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Create One Time Discounts on Your Payment Forms 

Posted by Nadia A. 08/06/2018 Categories: Collecting Payment Tips & Tricks
Discounts are a great way to encourage your customers and reward them with exciting deals. In a previous post, we highlighted three easy ways to create discounts on your payment forms, including early bird specials, volume discounts, and coupon... read more
 

5 Guidelines for Creating GDPR Forms 

Posted by Nadia A. 05/24/2018 Categories: Tips & Tricks
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new set of rules designed to give citizens in the European Union (EU) more control over their personal data. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. In preparation for the... read more
 

DIY Preloader for your Forms 

Posted by Tyler T. 05/14/2018 Categories: Style & Publish Tips & Tricks
The great thing about Cognito Forms is you can cram a lot of complexity into your website's forms. But all that complexity has to be downloaded, and if the person wanting to fill out your form is on a slow internet connection, they might have to... read more
 

4 Ways to Keep Your Forms Secure and Stay #CyberAware 

Posted by Nadia A. 10/13/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)! NCSAM was created 14 years ago as a collaborative effort between the American government and industry to ensure that everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure... read more
 

Avoiding Security Warnings in Google Chrome 

Posted by Nadia A. 09/22/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
As announced earlier this month, Google Chrome is taking steps toward a more secure web and a safer browsing experience. Starting in October 2017, Chrome (version 62) will begin marking HTTP pages with text input fields as 'Not Secure'.... read more
 

Get Ready for Back-to-School with Cognito Forms! 

Posted by Nadia A. 08/23/2017 Categories: Tips & Tricks
It's that time of the year again: back to school! Whether it's registration forms, permission slips, or volunteer signups, there are quite a lot of forms to fill out and keep track of throughout the school year. This year, eliminate all those... read more
 

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
 
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