Epi Info™ User Guide

Web Survey

Invite Participants to Take the Survey

After publishing the survey, participants can access the web survey at any time up to and including the survey closing date. The survey can be accessed using the URL generated in the Publish Form to Web steps in the previous section. Designers can invite participants by distributing the web address or URL over email, by posting it on a web page, or using other methods.

Some find it helpful to shorten the long URL generated by Epi Info Web Survey using any of the various link shortening sites such as the following:

Additionally, if the survey is likely to be taken on a mobile device, then a Quick Reference code or QR code scanner might be a convenient way to get to the survey.  Several free QR Code generators are available on the Internet through a simple search.