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This category extends the survey and form functionality providing respondent access based features.

IP Address Saver

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 "IP address saver" plugin is used to track respondents' IP addresses. To use this plugin create an open-ended question within your survey and hide it if necessary using the Hide option from the Questions page of your survey. You can use question either of Single-Line or Multiline type.

Insert the plugin and adjust the following parameters:

  1. *IP Address Question - Put the reference to a field of a single line question in Qx.Ay format or to multiline question in Qx.A1 format where IP address will be stored. This is required field.

When respondents submit their surveys IP addresses will be automatically tracked and saved within the indicated question. You can view them by running your survey report.

Please note, that this plugin also works with question and answer identifiers, so you can use them instead of question and answer numbers in plugin parameters.

Respondent Location

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 It may be very important to know respondents' locations without asking them directly, for example when your survey is anonymous. You can do this using respondents' IP addresses and the Respondent Location plugin.

Along with this plugin your survey must contain the IP Address Saver plugin. Based on the tracked IP addresses, location of each respondent will be displayed to you when viewing survey report.

To make this plugin work insert IP Address Saver plugin using instructions above. Then create a question of the Single-Line type in your survey, hide it if you do not want to display tracked data to respondents.

Reference the following plugin parameters to the question fields using Qx.Ay notation:

  1. *IP Address Question - Put the reference to a field of the question where IP address is stored.This is required field.
  2. Latitude Field - Put the reference to a field of the question where location's latitude will be stored.
  3. Longitude Field - Put the reference to a field of the question where location's longitude will be stored.
  4. Country Field - Put the reference to a field of the question where location's country name will be stored.
  5. Region Field - Put the reference to a field of the question where region will be stored.
  6. City Field - This field will save and display name of the city where respondent is located.
  7. Postal (ZIP) Code Field - Put the reference to a field of the question where postal or ZIP code will be stored.
  8. *Output type for coordinates - Choose the way you want latitude and longitude values are displayed to you: DD for degrees, DDMM for degrees and minutes, DDMMSS for degrees, minutes and seconds. This is required field.

 

This plugin is only used together with the IP Address Saver plugin. The IP address question field has to reference to the same question within the survey for both plugins.

Please note, that this plugin also works with question and answer identifiers, so you can use them instead of question and answer numbers in plugin parameters.

IP Address Access Restriction

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 This plugin allows you to restrict or specifically allow access to your form based on the respondents' IP addresses. 

Parameters

Allow/Prohibit Access: Choose whether you want to allow or prohibit access to your survey for the specific IP address or address ranges.

IP Range: Indicate the IP addresses or the IP address ranges that are allowed to access the form. Use the following format for ranges: x.x.x.x—y.y.y.y. You may list multiple IP addresses or ranges, using comma as a delimiter. 

Example:

Allow/Prohibit: Allow

IP Range: 192.168.1.5—192.168.1.23

A respondent using any IP address that falls within the 192.168.1.5 — 192.168.1.23 range is given access to the form using the plugin. For those with the IP addresses out of the range the pop-up message will be displayed:

"Sorry! Your IP address does not seem to be in the allowed range" 

A respondent using any IP address that falls within the 192.168.1.5 — 192.168.1.23 range is given access to the form using the plugin. For those with the IP addresses out of the range the pop-up message will be displayed:

"Sorry! Your IP address does not seem to be in the allowed range"