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    Can I restrict people to one entry a day

    Asked by NoDakTI on November 22, 2013 at 05:20 PM

    Hello:

     

    How do I limit people to one entry per day?

     

    Thanks,

     

    Todd

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on November 22, 2013 at 07:11 PM

    Hi Todd,

    This can be achieved using a combination of 2 features in the form.

    Please refer to the 2 guides below

    1. How-to-Set-Unique-Submissions-on-a-Form

    2. How-to-Limit-Submissions-in-a-Form

     

    Please take note of the limitations of this below

    1. Setting unique submission using loose check will prevent the user from re-submission of form as long as this is enabled in the form.

    2. Using expiration date submission (i.e. expiration date is today at 11;59 pm) will disable the form on specific date.

    Due to the 2 limitations I specified above, you will have to manually re-enable your form again on the next date for the form to be available.

    What I am saying is, you will have to do manual intervention if you want to enable the form again.

     

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    There is a more advance method to achieve this without manual intervention.

    BUT it will require using the form's source code + javascript code to create a client-side date expiring cookie.

    You can read a relevant example on this website 

     

    Hope this help. Inform us if you need further assistance.

    Thanks.