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Open Social Open Social • 11 March 2020

Poll Extension

This chapter explains how the Poll feature works for regular users, content creators, and site managers.


Note: This feature is not part of the default Open Social product (basic/distro), but can be ordered as an extension module.


Add a Poll

To add a poll: Login > go to Content > Poll > add a Poll admin/content/poll/add       

                                              add poll


After you clicked the blue button '+Add a poll' you land on the edit page where you can fill in the


This includes:

  • Questions

  • Choices

  • Author

  • Active

  • Duration: the time period users can vote

  • Accessiblity

    • Anonymous user can vote

    • User can cancel their own votes

    • Users can view voting results

  • Description

poll dec


Once you have saved the Poll, you are done! It was this easy.


poll ex

Vote on your answer^

poll ex result

The result^


Add to Landing Page 


Edit Landing Page > Add section > Add Block > Secondary > Choose Poll > Add title 

Add Poll in Block

            *In the Primary you can add a stream & in Secondary you can add Poll(s). 

Most recent poll


Afterwards, you can save it and it will appear on the Landing Page next to the stream as Block (see image below). 

poll lp


Add to Dashboard       


Add poll to DB


Afterwards, you can save it and it will appear on the Dashboard, depending on what block format you placed it (see image below). 

Poll ex. DB


For more information on how to create a Dashboard, click here.