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    Registration Form Help

    Asked by massad on August 23, 2015 at 01:48 PM

    Hi there,

    I was wondering if this scenario is possible:

    Suppose I have 3 fields: Parent, Child 1, Child 2. Is there a way that when the form gets submitted, two entries are created, one with Parent and Child 1, one with Parent and Child 2? 

    Basically - can one field be used for multiple entries, where the rest of the data is different?

    registration form different parent submissions multiple submissions
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    Answered by Boris on August 23, 2015 at 06:13 PM

    I am not entirely sure if I understand your requirement. By "entries", are you asking about creating multiple submissions when the user has filled in a form once?

    If that is the case, I'm afraid that you can't create multiple submissions with one submit action.

    If you must create a separate submission for each of the children, what I would recommend is that you have a field on your form asking "Do you want to enter another child?". You can use Conditional Logic with Change Thank You URL rule to redirect the user back to the same form after submission of first "Parent and Child 1" entry, if the option to add another child is selected.

    In order to save the time for the parent, so that they do not have to fill out their (Parent) information again, you can utilize URL Prepopulating in your Thank You URL, and send Parent data from their first submission to pre-fill parent data on the second form automatically.

    If you hit any snags along the way, please let us know and we will be happy to help.

    If I have misunderstood your initial requirement, I apologize. In that case, please do explain your desired workflow in more detail, and we will be happy to look for a way to achieve what you are after.