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post/form

Create a new form in your account

Definition

{{ api_url }}{{ page_api_url }}

Parameters

Body Params

name:
required
string
The form name
db:
boolean1
Flag to disable or enable submissions to be saved in our database
template:
string
Template ID for the template you want to use
num_columns:
integer
Number (1-4) of columns the form layout will have
label_position:
stringtop
Sets the default field label position. Possible values are: "top" or "left"
submit_button_title:
stringSubmit Form
Sets the submit button title
password:
string
Sets a password for the form
use_ssl:
boolean0
Flag to disable or enable SSL (only available on accounts that have security features)
timezone:
stringUS/Eastern
Sets the timezone for the form
language:
stringen
Sets the language for the form - use ISO 639-1 language codes
active:
boolean1
Flag to make the form active/inactive
disabled_message:
string
The message to show when the form is inactive
fields:
array of mixed
Array of Field resources
notifications:
array of mixed
Array of Notification Email resources
confirmation:
array of mixed
Array of Confirmation Email resources
webhooks:
string
Array of Webhook resources

Result Format


Documentation

Create a new form in your account [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "POST /api/v2/form.json HTTP/1.1\nHost: www.formstack.com\nAuthorization: Bearer [[app:oauth_token]]\nAccept: application/json\nContent-Type: application/json\n\nname=Test%20Form&submit_button_title=Save%20Form&use_ssl=1", "language": "http" }, { "code": "curl -X POST -i -H \"Accept: application/json\" -H \"Content-Type: application/json\" -H \"Authorization: Bearer [[app:oauth_token]]\" -d \"name=Test%20Form&submit_button_title=Save%20Form&use_ssl=1\" https://www.formstack.com/api/v2/form.json", "language": "shell" } ] } [/block]

User Information

Try It Out

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