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July 13, 2009
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We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

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We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

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We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

Collecting payments with online forms is easy, but first, you have to choose the right payment gateway. Browse the providers in our gateway credit card processing comparison chart to find the best option for your business. Then sign up for Formstack Forms, customize your payment forms, and start collecting profits in minutes.

Online Payment Gateway Comparison Chart

NOTE: These amounts reflect the monthly subscription for the payment provider. Formstack does not charge a fee to integrate with any of our payment partners.

FEATURES
Authorize.Net
Bambora
Chargify
First Data
PayPal
PayPal Pro
PayPal Payflow
Stripe
WePay
ProPay
Monthly Fees
$25
$25
$149+
Contact First Data
$0
$25
$0-$25
$0
$0
$4
Transaction Fees
$2.9% + 30¢
$2.9% + 30¢
N/A
Contact First Data
$2.9% + 30¢
$2.9% + 30¢
10¢
$2.9% + 30¢
$2.9% + 30¢
$2.6% + 30¢
Countries
5
8
Based on payment gateway
50+
203
3
4
25
USA
USA
Currencies
11
2
23
140
25
23
25
135+
1
1
Card Types
6
13
Based on payment gateway
5
9
9
5
6
4
4
Limits
None
None
Based on payment gateway
None
$10,000
None
None
None
None
$500 per transaction
Form Payments
Recurring Billing
Mobile Payments
PSD2 Compliant

We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

We give you a lot of options when it comes to using your Formstack form, and while providing a lot of freedom, sometimes having so many options can get a bit confusing. If you're wondering what URL Link, Embed and HTML mean on the Use page of your form, this blog post is for you.

The URL Link is a direct link to your form, hosted on Formstack.com.  This should be used if you do not want to embed the form in your own website (or if you don't have your own website).

The Embed code is a few lines of javascript that you can use to embed a Formstack form into your own website.  This is the easiest way to get a form to appear on your site and the method least prone to errors.  The embed code will grab most of the styling from a style template, other than the background and header/footer images (as we assume you can add these to your page yourself).The great thing about the embed code, is that unlike the HTML, every time you make a change to your form in the form builder, the embedded form will automatically update.  If you use the full HTML below, you have to cut and paste new HTML to your website every time you make any change to your form.Besides using a style template, you can style an embedded form using CSS.

Finally, the full HTML of the form is available to expert webmasters.  We do not recommend using the full HTML of the form unless absolutely necessary and unless you have a lot of experience working with HTML and javascript.  There really shouldn't be anything you can do design-wise with the full HTML that you can't do using the embed code and CSS.

Interested in continuing your Formstack education? Get started with the Formstack Certification program! Build your career by completing free certifications and adding industry-recognized badges to your LinkedIn profile.

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