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Request: Adding Form Submission Time to Wix Automations


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First Requested:

March 15, 2022 at 3:35:25 AM

Last Updated:

March 10, 2023 at 2:40:02 AM


Currently when setting up an automation with Wix Forms or forms made with
input elements, it is not possible to use a form's submission time in the
action. Setting 'submission time' would allow you to add a timestamp for
different actions, based on the exact time a form was submitted.

As a workaround, you can add form submission time using Velo by Wix, a
platform used for building customized web applications. See the workaround

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## To add form submission time in Velo:

When working with forms in Velo, you can create a variable that equals new
Date ( ), and write an onClick event handler for the submit button that
defines the hidden fields value to equal the new Date ( ) variable. For

$w.onReady(function () {
$w("#wixForm").onWixFormSubmit((event) => {
let time = new Date();
$w('#hiddenField').value = time.toString();

Make sure you add a text field ('short text' in Wix Forms settings) and set
that field to 'hidden' in the developer console. Adding a date/time field will
not work for this solution.

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