10 Best Form Builder Plugins To Generate Forms From JSON Data

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What Is Form Builder

A Form Builder (also known as Form Creator, Form generator) allows the developers to dynamically generate form controls (text fields, select boxes, radio buttons, checkboxes) from structured data model defined using JSON Schema.

It also has the ability to encode a set of form controls as a JSON object for manipulation and submission when needed.

The Best Form Builder In JavaScript

Here is a list of 10 best (top downloaded) form builders (jQuery plugins and Vanilla JS libraries) from which you can choose for your next web/mobile project. We did the research for you and hope you like it.

Originally Published Jul 26 2019, updated Mar 18 2021

Table of contents:

jQuery Form Builder Plugins:

Build HTML Form From JSON Schema - jQuery JSON Form

JSON Form is a JSON based form builder library which dynamically generates form fields from JSON data on the client side.

Build HTML Form From JSON Schema - jQuery JSON Form

[Demo] [Download]


Convert Form Data To A JSON Object - formToJson.js

A super tiny form to JSON converter that makes it easier to serialize your current form data to a JavaScript/JSON objects containing field names & values.

Convert Form Data To A JSON Object - formToJson.js

[Demo] [Download]


JSON To Form And Form To JSON Converter - jQuery jform

jform is an easy jQuery form builder which lets you dynamically generates form fields with preset values using JSON schema.

JSON To Form And Form To JSON Converter - jQuery jform

[Demo] [Download]


Build Bootstrap 4 Forms Based On JSON - bs-jsonform

Just another dynamic form builder that lets you create Bootstrap 4 forms based on JSON you provide. Form validation is supported as well.

Build Bootstrap 4 Forms Based On JSON - bs-jsonform

[Demo] [Download]


Get And Set Form Values Using JSON Object - jQuery input-values.js

input-values.js is a jQuery plugin for dynamic form creation that converts form data to JSON objects and generates HTML forms from JSON schemas.

Get And Set Form Values Using JSON Object - jQuery input-values.js

[Demo] [Download]


Simple Form Builder With JSON Schema - jQuery JSONForm

Just another JSON to Form builder that dynamically generates a Bootstrap-friendly HTML form from JSON data you provide.

Simple Form Builder With JSON Schema - jQuery JSONForm

[Demo] [Download]


Dynamic Form Builder Styled With Bootstrap - Formy

Formy is a lightweight, jQuery based form builder used to dynamically generate form elements from JavaScript array object, styled with Bootstrap 4 or Bootstrap 3 framework.

Dynamic Form Builder Styled With Bootstrap - Formy

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JS Form Builder Plugins:

form-data-json

A Vanilla JavaScript library to simplify the manipulation of HTML form with 2 functionalities: Form Builder: Fill form fields with JSON data you provide; Form Output: Output form values as JSON data.

Form To JSON And JSON To Form Converter – form-data-json

[Demo] [Download]


Populate Form fields From JSON – populatejs

populatejs is a pure JavaScript plugin for dynamic form creation that populates existing form fields from a JSON object.

Populate Form fields From JSON – populatejs

[Demo] [Download]


Responsive JSON Form Generator – AOForm

Yet another dynamic form generator/builder/creator written in pure JavaScript.

Responsive JSON Form Generator – AOForm

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Want more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Form Builder on the web & mobile? Check out the jQuery Form Builder and JavaScript Form Builder sections.

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