I have a timed page that I need to use to submit a form upon the end of a specified time period.
The usage would be: User visits page, 90 seconds later all form data is submitted and user is redirected to next page.
The user is well aware that the page they are on is timed (its for a web-only experiment), so I'm not too worried about "unfriendly" browser behavior on this page.
Thanks in advance for any thoughts you might have.
He's got the correct way to think about it as well. You're not refreshing the page on timeout, you're submitting the form on timeout.
You can provide a message for the noscript users letting them know that the page will not refresh and that they will need to click submit in order to submit the form.
The other users won't be impacted at all this way.
- andy c
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