Adding the choices

Every choice type has different fields; the following lists describe every choice type with his fields:

Choice basic fields

  • Votes: Represent the number of real votes, and you can set specific number of votes manually by changing this field.
  • Visibility: Toggle choice visibility so you can hide some choices temporarily.
  • Label: The label indicates the title of the choice. Whether it’s an image, video or any other choice, it’s important to give it a label. The label is also used for preview purpose.
  • Direct vote link: prompts the direct voting link to that specific choice.

Text

Text choice
Text choice

This choice type does not have any additional field. The label will be used as answer.

Image

Image choice
Image choice

Full Image URL: This field specifies the full-size image URL. Usually, it will be opened once the user clicks the thumbnail.

Thumbnail Image URL: This is the image that will generally be used in your poll before the user clicks on it.

The Available Sizes field provides you with the possibility to select the appropriate size of your thumbnail.

You’re free to use URLs from other websites to fill these fields up, but you can use the Upload button to upload your own image or get an image from your WordPress gallery. TotalPoll will take care of inserting the URLs.

Video

Video choice
Video choice

Full Video URL: This field specifies the video file. You can upload your own video by clicking the Upload button next to the field. At the same time, you can enter the URL of a YouTube or Vimeo or any other supported services by WordPress.

Thumbnail Video URL: This is the image that will usually be used in your poll before the user clicks on it. You can either enter a direct link or you click the Upload button next to it to use your gallery or upload one. Once the thumbnail is clicked in front end, the video will be shown to the visitor.

The Available Sizes field provides you with the possibility to select the appropriate size of your thumbnail.

Audio

Audio choice
Audio choice

Full Audio URL: This field specifies the audio file. You can upload your own audio by clicking the Upload button next to the field. At the same time, you can enter a direct URL of an audio file.

Thumbnail Video URL: This is the image that will generally be used in your poll before the user clicks on it. You can either enter a direct link or you click the Upload button next to it to use your gallery or upload one.

The Available Sizes field provides you with the possibility to select the appropriate size of your thumbnail.

Rich (a.k.a HTML)

Rich (HTML) Choice
Rich (HTML) Choice

Rich Content: This choice type gives you the possibility to have a rich text choice. The editor will help you to customize your text or add media, and if you have a background in HTML, you can use the Text tab to enter your HTML directly. You can also insert shortcodes.


Last updated on September 26, 2016