How To Create A Survey Form On A WordPress Site?

Have you ever seen any survey form on any site?

I am sure you have…

Survey forms used to gather information about any certain thing, it can be a website, any product or service or anything.

A survey form is a type for a form which used to gather information, help to know what your users/customers are thinking about your company/product.

It helps you to fix the weak points of your product or company and help to offer what they like to use…

So, why do you need Survey Forms for your WordPress site?

Why Your WordPress site Needs A Survey Form?

I am sure you are wondering that why your WordPress site needs a Survey form.

As you know contact forms are the must-have forms for any website as contact is important, survey forms are equally important for a website/blog.

Using Survey form on your WordPress site can help you to:

  • Collect Feedback: Survey form help you to collect feedback about your Website/Blog, it can be about its content, design and any other element.
  • Get New Post Idea: Survey forms also help you to get new blog post idea what your readers want to read.
  • Create A Discussion: If you ask meaningful questions in your survey forms then it will start a discussion about your company or product with your users.

After reading above’s points, I am sure now you come to know the importance of Survey forms…

But now another question arose, How to create Survey Forms? And Which tool we should use?

Now let’s discuss available tools for creating a Survey form for a WordPress site…

Tools For Creating Survey Form On WordPress

Here, I am going to discuss top 3 WordPress survey form builders, you can choose any of them for your WordPress site…

WPForms

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WPForms is a drag and drop form builder which makes easy for the beginners to create their own form, apart from that, it also has pre-built templates which save time.

WPForms owned by Syed Balkhi, the same guy behind WP Beginner and OptinMonster, WPForms offers an intuitive way to build all types of WordPress forms.

WPForms has 1+ million active installations with 5 Stars Rating which proves how much popular it is. Whenever you search for WordPress Forms Builder, you will get WPForms on the top.

They have recently launched the Polls and Survey add-on for fulfilling their customers need of creating survey forms for WordPress site.

Features

  • Smart Survey Fields
  • Best-in-class Survey Reports
  • Powerful Survey Logic
  • New Form Templates

You can read more about this by clicking this link…

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Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms is a WordPress plugin used originally for contact forms, but in a more general sense, it allows site owners to create forms to collect information.

Gravity Forms can be used for contact forms, WordPress post creation and survey forms for WordPress site.

Gravity forms is another best Drag-n-Drop Forms builder for WordPress. You can check the demo for Gravity forms by clicking here.

Features

  • Seamless Integration
  • Easy To Use
  • Survey Results
  • User Interaction

CrowdSignal

CrowdSignal (aka Polldaddy) is a famous WordPress poll and survey plugin. This is not used for Creating contact forms, this is a suitable option for creating polls and surveys only.

It is available as a free plugin, but you need a WordPress.com account to get the API key. Free version for plugin has some limited features and you will see Polldaddy logo on your Survey Form.

Features

  • Easy-to-Use Survey Editor
  • Powerful Reporting & Filtering
  • Customize Your Looks
  • Collect Responses Everywhere

You can also read a comparison of 10 survey forms builder by clicking here…

After trying all the plugins and reading users reviews I came to select WPForms for creating Survey forms for my WordPress site. It is not only best survey rather it is also the best plugins for creating Contact form, in fact all types of forms for WordPress.

You can read a complete review of WPForms by clicking here…

Now, let me show you how easy is to create Survey Forms using WPForms...

How To Create Survey Forms Using WPForms…

For Creating Survey forms using WPFroms you should have WPForms pro plan...

If you have a pro plan then you don’t need to pay any amount for the Surveys and Polls Addon…

Now, let start…

First, you need to activate Surveys and Polls Addon by going to WPForms>Addons, Scroll down to the end and you will get Survey and polls addon.

Click on Install Addon, then Activate that…

Now the addon is activated, you can create Survey Form…

Go to WPForms>Add New,  Enter the name of your forms...

Then Select Survey Form template…

On the next screen, you will be seeing a default Survey forms created by WPForms for you, You will seeing the following field there.

  • Name
  • Email
  • Rating
  • Likert Scale
  • Paragraph Tex

1.Add Fields

You can add more field into your forms by dragging it from the left side to your form.

2.Customize Fields

For customizing any field, Just click on the field you want to customize…

For example, I am going to customize Rating Field

Just click on the rating field, then you will see customizable options on the left side of the screen.

You will see following option there…

Label: You can change the label in this field…

Description: Enter the description here, how you will ask users to rate.

Scale: You can change the no. of stars to be shown.

Required: Check the box if you want to make it field required, If you check then users will have to rate this otherwise they can’t submit the form.

Advanced Options

Icon: You can change the icon from the start to Heart, Thumb, Smiley Face…

Icon Size: You can customize the icon size from here…

Icon Color: You can Change the color of the Icon.

Hide Label : Check if you want to hide the label.

CSS Classes: You can add the custom CSS.

Conditionals

You can enable Conditionals Login by checking the box…

3. Enable Survey Report

Now, go to Settings>Surveys And Polls and enable survey reporting…

Once you enabled this, Survey form will collect results from following fields…

  • Single Line Text
  • Paragraph Text
  • Dropdown
  • Checkboxes
  • Multiple Choice
  • Rating
  • Likert Scale
  • Net Promoter Score

If you used the Survey Form template, this option will be enabled by default. However, if you use another form template, and want to collect survey results, you’ll need to manually chec4 the b4x. 4

4. Settings of Your Survey Form

Go to settings, you can see General Settings, Notification Settings, Confirmation Settings and Survey And Polls settings(which you already setup).

General Settings: You can change the form name, Form description, Add CSS Classes, Change the text of Submit button, Add Submit Button CSS.

Notification Settings: You can on or off notification for this form, Change the email address on which notification will send to, change email subject, from name, Message and all other related to email notification.

Confirmation Settings: In this tab, you can change the Confirmation Type from message to Show page or redirect to any other page.

You can also edit the Message which you users will see after submitting the Form.

Embed Form To Your Site

Now you form is complete to be placed to your site…

For embedding it to your site, click Embed on the right side corner… You will get short-code...

Copy that code and place wherever you want to show this form.

Conclusion

This is how you can create a Survey form in your WordPress site using WPForms, this is so easy with the WPForms Survey and Poll addon.

Further Reading:

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Or, if you have any query yet then feel free to ask in comments section…

Ravi Dixit

Ravi Dixit is a Blogger and Affiliate Marketer, He is the founder of StayMeOnline Who Loves to help others. Travelling and learning new things online are his first love. "I only want a life without any boundaries- Ravi Dixit"

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