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How to Add an E-Signature to Your Form

Back in 2013, we introduced E-Signature Widgets that you can add to your forms. If you're looking for a way to add a field that allows your respondents to sign the form right before submission, we offer a variety of widgets that you can choose from.h...

How to Perform Form Calculation Using a Widget

Wondering how you can calculate a total based on the option selected by the user from your form? Calculation is now possible with JotForm. There are two ways to do this - You can use Conditional Logic or you can use the Form Calculation Widget. In t...

How to Add Custom Unique IDs to your Form Submissions?

If you need an ID like "ISBN-0015" on your records, now you can accomplish this with our "Unique ID" field. It's located under Widgets section in the toolbox to the left. Just drag & drop this tool to wherever you want on ...

How to Set Up the Configurable List Widget

OverviewThe Configurable List Widget requires a little more to set up, but its not hard at all. There are a few things we need to consider in order to understand how it works and get the widget up and running: 1. The Widget dynamica...

Quick Overview of Form Fields

JotForm has pretty much any type of Form Fields you might need. Take a look at the complete list below and get a brief description of each one of them.BASIC FORM ELEMENTSHEADER: A Header briefly explains what your form is about. Use the Subheader if ...

How to Add a Widget to Your Form

There have always been forms, then there have always been ways to make forms more advanced. The problem is that there was never really a way to mesh the two together very well.As a result, we've created the JotForm Widgets platform as a way to help l...

How to Create File Upload Forms

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 formThis is the easiest way to allow your users to upload a file to your form, a...

How to Setup a Payment Order Form with Limited Stocks

When setting up Payment Forms, there are occasions when you would want to offer products with limited stocks. Yes, we have a variety of widgets that allow you to achieve that, but linking those widgets with an actual Payment Field to process payments...

How to Verify an Email Address Before or After Form Submission

When dealing with forms, apps, websites, signup pages, etc., a common struggle of admins/owners are dummy email addresses. Yes - Many users fill out forms with random, non-existent email addresses. So, if you ever need a way to verify an email addres...

Mastering Date and Time Calculation

Forms rely on the Date Picker field a lot - Whether you're:🔘 Assessing turnaround times of projects🔘 Dealing with registrations🔘 Handling reservationsThere will always come a time that you'd have to compute the dif...

How to Make the Configurable List Widget Mobile Responsive

The configurable list widget is a table based layout designed horizontally.  Tables don't do so well with responsive design. So, if you have a narrow width form or if you are viewing the form on mobile, the config list widget doesn'...

How to Use the Spreadsheet to Form Widget

Are you hoping to populate your form fields from an external Excel Sheet? Perhaps you wanted to pull existing records and display them on your form? If so, your long wait is over. Meet the new Spreadsheet to Form Widget.The Spreadsheet to Fo...

How to Inject CSS Codes to Widgets

You know how to inject custom CSS codes to your form but did you know that Widgets have their own respective location for CSS code injection?You may be wondering - "Why not just consolidate all of them in the CSS tab of the FORM DESIGNER?" ...

How to Show or Hide Fields on Edit URL

Edit URL is basically used for updating specific submissions data without logging into JotForm account.There are some cases that you'd want to show or hide fields on edit URL mostly for administrative purposes like the following.- Add a status on the...

How to Catch User's Browser Info

Having every bit of information on an end user  using the form is crucial in managing user expectations and providing better user's experienced.This guide will show how to get the most information out of your form users through the Browser b...

How to Setup Sub-Folders in Dropbox Using the Unique ID Widget

You have integrated your form with Dropbox. However, you want Dropbox files into unique custom folder names. The Unique ID Widget can be very useful when it comes to creating custom folders in Dropbox.If you want to configure your Dropbox integration...

How To Assign Status To Submissions

In this guide you will learn how to manage your user's submissions approval, you can mark submissions as Approved or Disapproved using Hidden Box tool. This is somewhat like an Admin Appr...

Calculate Values in the Input Table Through Condition

Calculation is one of the advanced features of JotForm. You can perform calculations either by using the FORM CALCULATION WIDGET or through the UPDATE / CALCULATE FIELD condition.In this guide, you'll learn how to perform calculation in the ...