GD Topic Polls for bbPress


Enhance bbPress forums with topic polls

Implements polls system for bbPress powered forums, where users can add polls to topics, with a wide range of settings to control voting, poll closing, display of results and more.

Current release
Version: 4.0
Date: 2023.12.21
First released
6 years, 11 months ago
System Requirements
PHP: 7.3
WordPress: 5.5
or ClassicPress: 1.4
bbPress: 2.6
BuddyPress: 8.0
Individual network websites

Polls for forum topics

Easy to use plugin for adding polls into the bbPress powered forum topics, with a wide range of options to control the voting, display and other things.

Poll in topic

Add polls to any topic in the bbPress forums. Control the poll question, description, available responses for users to vote on and much more.

Poll Voting

Depending on the poll settings, forum users can vote in a poll for a single response or multiple responses (unlimited or limited to 2 or more).

Poll Results

Control the poll results visibility. By default, poll results are visible, but it can be hidden until the poll is open, or make them visible after voting.

Create / Edit Form

The form to create (or edit) topic poll is simple and easy to use, with full fields information, validation on submit, marked required fields…

Edit Responses

You can add two or more responses to each poll. Easy to use controls allow you to reorder the list, remove and/or add new responses.

Additional Settings

The poll has additional settings for voting, allowed the number of responses, closing the poll, display of results, or the ability for users to remove votes.

Options to close the poll

The poll can be closed when the set date was reached (using the calendar with time-picker), a number of votes or to close the poll when the topic is closed.

Show voters in results

The plugin allows for a wide range of poll customization, including options to display a list of voters for each response in the poll results list.

Widgets with polls list

The plugin also includes a simple widget that can list all the polls with information about the forum, topic, number of answers, status and more.

bbPress & BuddyPress Integration

The plugin includes additional features for better integration with bbPress, and to also integrate the polls into BuddyPress activity stream alongside topics.

Topic Views

The plugin registers two topic views, showing topics with poll. One view shows all polls, and the other view shows polls for logged in user only.

Poll Icons

For each topic with poll, show the icon in the list of topics (view or forums, search and other places). Icon is displayed in front of the topic title.

BuddyPress Activity Stream

The plugin can integrate into BuddyPress to include polls into activity stream (own activity, or part of the topic activity), with few more options.

Polls Administration

On the admin side, the plugin includes panels for managing all polls, individual votes, settings panels for various plugin settings and tools.

Plugin Dashboard

The plugin includes easy to use dashboard to get a quick overview of the latest polls and the latest votes, with some basic statistical information.

About plugin

About page contains information about the current major plugin version, with extra pages including changelog, plugin information, and more.

Notifications system

The plugin contains a notifications system for sending instant votes and daily digest email notifications to poll authors and moderators.

List of polls

This grid shows all the polls with the topics with detailed information about each poll (responses, settings) and options to filter votes for each poll.

List of poll votes

Another grid shows the list of all votes, for each poll, with information about votes, options to filter the list by poll or response, and more.

Plugin settings

The plugin has options to select forums to disable polls, options to control poll settings and public access to some settings, and much more.

Quick Features Overview

Here is a quick overview of all plugin features

  • Single poll for each topic
  • Easy to use poll edit form
  • Add 2 or more responses to poll
  • Define the poll question
  • Optional poll description
  • Allow voting to users after reply
  • Allow users to remove own votes
  • Options to view poll and remove vote
  • Close poll when topic closes
  • Close poll when date is reached
  • Close poll when enough users votes
  • Always allow users to see results
  • Show results after poll are closed
  • Show the list of voters on the results list
  • Fully responsive default styling
  • Templates based rendering
  • Override templates from the theme
  • BuddyPress activity stream integration
  • bbPress topic views for polls list
  • bbPress topic list poll present icon
  • Dashboard polls and votes overview
  • Email Notifications system
  • Instant voting notification
  • Daily digest notifications
  • Widget to show a list of polls
  • Admin side list of all topic polls
  • Admin side list of votes for each poll
  • Filter votes by poll or response
  • Settings for poll display
  • Settings for poll features and defaults
  • Tools to import/export settings
  • Tool to remove plugin settings

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Knowledge Base and Support

Knowledge Base

To get help for this plugin, start with FAQ and the Knowledge Base.

Knowledge Base

Support Forums

If you need help with the plugin or to report problems, use support forums.

Support Forum

Request Demo

Do you have doubts about whether this plugin is right for you? Test it first.

Request Demo

Plugin Translations

Plugin's basic language is English. The plugin is translation ready, with empty POT file with all the string included in the plugin directory.

The plugin also includes full or partial translations for:
Dansk (Danish), Deutsch (German), Deutsch Schweiz (German, Switzerland), Español (Spanish, Spain), Español de Argentina (Spanish, Argentina), Español de México (Spanish, Mexico), Français (French), Français de Belgique (French, Belgium), Français du Canada (French, Canada), Italiano (Italian), Nederlands (Dutch), Polski (Polish), Português (Portuguese, Portugal), Português do Brasil (Portuguese, Brazil), Русский (Russian), Српски (Serbian).

It is possible that plugin has some minor spelling issues, mistypes words and other issues. Please, report any problems you find, and they will be fixed, and POT file updated when needed.

You can join the translations project for this plugin, and help with translating it to your native language. You can read more about it here: Plugin Translations.

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Plugin Accessibility

Plugin Accessibility Status

Front End: Yes
Admin Side: Yes

Report Accessibility Issues

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Keep in mind that there still might be some accessibility issue with the plugin, and if you find any, please report them via support forum, and such report will be given highest priority, and issue will be fixed as soon as possible.

More Features

Settings Import and Export

All Dev4Press premium plugins have a set of easy-to-use tools to export all plugin settings into files with JSON serialization. And you can export settings from that file. This way, you can keep your settings safe or transfer settings from one website to another.

Browser Compatibility

All our plugins are compatible with all popular internet browsers. This includes Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera, and Microsoft Edge, all tested across different operating systems and desktop and mobile devices.

Regular Updates

All Dev4Press premium plugins are constantly developed and will receive regular updates to fix reported bugs, fix any security issues, and enhance and improve every aspect of plugins. And using our Updater plugin, you can update directly from WordPress.

Complete Localization

All Dev4Press free and lite plugins have a WordPress standard PO/MO translation system implemented, making it easy to translate into any language. Depending on the plugin, translations can be split into two or more files for easier translation handling.

Excellent Support

One of our primary goals is to provide the best support possible. This includes an active support forum, priority support (for Agency license), and an ever-expanding knowledge base and FAQ to ensure you get all the information you need for our plugins.

Secure and Clean Code

All Dev4Press premium plugins are coded using best coding practices, with code tested for all potential security problems. We are constantly working on maintaining full WordPress compatibility and the highest level of security for all our products.

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