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How to Create Your First Web Form

First-time JotForm users often ask how to create a simple web form, how to set up Email Notifications, how to embed a form on a website, how to test the form to see if it's working, and how to view responses in email and JotForm Inbox. Got a...

How to Create a JotForm Card?

It's finally here! Introducing JotForm Cards: The friendly way to ask.So, you wanted to create one  yourself? Before we get started, let's break down the anatomy of a Card Form into sections:1. WELCOME PAGE: This will serve as the very first...

How to Create Your First Form with JotForm Mobile Forms

Creating your first form with JotForm Mobile Forms is very similar to creating a form on the desktop version. With our new app, you can now create forms on the go. How do you create a form with Jotform Mobile Forms? Follow these ste...

How to Use Form Templates

Form Templates are the usual go-to solution of first time JotForm users. Whether you're looking for a template to get started with, a form that closely matches your requirement, or even just using it for the design and layout, templates are ...

How to Setup a Recurring Payment Option

Let's say your magazine site sells subscriptions, and you want to allow users to make payments periodically , but you don't want to bother them to come back to your site and fill out the form each month. Or, let's assume you run a charity site, and y...

How to Create a PDF Form

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...

How to Set Up a Contact Form in JotForm

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

How to create a survey form and customize it

Here you have an example using a Matrix and a Page break form for survey forms Step 1 - Select the Input table (Matrix) field from our Tools panel:Step 2 - Add a Page Break field,Step 3 - Add another field from Survey elements such as Scale rating or...

How to Move and Align Fields in a PDF Template

Our new PDF Editor now lets you move and align fields in the PDF document or the PDF copy of the form submissions. This new feature will make it easier for you to customize the PDF layouts, especially for creating columns.So, how do you move and alig...

How to Create a Custom Send a Friend Form

Do you want to create personalized or automatic responses to your friend? If so, this guide will help you to do it.1. Simply create your form. Add the Email Field (under Basic Fields). Also, add the Text Area&n...

How to Create a JotForm API key

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 the web services.To create your...