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Surveys

We have added the SurveyMe plugin that allows you to create surveys and collect the responses into a database table or by email.

To get started activate the SurveyMe plug-in in the ‘Plugins’ menu of your ‘Dashboard’.

Creating a new form.

  1. Visit ‘Settings->SurveyMe->Forms’ in your admin panel.
  2. You create new survey forms based on an existing form (as a template) so select the form on which you wish to base your new form by using the radio buttons in the first column.
  3. Enter a unique name in the ‘New Forms’ field at the bottom. It is advisable to avoid special characters and to also keep the name short.
  4. Click Apply.

Adding the form to your site.

  1. Create a post or page as normal.
  2. Insert the text from the ‘BBCode’ column into the page where you want the form to appear, for example
    Adding a SurveyMe survey
  3. Save the page as normal.

Adding new fields to your form

  1. Select the ‘Field Definitions’ link next to the form you wish to edit.
  2. At the bottom of the list of fields there is a blank field of type ‘New Field’
  3. Set this to the type you want and fill in its details, example:
    SurveyMe Questions
  4. Apply the changes.
  5. Add more as required.
  6. Click ‘Data Collection’ beside the form name to set how you would like the responses processed.
    SurveyMe Data Collection

Closing the form

  1. Click the ‘General’ Link next to the form you wish to close.
  2. Change the status of the form to anything apart from open. Both pending and close will close the form but display different responses.

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