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Creating survey style questions

  1. I have a project that was written for me in PHP and saves to a MYSQL database. It is a somewhat complex survey style form. I recently purchased gravity forms, and wanted to determine if it is worth migrating my form to it. My custom form seems to be bug ridden, and I am considering gravity forms as something that could eliminate some headaches.

    I've attached 3 sample questions here, and I'd like to know if
    a) these can be reproduced in gravity forms
    b) how exactly I can do so
    (I am new to this so any hand holding would be appreciated :-)

    Question 1
    http://www.dkmedia.net/question1.png
    This is relatively simple; There are instructions along the top row, then there are two columns with text field input. Each one needs a label, and the one on the left (name) should only accept text type characters, while the one on the right should only accept numbers. The green + icon allows the user to add additional rows. I would like a maximum of 10 rows (2 columns/entries each).

    Question 4
    http://www.dkmedia.net/question4.png
    This question is simple, just a dropdown beside a textfield that is pre-populated with the value "2013"

    Question 5
    http://www.dkmedia.net/question5.png
    There are 3 rows with 2 columns each. Column 1 is a dropdown, column 2 should only accept numbers. User must fill in 3 rows.

    I know this is a lengthy request, but if this can be done within gravity forms, this will make a lot of my other questions quite a bit easier.

    Thanks!
    Rodolfo

    Posted 7 years ago on Thursday March 14, 2013 | Permalink
  2. I would not migrate at this time. We're working on a survey add-on and it would probably save a lot of time for you. If the form you have is working properly now, I would leave it alone and watch the blog for the release announcement.

    I'm not sure if all your features will be included, but the hard work of creating a survey will be done already. You may need to add some jQuery to the front end to get it to act exactly like your current form does.

    Posted 7 years ago on Thursday March 14, 2013 | Permalink
  3. Awesome, thanks for the reply! It seems like I find a new bug each time I touch this current form, so I really want to ditch it asap LOL

    Posted 7 years ago on Friday March 15, 2013 | Permalink
  4. I would try to limp it along with duct tape and bubble gum if you can, rather than try to convert right now and find out later that a lot of the hard work was done for you with the Survey add-on.

    Posted 7 years ago on Sunday March 17, 2013 | Permalink