When you want to provide a little extra formatting guidance in your assessment, validation text entry questions might be the solution you’re looking for.
Validate Your Respondent’s Answers
Using Validated Text Entry Questions, you can take an extra step to ensure that your respondents format their answers correctly.
Ask your respondents for an email address, date, or URL, and their answer will be confirmed to be in the correct format.
Please note that our software is not able to verify that the email address, date, or URL entered is accurate, only that its format is consistent with acceptable standards for those data types.
Results are largely consistent across browsers Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera, IOS, and Safari for email and URL validation though the user experience does vary slightly depending on the platform.
Date validation is unfortunately not currently available on Safari, so for now we recommend using any of the other browsers for this purpose.
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