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    A hidden field to Capture the web URL that accessed by users

    Asked by fradem on April 12, 2013 at 09:50 AM

    Can you make a field-type with this? (like the UNIQUE ID field)

    Or just include this in all the answers just like you do with the IP?

    I am sure it would be much appreciated.

    This is a re-post of a comment on Capture the Page URL Where the Form is Embedded

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    Answered by Welvin on April 12, 2013 at 12:32 PM

    Hi Mario,

    Unfortunately, we don't have that function available. I'd suggest you to use this workaround; 


    This is a simple guide that you will have to copy and paste before embedding the codes to your webpages.

    We can help you about that. Let us know the form that you want to embed and all the webpages that you plan to insert the form.



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    Answered by fradem on April 12, 2013 at 01:42 PM
    Actually my form is in the side bar of a website with dozens of pages and I
    need to know the exact page where the visitor submitted the form from. I
    achieved it using a workaround in the forum. It wasn't easy as it involves
    tweaking the embed code, dividing it in three parts, using \ and an
    invisible field.
    I would argue that the addition of this functionality as a simple new field
    type (like the unique submission ID) would be of great value to your users.
    As a form can be easily embedded in different pages or websites, it would
    be of high value to automatically know where the submissions are coming
    As it seams, doing that wouldn't probably need many resources from your
    development team and could be achieved with the obiquous javascript, so it
    looks to me.
    Sent from my white iPhone
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    Answered by Welvin on April 12, 2013 at 02:35 PM


    Apologize, I don't think of that static web sidebars.

    Great that you have achieved the function, thanks for the insight. I have forwarded this to our developers as a Feature Request. I can't disclose a timeframe but if updates are made, you'll surely know it on this thread.