Category: Community Surveys


  • Community Surveys allow you to export the survey to a JSON file that can be used to import or duplicate surveys on the same site or any other Joomla site where Community Surveys is installed. Here are the steps to export and import surveys. Export survey as JSON file Go to your survey reports dashboard…


  • Community Surveys v5.7 & later versions support Google Sheets integration. When a survey is integrated with Google Sheets, the user responses are automatically synced in real-time with the selected Google Sheet. You can export the Google Sheet to an Excel file or create visualizations. So here is the process to integrate your surveys with Google…


  • One of the important requirement for any survey is the data accuracy and unique responses from the users. Community Surveys has built-in capability to handle the multiple responses and maintain the data accuracy and uniqueness. Response Types When you are trying to restrict users from taking the survey multiple times, you need to know who…


  • Starting Community Surveys v5.5.9, you can show consolidated report to the users after completing the survey. There are other ways that you can use to publish the survey report as described below. Show report after completing the survey To enable consolidated report after completion of the survey response, the following steps are mandatory. Enable View…


  • Introduction Community Surveys supports multiple languages through a built-in translation feature. So you need not create a separate survey for each language. To start with the translations, you need to fully set up your survey first which includes: Your survey title and descriptions Your survey questions and answers Once you setup your survey, close the…


  • Each survey is classified as either Anonymous or Non-anonymous. You can choose this option while creating the survey. Anonymous Survey An anonymous survey is used to get feedback from the users allowing them to give prompt feedback anonymously. No user-identifiable data will be recorded for the responses they will provide including usernames, IP addresses, etc.…


  • Community Surveys has a built-in system to send email notifications to users in various scenarios which is explained below. Sample Usecases The following are a few sample cases where you may need to send an email notification to the users. These are some use cases of notification emails. Here is how you can configure the…


  • Community Surveys has a built-in feature to show answers given for a particular question in another question title. For example, you would like to ask question: Which city would you like to go to for your next vacation? Rome Venice Paris Vienna If the user answers, say Venice, then you would like to ask further…


  • Go to Edit Questions page of your survey . Click on your question title to edit the question . Click on Customize tab of your textbox type question . Enter your regular expression in the “Regular Expression” field. For example, if you want to restrict user to enter either single or two digit number, enter…


  • Community Surveys allow you to insert unique survey URLs automatically into your newsletter. For example, if you want to invite 100 users to take the survey, you need not create and insert 100 URLs into the emails, it will be automatically done by the AcyMailing plugin provided by Community Surveys. Here are the steps. The…


  • Ranking questions allow users to compare the answers by drag-and-drop and placing them in order of their preference. In Community Surveys, you can give weightage to each answer apart from the ordering weightage chosen by the user. While displaying the consolidated report, the order of the answers chosen by the user and their weightages are…


  • Quick Guide Configuring Permission Settings Create Survey Viewing Survey Reports Prerequisites before the survey available to the users What are the ways to display a survey?


  • Community Surveys offer 4 ways to ask your users to take part in the survey. Invitation Types After you make a survey, you’ll see 4 ways to invite people to take it. Here is a quick video tutorial. Through global survey URL Using this method you can manually email the Survey URL to all the…


  • Core Component Installation Please install CjLib component before installing Community Surveys. For installation instructions please check http://docs.joomla.org/Installing_an_extension Once you install CjLib package, make sure to update your MaxMind API key in the CjLib component options.Read more at https://docs.corejoomla.com/Update_GeoIP_Database Configuring Component Go toComponents->Community Surveys->Click on Options button on toolbarHere you can configure the various options for Community Surveys.…


  • URL Parameter question type is introduced Community Surveys v5.3.4. The typical use case for this question type are: You would like to separate different set of users into groups for your reporting and want to know which group the user belongs to You would like to record certain the values from the user response without…


  • Community Surveys is not just full featured but also extendable. There are many plugin events the component triggers which you can use to extend the functionality provided by the component. Plugin events are supported in CS v4 and above only. Creating a plugin Please read the following documentation to know about creating a Joomla! plugin.…


  • Consolidated report shows the summary of responses using bar/pie charts and tables. The report can also be used as an overview of your survey responses. The report can be accessible both to the survey respondent and survey author, however can be restricted to show only to the survey author. Enabling access to view consolidated report…


  • Community Surveys v4 comes with a content plugin which can be used to embed public survey on your Joomla! article. Content Plugin This plugin is designed specifically to add a survey inside any Joomla article. Joomla content component (Articles) triggers all content plugins automatically. So when you publish this plugin from plugin manager, Joomla will…


  • Here are the custom module positions available in survey pages to publish your modules where your template cannot reach. surveys-list-above-toolbar surveys-list-above-content surveys-list-below-pagination surveys-category-above-toolbar surveys-category-above-categories surveys-category-above-content surveys-individual-above-toolbar surveys-individual-above-content


  • Map Location question type will allow you to capture the coordinates (latitude and longitude) of the user location or the location entered by the user. To use this question type, an additional setup is required. Following are the typical steps, the first two steps are a one-time process. Create the Google Maps API Key Setup…


  • Introduction Community Surveys has a powerful feature to alter the flow of the survey based on many factors using conditional rules. Conditional rules can be created at each question. Conditional rules can be setup on choice and grid type questions. Actions to Trigger Conditional Rules The following actions can trigger a conditional rule User select…


  • How do I create surveys? Community Surveys comes with an easy to use Ajax powered web form for creating survey questions. You can create the surveys from available set of question types, just click or drag them onto the form and add necessary information to the question. Please make sure that your Joomla user group…


  • Get started with Community Surveys quickly Please refer quick get started guide before reading:https://docs.shondalai.com/community_surveys/quick_get_started_guide_for_community_surveys/ Setting up the component Options: The first part of setting up the application is to configure the component options which will define how the component needs to work. Go to Components->Community Surveys->Click on the Options button on the toolbar. This will…


  • v6.2.2 (25-May-2024) + Added support for handling failed emails in AcyMailing plugin* Answer placeholders in question titles does not show correct values* Custom placeholder option does not work in textbox and textarea type questions* Fixed issue with ordering email templates* Fixed PHP warning with editor plugin* Fixed margin in the address field response form v6.2.1…


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