10 Best Practices for Web Forms

We see hundreds of web forms every day and often encounter forms that are created so carelessly. Some only have a title or just a user name field. Some don’t even have any text at all. These little tips & tweaks will help you look mor...


Show or Hide multiple fields at once using form collapse tool

In this tutorial, we will be learning how to hide or show multiple form fields based on a single conditional logic - using form collapse bars. Before to proceed, we must get acquainted with Form Collapse bars first. What is a form collapse ...


Form Designer Tutorial: Let's create fantastic forms!

Form Designer is a life saver, an awesome new feature that will simplify your life. Our users are excited exploring the incredible potential this tool has. Here's a brief introduction.And here you have a video course of 10 lessons explaining Form Des...


A Guideline to Create the Perfect Survey Form - Part 1

Creating a survey form is a tedious task if you don’t know where to start. Let’s start briefly, there are two types of surveys, one is for the total population which has high costs and is very time consuming and the other one is achieved by deter...


Job Application Form 101

Job application forms are long, hard, & sometimes boring to create. Nobody has standards or best practices on the web about job application forms so we wanted to share 10 great tips from our point of view. We've also shared the example form at th...


Turn your form into a Quiz or Exam!

Sometimes you need to compare form results against a specific set of answers. Introducing Quiz Form. It's an application that integrates with JotForm and will grade the results of your submissions.TO CREATE A NEW QUIZ Navigate to the Quiz Form app&n...


A Guideline to Create the Perfect Survey Form - Part 2

Preparing The Survey FormFirstly, your introduction is the most important thing in your survey. Try to think from your users’ perspective. Will you fill out a survey if it says “Please fill out this survey form?” No! of course not. You should t...


How to Create a Solid Customer Satisfaction Survey

Customer satisfaction surveys are both good for you and your customers. You’ll strengthen your relationships with your customers and get to solve the pain points of your business with just a customer satisfaction survey. However, do you know how to...


Submit Button CSS & CSS3

UPDATE: Try Form Designer video course to create fantastic Submit Button styles!Did you know that green and blue are the most relaxing colors? That's why they're used by the most popular websites out there to help users feel good surfing those websit...


How to Display Images on Secure Forms

If you have a form containing various images (backgrounds, banners, icons, photos) and those images are displayed okay when the form is viewed at its non-secure (http://) URL but not at the secure (https://secure) one, or your browser gives a warning...


How to Create Multi Page Forms

Using page breaks is extremely easy but we need to know when or where to use them. Some like to use it in job applications and some use it in surveys. Teachers use them in quizzes and organizers use it in event registrations. The most important ...


How to Change the Page Title of the Form

There are times that when you clone a form, you'll see that in the page title, the one shown in the browser tab/window displays a different text or name. This is most probably because the page title of the form has not been changed. Or there are just...


Enabling Security Certificate Seal on Secure Forms

Create your form in the JotForm editor.1. From the Basic Fields sub menu, click on Image to access Image wizard.2. In the Image wizard, select Security Certificate Seal. 3.  Click Next, then clic...


Changing Height in Xara 7

Several customers have reported to us this problem that they are not able to see submit button when adding a form into Xara 7 web builderPlease follow the follow these steps :1) Press F2 to get the "Tools selector" bar  2) Modifify the height (H...


How to Change the Title or Name of your Form

Naming online forms is a simple task, but most of the users don't know or even bother to name them. However, people don't predict what'll happen in the long run, when they have more than 20 forms, things start to get complicated. So, it's a best prac...


How to make a poll using JotForm

When creating polling forms, it is nice for users to be able to see the overall results after they have completed their submissions.  There a few different ways this can be displayed, all of which consist of showing a report in the thank you pag...


Beautify your Form using Jotform's Built-in Fonts

The Jotform Form Designer has served well to the users since it was released. One of its dazzling core feature that is most frequently used is the ability to apply custom fonts to the form from the built in fonts or via CSS Inject. The built in ...


How to Apply and Remove a Theme Within the Form Builder

Please check our Theme Store for more details. https://www.jotform.com/theme-store/  To add a theme in the form:1. While in the form builder, click the Themes button:2. Go the Theme Store tab. Find the theme yo...


How to Use Google Fonts in your Form

Aside from the built in fonts, JotForm also supports "@" at-rules e.g. @import and @font-face. You can use these codes to import your custom fonts from Google Fonts or fonts hosted on your server.A. Import fonts from&nbs...


How to create a survey and customize it

Here you have an example using a Matrix and a Page break form for a Survey1. Select from our Survey Tools the Matrix form 2. Add a Page Break form3. Add another form from Survey Tools such as Scale Rating or SlideOn this example, I have cho...


How to Reduce Vertical Spacing Between Fields

Sometimes, fitting up your form is necessary for your website design. So for example, our default form field spacing is like this:... and you might want something like this: In order to accomplish that , follow these steps:1. While in the form b...