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    Adding a Poll to a Video

    In this topic you will learn how to add a poll in a video.

    The Poll widget is a powerful, versatile tool for data collection. The Poll widget allows you to enter a question or prompt, upload a cover image and create different poll types. A Poll report is available to provide the aggregate data on all of the polls.

    Poll types

    The Poll widget can be configured for multiple choice, true or false or picture choice.

    Multiple Choice

    Multiple choice polls support 2 to 4 answer choices.

    True or False

    True or false polls allow the viewer to choose between True or False, Yes or No, and Like or Dislike.

    Picture Choice

    Picture choice polls support up to four picture choices.

    Poll results

    After the viewer completes a poll, the poll results screen will be displayed.

    Adding a poll annotation

    Follow these steps to add a poll to a project:

    1. Login to Brightcove Interactivity Studio.
    2. In the left navigation, click Manage.
    3. Click on a project to open it.
    4. Click the widget icon in the bottom toolbar.
    5. Click the Poll widget.
    6. Click ADD. The poll configuration dialog will open.
    7. (Optional) Configure an image to appear with the poll. Hover over the image icon () to upload an image or enter the URL to an image.
    8. Click on the Enter question or prompt text to enter the question for the poll.
    9. Click on the Description text to enter a description for the poll.
    10. Click on an answer type for the poll.

    Configuring a multiple choice poll

    The multiple choice poll supports 2 - 4 answer choices. Follow these steps to configure a multiple choice poll.

    1. Enter the choices in the appropriate fields.
    2. Click + to add additional choices.
    3. Click Save.

    Configuring a true or false poll

    The true or false poll supports True or False, Yes or No, and Like or Dislike. Follow these steps to configure a true or false poll.

    1. Select the answer type:
      • True / False
      • Yes / No
      • Like / Dislike
    2. Click Save.

    Configuring a picture choice poll

    The picture choice poll supports up to four picture choices. Follow these steps to configure a picture choice poll.

    1. Hover over the image icon () to upload an image or enter the URL to an image.
    2. Click + to add additional images.
    3. Click Save.

    Configuring additional poll options

    The toolbar below the poll configuration dialog can be used to edit some additional settings, positioning and results page for the poll. Make sure to click Save after making any changes to the poll settings.

    Additional settings

    The additional settings are used to customize the primary and secondary colors and adjust the borders. Click the gear icon () to expand the settings. Click X to close the settings.

    Positioning

    Click the positioning icon () to change the poll positioning (left, right, or center of the screen).

    Results page

    Click the results icon () to view the results of the poll, along with editable fields for a message and image. This page is displayed after the viewer completes the poll.

    Viewing poll results

    The Poll Widget Summary report can be used to review all polls available across the group with information on widget usage. To access the report, follow these steps:

    1. Login to Brightcove Interactivity Studio.
    2. In the left navigation, click Core Reports.
    3. Select a Date Range for the report.
    4. At the top of the page use the report selector to select the Poll Widget Summary report.
    5. Click RUN.

    The report will display a summary of poll results.


    Page last updated on 24 Aug 2022