Survey question editor

The survey question editor is where you add and manage questions and pages in your surveys. To add or edit survey questions, hover over the title of any survey and click on Design Survey, then on the following screen click on Question editor:

Question Editor

You will be presented with a page that looks like this:

On your left is the question type toolbar. From here you can add questions to the pages in your survey. Along the top of the page is the page management toolbar, showing the pages in your survey. The main part of the page shows the questions on the currently selected page (the page with the tick mark).

You can reorder pages and questions in your survey using the reordering button, and you can add special branching rules using the branching button.

Adding and navigating to survey pages

If you think of a survey in the traditional sense, then a page refers to a page of paper. Each page can contain a number of questions. When a page has been completed, the visitor is taken to the next page, and so on.

Your currently selected page is shown with a black tick mark in the page management toolbar:

To select another page, just click on the page number:

To add a page, click on the add page button:

Adding questions to your survey

A survey is a series of questions spread over multiple pages. To add a question to your currently selected page you simply click it once, and it will be added to the end of the page. For more control, you can also drag-and-drop the question into a specific part of the page:

Note how a blue bar appears, indicating the insertion point where the question will appear. As you move the question up and down the page it will automatically scroll.

Although there are no limits to the number of questions you can add to a page (within the limits of your account level), you should try to keep the number down—a survey with two pages of ten questions is more likely to be completed than a single page of twenty questions.

As you hover over a question some buttons will appear:

The delete button will delete the highlighted question. You will be prompted to confirm your choice.

Editing questions

Each question type will be present different settings that can be changed. In general, when editing a question you will be shown this:

Full details of the available question types and what the settings do can be found on the question types page.

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