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How to remove the “Powered by Cognito Forms” link at bottom

Anyway to remove the “Powered by Cognito Forms” link at the bottom? Sometimes people will accidentally hit that instead of submit and they lose the form and have to fill it out all over again.
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What measures does Cognito Forms take to ensure Privacy/ Security Level for Completed Forms/ User Data?

Some forms may contain confidential information - even something basic like where a person lives. What measures do Cognito Forms take to ensure that data stored within its site is secure?
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Unique submission ID

Is there a Unique Submission ID for each completed entry and if so how do I pass that ID from the form to the confirmation page using Cognito parameterized redirect URLs (ie what's the Key and a Token)...
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How do I charge early-bird rates on my Cognito form?

I use Cognito Forms to allow my customers to sign up and pay online for Yoga sessions. I run an early bird special rate available until a specific date and then sessions are full price from that date ...
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Pay for Cognito Forms annually instead of monthly

Is there any way to pay yearly instead of monthly? The web page that shows up for payment only offers a monthly option, but my company requires a 1 time yearly payment for subscriptions.
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How to prefill date field in Cognito Forms when embedding

I am trying to prefill a date field for an embedded Cognito form. Below is shown the JavaScript code which I'm using in order to preload a form for the Controls Textbox, MultiLine Textbox, Radio ...
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API access to Cognito forms

Is there any API access to Cognito Forms or are there plans to make that available? I'm working on a particular form and finding the email notification is significantly delayed and having API access ...
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How automatically to calculate survey scores and ranges?

I made a survey with a Likert scale for half and radio buttons for the second half. Once the survey is complete and submitted, I need the answers (1-5) for each Likert scale question to be added up ...
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Convert Alphanumeric field to uppercase

Is there a way to format an alphanumeric field to convert all letters in to upper case letters automatically? The entry is for a serial number, which could start with any number or letter, I simply ...
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How to calculate specific date based on the day of the week?

I have a form that is due on the first Tuesday of each month. I would like to find a way to automatically populate the due date based on the current date, by showing the date of the next upcoming ...
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How can I calculate the number of checkboxes selected inside a repeating section in Cognito Forms?

I'd like to give a discount based on the number of camp sessions signed up for in a repeating section but can't figure out the formula for doing that. Help? In the repeating section called "Camper ...
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Disable Stripe email receipt being triggered by CognitoForms payment form

How can I stop CognitoForms sending a Stripe email receipt to customers that successfully make a Stripe payment to me? I've managed to get payments via Stripe working on my CognitoForms.com form, and ...
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Show Payment Summary line items on Cognito Forms of $0 values

I've been trying out Cognito Forms and I am unable to get the payment summary to show $0.00 values. For example, in selling cookies, the first cookie is free, but $2 thereafter. If customer selects ...
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Upload and position image into Cognito Form

How do I place an uploaded logo into a Cognito form, in a desired location, with the alignment I would like? I've created a form and uploaded a logo to include in the form but can't find how to place ...
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What does “status pending” mean in the Cognito forms entries?

In the Cognito forms entries, what does “status pending” mean and how does it change to complete? I have notice that all entries are pending, even my test samples.
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Making Cognito form editable by submitter at later date

How do I make a Cognito form that allows the submitter to be able to edit the form at a later date?
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Connecting data or responses from forms on different pages of Cognito Form

I would like to have a set of questions on one page then send them to a new page where I will ask for their contact information. However this results in two separate entries in the entries database. ...
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Calculations from fields in another section in Cognito Forms

What is the proper syntax for calling fields outside the current section for the calculation fields?
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Is there a way to 'close' a form for responses in Cognito?

There are times when our form links are not on our website but rather sent in an email. Is there a way to prevent access to a form after a certain date? Either automatically or manually? Can I '...
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Saving blank form as PDF

Is it possible to create a PDF version of a blank form? I know you can convert entries to PDF docs, but would like to have a blank version of the form to print and present in a meeting.
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Allow for first and second choice multiple selection on Cognito Form

Is there a way to have a multiple choice list with input to select a first choice and a second choice? I require this for a seminar registration form where the first choice might be full and we ...
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Centring logo in Cognito Forms

How do I center the logo at the top of a form? I've looked at the formatting options, but it seems to only allow uploading the logo, not centring or repositioning within the page.
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Exporting date fields from Cognito Forms to Excel on Mac transforms date by 4 years

Why, when I export the entries to Excel, does it change date by 4 years and 1 day and how do I avoid it? For example, 18/11/2017 on the screen becomes 19/11/2021 in the Excel version. Please note we ...
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Collecting Credit Card information on Cognito Form

Can we collect credit card information on an encrypted Cognito form to be processed in our office through our existing credit card service at a later date?
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Allowing field entry only once in Cognito Forms (discount codes)

I've figured out how to create forms with discount codes in Cognito Forms. I'd like to be able to prevent specific discount codes from being entered more than once. For example, suppose I will deem a ...
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Is conditional logic limited to items in a section in Cognito Forms?

