What is JotForm?
JotForm is a free online form builder which helps you create online forms without writing a single line of code. No sign-up required.

At JotForm, we want to make sure that you’re getting the online form builder help that you need. Our friendly customer support team is available 24/7.

We believe that if one user has a question, there could be more users who may have the same question. This is why many of our support forum threads are public and available to be searched and viewed. If you’d like help immediately, feel free to search for a similar question, or submit your question or concern.

  • Profile Image

    Can I restrict people to one entry a day

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



    How do I limit people to one entry per day?





  • Profile Image
    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.



    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.