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How to create online forms with the form builder.

With the form builder feature in Acrobat Sign, you can turn PDFs and other documents into online forms to post on a web page. It’s an easy way to securely collect data and signatures from completed forms.

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Web forms make every form smarter and more efficient.

With the form builder feature in Acrobat Sign, it’s easy to create, publish, and track all the digital forms that matter to your business. No more manual processing of paper forms or sending physical copies out for signature. Go digital and accelerate your business every day.


With the online form builder, you can easily create digital business forms with form fields that people can fill and sign from any device. Or, use our prebuilt templates for a variety of business purposes.


After seamlessly transforming your PDFs or document-based forms into digital forms, post them online to more easily collect data and signatures from customers and employees.

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Track the status of every e-signature you’re collecting. You can get real-time email notifications, send reminders, modify and cancel requests, and view a detailed audit trail for every transaction.

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How to create web forms in Acrobat Sign:

1. Create web form.
Click on “Publish a web form.”
Create a web form.
2. Enter the web form name.
It can’t be edited after naming, so be sure it’s named correctly.
Create a web form.
3. Configure the web form.
Choose the role of the viewer on the web (signer, approver, acceptor, form filler). Then choose the type of recipient identification and add a countersigner (optional).
Configure your web form.
4. Select file(s) you want to use for the web form.
Just drag and drop documents into the “Files” section, or click “Add Files” and select the files from your computer.
Select file(s) you want to use for the web form.
5. Save.
Click “Save” in the bottom-right corner. Here you can get a URL to the form for embedding.
Save file.
6. Publish your form online.
Copy the provided embed code and place within a page on your website, or use the dedicated secure URL to share.
Publish form on your website.

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