User-engagement is very crucial and polling is one of the best ways to engage a large number of audience. If you are having a SocialEngine website and it has a Group feature then Polling feature is for you. This feature allows any group or website to create a poll for their audience. It will help to collect valuable information about people’s interests and hobbies.
With the help of Group Polls, poll creators can add GIFs and pictures related to Options, & can create polls based on their requirements. Users can change their vote for any poll if they want.
Such features add your website credibility among users. You can enable your site members to create new Group polls.
You can take a look about the various features of this Group Polls Extension.
- You can create Unlimited Group Polls
- Image & GIF file Upload for Polls Options
- Multiple Options for Polls Configurations
- Statistics for Votes
- Polls Voting
- Polls Privacy Settings
- Advanced Sharing on FB, Twitter & Pinterest
Installation of Group Polls Extension
In the Main Menu section,
- Click on the tab Plugin and select “Group Communities” to open Polls extension.
Now, choose “Polls” and Let’s start using this extension.
You can enter the required license key to activate this extension.
Admin Panel Settings
Admin panel settings can be used to manage the important features of this plugin which will be applicable for your website member based on their member levels.
Once you install this extension to your website, you can choose which website members can create Group Polls on your website.
(a) Global Settings
After a successful installation of this Polls extension, a new Global Setting tab will appear where all the Poll extension settings can be managed easily. First, click on Global Settings. Then,
- Enter the required license key in the below-shown box.
- Enter Plural “Group Polls” text in URL.
- Enter Singular “Group Polls” Text in URL
- Maximum Poll Answers Options
- Allow to Share Polls
Don’t forget to Save Changes when done.
(b) Manage Polls
This setting page contains a list of all the polls your users have posted on your website. You can manage and monitor these polls and delete offensive polls if required.
(c) Member Level Settings
This section is used to manage Member Level Settings. Here are some important features of Plugin which can be managed by the site admin for different member levels are as following:
- Allow Viewing of Polls
- Allow Creating of Polls
- Allow Editing of Polls
- Allow Deleting of Polls
- Poll Privacy
- Poll Comment Options
Don’t forget to Save Changes when done.
User Panel Settings
At the user-panel, your website members are allowed to create Group Polls. If you want to create Group Polls in the Group Polls Extension, you can follow the steps given below:
- First, install the Group Communities Plugin with Group Polls Extension. Now click on the “Layout Editor”.
- Search Group Profile Polls Widget and add it on the Group View Page.
- Now, click on the Group View Page.
- Click on the Polls Tab.
- Once you select Polls, you will be redirected to “Create New Poll” link” as shown below.
- You can use the “Create New Poll” link to post your favourite Polls on site.
This is the step by step process of creating your First Poll. Features like Poll Title, Possible Answers, Comment Privacy, Tags, Poll Description can be easily added from this page.
After adding all the required information, please click on “Create Poll” to initiate the Polling on your website.
Once you create the poll, the Polls will display like this on your website. It can be easily shared on different social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc. You can like and comment your opinion on the polls results.
With this step-by-step tutorial guide, we are expecting you have successfully learnt how to use this extension for your SocialEngine website. These are the key features of this Group Polls Extension. We hope you have successfully completed the tutorial guide and ready to go. You can use this plugin extension and utilize the new opportunities of engaging with customers.