How to create embedded poll.

How to create embedded poll

Why is it important to gather feedback from your readers

Feedback helps your posts to get into the TOP. It shows loyalty to the blog author, helps to increase your audience or to get high income from the affiliate program. Moreover, authors with high engagement are always highly prized by the advertisers.

How to make a poll with handypolls

Follow the link: https://app.handypolls.com/account. If you still don’t have an account please register. Thus, you will be able to track your poll analytics and to manage polls.

Proceed to “My polls” section. Click “Create a poll” button and fill in all the data.

create new poll

Handypolls supports most of the devices. So it will be quite convenient for you to create a poll both from the mobile device and from PC. Create a poll and the response options, click Enter or navigation button (on mobile device) then the cursor will move to the next field.

Enter your question and answer options

Check the poll settings before creating it. In this case the poll should be accessible for everyone’s voting. Set “Who can see the poll results” option as you wish.

Check the poll settings

After reviewing the poll click “Create and get link”. Ready! The poll is created.

How to embed a poll into your site

There are two different methods for embedding polls on different platforms. As html or text and using scripts. Handypoll supports both methods.

First of all, you need to figure out how the embedding works on your platform. There is probably information about this in the help section of your platform. We already have instructions for most of the popular platforms ready. Squarespace, Webflow, Ghost, Substack, Medium, Revue.

If you still have not found the answer which method your website or newsletter platform supports, just write to us.

How to embed poll with java script

If your platfom support a java script code insertion you will have to copy your vote in a special format. After creating a vote choose “Embed in website” option in the appeared window and copy the resulting text. Otherwise if you have already moved to another screen go to MyPolls section (https://app.handypolls.com/account) and click “Share” button on the needed poll then choose “Embed in website” option like previously.

Create a poll

Copy the script to emped a poll

Then follow the instructions for your platform to embed it into your site.

How to embed poll with html or rext

If your platform support only HTML code (or text) insertion so you will need to copy the poll text and format it in editor as you need.

After creating a poll select in the appeared window “Copy as HTML” option and copy the resulting text.

create a poll

You can choose either html or text format. We have generated separate links for every response option as well as the link for viewing the poll and its results (if they are accessible to everybody) at our platform.

Copy as html/text

Insert the copied text into the your platform’s editor and format as you need.

How to see the results

To see your poll statistics you need to be a registered handypolls.com user. Follow the link:https://app.handypolls.com/account and the main page with all your created polls will open. Click the poll card and a separate page with detailed voting information will open.

Results