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    How do I make a waiting list when the submission limit is reached?

    Asked by lepacte on January 25, 2016 at 07:58 AM

    Another option form me would be to change my set up. What I need is to make a waiting list when 100 person limit is reached. 
    Is there a "hidden counter" of how many submissions I have that I can insert into my form and then create a condition, is field submissions is more than 100 - show thank you message "You´re now in waiting line..."
    What do you think?



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    Answered by Ben on January 25, 2016 at 11:24 AM

    Based on what you have mentioned you would like to be able to accept more submissions than your current plan allows, and then if the plan submissions limit is reached for all new submissions to go into a waiting list.

    This way the waiting list becomes available to you after 1st of next month and you do not loose any submissions?

    If that is true, then I must say that it would not be possible.

    The reason for this is because once limit is reached our system will show the over-quota message instead of the form, so form will not even load to accept submissions.

    The only way that you can accept more submissions than your plan allows is to either use Get More option or to upgrade when needed.

    Hope that this gives you a bit more details in regards to your question and do feel free to let us know if you have any additional questions and we would be happy to assist with the same.

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    Answered by lepacte on January 25, 2016 at 11:32 AM

    Hi Ben!
    No it has nothing to do with my plan, you completely misunderstood me there, I think I´m gonna get your biggest plan since we have som extra features on this upcoming form.

    What I need is some different forms with max nr of guests 100. When the 100 limit is reached I first wanted to use the "warning-message" with a link to a waiting list form. The problem is that this page is not possible to style...which is not an option.

    Therefore I´m thinking of options to show a message to the person signing up after the 100 limit is reached. Setting up a condition, "redirect to "this url" after field signups is more than 100"... Would something like this be possible?

    Then I guess I can sort my signups based on time attending so I can contact the first 100?



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    Answered by Ben on January 25, 2016 at 02:43 PM

    OK, in that case - if the amount is lower than the amount of your monthly submissions, but you simply want to limit the form at some point.

    Unfortunately that would not be possible. At least not without you using the source code of your form and make the modifications that would allow you to check the submissions count and based on that activate the specific options in the form.

    The only way to do it directly in the form builder would be using the method you have mentioned - through the notification shown on disabled forms, but that can not be styled.