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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 and drop questions and form fields to where you need them. You can also play with the color and structure of your forms. The...

The ability to position elements is one of the best features of a form builder. It allows you to quickly add and move fields anywhere in the form. There are a few different ways to position elements on your form. Check out the list below: Drag...

There are a couple different ways to collect file uploads on your forms. Read on to learn a little more about file uploads. Option #1: Add a File Upload Element to Your Form This is the easiest way to collect file uploads from your form....

We understand the frustration behind building forms. Spacing and layout can especially be a struggle if you don't have a background in CSS or HTML. To help with designing a multi-column form, we have deployed some built-in features that will...

If a user mistypes their email address, 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...

The Thank You Page is the final page your visitors see after submitting a form. Some people like to customize the page to give users a pleasing end to the experience. Others use it as a tool to redirect visitors to a specific page after completing...

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), or the 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...

The majority of the elements in the Form Builder can be set up to be hidden from the form. This particular feature is helpful if you don't want to display this value from the user's view. Note Hidden form elements will still be part of...

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

This guide will show you how to clone an existing form to your Jotform account. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1dW4qh17_E First, you need to copy the URL of the form that you'd like to clone, then proceed with the steps below: Go to...

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 accidentally delete a form, you can restore it 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 Restore. If you want to...

Jotform has an embed option to open forms as a pop-up window. They can look like this: Click this link: Pop-up Form Or this button: Pop-up Form If that's how you want to embed a form on your website, just follow these steps. In...

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...

A CAPTCHA requests that users complete simple challenges to help protect your forms against spammers and spambots that are programmed to attack websites flooding by them with tons of unwanted information....

How to Find the Fields' IDs Customizing the appearance of your fields using CSS is a common task in Jotform. To inject custom CSS codes, you first need to get the Field ID. You will need the ID to target the field when injecting the custom CSS...

When you add new fields to your form, the fields are optional by default. Meaning your users can submit the form without answering those fields. If you want the field to be required, you will need to set the field as required. Require or...

Making your form's background transparent is the easiest way to blend your forms into your website's design. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0EQETZxXQo Inside the Form Builder, you can change your form's background using the following...

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

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 element has an input type called Multi Type Columns. This allows you to set different input types for each column, such as Single Choice, Checkbox, Textbox, and Dropdown. Input Table with various input types. To set it...

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...

API Key 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...

This guide highlights how you can require a minimum and a maximum number of checkboxes within a group that can be selected. For example, you may have a list of eight checkboxes, then you require the user to select a minimum of three options but...

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....