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The Timing question is valuable because you can see how long respondents were on a page to look at a particular condi-
tion. You can see how long someone looks at an image or video and terminate them if they don’t view it long enough. You
also have control over how long someone looks at a condition. For example, you can force respondents to remain on the
page for a certain amount of time and not click right through to the next page. These are powerful tools at your disposal
for monitor the quality of your response data.
INFORMATION GATHERED BY TIMING QUESTION:
• FIRST CLICK: Amount of time that passed before the respondent’s ﬁrst click on page.
• LAST CLICK: Amount of time that passed before respondent’s last click on page before clicking the
Next (>>) button.
• PAGE SUBMIT: Amount of time that passed before respondent clicked Submit/Next button on page.
• CLICK COUNT: Total amount of times respondent clicked on the page.
• Seconds to disable submit: The amount of time in seconds the participant must wait before being able to
click the Submit, or Next, button to move to the next page. The button will not show up till the time passes.
• Seconds to auto-advance: The amount of time in seconds before the participant is automatically moved to
the next page of the survey.
• The timer starts counting once the page ﬁnishes loading in the browser. The Timing question type is actually
a page timer and must be added to each page you’d like to time. If you want to time a speciﬁc question, then
separate the actual question along with the Timing question onto one page.
• The timer collects time to the millisecond.
• This question is not displayed to respondents, though it is shown under Survey Preview mode for testing
purposes. Select “Do Not Show Hidden Questions” to not display in preview mode.
• Logic can be based off the Timing question counts.
• Seconds to disable submit and Seconds to auto-advance can be used in conjunction.