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5 Best WordPress Poll Plugins Compared (2024)

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Are you looking for the best WordPress poll plugins for your site?

Online polls are highly engaging and can be used to boost user engagement on your website.

In this article, we will compare the best WordPress poll plugins.

Best WordPress Poll Plugins

What to Look for in a WordPress Poll Plugin?

Online polls offer a fun and easy way to keep your audience engaged. That’s why popular websites like BuzzFeed regularly use them to create viral content and increase the time users spend on their websites.

There are many WordPress poll plugins that can help you add online polls to your website. Here are a few things we will be looking for in a WordPress poll plugin:

  • It should be easy to use so that you can quickly create polls
  • Polls should look nice and can be easily added anywhere including posts, pages, or sidebar widgets
  • Your poll plugin should be fast and shouldn’t affect website speed or user experience
  • Should be able to display poll results with graphs and charts

That being said, let’s take a look at the best WordPress poll plugins and how they stack up against each other.

1. WPForms

WPForms Survey plugin

WPForms is the best WordPress contact form plugin, and their Pro plan includes a powerful surveys and polls addon. It allows you to easily create online polls, embed them anywhere on your site, and display results with beautiful charts.

You can drag and drop multiple form fields allowing users to select single or multiple answers. WPForms also allows you to use images as poll choices along with text.

The best part is that you can automatically display poll results on the same page after the user submits their vote.

WPForms allows you to embed poll results anywhere on your site. If you want to export poll results to include in your PowerPoint presentations or other offline mode presentations, then that’s possible as well.

Display WPForms poll results

For detailed instructions, see our article on how to create an interactive poll in WordPress.

Over 5 million websites use WPForms to create smart forms, surveys, and polls.

2. Formidable Forms

Formidable Forms Survey and Polls

Formidable Forms is an advanced surveys and polls form builder for WordPress. It comes with a drag and drop interface that you can use to create your poll.

Their visual poll styler allows you to customize the poll designs. You can also use it to create multi-page surveys, polls with a progress bar, polls with images, and more.

It has all the advanced features you would hope for such as smart question branching (conditional logic), the ability to review before submitting, and beautiful reports and graphs.

Over 300,000 websites use Formidable Forms to create solution-focused forms.

3. UserFeedback

UserFeedback plugin

UserFeedback is another great WordPress poll plugin, created by the team at MonsterInsights. It lets you easily create popup polls and collect responses from your website visitors in real-time.

It comes with the necessary fields to create a poll, including multiple-choice questions. You can also ask free form questions, capture emails, collect star ratings, and more.

UserFeedback popup poll example

You can add your poll anywhere on your WordPress site using shortcode or use the easy targeting rules to customize exactly where and when your poll appears.

UserFeedback offers simple reporting inside the WordPress dashboard to analyze your poll results.

4. YOP Poll

YOP Poll plugin

YOP Poll is a WordPress plugin that allows you to add online polls and surveys to your website. It is free and easy to install in WordPress.

You can schedule polls, display polls on multiple pages, show poll results in numbers and percentages, reset polls anytime, and more. It helps in limiting the poll to guest/registered users and blocking users by cookie, IP, or username.

YOP poll can display results in different styles. Their archive feature allows you to show previous poll results sorted by the start and end date of the poll.

5. WP-Polls


WP-Polls is a simple, easy, and free poll solution for your WordPress site. It allows you to add online polls to your WordPress pages, posts, and widget areas.

Users can select multiple options in the poll. WP-Polls automatically shows results after the users select their choices. If you want to customize the look of your poll and know a little coding, then you can change the theme and add custom CSS style to your poll.

Bonus: Crowdsignal (formerly Polldaddy)


Crowdsignal is another popular WordPress polls plugin. It allows you to create and manage polls from your WordPress dashboard.

You can create a multiple-choice poll, set a close date for the poll, display or hide poll results on your site, customize your poll styling, and more. Crowdsignal also allows you to embed your polls on other WordPress sites.

It prevents multiple responses from the same users with basic IP filtering. It is a free plugin. However, you’ll need a account to generate an API key.

We hope this article helped you find the best WordPress poll plugins to use on your website. You may also want to see our expert pick of the best WordPress survey plugins to create online surveys on your site, and our comparison of the best push notification software to connect with your visitors after they leave your website.

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  2. Jiří Vaněk says

    I’ve been using a separate plugin for voting, and the fact that WP Forms can also do this function is new to me. A great tip that I will definitely try and look at your more detailed article right away. Even after about a year of using this plugin, I keep coming across new and new things that WP Forms can do. It’s a great plugin.

  3. Aditya Jain says

    Is there any polling system where we create a poll Like
    Correct option is A, B, C, D
    and it can be used in any post using shortcode and will display different result for every post.

  4. Tim Suggs says

    I am looking for a poll that will allow users to add their own poll suggestions if they want.

    We are trying to create a poll of new ideas we should implement for our business so we want people to be able to add ideas themselves and then have other people vote for those ideas.

    • WPBeginner Support says

      We don’t have a recommendation for that at the moment, it would normally be better to ask your users for their feedback before a poll is created so you can show what you would be willing and able to do on your site.


  5. Shahid says

    Can you suggest me a poll plugin where user has to first register on our website using a form and then he can vote.

    • WPBeginner Support says

      You could add a membership plugin if you want them to have a user before submitting or you could add a form plugin and the success redirection would go to the page as two possible options.


    • WPBeginner Support says

      WPForms does have an option to use images, for the other plugins you would want to reach out to the individual plugins for their current capabilities.


  6. Lynne says

    Hi – I’m building a site for an awards ceremony too, but need to be able to link through to the biog pages for each of the potential winners from within the poll options (e.g. their name links to their biog). Is that possible with any of these?
    Many thanks in advance,

    • Chiemezie John Duru says

      Hi lynne, I am actually looking up on building an Award hosting site.

      Have you choosed ur best Poll plug-in.

  7. Nicci Fletcher says

    Thank you for an interesting and very timely comparison. I want to organise an annual Awards Ceremony on my WP website. People would be nominated for an award and their details would be posted in that section of the website. Visitors would vote for the different nominees and the winners would be the people with the most votes. Do any of the above plugins have this functionality? If not, can you suggest some options for me? Many thanks in advance.

  8. Tim Strawn says

    Was asking webmaster to install Poll Daddy and they say there’s a lot to do to get this plugin online like setting up API credentials etc. and would take 2 1/2 work to complete SO, I’m thinking WPForms at this point. Is that going to be complicated and time consuming for an experienced web person to install on my WP site?

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    Hello Sir, I see a banner below your YouTube Video you share saying- Subscribe to WPBegginers and a subscribe button. How can I add this like you in my blog?

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