What’s the Return URL of a Form?
When creating a new form with FormSmarts Form Builder, you’re asked to provide a return URL for that form. The return URL is where visitors will be automatically redirected to or invited to go to (by clicking a link) after a successful form submission.
We also use return URLs to compute the list of websites in Settings > Websites.
If you don’t have a web page, simply use “http://formsmarts.com” as the return URL.
Return URL & Form Ownership
To prevent abuse, the link to the return URL is only displayed on the confirmation page if the form owner is verified or is a FormSmarts Pro or FormSmarts Business user. Visit the Settings tab of your account to verify your sites.
Redirecting Visitors to a Page of Your Site
You can set up a form to skip the Confirmation page and automatically redirect the visitor to the form’s Return URL. Note that the visitor will then not get the FormSmarts Reference Number of the transaction. Redirection can be activated in the Form Details screen of the form builder, under On Submission. FormSmarts Pro and Business customers only.
For security reasons, browsers won’t redirect users from a secure HTTPS page to non-secure content. So when a form is embedded onto an HTTPS site, the return URL should also use HTTPS.
PayPal Landing Page for Forms Including a Payment
If you use our PayPal form feature to add a payment to your form, the Return URL will be used as the PayPal landing page. Users will be redirected to that page by PayPal after the payment has been completed.
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