WS Form allows you to prevent a form submission if a duplicate value is entered into a field on your form.
If a duplicate value is submitted into a field and the form is submitted, a deduplicate validation error will appear on the field. The message can be fully customized.
Supported Field Types
The following field types support deduplication of data:
Deduplication Time Periods
Deduplication can also be assessed over the following time periods:
- All Time
- Current Day
- Past Hour
- Past Day
- Past Week
- Past Month
- Past Year
Configuring a Field for Deduplication
To configure a field for deduplication:
- Click the Settings icon on a field to access the settings sidebar.
- Click the Advanced tab.
- Scroll down to the Duplication section and check the No Submission Duplicates setting.
- Choose a timeframe using the Within setting.
- Enter a custom message if you wish. The message will appear on the field as a validation message if a duplicate is found within the timeframe chosen.
- Click Save.