Creating a Yop poll question for your website

Creating a Yop poll question for your website

You can create a poll question on your website to keep visitors engaged, and to gain valuable information about your team or league from your visitors.

Create a new poll question

  1. On the WordPress dashboard, in the menu on the left of the screen, click Yop Poll.
  2. Click Add New.
  3. In the title field, type the title of the new poll.
  4. In the Question Text field, type the poll question.
  5. In the Answers field, type a poll answer.
  6. Click Add New Answer.
  7. Repeat steps 5-6 to add more poll answers.
  8. Click Next.

Change the appearance of the poll question

Once you create a new poll question, the Page Template screen opens.
  1. In the Template Width field, type 307px (figure 1).
  2. Click Grey.
  3. Click Next.
  4. On the Poll Options screen, select Yes next to the following options:
    • Display Results Link
    • Display Back to Vote Link
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Save.
A pop-up window appears with a short code for your new poll. Copy the number of the poll (for instance, yop_poll id="4".


Figure 1.

Place the poll question on your home page

  1. In the menu on the left of the screen, click Pages.
  2. Click Home – Front page.
  3. In the Column section to the right of the Teams section, click the green Edit button (figure 2).
  4. In the Column Text field, find the line of text that reads yop_poll id=“<number>” (figure 3)
  5. Replace <number> with the number you copied from the pop-up window.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Click Update.   

Figure 2.


Figure 3.

Change the sponsor logo at the top of a poll

  1. In the menu on the left of the screen, click Media.
  2. Do any of the following:
    • To add a sponsor logo you already added as an image, click the image.
    • To add a sponsor logo using a new image, click Add New, and then click Select Files. Select the images you want to upload and click Open.
  3. Copy the text in the URL field.
  4. In the menu on the left of the screen, click Pages.
  5. Click Home – Front page.
  6. In the Column section to the right of the Teams section, click the green Edit button.
  7. In the Column Text field, find the line of text that reads <img src=“{imageName.jpg}”>
  8. Replace {imageName.jpg} with the text you copied from the URL field in step 3.
  9. Click Save.
  10. Click Update.   
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