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How to set availability and expiry dates and time for online forms


I’m creating an online exam form that I need to send to my students. Is there a way I can set a timer for these forms?


Absolutely! You can control when your forms are available and when they expire. Here’s how:

Set a timer for the form

  1. Go to the Dashboard and select your desired form.

  2. Click the Settings (gear) button at the top right of the form, then click Invitation.

    Form available and expired

  3. Fill in the required information in the Invitation panel.

    For detailed instructions, check the Set your invitation section in the User Documentation.

  4. After configuring your invitation info, scroll down to the time and date selector.

    Form available and expired

  5. Specify your preferred time and date for form availability and expiration.

    Form available and expired

    The date and time are in your time zone, which you can adjust in your profile settings.

  6. (Optional) Set two redirect links: one for when the form is not yet available to fill, and another for when the form has expired.

    Redirect links

    These redirect links ensure that when a respondent tries to access the form before the available time or after the expiration date and time, they will be automatically directed to the specified website that you’ve provided in the redirect links input box.

Video tutorial

You can also refer to the video tutorial:

Discover form invitations

Find more about form invitations here.

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