How to Embed PollDaddy Survey, Poll, or Quiz in WordPress

How to Embed PollDaddy Survey, Poll, or Quiz in WordPress

Disclaimer: the site PollDaddy has been shifted to Crowdsignal, but you can embed their polls and surveys following this documentation. 

With EmbedPress, you can add PollDaddy embeds to WordPress with just the URL.

PollDaddy is an enormously popular service that allows you to create surveys, polls and quizzes. PollDaddy is developed by Automattic, the company behind, Jetpack and many other great WordPress products.

Here’s how to embed any Google Docs into your WordPress site, using the EmbedPress plugin.

Step #1. Install the EmbedPress plugin #

EmbedPress is a very powerful plugin that expands and improves on WordPress’ capabilities. Install EmbedPress and your WordPress media capabilities will become far more powerful. Click here to find EmbedPress on

Step #2. Get Your PollDaddy URL #

  • Go to and log in.
  • On your PollDaddy dashboard, choose the poll, quiz or survey that you want to share. If you don’t have one created, click the blue “Create a new…” button.
The main polldaddy dashboard
  • For a Poll, click on the “Collect Votes” link.
  • To use a Quiz, click on the “Collect Responses” link.
  • For a Survey, click on the “Collect Votes” link.
The Collect Votes link in PollDaddy
  • Look under the “Direct Link” tab, and you’ll find one URL format that you can use:
Getting the link to a PollDaddy poll
  • This screen will look slightly different for PollDaddy quizzes and surveys:
The embed URL for a PollDaddy quiz
  • For Polls, you can also look under the “WordPress” tab, and you’ll find a second URL format that you can use:
The embed URL for a WordPress poll

Step #3. Publish your WordPress PollDaddy embed #

  • Go to your WordPress site.
  • Edit a post or page.
  • Add your PollDaddy URL into the content area, with the “Visual” tab enabled.
Publish your PollDaddy embed in WordPress
  • You will see a purple background with a “Loading your embed …” message:
  • Your URL will automatically be transformed into an embed of your PollDaddy content:
A PollDaddy survey embed in WordPress
  • Publish your WordPress content, and your PollDaddy content will be embedded, as in the image below:
Viewing a responsive PollDaddy survey in WordPress
  • Your PollDaddy embed will be fully responsive:
Viewing a responsive PollDaddy embed

Step #4. Editing your WordPress PollDaddy embed #

While editing your WordPress content, you can also edit your embed.

  • Hover over the embed, and a purple button will appear.
  • Click the pencil icon.
Editing your PollDaddy Embed in WordPress
  • You can now change the embed URL, plus control the width and height of the embed:
PollDaddy embed properties

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