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    Auto reload form after a timeout

    Asked by jonathana13 on February 14, 2012 at 09:43 AM


    I was wondering if it was/could be possible to automatically reload the form after a timeout, i.e. displays the thankyou message for a few seconds then loads the form again?



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    Answered by pinoytech on February 14, 2012 at 09:57 AM

    Hi Jonathan,

    As far as I know about JotForm, I think it's not possible to automatically reload the form after a few seconds timeout. It requires to refresh the site page first before it will back to normal of form.

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    Answered by jonathana13 on February 14, 2012 at 10:24 AM

    Thats a shame, its on our student radio website (www.nsrlive.com) the page has a built in player so we don't want to refresh that if we can avoid it.

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    Answered by abajan on February 14, 2012 at 04:52 PM

    Currently, the best workaround I can think of would be to place a link to the page (the page on your site that contains the form) in the thank you message. Since users tend to expect images to be clickable, I would recommend placing one instance of the link in the thank you message's image and perhaps a second link at the end of the message with the text, "Return to Newcastle Student Radio" or words to that effect.

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    Answered by abajan on February 14, 2012 at 07:32 PM

    On second thought, that doesn't really make any sense because clicking the link will, in effect, reload the entire page and not just the form. I'm wondering if there's an attribute that can be added to an iFrame to auto-refresh after x number of milliseconds.

    So, in a nutshell, what we want is a cross browser/cross platform equivalent of this (sort of) to automatically reload an embedded form, only when the thank you message is displayed. Sounds like a mighty tall order! Then again perhaps not. Let me do some experimentation and see if this is feasible. (It's also possible that this question was already raised on the forum and a solution may have already been posted. So, I'd better search the forum first.)

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    Answered by tjsteer on May 16, 2013 at 05:51 PM

    Did anybody get anywhere with this ??