How to Use WordPress Polls To Gain New Customers

Want to add Polls on your WordPress website? Polls are a great way to collect important data from the audience when they visit your website. It helps you in understanding the market and improving your product.

You can analyze the data and can use it in multiple ways. WordPress polls are the best way to gather data and connect with your audience.

WordPress Polls can help you in:

  1. Collecting feedback
  2. Market research
  3. Analysis
  4. Measuring your efforts

In this Article, I will share with you the new survey form feature on WPForms WordPress Plugin. With using WPForms Survey and Polls Add-on you can easily add Polls on your WordPress website.

What is WPForms?

WPForms is a WordPress plugin that helps you create beginner-friendly WordPress forms in minutes with a drag & drop form builder. The forms you create with WPForms are easy to embed and mobile-friendly.

With WPForms you can create:

1. Contact form

2. Payment form

3. Email subscription form

4. Registration form

Other features of WPForms include:

1. Multi-page forms

2. Payment gateway integration

3. Spam Protection

4. Smart conditional logic

5. Instant notifications

6. Email marketing software integration

Here how you can add a poll on your WordPress website using WPForms:

Install WPForms and install and activate the Surveys & Polls addon.

To enable recurring payment functionality on your WordPress website we need to have a WPForms plugin installed on our WordPress website.

To install WPForms plugin installed on our WordPress website follow the steps given below –

1. Sign in on your WordPress website > Click on Plugins > Search WPForms > Click Install and then Activate.

2. Once you have a license key head over to the WordPress dashboard and then WPForms > Settings.

3. Now enter the License key to get started.

4. Click on WPForms > Addons

5. Select the Surveys and Polls Addon by clicking on Install Addon button

Surveys and Polls Addon

6. The status will show Active after you’ve installed the add-on. Now you are ready to use the WPForms Surveys and Polls Addon on your WordPress website.

Creating a Survey or Polls Form

Head over to the setup and choose any form type from the template section. Create a new form, the addon includes two templates: Survey Form and Poll Form. Choose the Poll form template.

WordPress Polls form

WPForms lets you add custom fields on your contact form with a simple drag and drop.

Now in Form Editor, you can edit the poll question you want to ask your site visitors.

To do this, click on the form question on the right-hand panel to see your editing options appear on the left-hand side..

WordPress Polls

Thats it, By following these steps you will easily be able to create the WordPress Poll.

Enabling Poll Results

By enabling Poll results your WordPress site will display a summary of all data collected for a field, or multiple fields, in your form to your website visitors. 

Poll results will display for any of the following field types like Dropdown, Checkboxes and Multiple Choice.

You can display Poll Results in confirmation message or anywhere using short code.

Go to  Settings » Confirmation and choosing the Message option.

Then, Settings » Surveys and Polls and check Enable Poll Results.

WordPress Polls

What features does WPForms offers with its Surveys and Polls Addon

1. Ease of Use

WPForms is the least complicated form plugin out there. It helps you add various types of forms without writing a single line of code on your WordPress website.

It has a very easy to use interface that means a non-tech savvy person can also can create responsive polls.

2. Smart Survey Fields

On WPForms you don’t have to drop a “Poll” field to a form. With a single click, you can turn any existing form on your website into a Poll form. When you enable the poll results option, all form fields are converted into smart survey fields.

WordPress Polls

3. Real-time Polls 

As I have shown above you can easily with a click of few buttons display the real-time poll results on your WordPress website.

4. Easy Integrations

WPForms have easy integrations with a lot of Third-party applications like:

  • MailChimp
  • AWeber
  • Campaign Monitor
  • Constant Contact
  • Drip
  • GetResponse
  • Paypal

4. Customizable Visual Reports

WPForms builds a beautiful report with the best visualizations selected for each type of question. You can customize visualization type in accordance with your needs.

5. Great Customer Support

WPForms provides a lot of documentation that will guide you how to use the plugin. But if you still have some issues. They allow communication through the support ticketing system.

Bottom Line

By following above steps you will be successfully able to create and post an online Poll on your WordPress website, with the help of one of the best form Plugin for a WordPress website – WPForms.

With WPForms you can also create contact forms, payment forms, donation form, multi-step form, email subscriptions form as well as Survey Forms too.

Divyanshu Chaturvedi

Founder and CEO of MarkBuzz Media, Divyanshu Chaturvedi is an entrepreneur, digital marketer and blogger based in India. Although his company was founded in 2018, his marketing roots go back to 2014. He started learning and practising digital marketing because, he enjoys turning complex problems into simple, beautiful and intuitive solutions. In this blog, Divyanshu Chaturvedi will share his experiences on strategies of digital marketing and tips to get most out of a marketing campaign. Also how to properly get started with a blog.