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    Can we export submission data to our own database?

    Asked by Marisol Kelly on November 03, 2016 at 07:44 PM
    how can we export data collected so we can have in our database?
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    Answered by Jim_R on November 03, 2016 at 07:58 PM

    There's a way for your Submission Data to be posted to your own database provided you meet the following:

    1. You have setup your form to post data to your Thank You Page.

    Related guide: How-to-Post-Submission-Data-to-Thank-You-Page

    2. You're using MySQL as your database and you should be familiar with PHP programming. If you're not, you can have your developers set this up for you.

    Related guide: How-to-send-Submissions-to-Your-MySQL-Database-Using-PHP 

    On the other hand, if all you wanted is a way to export your Submission Data in different formats, here are some related guides on how to achieve that:

    How-to-View-Form-Submissions

    How-to-Export-Form-Data-to-Excel

    How-to-export-all-of-your-data-at-once

    In case you need further help, don't hesitate to let us know.