Advanced Polls within Slack
Hide usernames on votes to keep your poll anonymous
Schedule a poll to be posted automatically at a specific time or set it up to be posted recurrently, for example every weekday at lunch time
Limit the votes each user can cast on a poll
Close a poll automatically after a specified time
Notify everybody in your channel or only those who are online when a poll is posted
Specify a channel and let every member of the channel add answer options to the template or change its advanced settings
Further insights can be found on the Getting Started page.
To create a poll template simply type /apoll create in any channel.
A dialog will pop up in which you can enter a question and answers for the poll and select the channel where it is supposed to be posted in. Note: Answers are separated by a new line.
You can then either configure advanced settings or post your poll.
Post a poll instantly by using the single line syntax.
/apoll "Should we order food today?" "Yes" "No"
The first quotes contain the question, all further quotes contain answer options.
|Number of allowed users||5||unlimited|
|Votes per month||unlimited||unlimited|
|Single line syntax||✔||✔|
|Limit simultaneous votes per user||✔||✔|
|Create poll templates||✔||✔|
|Schedule polls to be posted automatically at a given time||✔||✔|
|Set up polls to be posted recurrently||✔||✔|
|Notify channel members on poll post||✔||✔|
|Close a poll after a specified time||✔||✔|
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