Use the /poll or /polly command to start a poll

Installation

Hit the “Add Polly to Slack” button from our homepage

Authoring a Poll

Use the /polly or /poll command:

  • /polly "When should we hold the meeting?" "9am" "10am" "11am" to author a multiple choice poll.
  • /polly "On a scale of 1-5 (with 5 being extremely likely), how likely are you to recommend our company as a good place to work?" to author numerical scale, agree/disagree, or other kinds of polls.
  • /polly followed by the enter key to get a link to author the poll from our web UI, or to access some other poll control options
  • /yesno Are you coming to the holiday party to author a quick thumbs-up, thumbs-down poll. Details here.

You’ll then be able to add options like anonymity, multiple votes, recurring vs one-time, DM vs Channel delivery, and more. Details here.

Other Commands

  • /polly help to get some help!
  • /polly results to get a link to a dashboard of polls you’ve authored
  • /polly delete to delete a poll you’ve created
  • /polly remind to send a reminder to teammates
  • /polly share to share poll results with a channel or a teammate
  • /polly close to close a poll
  • /polly recurring to get a link to edit, update, or delete your recurring polls

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, be sure to reach out to us!

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