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If you need to create great looking web forms quickly, a Form Builder is the best tool for the job. You can simply drag & drop questions and form fields to where you need them. Play with the colors and structure of your forms. The best part is...

Positioning fields on your forms is one of the most frequently asked questions. There are different ways to adjust field positioning on your form: Drag & DropShrinkExpandGo to New LineMerge to the Line AboveManage Multiple Fields at the...

There are several ways to accept uploads on your forms each with its own ups and downs, this guide will show them all. Option #1: Add a File Upload Field to your form This is the easiest way to allow your users to upload files to...

If users mistype their email addresses, it can be very hard to get in touch with them. With the email address confirmation feature, such problems can be easily prevented. https://www.youtube.com/embed/FGd5lTa9WuQ Step 1: Adding an email...

We understand the frustration behind building forms, where spacing and layout has always been a struggle, when it comes to normal users who have no HTML/CSS background. So, to help users in designing a multi-column form, we have deployed some...

What is a Thank You Page? A Thank You Page is the final page your visitors see after submitting a form. Some people use it to give a pleasing end to the experience by customizing the page. Others use it as a tool to redirect visitors to a...

UPDATE: We are excited to announce that we have just released the new version of Jotform PDF Editor. Jotform PDF Editor - Fillable PDF Form Creator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqQSLnrjngQ A PDF Form is extremely useful for...

To manage multiple fields, hold down the CTRL key (for PC), COMMAND ⌘ key (for MAC) to multi-select fields. You can also press CTRL + A or ⌘ + A to select all fields. A menu will appear at the top that will allow you to manage the multiple...

If you wish to hide your form fields, so they don't appear on the user's end, this guide will help you do it. Let's get started. To quickly hide a field, you can do it by clicking the field, then right-clicking, and click the Hide option from the...

Update: The following guide is deprecated. However, we made things easier for you. We created a Take Photo Widget where you can add it directly to your form. This enables the form user to take a picture straight from the form using their...

Contact forms are one of the most commonly used form types. They are usually one of the fastest ways for the readers to get in touch whenever they need assistance, have feedback, reports, or ideas to share. Creating a contact form manually is...

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: Video Instruction...

There's an embed option to open forms as a popup window. To get an idea how that looks like: Click this link: Popup FormOr this button: Popup Form These are called Popup Windows and if that's how you want to embed a form on your website,...

If you have a form and you have it accidentally deleted from your My Forms page, you can restore the form by following the steps below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4Tq6L0EkcQ 1. Go to your My Forms page. 2. Click...

If you want your forms to blend with your site’s design seamlessly, making the background transparent is the simplest way to achieve it. Here's a quick tutorial to show you how to do so. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pg62xJwluw There...

Customizing the appearance of your fields using CSS is a common task in JotForm. If you need to change the CSS properties for a specific field, knowing the ID of the field allows you to target that specific field. The Unique Name of the field...

This guide is deprecated : Forms are now mobile responsive by default. This means no further configuration is required. Mobile web usage is mainstream. If your website doesn't display correctly on the web, you’re missing users. People are...

When you add a field to your form, the field is not considered as required (mandatory) by default. If the field must be filled each time the form is submitted, make sure to set that field as required. To set a field as required, click on a...

Users often ask which file types are supported in the File Upload field. The default file extensions are: pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, csv, txt, rtf, html, zip, mp3, wma, mpg, flv, avi, jpg, jpeg, png, gif However, you can add or remove file...

What is the benefit of adding a CAPTCHA field? The answer is simple, a CAPTCHA helps protect your forms against spammers and spambots that are programmed to attack websites flooding them with tons of unwanted information by requesting that a...

A lightbox form is a window that pops up when a visitor clicks on a link. It overlays the page containing the link and looks something like this: It's an elegant and easy way to share your forms with visitors. Follow the steps below to...

An Encrypted Form offers another layer of security on top of the already secured forms and submissions we offer. You may have read about this on our blog, Introducing Encrypted Forms: The Ultimate in Online Form Security. If you're here, then...

A geo stamp could be one of the most important fields you can add to your form.  A geo stamp adds geolocation information each time your form is opened, stamping each response with longitude and latitude data depending on the responder's...

The input table field has a new type called Multi-Type Columns. You will now be able to set different types for each column such as Single Choice, Checkbox, Textbox, and Dropdown. There are many features when you use the Multi Type...

What's so important about form widths? Imagine filling out a form that's too wide for your iPhone. It'd be frustrating, right? Well, think about your forms and your audience. Do you provide a positive user experience? Do you even know which...

UPDATE: We are excited to announce that we have just released the new version of Jotform PDF Editor. There are two ways to display a PDF document inside a form. The first method utilizes the PDF Embedder Widget to display the PDF using Google...

If you want to migrate your forms from Typeform to Jotform, this article will guide you on how to do it. First, you'll need to copy the form's URL that you want to be imported. You could either go to the Import Typeforms to Jotform page...

You may want to adjust the file size limit of your upload forms to allow more than the default value. However, the situation gets complicated if you've integrated your forms with Dropbox or Google Drive. We've made a quick reference list of...

Field positioning is essential in designing your forms to match your website structure. There are times you want to keep two or more fields on the same line (side by side). Other times, fields will need their own lines. Luckily, Jotform provides...

UPDATE: We now have these cool widgets that achieve the same thing. Try them out as easier alternatives: 1. Short Scrollable Terms Widget 2. Terms & Conditions Widget Most (if not all) web forms gather sensitive user data. As a...

We now have these cool widgets that achieve the same thing. Try them out as easier alternatives: 1. Short Scrollable Terms Widget 2. Terms & Conditions Widget The following method no longer works due to the restriction of HTML...

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 web services....

Sometimes the ability to duplicate a form comes in handy. Whether you need to give separate groups the same form, to do some testing, or to make slight modifications to fit a new purpose, form cloning is a simple process if you follow the steps...

So you liked a form on a specific web page, or your client wants to preserve their old form as it was. Cloning a form from a web page saves time in such instances and Jotform makes it very easy. Take the points below into consideration before...

On this article, we'll guide you on how to require a Minimum and Maximum number of checkboxes within a group that can be checked. For example, you may have a list of 8 checkboxes, then you require the user to select a minimum of two (2) options...

The translation tool helps you reach a global audience much better, as your forms can cater to a multilingual audience. It will help your visitors control the language that your form reads in, bringing you higher conversion and satisfaction rates....

You might probably ended up here if you were looking for any of the fields under our old Power Tools menu such as: Free Text (HTML), Hidden Box, Unique ID, E-signature, Captcha, Image, Auto Complete, Filepicker.io (or InkFilepicker) Here...