How to create a poll on Discord

A significant amount of user activity is required to extend a server to Discord. People can spread the invitations around and promote the server to their liking, but if that doesn’t happen, people are forced to leave. If you run a server, one of the best ways to improve interactivity and engagement is to poll. With the ability to select server members, they become more than just what they say and can make a difference. Of course, there are different ways to hold a vote. Here’s how we do our poll on Discord.

Read more: How to add bots to Discord server

How to create a poll on Discord (using an external link)

The easiest way to conduct a poll on Discord is to create a poll on a poll creation website and then share it on your server as a link.

Post Stroop Example Features

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Stroop The most common poll creation website that people use in Discord. After you set up the parameters for your poll by setting up the main questions and answers, Stroopl will create a link for your poll that you can share on Discord.

How to create a poll with StrawPoll and share in Discord

Visit the StrawPoll website. From the options above, click Create a poll.

Click Create a Poll

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Under Title, Type your Discord poll question. If you want to add additional details, you can write more Description Box

Write your question for Discord Poll

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The next step is fulfilled Answer options Chapter. Add all the options your audience chooses to answer the key questions. If there are not enough answer slots, click Add options Below to add more slots.

Add all the necessary answer options for your poll

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Scroll down to the marked section Settings. Click on the slider next to it Private (via direct link only) To enable this option; If you do not, anyone on the Internet can view and vote on your poll on the Web Remember, your goal is to exclusively poll members of your Discord Server.

Additionally, if you want server members to be able to add their own options, you can click Advanced settings Button at the top right, then click on the slider on the side Participants can add answer options To activate it

Personal link button

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When ready, click Create a poll Button at the bottom of the page. This will redirect you to your poll on StrawPoll.

Copy your poll URL

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Copy the URL of your poll page. You can do this by highlighting and copying the URL in the address bar in your browser, or you can scroll down Share Section and click Copy Button next to your poll link.

Share your poll on your server

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Paste the URL link of your poll on your Discord server. If you want everyone to know about it, you can add tags @ Everyone In your message. People can then click on your link and vote on Strapole.

How to create a poll on Discord (using bots)

Another popular option for policing discord server members is to use “poll bots”. Some of the popular ones are easy, simple and strapless. For today’s practice, we invite Stroop Bots on our servers.

Poll bot is being invited to your server

Go to the website in your browser and click Invite Bot Button at the top right.

Invitation bot button on the strapol

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If you have not already logged in to Discord, you will be prompted to log in. Once you’ve logged in to your Discord account, you’ll be redirected to a title page. An external application StrawPoll wants to access your Discord account.

Strapole wants access

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Under Add to serverClick Select a server Button to open server selection dropdown menu. Select the server on which you want to invite the bot, then click Continue.

Continue after selecting your preferred Discord server

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On the next page, you will be asked to confirm the permission of Stroopal Bot. Scroll down and click To approve.

Approve Stropole Bot

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You may need to fill out a captcha before arriving Approved The screen

App approved

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How to make a poll with StrawPoll bot

Open the Discord desktop app or go to the Discord website and log in to your account. Go to the server where you invited the StrawPoll bot and click on the channel where you want to post your poll. In this case, we will post it on the text channel # Voting time.

Go to the channel where you want to promote your poll

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In Message At the bottom of the interface, type the command / Poll.

Click Slash Poll

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In Title Field, type your Discord poll question. After that, click gray +[number] More The text that follows the question of your vote.

Enter your poll question in the title field

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Now it’s time to start adding poll answer options. From the menu that appears, click Answer 1.

Answer 1 Click

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Type in one of the options you want your audience to choose from to answer the key question.

Add an answer and keep adding more

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Repeat this step to add more options. I mean click +[number] More The text follows each option and adds one Answer 2, Answer 3Until you are satisfied, etc.

Add as many options as you want

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Fill in the options you want in each answer slot.

Repeat the answering process

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When you’re ready to post your poll, press Enter On your keyboard. The StrawPoll bot will post your poll to Discord using its template. Server members can reply to polls using emoji feedback.

Emoji Response Stroop

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How to do a poll on Discord (using emoji)

Post Emoji

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Doing a poll on Discord is as easy as formatting your message as follows:

  • Ping: Start the message by tagging @ EveryoneSo everyone on the server knows you’re doing a poll.
  • Question: Write your Discord poll question right after the tag, so that the first thing users see is the poll query.
  • Call to action: Ask users to respond with appropriate emoji to vote.
  • Answer options: Write your answer options below your question and next to Call to Action, Emoji. These emojis represent those answers and when they appear as feedback, they will represent a vote.
Poll set up for emoji response on a server

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If your message contains all the elements, go ahead and post it The only problem is that people might respond with multiple emojis, so this isn’t the most accurate way to set up a poll on your Discord server. However, this method will work just fine if you need a quick response.

Read more: How to play Discord


What is the best poll bot for Discord?

There are definitely a few and there are no specific “best” discord poll bots. However, we prefer Stropal for its ease of use.

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