Creating a poll component


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Creating a poll component

Polls are good way of adding a quick interactive elements to your website. In this video, we'll create a poll, do some voting, then view the results. First let's go to the Polls component. The Poll Manager currently lists all the polls entered into the database. Since there are no polls available, let's click New to add one. We want to add a poll to this website to get people thinking about where they're buying your vegetables from and what they're eating. Let's title this poll Where do you buy your vegetables.

To prevent people from voting several times in a row, Joomla makes them wait a certain period of time before voting again. You can adjust this period of time by adjusting the number in the lag box. This is fine for us right now, so we'll leave it alone. We want to make sure that this poll will be published, so let's click Yes. Finally let's add the options for this poll. We'll add Supermarket, Produce Stand, Farmer's Market, and I grow my own.

Now let...

Creating a poll component
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Creating a poll component provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Joseph LeBlanc as part of the Joomla! 1.5 Essential Training

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