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How to Clone an Existing Form from a URL

How to Clone an Existing Form from a URL

So, you want to clone a form? This article will guide you on how to do it. First, you need to copy the URL of the form that needs to be cloned, then proceed with the steps below:

1. Go to the MY FORMS page.

2. Click the CREATE FORM button.

3. On the Choose a Form Layout section, click CREATE A FORM under your desired layout:


4. Select Import Form


5. Then, select From a web page and paste the Form URL.  Click CONTINUE and the form should be cloned.


Afterwards, you will be redirected to the Form Builder where you can start working on your newly cloned form.

Comments and suggestions are welcome below. If you have a question, post it in our Support Forum so we can assist you.

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  • انور آل حتاجه

    Asked on August 03, 2018 at 06:18 PM
    I've created a payroll time sheet that I'd like to calculate total hours worked for the day as well as total hours worked for the pay period. The calculation I'd like to set up is as follows:



    Time in + Time out - Lunch = Total hours worked

    Then another calculation for "Total hours worked" across all days worked at the bottom of the form.

    How can I create this calculation?

    Thank you.

  • BreathofFive

    I have tried this. After getting access from the original form creator (I was sent the build url) I made adjustments to the form, seeing that I was logged in to my own account. However, what I was doing (but didn't know it) was editing the original form. So, I still don't know how to clone the form.

  • Awilkin1984

    its still not on website ….the builder is dreamersweb in Crawfordville,fl please call her before I file lawsuit on her this has cost me thousands of dollars

  • ANDROSS

    One thing I notice is that while the cloning process works great, the form width is not preserved in the clone. Thanks.

  • CandyCoatedTravels

    Hello ,

    I am not sure this is what I am looking for. I am trying to put just the candy coated logo on the back of the email response. I am unable to make that update with the above , can you assist further ?

  • karenborschmann

    Hi, I tried to do this with the form https://form.jotform.com/62057480489969 a couple of hours ago and it worked, but it isn't working now.
    What might I be doing wrong?
    Thanks,
    Karen

  • Ralph Celento

    Thank you very much, I asked how to do this and your quick response has been very helpful.

  • justinschwartz

    cloned a link and after it is submitted and someone gets the email it still shows an image that they can't seem to remove. how does one remove this?

    thanks

  • Gabe1972

    Thank you! This worked perfectly.

  • billgreenenterprises

    OMG! THANK YOU SO MUCH!

  • Letloveinternational


    Thank you. Simple and straight forward.

  • Paula Austin

    When you clone a form can you make changes to it? Will the original form stay the way it was originally designed?

    In other words, my new agent could use my designed form, clone it, but change the name on the form to her name and not mine. Paula’s information sheet -original form, clone it and change the name to. Nicole’s information sheet?
    The. We have 2 separate forms?

  • nydgal1

    Wow so easy!!!!

  • RealityOlympia

    Hello,
    I did exactly as you did, but when I hit submit, it just says "please wait" and never shows a Thanks page. Are my settings off, or hyperlinks or encryptions blocking something? We'd like this up and running asap. Thanks!!
    Sarah
    503-410-0585

  • cajcs

    it is not letting me clone a form , when I go to the url where I need to paste the url of an existing form it does not let me .
    Kindly help

  • ParkAbroad

    It says I've reached my user limit. So do I need to upgrade my account? I dont have any forms.

  • AZDBAdesze

    Please update your steps as Step 3 is omitted and it takes you directly to Step 4 and if you don't like the card look you have to go into Form Setting > Show more options > scroll down and look for Form Layout and change the option.

  • rizomasocial

    Thanks, as usual simpler than I thought!

  • HP_S_PRINT

    Hello,

    I have created my account with a different login. I would like to clone my old forms into my new account.

    I have tried to clone this form with your procedure : https://www.jotform.com/build/52992260022955
    The error message is : Unauthorized request. You do not have access to this form
    Thank you for your help,
    Ingo D.

  • SMFC_AMLA1

    Hi! I have the same issue as the ones below.

    Please copy this form https://form.jotform.me/SMFC_AMLA1/SET1 to my other account SMFC_AMLA2.

    Thanks! :)

  • whbyrd

    Does not work

  • noorimages

    hey, i was redirected to cloning. im not interested in cloning, as i need to keep the same url link. how can i move a form to my current account?
    Thanks,
    Pierre

  • JimMcCool

    I have followed the instructions to clone this form from one of my accounts to another account but it is not working.

    The URL is https://www.jotform.com/tsra/SWRnp

    It keeps responding "Form not found: Form Id is missing or irregular"

  • rphsroyals

    Someone recently cloned one of my forms. Does it copy my paypal account into their form?

  • LFOVDL45

    Hello,

    I have created my account with a different login. I would like to clone my old forms into my new account.

