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Form Settings

Change Form name and description:

  1. Go to Form Settings on the top menu
  2. Rename the form to follow the naming convention: DEPARTMENT – form name

Example: SOCIOLOGY – Travel form

  1. In the Description paste in the URL of what page the form is to live on Cascade.

Confirmation options:

Show a message confirming the form has been submitted successfully to your users

  1. Log in to Wufoo and locate the form you want to add a confirmation to
  2. Select on Form Settings on the top tabbed menu
  3. Under “Confirmation Options” (down the page a little bit), keep the "show text" radio button selected and type the message you want the user to see once they complete the form
  4. Save your form

Send a confirmation email to the user - possibly with a copy of their form submission

  1. Log in to Wufoo and locate the form you want to add a confirmation to
  2. Select on Form Settings on the top tabbed menu
  3. Under “Confirmation Options” (down the page a little bit) check the Send Confirmation Email box
  4. Check the send confirmation email to user if you want them to get an email confirmation
  5. From “Send to” dropdown menu, choose the email field that you want the confirmation to be sent to
    • You can have them only reply to one person or a different person(s) than you by typing in multiple emails in “reply to
  6. Customize confirmation email is another tool that you can use to send them an email specific to this form after the user completes it
    • Type in the name that will appear as a subject in the confirmation email they will get
    • Type in the message for the user
    • You can include a copy of the form for their reference
  7. Save your form

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Redirect a user to a website after completing the form

  1. Log in to Wufoo and locate the form you want to add a confirmation to.
  2. Select on Form Settings on the top tabbed menu.
  3. Under “Confirmation Options” (down the page a little bit), click the Redirect to website radio button and paste in the page URL you want to send them to
  4. Save your form.

comfirmation option 2

Security/using CAPTCHA:

In order to avoid email spams, it is recommended to use CAPTCHA.

  1. Go to the form and under the “Form settings
  2. Bottom of the page, you will see “Limit Form Activity
  3. It is recommended to have it on Auto but you can change it from dropdown menu to have it turned on or off.
  4. For forms that will not be embedded in CASCADE, you can have this feature turned off

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Limit the availability of the form to user:

If you want the form or survey to be available for certain days, there is an option where you turn the form off

  1. Go to the form
  2. Click on form settings
  3. At the bottom under limit form activity, check the “Schedule Form activity” box
  4. Enter the start/end date and time desired.

Note: time is set based on the time in the region where the survey creator has created it.

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Avoid user from filling the form twice:

Some users fill out surveys more than once to ensure that they get their choices If your survey doesn't require a name, you can limit the user from filling out the survey more than once.

  1. Go to the form
  2. Click on form settings
  3. At the bottom under limit form activity, check the “Allow only one entry per IP

Please note: Selecting this option may prevent users from responding to a form if done so in a common area, like a computer lab on campus. Please select this option only on certain cases.

If you need to authenticate users and truly allow only one response per person, you may want to use Qualtrics instead.

Allow Only one entry per IP