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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...

The positioning of the elements is one of the great features of the form builder. It allows you to add and move fields anywhere in the form quickly. There are different ways to adjust element positioning on your form. Please find the list below....

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 Element to Your Form This is the easiest way to allow your users to upload files to your...

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

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

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 specific page after completing the...

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 handy 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...

The majority of the elements in the Form Builder can be set up to be hidden from the form. This particular feature in the Form Builder is helpful if you have a default value for the element and you don't want to display this value from the user's...

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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1dW4qh17_E Go to the My...

Have you ever considered allowing your users to take a picture with their webcams straight from your form? That's possible with Jotform's Take Photo widget. In the form builder, go to the Widgets tab.Search for Take Photo widget.Click or...

If you have a form and you have it accidentally deleted, you can restore the form by following the steps below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4Tq6L0EkcQ Open My Forms.Select Trash on the left.Hover on the deleted form and click...

There's an embed option to open forms as a pop-up window. To get an idea how that looks like: Click this link: Pop-up Form Or this button: Pop-up Form These are called Pop-up Windows and if that's how you want to embed a form on...

This Guide Is DeprecatedForms are now mobile responsive by default. This means no further configuration is required. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akLx_0oB1vM Mobile web usage is mainstream. If your website doesn’t display correctly...

CAPTCHA helps protect your forms against spammers and spambots that are programmed to attack websites flooding them with tons of unwanted information by requesting simple challenges be completed....

How to Find the Fields' IDs Customizing the appearance of your fields using CSS is a common task in Jotform. With custom CSS codes, getting the Field ID is the first step of getting this task done. You will need the ID to target the field when...

When you add new fields to your form, the fields are optional by default. Meaning your users can submit the form without filling up those fields. If you want the field to be mandatory, you must set the field as required. Please find the below...

If you want your forms to blend seamlessly with your site's design, making the background transparent is the simplest way to achieve it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0EQETZxXQo Inside the form builder, you can change your form's...

A lightbox form is a window that pops up when visitors click on a link. It's an elegant and easy way to share your forms with visitors. When the lightbox opens, it will overlay the page containing the link. It will look like the following:...

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...

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

The input table field has a new input 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. Here's a quick look at that new Input Type: Like...

There are two ways to display a PDF document inside a form. The first method utilizes the PDF Embedder Widget to display the PDF. The second is by embedding the PDF directly via an iframe using the Paragraph element....

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

If you want to migrate your forms from Typeform to Jotform, this article will guide you on how to do it. You have two methods to import your Typeform forms. https://youtu.be/hITgjiUNf_4 Typeform Migrator Page The Typeform Migrator...

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. Other times, fields will need their own lines. Luckily, Jotform provides different...

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...

When a form is submitted, a thank you message is displayed. Most of the time, your workflow ends there. In some instances, you might want to let users fill the same form again or redirect users to another form, blank form or carry the same data....

Most, if not all, web forms gather sensitive user data. As a website/business owner, you want people who submit your forms to accept your terms before providing their information. You should never enter into an agreement with a user unless both...

What Is Jotform API Key? It is a unique value or a secret token assigned to Jotform users. Generally speaking, an API key identifies the user. You can use it to authenticate your information to third-party web services....

In some of your forms, for example, a contract, you may need to check if a user agrees with your licensing conditions. You can do this by adding a License Agreement checkbox. In Jotform, you can add a License Agreement by using the Terms &...

Let's say you liked a form on a specific web page or you want to move your old form to Jotform. Cloning a form from a web page saves time in such instances, and Jotform makes it very easy....

In some instances, you may want to test something in your form or make slight modifications for a different purpose. However, doing so creates a risk of breaking your working form. In Jotform, we provide a handy way to clone/copy a form from your...

In this article, we'll guide you on how to require a minimum and a maximum number of checkboxes within a group that can be checked. For example, you may have a list of Eight (8) checkboxes, then you require the user to select a minimum of three...

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 end up here if you were looking for any of the fields under our old Power Tools, as shown from the image below. These elements are either removed, updated, or moved to a different section. Please find the details below....