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    Can I make the URL criteria override the cookie data?

    Asked by aspirebrokers on April 06, 2016 at 07:13 PM

    Hi Guys,

    If I have URL parameters such as ?whatsUp202=Refinance and this populates the 'whatsUp202' field.  However if the user is returning then this data is replaced by whatever the cookie data holds.  This wouldn't usually be a problem but if two people fill out the form form the same computer then hidden fields will always show the cookie data instead of what has been passed from the URL.  Is there a way to make the URL details take priority?

     

    Thanks

     

    Make problem hidden fill parameters
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by BDAVID on April 06, 2016 at 10:59 PM

    You may disable the autofill feature: 

    And apply the workaround provided here where you basically keep a session ID: https://www.jotform.com/help/97-How-to-Save-Forms-and-Continue-Later

    Let us know if you need more help.