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What are embeddable website forms?

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Embeddable website forms are pre-created or custom-generated forms that can be embedded into an existing Web page used to collect input from visitors and to deliver that input to the website administrator or server. Common uses for embeddable website forms include questionnaires, surveys and contact pages.

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Embeddable website forms are commonly generated using an online application that produces a customized form and generates a snippet of HTML code that is inserted on the end user's website. Alternatives include pre-made form templates that are copied as-is. The code often uses a combination of JavaScript and PHP that is linked to and communicates with additional files hosted by the website from which the form template came. A downside of this system is that if the host server for these files goes down or becomes unavailable the form does not function properly.

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