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Question: Date block

Rafaela Basso Updated by Rafaela Basso

For Landbot (Web)

Date question (date picker)

If you want to make sure your visitors are 18 or older, or when do they want to start their holidays at your resort, create a Date question and let it flows!

  1. First, drag and drop the green dot and type in "Date" to create this type of question.
  2. You guessed right! You'll see a menu where you can add text, format it, and customize the variable name where the answer will be saved (by default @date), right at the bottom:

  1. You can also select on which format you want to store the variable by clicking on "Format save to date". You'll see a menu like this:

Warning: Dates can be picked in different formats, but the only format that will work with the Conditions block is YYYY-MM-DD or YYYY/MM/DD.

  1. Finally, users will see this in the conversation:

Final view in Landbot 2:

Final view in Landbot 3:

  1. And, as soon as they click in the text area, the a native date picker will show up, making it super-easy to pick a date!

Final view in Landbot 2:

Final view in Landbot 3:

For WhatsApp

For a list of all the blocks and current functionalities with Whatsapp bots, please check here

This functionality is partially supported in Whatsapp:

  • It won't display a calendar to choose from, the user must type in the date.
  • It will validate if the input is correct, according to the format choose in the block (ie. 2019/12/24).
  • It will display error message is date input is not correct.
Warning: Since it will not be possible to proceed before answering this block in the correct format, please make sure to select the right format and inform the user about it.

For Facebook Messenger

This functionality is partially supported by Messenger:

  • It won't display a calendar to choose from, so it waits for an input from the User.
  • It will validate if the input is correct, according to the format choose in the block (ie. 2020/02/21 or 21/02/2020)
  • It will display error message is date input is not correct.

Warning: Since it will not be possible to proceed before answering this block in the correct format, please make sure to select the right format and inform the user about it.

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