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3 Easy Ways to Calculate Rating Scales! 

Posted by Nadia A. 07/14/2017 Categories: Calculations Tips & Tricks
Whether you're soliciting customer feedback or creating a personality quiz, rating scales (aka Likert sales) are one of the best methods for collecting a broad range of opinions and behaviors. In Cognito Forms, you can easily add either a... read more
 

Entry Management Tips and Tricks! 

Posted by Nadia A. 05/25/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
In case you missed it, we recently released a pretty major set of new features and enhancements on the Entries page! This release introduced a plethora of new options for more efficient and effective workflow management. In this post, we're going to ... read more
 

The Regular Expressions Library 

Posted by Nadia A. 04/07/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
If you're new to writing regular expressions, you can find a cheat sheet to review some of the basics here. Additionally, to test your expressions, RegExr is a great tool. In Cognito Forms, you can validate user input in a variety of ways using... read more
 

Enforcing Your Business Hours Part 2: Email Notifications 

Posted by Nadia A. 03/21/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
Many moons ago (well, more like a year ago) we published Two Easy Ways to Enforce Your Business Hours, which explains how to hide form fields during certain hours and days, as well as how to limit field selections based on the time and the day of... read more
 

Assigning Numeric Values to Choice Fields! 

Posted by Nadia A. 03/07/2017 Categories: Calculations Feature Release Tips & Tricks
We're excited to reveal a new Choice field enhancement: the Assign Values option! Similar to the Assign Prices option, this enhancement gives you the ability to assign numeric values to each option in a Choice field. Whether you want to build a quiz ... read more
 

Creating Conditional Prefilled Redirects! 

Posted by Nadia A. 02/07/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
There are a ton of ways to customize your form's confirmation page - including the option to instantly redirect your users to a specific page after they submit their form. You can redirect your users to any Url; whether it's a page on your website,... read more
 

Mask Passwords from View with the Password Field! 

Posted by Nadia A. 01/19/2017 Categories: Feature Release Tips & Tricks
Last November, we revamped the Textbox field to include advanced text input validation; making it possible for you to easily validate various types of user input (like Zip Codes, Social Security Numbers, MAC Addresses, and even custom strings). This ... read more
 

Generating Unique IDs for Your Form Entries! 

Posted by Nadia A. 12/15/2016 Categories: Tips & Tricks
Whether you use Cognito Forms to collect payment or to process service requests, all Cognito Forms entries generate their own unique ID based on the order that they're submitted in. And, not only can you display this number to your users in the form ... read more
 

Advanced Text Input Validation in Cognito Forms! 

Posted by Nadia A. 11/15/2016 Categories: Feature Release Tips & Tricks
Over the past couple of months, our customers have asked us many questions about how to validate various types of user input; ranging from Zip Codes and Social Security Numbers to MAC Addresses and Hexidecimal codes. While the Cognito calculation... read more
 

4 Easy Steps to Creating a Lead Capture Form! 

Plus: instantly update your CRM software with Zapier!
Posted by Nadia A. 10/28/2016 Categories: Integrations Tips & Tricks
When it comes to lead generation, having a well-structured lead capture form is absolutely essential. As the focal point of your landing page, a lead capture form serves as a way to collect contact information from potential customers. With an... read more
 
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