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Hidden fields in the forms builder

Hidden fields can have a number of uses in integrations:

  1. Allow a form developer the ability to embed integration specific information into a form - such as a CRM Category ID.
  2. Give the ability to create a form post with an additional field that can be updated at a later date.

When you insert a hidden field, you are given the option of Field Name and Initial Value. The Field Name is used as a key within the forms NameValueCollection to access the field within Code. This is the key that you would use to update Form Post values in code.

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The ability to update the contents of a hidden field has real power when integrating with 3rd parties.