How to Create a JotForm API key

Last Update: November 27, 2016

What is Jotform API Key?

It is a unique value or a secret token that is assigned to Jotform users. Generally speaking, an API key simply identifies the user. It is used to authenticate users to used their information to the web services.

To create your Jotform API Key, please follow these steps.

1. After logging in to your Jotform account, click the user icon on the top of the page

2. Click Account to go to your account settings page

3. Go to API section/page.

4. Click Create New Key to create your Jotform API Key.



Each generated API Keys comes with permissions. Read Access permission to read only private information and Full Access permission to grant them with full access to your data, e.g. add, edit, delete form submissions.

Below are the API limit daily for each plan:

Free: 1,000

Bronze: 10,000

Silver: 50,000

Gold: 100,000

Platinum: 1,000,000

The API limit resets daily midnight (EST). For more information about Jotform API, please visit Jotform's API Documentation page.


panamaofrece (February 23, 2014 at 07:42 PM)

Hello there, wish you a nice day!

have 2 question for you

1.- how can i put and access code to allow somebody fill a form?
for example... just with this code ###### you can access at the students form!

2.- authorized apps! i just want to allow the access from my app (i still work on it) if you copy and paste the link in a browser somebody else could fill it out of my app... can i block it? and allow the access only from my app?

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socialbot (March 28, 2014 at 11:25 AM)

hello Im trying to make pay pal work on my website

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Tiago Holanda (June 23, 2016 at 10:04 AM)

Olá criei um formulário para cadastros.
quero saber como faço para dar acesso aos usuários as suas próprias fichas de cadastro separadamente?

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