Making a question required (validated) - Validation and Display Settings

When you add questions to a survey, by default, validations are turned off. When validations are not enabled, respondents can continue with the survey without selecting answers. If respondents go through all the pages in the survey without selecting answers, the response is still considered as complete. You can enable validations to make a question required so that respondents can continue with the survey only after responding to the questions.

How can you make a question required (validated)?

You can make a question required by going to each question in your survey and turning on the validation to "required".

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Can I customize the validation prompts?

No, currently, we do not allow the customization of validation prompts. However, you can set the default validation message from the Settings section.

Can I edit questions in bulk to make them all required to be answered?

You can make multiple questions required, in bulk, from Compact View: Go to:

    • Login »  Surveys »  Edit
  • Turn the Compact View option on
  • Select the questions you wish to mark required, and click on Update Selected Questions
  • Turn the Validation (require response) On
  • Click on Save Changes
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License

This feature/tools described here are available with the following license(s) :

Free License and above

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