With the Crowdsignal Embed block, you can embed Crowdsignal polls (or surveys or votes) into your posts and pages. You need a Crowdsignal account to be able to create polls (or surveys or votes) before you can embed into your posts or pages.
Embedded Crowdsignal poll:
Steps to Embed Crowdsignal Polls (or Surveys or Votes):
- Go to crowdsignal.com and signup for a free account.
On your dashboard, select either survey, poll, quiz, rating to start creating your poll
- Use the sharing tab to get your custom link
For the poll to be visible in the embed, you would need to make your poll public. Then use the sharing tab to get your link.
Copy your custom link (Note: The first link works with wordpress.com shortcode)
- Add a Crowdsignal Embed Block to your post/page
Detailed instructions on adding blocks can be found here.
- Paste the Crowdsignal Poll link from step 2
- Click the “Embed” button
If it’s a link that can be successfully embedded you will see a preview in your editor.
If you use a URL that can’t be embedded, the block shows the message “Sorry, this content could not be embedded.” You will have two choices: Try again with a different URL or convert to link.
Besides the Mover and Drag & Drop Handle, the Block Toolbar for the Crowdsignal embed shows four buttons:
- Transform to
- Change alignment
- Edit URL, and
- More Options.
You can transform a Crowdsignal embed to a Group. This would give you the ability to change the background and text color around the Crowdsignal embed.
Change Alignment – use reusable Block
- Align left – Make the Crowdsignal embed post-left-aligned.
- Align center – Make the Crowdsignal embed post alignment centered.
- Align right – Make the Crowdsignal embed post-align-right.
- Wide width – Increase the width of the Crowdsignal embed post beyond the content size.
- Full width – extend the Crowdsignal embed post to cover the full width of the screen.
“Wide width” and “Full width” alignment need to be enabled by the Theme of your site.
Via the edit URL icon, you can change the Crowdsignal embed URL in the embed block. To overwrite the existing URL and click on the “Embed” button.
Hide Block Settings
The Hide Block Settings option hides (or shows) the Block Setting panel in the editor’s sidebar.
Copy can be used to copy a selected block and then you can paste it wherever you want in the editor.
Duplicate can be used to duplicate selected block.
Insert a new block before the selected block(s).
Insert a new block after the selected block(s).
If you select Move To, you will get a blue line inside your content, you can then use the arrows to move that line up and down to where you want the selected content to be moved into, hitting return on your keyboard at that point moves the block to that position.
Edit as HTML
The Edit as HTML option allows you to modify the HTML code of the embed block.
Add to Reusable blocks
Using the Add to Reusable blocks option lets you add the selected block to a list of reusable blocks, so you can use them on other posts or pages as well.
Select the Group option if you want to create a group of blocks and treat them as a unit. You can for instance add a common background color or other blocks to the group.
With the Remove Block option, you can delete the selected block from your content.
Via the Media Settings, you can control the behavior of your post embed when viewed from a smaller device, like on a phone screen.
The Toggle switch turns on or off the resize functionality for smaller devices. The default setting is “on” or blue.
“Off:” This embed may not preserve its aspect ratio when the browser is resized. In the off position, the toggle switch is gray.
“On:” This embed will preserve its aspect ratio when the browser is resized. The toggle switch turns blue in the “On” position.
The advanced tab lets you add a CSS class to your block, allowing you to write custom CSS and style the block as you see fit.