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Merge Tags

Fillable PDFs uses merge tags to allow you to dynamically insert links to generated PDFs in your notifications, confirmations and more.

A merge tag uses curly braces and looks like this: {fillable_pdfs}.

You can learn more about merge tags in general in this Gravity Forms documentation article.

The {fillable_pdfs} Merge Tag

Everywhere the {fillable_pdfs} merge tag is used, it is included in the merge tags drop down for easy inserting into your notification or confirmation. A separate option is available for each Fillable PDFs feed on your form.

The {fillable_pdfs} merge tag has three parameters: {fillable_pdfs:[feed_id]:[modifier]}.

Required. This is also referred to as the descriptor. It tells Gravity Forms that this is a Fillable PDFs merge tag, rather than a standard field merge tag.

Required. This is the feed ID to get the Generated PDF from.

Optional. A list of possible modifiers are listed below.


Displays only the file name of the PDF.

Displays only the URL of the PDF.

Display only the signed URL of the PDF. Learn more about signed URLs here.