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How to Require Users to Verify Their Email Address Prior to Submission

How to Require Users to Verify Their Email Address Prior to Submission

What is Email Verification?

This is a very popular method used for verifying the email address if it actually exists. Basically, the email address will receive a message that contains a unique code or link that will help complete the verification.

Why is it important?
    1. *Prevent typos on email
    2. *Ensures 100% correctness of email
    3. *Ensures the email address really belongs to the person submitting the form
    4. *Usability wise, it's one of the easiest ways to stop spammers/bot submissions
    5. *Deter fake emails

Enabling Email Verification is super easy. 

1. Add the Email in your Card form then toggle on the "Use verification code" button.

2. That's pretty much it!

So here's how it works.

1. The submitter enters the email address and clicks the Send Verification Code button

2. The submitter will have to open the message sent to the entered email address and get the verification code

3.  The submitter will have to enter the verification code back to the form

4. The form will automatically approve the verification once the entered verification code is correct.

5. That's it. The submitter can now proceed to the next field or submit the form.

If you have questions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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  • fhtornau

    ich würde den Button Text gerne auf Deutsch (send verification code) ändern. Ist das möglich?
    Viele Grüße

  • george.jackson

    Is this possible with Classic forms, or only card forms?

  • talisamaxwell

    Will this feature require the email address to be verified each time the form is visited? If not, is there a feature that does require this?

  • TechSplash

    Can I edit the layout of the email that is sent to the recipient?
    I do not want Jotform's creatives on the email. i want to personalise it myself.

  • JohnSixtyFive

    This tool indeed seems to be useful, but how accurate is it actually?