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Introducing the New WPForms Surveys and Polls Addon

Last updated on Feb 26, 2018 by Syed Balkhi

You asked for it, here it is. Finally, the WPForms Surveys and Polls addon is available for download.

Now you can use the WPForms drag & drop form builder to create interactive surveys and polls for your WordPress site.

This was one of the most requested features from our users, and I’m really excited that we are able to deliver what I believe to be the best WordPress survey and polls plugin in the market.

Unlike the other WordPress survey plugins which lack proper analysis and reporting, we put an extra emphasis on creating the best-in-class reporting to help you visualize the results and make data-driven decisions to grow your business.

Through out the whole process, our goal was to help you build beautiful, complex surveys with drag & drop ease without having to pay high monthly subscription fees or displaying some third-party branding on your site.

Basically the same ease of use that WPForms is best known for with more powerful features.

Let’s take a look at the features that makes our survey addon stand out.

Smart Survey Fields

Unlike other WordPress forms plugin that create duplicate fields for surveys which is confusing for users, we decided to fully integrate the survey features into our existing form fields.

This means that you don’t have to drop a “Survey Radio Button” field to a form. With a single-click, you can turn any existing form on your website into a survey form.

WPForms Surveys and Polls Addon- Enable Survey Reporting

The moment you enable the survey or poll option, all form fields are converted into smart survey fields.

This includes: text field, dropdown field, radio buttons, checkboxes, rating field, etc.

We also added a new Likert Scale field which are very important for surveys.

Survey Fields and Form Builder

Best-in-class Survey Reports

In the past WPForms releases, we made several database structure changes, so we could offer the best-in-class survey reports.

Now you might be wondering, what makes WPForms survey reports better than others?

1. Beautiful Visual Reports that You can Customize

Our real-time insights feature automatically builds a beautiful report with the best visualizations selected for each type of question.

You have the option to change the visualization type that best suits your need.

Survey Reports Overview

2. Retroactively Enable Survey Reports on Older Forms

One of the reasons why we decided to convert existing form fields into smart survey fields is so that you can retroactively enable survey reporting on your older forms.

Simply edit any existing form and enable Survey Reporting from the settings tab.

WPForms Surveys and Polls Addon- Enable Survey Reporting

This way you don’t have to ask the same questions to your users again. From my knowledge, no other form solution can do this!

Yup, that’s why WPForms is the best in the market πŸ˜‰

3. Real-time Polls Report

With WPForms real-time polls report, you can show the results to each user immediately after they submit the form.

You can embed your polls in your WordPress sidebar widgets, inside a post, page, or basically any other area of your WordPress site.

Poll Results Animation

4. Export / Share Individual Charts

We know that sharing your survey results is very important whether you’re doing it internally in company presentations or publicly on your website/ social media profiles.

Aside from being able to export the entire survey report, we added the option for you to export individual charts as PDF or JPG with a single click.

This should make it super easy for you to use these beautiful charts in your presentations, blog posts, or on social media posts.

Export Survey Individual Items

5. Customizable Print Styles

In case you’re working on a written proposal and need to print the reports, then we got you covered as well.

Our survey addon comes with beautiful print-styles, so you can easily print your survey reports.

You can also customize your print report by selecting specific questions and graph / visualization styles.

Print Survey Reports - WPForms

Powerful Survey Logic

We also extended our powerful conditional logic to help you personalize your survey questions based on user’s previous answer. This allows you to make sure your audience receives a “wow” experience every time while you collection the insights you need to make data-driven decisions.

Survey Conditional Logic

We also added the option to randomize the order of items in your multiple choice / radio button fields, so you can eliminate the choice bias from your survey results.

Simply go to the Advanced Options tab to enable Randomize option.

Survey Random Order

New Form Templates

A release of this magnitude would not be complete without our signature form templates.

WPForms pioneered the concept of form templates in the WordPress forms industry. With the survey and polls addon, we have added two new form templates that you can use to quickly create a survey or poll form.

Survey Addon Form Templates

That’s all for this announcement. We hope you like the new surveys and polls addon for WPForms. Go ahead, give it a try and let us know your feedback.

Don’t have a WPForms Pro license? Click here to Get Started today and experience the WPForms difference.

