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  1. #1
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    Loading a Questionnaire help?

    Hi All,

    I have a quick question. I’m thinking of putting a questionnaire on my site via a pop-up window.

    Now, the first time a visitor comes to my website they get the pop-up, but if they click/button on a link in the pop-up which says don’t show me again next time they visit the pop-up won’t appear and will continue to not appear.

    So my question is what is the best way of doing this? Grabbing the user’s IP address and saving it in a database, and querying that database every time they visit, or would it be better via a cookie, or maybe someone can suggest a different way and point me in the direction of a good tutorial?

    Thanks

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    Dynamic IP addresses change, so I would use cookies.
    Cookies can be deleted, but most people don't delete them.

    If it's really a serious issue and the questionnaire can only
    be filled out once, you would have to go with a user registration thing.


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