "success",
      "content": {
        "7": {
          "submissionID": "250344065402926389",
          "URL": "http://api.jotform.com/submission/250344065402926389"
      "limit-left": 999,
      "duration": "16ms"




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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Rose on September 22, 2016 at 08:41 AM

    Thank you for contacting us. 

    However, I'm quite confused about your request. Would you like to export your submission to an external database or an html page, or what else? Could you please provide us some more details? 

    You may also have a look following guidances.



    Waiting for your feedbacks. 

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    Answered by MXData on September 23, 2016 at 04:53 AM

    We will send customer information to our customers so they can check the information and make any changes and send it back to us. We want to do this using a form at JotForm:

    1: We send customer information from our own customer database to a form of JotForm using API PUT / form / {id} / submissions or POST / form / {id} / submissions.  We receive submission ID and stores it i our database.

    2: JotForm send an email to the customer with data and editing link

    3: Customer use the link and edit their data in the form of JotForm

    4: When the customer is finished editing, he sends the changes using the button "send" in the form.  Here it have been nice that JotForm send a event message.

    5: Our system retrieves updated information using the GET / submission / {id} 


    Our problem is that we do not get any data in the submission, probably because we do not know the correct syntax of the payload i point 1.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by beril on September 23, 2016 at 08:14 AM

    Could you provide the full code to us so we can assist more properly? If you contact with our API team they can assist better. please contact with api@jotform.comIf you have any question or issues, please do not hesitate contacting us. We will be glad to assist you. 

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    Answered by manutewary on October 03, 2016 at 07:10 AM

    Hi Beril,

    We are trying to insert the data in the form whose ID is 62394800164353

    The link we are trying to follow is: POST /form/{id}/submissions

    A few commands that we tried were:

      curl -k -X POST -d "submission[1]=Vaske gulvet" "https://eu-api.jotform.com/form/62394800164353/submissions?apiKey=fe89a1256088e2452cb2a7bd90328e28"


      curl -k -X POST -d "submission[3]=Vaske gulvet" "https://eu-api.jotform.com/form/62394800164353/submissions?apiKey=fe89a1256088e2452cb2a7bd90328e28"


    But the submissions do not contain the answers.

    For example, please have a look at the submission 251293132911688020

    It does not contain the answers for any of the values provided.

    Could you please guide us as to what will the correct CURL command for inserting to the above form be?

    Thank you.

    Regards and Best Wishes,



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    JotForm Support

    Answered by beril on October 03, 2016 at 08:37 AM

    Hello Manu,

    First of all, thank you for providing the code. To be honest, I have not much knowledge about that. When I've checked the code it seems it is Ok. However, for best assistance, I suggest contacting with api@jotform.com. They will solve your problem better and faster. Feel free to contact us anytime.

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    Answered by manutewary on October 03, 2016 at 08:44 AM

    Okay, thank you Beril.


    Regards and Best Wishes,