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Drupal 7 Webform Cookbook by Douglas Vernon Denny

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Viewing submissions metadata

Metadata is a computing term which means data about data. Apart from storing the actual data and bits of information submitted by our form users, Webform also stores information about the submission itself depending on the following cases:

  • When the data was submitted
  • The user who submitted the data
  • Where the data was submitted from

Getting ready

To make these exercises meaningful we will require an existing Webform where some data has already been submitted. In Chapter 2, Trying Out Webform, we built a Speaker Registration form and entered a few test submissions, so this is the form used in the examples that follow.

Due to the security implications of working with our form user's information, which is often personal to ...

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