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    How to prepopulate fields

    Asked by Carl Andersen  on November 08, 2016 at 09:47 PM

    Hi

    I need to  build a simple site where clients from the general public will order products to be delivered. (no online payment needed).

    It will basically be a one-page website where there is 4 product options, and then client input the delivery adress and contact details, as well as a freetext field for additional info. When client clicks “Order”-button, and email is sent to me  sothat I can deliver his product.

    There will be frequent repeat orders. Therefore I would like client not to have to re-enter their contact details each time they access site to order.

    To solve this I am thinking to do one of the following two options:

    1. Have the fields with contact details be populated with the information from last order. I guess this is done by having them saved in cookies in the browser?

    2. Have client register on site, and then next time he logs in, the fields with contact info is populated with his info.

    Questions:

    1. Does Jotform have all the functions that I need to build this site?

    2. If so, do you have any links with instructional info on how I build this? Especially how I set the fields so that client does not re-enter his contact data...

    Thank you

    Carl

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by owen on November 09, 2016 at 02:06 AM

    Hi Carl,

    Yes, this is possible to be done on JotForm. Please check our guide about how to prepopulate fields:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/71-Prepopulating-Fields-to-Your-JotForm-via-URL-Parameters

    In case this guide may look a little bit tricky I suggest you to use our simple application which performs prepopulation pretty easily:

    http://prepopulate.jotform.io/

    You can create URLs for your customers and share it with them.

    Do let us know if you encounter any difficulties during the creation of your URLs. Thank you for contacting us.