Creating a new poll

To create a new poll, go to your WordPress dashboard (wp-admin) and click on Polls -> Add New. Poll editor interface will be shown up with the following sections.

Title & Question

Title & question fields
Title & question fields

The title of the poll will be visible to your visitors as regular posts. On the other hand, the question will form your poll header which is the main topic of the poll i.e. “what is your favorite color?”.

Choices

Choice types buttons
Choice types buttons

After you have set the question, it is time to set the choices. TotalPoll provides multiple choice types: text, image, video, audio or an HTML or short code. Choices will form the answers of your poll, and you can add new choices by clicking the choice type you want. Once you have added your choice, you will be asked to enter the choice details. Note that the details can differ from one another. You can learn more about choices by reading Adding the choices article.

Settings

Poll settings panel
Poll settings panel

The settings panel contains many limitations and options that allows you to specify your poll interactions. You will have multiple sections including: Limitations, Results and Choices, Custom Fields, Design, Screens and Logs. Each of these is explained in a separate topic.

Poll Browser

Poll browser panel
Poll browser panel

The browser provides you with detailed statistics, logs and submissions. Every single vote will be recorded there, whether it is accepted or denied, giving you a wide view over it . You can check for more regarding the Poll browser panel by reading Logs and submissions browser article.


Last updated on October 17, 2016