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Hello

I'm using a form to collect user data (is a Cognito form) it is displayed on vacation rental properties pages, so it collects user´s email, in date, out date, etc.
However since my site https://www.bariloche.esp.br/hoteis/hosteria-no-centro-vista-ao-lago uses the same form for several properties, when someone submits, I get the information but I dont know if it comes from here https://www.bariloche.esp.br/hoteis/hosteria-no-centro-vista-ao-lago or https://www.bariloche.esp.br/hoteis/hotel-com-praia-de-lago-ha1 or any other property page.

in the cognito form I have one text hidden field called REF, 

I wonder how to do in order to use the same form and be able to identify where the info comes from. 

I thougt that if I could put the page url into the REF variable, the problem would be solved, but I'm not sure if that is possible and how to do it.

It is?

If not: is it possible to handle that ?

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If you are making the decision when you send the page out as to what property is involved, why not have a hidden field in that same form that identifies the property for you?  Perhaps an id number from your database of properties?  And when you receive the form be sure to validate the hidden id against your database to avoid hackers.

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thanks.

 

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why not have a hidden field in that same form that identifies the property for you

Can you give me an example? 

And how do I retrieve the property id number?

Edited by phpmistery

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Add a new field to the output form and use type='hidden'.  Then when you received the POST'ed data, be sure to grab that field along with whatever other input fields you are grabbing.   Ok? 

(Perhaps a quick check of your favorite HTML reference would be helpful here.)

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On 4/3/2019 at 5:34 PM, phpmistery said:

in the cognito form I have one text hidden field called REF

What's in this field? It could just be my own personal naming style but this kinda seems like it would hold the referrer value, which sounds like what you want. So, you may have all the information you need already. Otherwise, do as ginerjm suggests and create an additional hidden field with the value you need.

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