How to Create a Survey Form in WordPress (Complete Guide)

Last Updated on November 11, 2020 by Kundan Sharma


Are you looking to create a survey form? Then there are many online tools that allow you to create survey forms are embed them in WordPress.

But, there are many online tools that allow you to create survey forms and embed them in WordPress, but there’s a downside data stored on the third-party server so you have limited customization options.

This is where WPFoms comes in. It is one of the best WordPress form builder plugins out there.

They have survey polls addons so you can easily create survey forms on your website. In this article, I will show you how to create a survey form in WordPress


How to create a survey form in WordPress

First, you need to install & activate WPFoms, take the help of step by step guide that shows you how to install the WordPress plugin. The survey form feature is available in only the WPForms Pro plan.

Once you get the plugin activated, you need to go to the WPFoms » Settings page to enter your license key.

wpforms license key

Next, You need to visit the WPFoms addons page and scroll downs to the survey and polls page addon. Go ahead and click on the install addon button to install the survey addon.

Once the addon installed, you need to click on the “Activate” button to start using the addon.

survey addon

Now you are ready to create a survey form, to do this, you need to visit WPFoms » Add New Page to create a new form. This will take to you the WPFoms drag & drop form builder interface.


First, you have to enter a title for your survey form and then click on the templates. You will get a simple customer feedback form template with several fields already into them.


You are ready to customize, edit, rearrange with drag & drop. You can also add the new form field using the left menu.

WPForms supports all commonly used form fields including drop-down, radio buttons, checkboxes, and more.

WPFoms also includes conditional logic which means you can personalize your survey questions based on user input in one of the previous fields.


Once you created the form then you need to click on the Save button to store your form settings.


Add survey form in your WordPress site

WPForms make it very simple to add your form anywhere on your website. You can easily add your survey form in WordPress post, page, and sidebar.

To add the form in WordPress, you need to visit the post edit screen and click on the “Add Form” button.


You will get a popup option where you need to select the survey form you created earlier and click on the insert button to continue.

Now you will see the form shortcode added into the post editor.

Once you have added the form, publish it. Now you can visit your website to see the survey form live-action.


WPFoms can also be added to the sidebar, to do this, simply head over to the appearance widgets page in your WordPress admin page and drag the WPFoms widget to any sidebar.


In the settings of the widget, select the survey form you created earlier, and don’t forget to click on the Save button to store changes.

Now, you can also visit your website to the survey form action in the sidebar.


View survey form results

WPFoms show surveys from chats and graphs. you can also export survey results into your favorite spreadsheet software.

To view the survey form results, you need to visit WPForms All Forms page and click on the survey results link.


On the result page, you will see your survey page responses with the help of interactive charts & tables.


On the top, you will see the option to switch to different chat types and the export option.  you can save individual survey results in PNG, JPG, and PDF formats.

I hope this article was helpful in creating and adding a beautiful survey form in WordPress. If you have any questions, do let me know in the comments below.

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