The feedback form or feedback form is usually posted on the website used to get input and for improvement, feedback is very necessary for most new websites and even large websites still use this feedback form such as the wikihow site, you can find the feedback feature in wikihow at the end of each article. Installing the feedback form feature is a great way to simply collect feedback by asking your readers directly to tell them what problems they have encountered with your site or articles or that they have enjoyed on your website.
In this article, I will first give you an explanation through a brief understanding of the uses and benefits of a feedback form. After that I will provide a tutorial on how to add the feedback form feature for WordPress.
Why Add Feedback Form?
Developed websites already have a mature commenting system as a way of connecting with readers. In fact, the website may have integrated with Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other popular social media to further enhance the interaction between users and the site.
However, by adding a feedback form, you can encourage readers to speak up, express appreciation, reflect problems, or provide suggestions. If you’re open to some helpful advice as well as some constructive criticism from your readers, then you’re close to success.
How to add a feedback form in WordPress?
Now that you know briefly why you need to add a feddback form, now it’s time for you to know how to add the form feedback feature to your WordPress site. We know that wordpress has a lot of plugins that can be used for various purposes. To add a feedback form you can use the Article Feedback plugin. If you don’t know how to install plugins, you can read articles complete way to install a WordPress plugin.
The first thing you have to do is install and activate the plugin Article Feedback via your WordPress dashboard. When the plugin is activated, you will see a new menu added with the name “Article Feedback“Under the menu”SettingsIn the admin area. Click the menu “Article Feedback“This is to configure the plugin.
As you can see in the image above, you can post a feedback form before or after the article and you can display it on the homepage, post, page and archive. By default this feedback form will be displayed before articles and on posts and pages. You can also post this feedback form to your liking by using a shortcut [selection_prompt]. Please choose a position for quick feedback to your liking. And don’t forget to fill in the “Thumbs down email” section with your email, this is used to collect feedback from your readers.
When you are done with all the settings. Now, click on the button “Save ChangesAnd visit your website to see which plugins are available. As you can see from the following screenshot, the feedback feature is displayed very well, fast and concise. It’s easy to fill out the feedback form, just click the thumbs-up icon like or dislike.
If the user clicks the thumbs-like button, a notification will appear to tell the user to share content to the user’s social media.
And if the user chooses to press the thumbs-down or dislike button, the system will display a feedback form asking the user to submit a reason why they are not satisfied with the article that has been made.
Above is how to add the feedback form feature on your WordPress site, the plugins used in this tutorial are very easy to use and provide maximum functionality. You can take advantage of this plugin to get feedback from your readers. I hope this article is useful. 🙂