My question is about the behavior of conditional logic within sections. How do you reference a field outside of the section? It does not show in basic editor, and I do not know how to access these ...
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Show a field based upon checkbox

Could someone tell me how to show a field based upon selections in a previous field that uses checkboxes?
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How to add CAPTCHA on a Cognito Form?

I want a CAPTCHA on my form to prevent spam. How can I get it since it is not in the tools?
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Cognito Forms: uploaded forms

We are using Cognito forms for our scholarship entries. Students are required to upload their resume, essay and transcripts at the time they apply. Sometimes they try to upload their resume as their ...
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Is it possible to attach a file to the form confirmation email message?

We would like to attach a document in the confirmation email message. Is this possible? I try to use "uploaded files" but nothing happens.
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Multiple people fill out single Cognito form

New to Cognito...I want to create a form so that each section is filled out by a different user. Example: User A fills out section 1 and sends form to User B User B fills out section 2 and sends ...
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Exporting to Google Docs from Cognito Forms

Is there any way to have your entries sent to a Google Spreadsheet from Cognito Forms?
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How to set a max number of checkboxes that can be selected

How do I only allow some maximum number of checkboxes to be selected?
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Custom repeating section in Cognito Forms

I am working on creating a repeating section and I want to set "Number of Items" between 1 and then reference another number field for the top limit. So the top number would be variable to the number ...
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Advanced “skip page” logic in Cognito Forms

Is there a way to skip from one page and have the user go to another? Example: Page 1 has yes/no field, if yes goto page 2 and if no goto page 3 and so on.
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Create post-event forms in Cognito allowing users to see what they entered in pre-event

We want to launch a form for an event where each participant has to fill in some individual information (input field) before the event. This individual information needs to be displayed to each ...
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Can I set the limit on how many time the Repeat Section can be repeated?

In Cognito Forms, I would like to set a high limit on the repeat section. Is there a way to do this?
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Regular Expressions in Cognito Forms

Do the Cognito Forms support Regular Expressions to validate fields?
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How do you configure email notifications in Cognito Forms?

It says that Cognito Forms can send email notifications when a form is submitted. Where would I find those email notification settings? I would like for my website clients to be the recipients of ...
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Populating Fields Cognito Forms

Can I populate a text field in a repeating section using the data entered in a different section of the form?
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Age calculation in Cognito Forms

Which is the right formula to calculate the age in a form used for candidates selection? In the example, they have to insert their DOB and in another space I would like to have the result of their ...
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Is there a size limit for Cognito Forms?

Is there a maximum size that the forms can be? I am creating a very large form and wonder if there will be any performance or loading issues as the form gets larger. Would it be better if I split the ...
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Multiple forms on the same page

I have a web page where I created and imbedded the Cognito code for 2 Contact forms. The forms have the same boxes but I want them to be used independently and have the form info go to each person ...
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End date or inactive of a Cognito form

Is there a way to set an end date that the form will be available for submission? I would like to have a deadline for completion and submission of the form and would like to set the form to ...
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Cognito Forms: Removing ADD ITEM from tables

Is it possible to remove the Add Items button from tables?
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Form entries not appearing

I've stumbled across an issue with one of my forms. You see the information from it does not show in the table. Seems to be the same issue when i try to customize the notification with fields from ...
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Time Validation Error Message does not dismiss

I have =DateTime.Now in the Minimum Field to prevent users from entering time in the past. This does prevent past time entry, but the error message "Time must be on or after XX:XXam" does not go away ...
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How to prevent blank submissions in Cognito Forms?

How do I disallow blank form submissions? I've made the contact fields required, but still receive blank forms.
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Make a form wider in size in Cognito Forms

I have created a registration form but how do you make it wider in it's size? It appears narrow on my website.
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Allow form to only be submitted once per user

We are using Cognito Forms for a survey and would like to prevent a single person from submitting the questionnaire more than once. Does Cognito Forms offer a function or option like this, and if so ...