Viewing your Records and undelying data (JSON and XML)

Sometimes it is useful to review the data that has been generated by the user filling in a Form. This can be useful for analytics, importing specific data into other systems, or to debug a Form that you are designing.

You can export form data in two formats, XML and JSON. You do this from the Your Records page. Hover over the relevant Record and you will ses the two options of ‘Export Record‘ and ‘{i} JSON‘. Click and Zumeforms will export the data in the relevant format:

Records and JSON data

Records and JSON data

To view the data you can install various plugins to your web browser. For example, Chrome offers a number of plugins to view and search JSON data:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/search/json%20viewer?utm_source=chrome-app-launcher-info-dialog

JSON Viewer

JSON Viewer

The data looks like this in Chrome:-

Sample JSON data

Sample JSON data

If you are using a Mac and want to view the data in XML format, the best browser to use is Firefox.