As always, thank you for your continued support of WPForms. We look forward to bringing you more updates soon!

Syed and the WPForms team

Comments

  1. Thanks for reading this article – I hope you found it helpful.

    I wanted to let you know about our new WordPress survey plugin that allows you to build interactive polls and surveys within minutes. You also get best-in-class reporting, so you can make data-driven decisions.

    You can get it 100% free when you purchase WPForms Pro plan.

    Get Started with WPForms Today and see why over 1 million websites choose WPForms as their preferred online form builder.

    Syed Balkhi
    CEO of WPForms

  2. Wow! Wow! and Wow!

    You’re super excited? No. No. No. No. I’M SUPER EXCITED!

    You guys are AWESOME! Can’t wait to employ this!

    Thank you!

    1. So glad you’re as excited as we are, Tim! When you’ve had a chance to try it out, please let us know what you think πŸ™‚

  3. Thanks, everyone – you guys rock!

    Now I just have to make time for testing …

    Are you planning for an option to segment visitors via surveys (like Thrive Quiz Builder does)?

    And will ActiveCampaign integration arrive anytime soon?

    Thanks for now and keep up the great work!

    1. Hi Christian,

      We actually do have the functionality to segment visitors πŸ™‚ It just requires using additional tools. To do this, you’ll need to integrate your forms with one of our email marketing options (Constant Contact, MailChimp, etc) since they’ll allow you to create email mailing lists. Then, you can add conditional logic to your form’s marketing integration. That way, you can add users to specific mailing list(s) depending on their selections in the form.

      While direct integration for ActiveCampaign is on our request list for future consideration, we have a way to accomplish this right now as well. To set this up, you’d just need to use our Zapier addon — Zapier is a connector service that can create a lot of super useful integrations. We’ve described all of the steps for connecting forms to ActiveCampaign using Zapier in this article.

      I hope this helps! Please let us know what you think about our survey addon once you’ve had a chance to play with it, or if you have any questions about what I mentioned above πŸ™‚

  4. Hi,

    As always thank you for this update and the first class support, I assume this integration also will and can play as a nice foundation for quiz test forms with the result report If so, my wish and vote to add this feature for FULL quiz questions and answers capability.

    Thanks,

    1. Hi alwardi,

      Sure you can certainly use the Poll feature to collect and display results to users. However, this isn’t currently intended to behave quite like a quiz (there isn’t a way to note correct/incorrect answers). I’ve made a note of your feature request, though, so we can consider that option down the road πŸ™‚

      And in case it helps, you can check out our full tutorial on current functionality the Survey and Polls addon here. Thanks!

  5. Hi! Can you transform the survey in a quiz (add points to each question and then give access to correct answers)? Like in Google forms? Many thanks

    1. Hi Marie,

      We don’t currently have a quiz format available, but this is on our feature request list to consider adding in the future πŸ™‚

  6. Thanks! Super excited to try this on our new site!

    Two quick followup questions come to mind:
    1). Can you display and report a summary of all respondents vs individual reports?
    2). In the .pdf report, can you show a link related to each survey question that goes to a another page on your site for additional resources or other marketing materials related to that survey question?

    1. Hi Zane,

      We don’t currently have a way to compile multiple survey results for a single user, though I’ve added this to our feature request list to be considered. If you could share any details about the intended use case with us (through our contact form), that would be much appreciated!

      For the PDF report, the current intention is for this to be used for admin purposed. For example, text responses will include links to the full entry (through the icon shown in this screenshot of a PDF report). However, if you could also share any details with us about how you’d like to use these reports differently that will help us to add more detail to this feature request as well.

      Thanks! πŸ™‚

  7. Is there anywhere I can test the surveys & polls a I don’t want to have to pay out $200 just to find out it won’t work for me. I have some quite specific validation requirements. Questions that ask user to enter integers that then should all add up to a specific number (entered into another field previously).

    1. Hi Matt,

      We don’t currently have a demo, as we prefer to let users get a full experience. To help with that, we offer a 14-day guaranteed refund window so that you can test things out.

      It’s important to note, though, that our forms don’t currently have a way to do calculations (outside of basic price addition for payments). But if you have any additional questions, please feel welcome to reach out! πŸ™‚

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