Submit JSON vs Getform
Choosing the right form backend

Submit JSON vs Getform


A quick summary

When comparing these two products, the main differences that stand out are cost, plan limits, and overall design philosophy.

Getform's starter plan starts at $19/month with 1,000 total submissions and 5 total forms. Compare that to Submit JSON's $5/month plan that sports a submission limit of 2,500 and 10 form endpoints. Getform's plans cost 4x as much as Submit JSON, and they offer 2.5x less submissions on average.

Getform has been around for a bit longer than Submit JSON, so it has some mature features like SMTP email sending that we will be adding shortly.

Regardless, it's another Formspree clone. Getform's HTML-first approach is their greatest strength, and also their greatest weakness.

In comparison, Submit JSON's API-first approach is more secure, versitile, and aligned with modern web development best practices.

Which is the best form backend for you? We think the answer is obvious, but we'll let you decide.

Compare pricing and features

Submit JSON
Free submission limit25050
Basic submission limit2,500 @ $5/month1,000 @ $19/month
Pro submission limit25,000 @ $30/month100,000 @ $99/month
Number of endpoints (pro plan)UnlimitedUnlimited
JavaScript (TS) Client SDK
Data storage
Data export
Search submissions
Linked Emails
Free endpoint security
API key security
Restricted domains
Honeypot fields
Slack app
Zapier integration
reCAPTCHA integration
Cloudflare Turnstile integration
hCaptcha integration
We're biased, but honest

When to choose Getform, and when Submit JSON?

Submit JSON
  • Greater value - Submit JSON's $5/month plan has 2.5 times the amount of submissions than Getforms $19/month plan
  • Go beyond form submissions - Submit JSON is not only a form backend, it doubles as a powerful notification API
  • Plays nice with JS frameworks and TypeScript projects. Getform, not so much.
  • A good option if you need SMTP email sending, and an email auto responder.
  • Compared to Submit JSON, it's far more expensive, less versatile, and far less secure due to their HTML first approach.
  • Consider if you are not technical and are afraid of things like JavaScript
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