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The Polls application allows you to create simple multiple choice questions to add to any page of your site - there's an example to the right of this text.
After a user votes they can see the percentage breakdown of each choice.
You can restrict polls to registered users, or allow anyone to answer them. As the administrator, you can see a full breakdown of the users who have answered your poll.
To enable the application, go to the Content Management tab of the administration pages, then go to the Applications page, and click the Enable button next to Polls. Unlike other applications it doesn't appear in the main menu on your website - you use the Polls includelet to polls to pages. See the Adding Polls to Pages section below.
Once enabled, you can get to the administration pages for the application from within the administration pages for the website. Go to the Content Management tab, and click on Polls in the Site Map.
From the Polls administration pages, click Add Poll.
Once you have created the poll, you can start adding questions to it.
Once you have created a poll, you must add it to a page for it to be visible to your website visitors.
If a registered user votes they will not be able to vote again in the same poll.
If your poll allows anonymous votes then when a user casts a vote a cookie will be stored in their browser. As long as the cookie exists they will not be able to vote again. However, if they use a different browser, or clear out their cookies, they will be able to cast another vote. Because of this you should consider responses to polls to be indicative only, and not necessarily the precise view of your visitors!