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IMPORTANT

  • The solutions described on this article are alternatives that can be used,  are NOT formal ways to send data to the Google spreadsheet linked to a Google Form.
  • The alternatives described on this article are compatible with legacy browsers like IE7+ and modern versions of the most common browsers like IE, FF, Chrome, Safari, Opera.
  • Also works on mobile devices.
  • In our scenarios we are getting a Cross-site HTTP requests (Access-Control-Allow-Origin) but the data is recorded on the spreadsheet (our goal). Remember, both scenarios are alternative solutions, are not a formal way, since the only valid way is, of course, to use the form provided by Google.
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Since June of 2017 we have received a couple of comments asking if the solution described on this article is still working, well, unfortunately we haven´t had time to validate it yet, feel free to add your results. We will keep alive this article as much as we can and as a basis for exploring new alternatives to deal with similar situations like the one described here.

 

A Google Form easily integrates in a web page by just embedding the code for calling their forms, a distinctive functionality from this platform is that it allows to save data from a web page to a spreadsheet (or other types of documents).

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