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  1. bobbriare
    Member

    I have read though the site but have no been able to determine if your product can do something that I want.

    I would like to generate a random 9 alpha and numeric codes and print them on a product. In order to enter into a contest, the buyer would enter the code. I would like your form to check and see if that 9 digit code is valid.

    can this be done? I have no database knowledge.

    Thank you for taking the time to respond,

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday November 9, 2011 | Permalink
  2. This isn't a built in feature. It can be done but not without writing a customization.

    You'd have to have a database that stores the 9 digit codes. Then you'd have to use the gform_validation hook to validate what is submitted in the form matches one of the 9 digit codes in your database.

    It's a custom use case so you aren't going to find anything that does this out of the box.

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday November 9, 2011 | Permalink
  3. I have done this, check an entered value against a database value to see if it's valid. After you make your purchase I will be happy to help you implement it. There are several code examples here that explain how it was done.

    Posted 10 years ago on Wednesday November 9, 2011 | Permalink

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