Linking MTurk to a Limesurvey installation

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Recently I looked into running a study on Amazon’s MTurk using Limesurvey, a free and open source web application for designing and collecting surveys. However, I didn’t immediately find a solution to pass a workerID from Mechanical Turk to prefill an answer in a Limesurvey question. This is useful, even necessary, if you want to know which workers corrispond to which survey instances (e.g., in order to only pay those who completed the task appropriately).

The code passes html5 validation and as such can generate an MTurk Layout ID.

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