Is there a way to hide a page after a certain date?

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    CloverHilltop
    Asked on July 05, 2019 at 03:17 PM

    I am looking to hide page 1 of my form after a specific date and only have Page 2 visible. 

    https://www.jotform.com/build/90277163482157

    April

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    Mike_G
    Answered on July 05, 2019 at 04:51 PM

    We would like to apologize for any inconvenience. It appears that hiding Page 1 of the form conditionally based on the current date is, technically, not possible. Since that is the case, how would you like to consider hiding the fields on Page 1 then show a message that instructs the user to move to the next page instead?

    Let us know if you need any further assistance.


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    CloverHilltop
    Answered on July 06, 2019 at 04:43 PM
    Yes!!! How would I accomplish that?
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    Mike_G
    Answered on July 06, 2019 at 05:49 PM

    First, you can add the message using a Text field that can be added to your form on the builder page. After that, add a Date field in your form that is set to have the current date.

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    Then, create a condition in your form that will hide the original fields/texts on the first page and show just show the message if the Date field is after a specific date that you will set.

    The workaround is similar to the workaround presented in this guide — How-to-Show-or-Hide-Fields-Base-on-User-s-Answer. However, instead of checking the status of another field filled by your respondents, the condition will check the (current) date that is in the Date field.

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    The condition above means that the "Additional Text for instructions" will show and the original text and the password field in your form will be hidden if the date is after July 09, 2019.

    You may also need another condition in your form that will fill in the "password" field automatically with the correct password if the Date field is after a specific date you set. This is to show the Next Page button on the first page based on the existing condition you already have in your form.

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    You may use this guide as a reference — How-to-Insert-Text-or-Mathematical-Calculation-into-a-field-using-a-Condition

    I hope this helps. You can test the form by setting the date yesterday in the condition. Also, please do not forget to set the Date field in the form as hidden from its properties — How-to-Hide-Form-Fields

    Here's a Sample Form based on the form in your account I supposed you are referring to — https://form.jotform.com/91866739502972. Please note that I have set the date in the additional conditions in that form to July 05, 2019.


    If you have other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let us know.