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6 Best WordPress Survey Plugins (Compared)

Are you looking for the best WordPress survey plugin for your website? Surveys allow you to collect user feedback, so you can use it to improve your business. In this article, we will compare the best WordPress survey plugins in the market.

Best WordPress survey plugins

What to Look for in a WordPress Survey Plugin?

There are many ways you can collect user feedback on your website. You can add a contact form, create polls, ask users to leave comments, and more.

Adding a survey is a little bit more involved than that. You need to make it engaging, fun, and easy to get maximum user participation.

A good survey plugin makes your form look great, and it’s easy to use. Reporting is crucial for surveys. That’s why you need to make sure that you can store user submitted data with an option to export it, so you can use it in a spreadsheet or a CRM software.

You also need to consider how you want to share the survey results. If you want to display the results on your website, then you will need a plugin that lets you embed survey results in a beautiful format.

That being said, let’s take a look at some of the best WordPress survey plugins and how they handle all these features.

1. WPForms


WPForms is the best WordPress contact form plugin on the market. It comes with a powerful surveys and polls addon which allows you to quickly create highly engaging survey forms.

You can combine the surveys and polls addon with other powerful WPForms features like conditional logic, multi-page forms, custom notifications, email integration, and more.

WPForms lets you add any form field to your survey with a click of a button including text field, checkboxes, radio buttons, ratings, Likert scale, NPS score field, and more.

The best part about WPForms surveys is the reporting section. WPForms automatically creates beautiful reports with graphs and charts based on survey responses. You can show survey results on any WordPress page with a shortcode or redirect your users to the results page after they fill the survey.

Unlike other WordPress form plugins, WPForms allows you to enable survey reports for any of your existing forms as well.

You have the ability to export beautiful survey graphs as images to share on social media or your powerpoint presentations. You can also print the reports to include in your proposals or pitches.

Recently, WPForms launched their conversational forms mode which boosts form completion by making your form interaction feel more human.

Interactive Conversational Form Example

WPForms gives you the enterprise level features of Survey Monkey and Typeform at an affordable price for small business. This is why it’s now used by over 3 million website owners.

For detailed instructions, see our article on how to create a survey in WordPress with beautiful reports.

2. Formidable Forms

Formidable Forms data visualization plugin

Formidable Forms is an advanced WordPress form plugin that also offers robust survey and poll features.

You can use their form builder to create any type of forms including surveys. It comes with all the popular field types that you’d expect from a popular survey plugin.

Over 300,000 website owners use Formidable as their preferred form building solution.

The benefit of Formidable is that it also lets you create other advanced form solutions like calculators, quizzes, and more.

3. CrowdSignal (formerly Polldaddy)


CrowdSignal (formerly Polldaddy) is a famous WordPress polls and survey plugin. It is not a contact form plugin and unlike some other plugins in the list will not be suitable for purposes other than polls and surveys.

It is available as a free plugin, but you’ll need a account to get the API key. The free version is limited in terms of features and will also add their branding logo to your survey form.

CrowdSignal is easy to use with a drag and drop tool to create your survey and polls. You can change survey sharing settings, results sharing, and styling options for each survey you create. It also includes captcha to block spam and some basic IP filtering to prevent multiple responses.

4. Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms

Gravity Forms is one of the oldest WordPress form plugins which comes with many add-ons including one to create surveys. It is easy to use, and you can create any kind of form using the form builder with many common form fields including a survey field.

However, the survey results can only be viewed inside the admin area, and there are no charts / graphs. You can export survey results to a CSV file and display the results on your website using a WordPress tables plugin.

Note: You will need at least the Elite plan to access the survey addon.

5. Quiz and Survey Master

Quiz and Survey Master

As the name suggests, Quiz and Survey Master is designed to help you add quizzes and surveys to your WordPress site. It doesn’t have the friendliest user interface, but it is well documented and comes with many useful features.

The base free plugin allows you to create surveys with all common form fields, and you can even create multi-page surveys. You can also use it to add quizzes in WordPress with interactive answers, leaderboards, and scoring.

The plugin can also send emails after completion of the survey to thank users or redirect them to any page on your WordPress website. For reporting and analysis, you will need to separately purchase a premium add-on.

6. WP-Polls


If you are looking for a simple poll solution for your users to participate, then WP-Polls is an easy free option. Unlike other plugins on this list, it doesn’t have a form builder, and you can only use radio buttons or checkboxes to collect responses which makes it quite limited.

Users are automatically shown poll results after they cast their vote. It saves user responses in the logs where you can see how registered users voted. For non-registered users, you can see IP addresses to filter out duplicate votes.

We hope this article helped you find the best WordPress survey plugin for your website. You may also want to see our guide on how to track user engagement in WordPress using Google Analytics.

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4 CommentsLeave a Reply

  1. Hi, thank you for the article.

    Within the plugins that you mentioned, is there anyone that can
    prevent users from filling a survey more than once?

  2. Thanks for the comparison. Is there a survey plugin that integrates with woocommerce or digital download to provide a downloadable report based on answers given in the survey? So the visitor takes a survey and answers various questions. Based on their answer we want to sell them PDF A or PDF B. They go through the checkout process and then given a link to download the PDF.

  3. Looking for a simple way to combine on one webpage a form that will allow the visitor to select one or more volunteer activities from a list of about 15 items, then provide the visitor’s contact information for staff follow-up and put both elements into a file I can review and send to the volunteer coordinator.

    The plugins for questionnaires are overkill for what I need.

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