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The Urtak plugin for WordPress makes it extremely easy to add, moderate, and
create insights from Urtak polls on your site.

Urtak is the only poll where everyone who participates can ask questions. By
asking your audience simple yes or no questions, and by letting them ask
questions of their own, you can quickly create a valuable resource of opinion

Urtak is in use by great online publishers like Mashable, The Blaze, The Daily
Beast, CBC, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Women’s Health, and Andrew Sullivan’s
The Dish.

Why Choose Urtak?

  • More Engagement
    Urtak creates 10x more reactions than any other solution

  • Increase Time on Site
    Urtak users answer more than 20 questions per session

  • Empower your community
    User-generated questions help you make better polls

  • Understand your audience
    Create new insights from a wealth of opinion data

  • Fast
    Create and embed an Urtak poll on your site in less than a minute

  • Responsive
    Urtak delivers the same great experience on web, tablet, and mobile

  • Increase revenue
    Urtak is creating thousands in new revenue for online publishers. Contact us
    to learn how.

Visit to see examples of Urtak
in action.


  • Screenshot The Urtak Widget.
  • Screenshot The Post edit page with Urtak admin console. You can easily add, archive and reject questions from here.
  • Screenshot Simple settings page.
  • Screenshot The dashboard provides insights into Urtaks, responses, pending questions and more.


You may install Urtak using the built in WordPress plugin installer. You can
also manually install the plugin by uploading it to your /wp-content/plugins

Once you have installed and activated the plugin, an “Urtak” link should appear
in your dashboard’s left navigation menu. In the “Settings” sub-section of the
Urtak plugin, you may sign up for an Urtak account or log in with your existing
credentials if you already have an account.

Once you’ve signed in and completed your selections on the “Settings” page, you
will see an Urtak meta-box on your Post Edit pages from which you can create
Urtak polls.

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Contributors & Developers

“Urtak” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Urtak polls can now be dynamically positioned within a post using the
    shortcode [urtak]. Using this shortcode will prevent the widget from
    displaying after the post or in the custom location specified in your
  • Simplified the post edit page Urtak meta-box.
  • Moved question moderation to a dedicated “Moderation” dashboard section.
  • Replaced “Insights” dashboard section with a “Results” section.
  • Added profanity filter controls to settings.


  • Fixed a bug preventing Urtak’s meta box from displaying on custom post types.


  • Added ability to set a fixed first question on a site-wide basis and override
    it on a Urtak-by-Urtak basis.


  • Removed requirement that one must answer a question at the time of asking.
  • Updated setting section wording and arrangement.
  • Added ability to specify in settings which Post Types the Urtak meta box will
    appear on.


  • Added statistics to the insights dashboard.
  • Added keyboard controls for asking questions.
  • Added counter configuration to settings page.
  • Added newsletter signup form on settings page.


  • Completely rebuilt from the ground up!