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Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time

WordPress form submission time automation rule

Enabling the ‘WordPress form submission time’ rule allows you to select user accounts based on form submission time. That is, automation rule will calculate the age of submission, and use it as input criteria.

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Navigating to the automation feature

Navigate to “Automation” from the RegistrationMagic plugin on your WordPress dashboard.

Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time dashboard

Go to the Automation page to run a new task. Choose the form on which this automation will run from the toggle drop-down.

Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time task

Choose a unique name to the new task.

Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time description

Fill the description defining the automation task. Go to the next page.

Setting WordPress form submission time

Check the “Submission Age rule”. Navigate to the “Define Period” grey area.

Enable this rule to select form submissions based on the time elapsed after submission. The submission time period will be the input to the automation rule. Further, this rule can be configured on the following two criteria:

  1. Submissions older than: Use this criterion to select form submissions that are older than a specific number of days from the date of running the automated task.
  2. Submissions younger than: Use this criterion to select form submissions that are younger than a specific number of days from the date of running the automated task.

As a example,  we will run the automation task, with submissions older than 5 days, and submissions younger than 2 days. The automation rule will collect all user accounts with above criteria, to performs automated action that will be selected in next step.

Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time input

Setting automation output

Click on next to go to the last page.

You can now choose the action taken on the user accounts with form submissions that matches the criteria step in last page. Either activate, deactivate, delete or leave the user account as it is. In our example, lets deactivate he user account as output to our automation rule.

Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time output

You can also send an automated email to the user accounts with form submissions that matches the criteria step in last page. In our example, let’s send the automated email. The subject will be “Disabled Account”. The Email body will be “Your account is in disabled state; contact your admin”.

Click on save to automate actions on user form submission time.

Automation Based On WordPress Form Submission Time run rule

Run the automation task. Again, in our example, all user accounts for last 5 days will be disabled. All user who will submit the required form  in next two days will be disabled as well. Further, the system will send automated email message to these users with the subject “Disabled Account”, and with email “Your account is in disabled state; contact your admin”.

This completes the tutorial on how to setup WordPress form submission time automation rule.

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