    I have tried to clone this form with your procedure : https://form.jotformeu.com/cljclj/LFOVDLadhesion

    The error message is : Form not found: Form Id is missing or irregular

    Thank you for your help,
    Mélanie Joubert

  • SCint

    http://www.online.scthi.com/en/register.php I can not clone from this Url

  • imoade

    Thank you so much Jotform GENIUS I look forward to this.

  • barneywray

    I cloned a jotform at https://form.jotform.com/62004587420146 that is in use on a site, where it appears to work OK. The imported form is largely blank (white-on-rice). When I hover over a field, I do see text, but... What is up with this?

  • fasterforward

    It doesn't work for me.

    I tried to clone this form:
    URL: https://eu.jotform.com//?formID=61742784811359

    to another account because it has to be on the workaccount.

    I tried everything but ist's still not working.

  • kn2011

    When I try to clone from my own Jotform version 3.0 to my premium account my layout and images is not included.

  • Maurone

    I'm trying to clone a form:

    http://form.jotformpro.com/form/33495338020956

    but this is the anwer;

    Unauthorized request. You do not have access to this form

    Can you explain me why?

    Thanks.

  • mishlohof

    Hello and thank a lot for your answer, but still i didn't understand how can i change the text in the section?
    for instence the "Ultra divided cleaning..."

    tnx

  • Ed

    very useful and concise info, thank you.

  • Đinh Văn Huy

    I made as that but my ex form is blocked. Why?
    https://www.jotform.com/60502402951445

  • photoguy123

    is it possible to block the import function for my forms? i don't necessarily want anyone to easily replicate something complex that i created. if i embed a form, can anybody still do this?

  • yorchbrand

    I want to copy a form with these instructions, but when I put the form URL I got this message: "Unauthorized request. You do not have access to this form"

  • rssllrich

    I am trying to import a form into my account from a URL using the above instructions and I keep receiving an error message:

    "Form not found: Form Id is missing or irregular"

    Other answers here say that one must use the actual url, not a custom one. But, this appears to be the actual url: http://www.jotform.us/rssllrich/VCSL_Workshop_Application

    This the one in the direct link box.

  • Tim Tyler

    I am trying to clone the following form https://secure.jotform.us/vfwpost1/vfwpost1annual
    But every time I do I get the following message.

    Form not found: Form Id is missing or irregular

    Please advise

  • Athena61

    Hi. I followed your instructions to clone an existing form. After entering the url I click on continue and it says, "generating form" but it never completes the generation. What must I do to get the final form? Thanks in advance.

  • Connections14

    Hi there,

    Is it possible to clone a new JotForm from this page?

    http://www.birthmothershelp.com/forms/birthmother_application.html

    When I try it, I get the "Form not found: Form Id is missing or irregular" message.

    Thanks!

  • Jim

    Hello
    I get a message saying
    Unauthorized request. You do not have access to this form

    Have I missed a step? Please advise.

  • TamikaC

    When cloning a form it is not coming over across the same way

    1.

    2.

  • Bill Burress

    I am trying to import a form into my account from a URL using the above instructions and I keep receiving an error message:

    "Form not found: Form Id is missing or irregular"

    The URL: http://www.jotform.us/crussell10/New-Listing-Form

  • silconvalleyhealingrooms

    I was able to clone the form and rename it. But no changes have been allowed. I can double click and get the text box to allow me to change but it won't save.
    Then it allowed me to delete a text box and now I can't replace it. And it certainly won't let me change my paymet type today. Not good. It's been hours and hours of trying and hitting my head against the wall.

  • dbkeohane

    Hi,

    I'm trying to import this form
    http://www.jotform.us/form/22695670154155 to a new account I've created (so a different department can manage it). I tried to use the import option, but it won't let me import. Is this only applicable for those who are not using the free version? Please advise.

    Thanks,
    Daphne

  • BenCroft

    Hi, Need some help if possible.
    Currently use https://sites.google.com/site/qaandtechfieldinspections/ to capture data and it is integrated with Jotform. 3 Forms are used from this http://form.jotformeu.com/form/32104235792348 & http://form.jotformeu.com/form/32094246387358 & http://form.jotformeu.com/form/32104077273346. When I try to import these forms I am given the error message: "No form found on the page. Please check the source code you provided". What am I doing wrong? Many Thanks

  • Melissa

    Hi there,

    can I clone a form from Adobe Forms as they are closing down their form product. Formstack allows you to do thi.

    melissa

  • ALISHER

    i want to create a an appointment form with an auto responder which reply to the clients automatically that they have successfully requested for the appointment.

    can anyone help me plz ?

    ali

  • fondovintage

    Excellent!
    It even imports Google Drive forms.

    Jot form is extremely powerful!

  • BOCOFloodRecovery

    Just tried this message, not working.

    Got this error: No form found on the page. Please check the source code you provided