Design your Questionnaire - A Quick Start Guide

Design your Questionnaire - A Quick Start Guide

This feature is included in all plans.

This guide will take you through designing your questionnaire quickly and easily. You can either choose a template or start from scratch and edit the settings to suit your needs. We'll discuss here a handful of settings but for a thorough treatment of all Design settings, read our detailed guide.

Start by logging in and go to the Design tab.

Edit Design - Design tab

1 Choose a Template

Select a ready-made template to give your questionnaire a professional look. Use the arrows on the right and left side to scroll through the selection.

Edit Design - choose template

You could stop here, and you'll have a great-looking survey already, or keep reading and learn how to personalize your survey by adding your logo.

2 Add a Logo

Give your company greater visibility by uploading your logo. Scroll down to the section Logo. Click Upload logo to insert your company's logo.

Edit Design - upload logo

A box will pop-up displaying the detected colors and asking if you'd like to use those colors. Click Yes, please, if you're happy to use those colors in your design. If you're not sure about the colors, click No, thanks, for now.

Edit design - use logo colors

If you decide later that actually you do want to use the logo colors, click Detect colors to automatically detect the colors from the logo you've uploaded.

Edit Design - detect colors

3 Change the Colors

If you wish to make changes to the background, the world is your oyster! You can upload any image you want by clicking Update background or if you prefer a solid color, pick any color you wish!

Edit Design - update background color

tipTip: Don't forget to Save changes and Preview the questionnaire to take a look at what you've just created!

Design quick start - preview and save changes

That's all for our quick start Design guide!

Make the most of the useful design features that Survey Anyplace has to offer! Designing your survey with the respondent in mind, making sure it is clear to read, intuitive, and user-friendly will help to boost the response rate!

Here are some tips to help you design your survey optimally. For an in-depth explanation of each Design feature, read the detailed design guide.

  • Layout – you can choose from a left-aligned layout, centered or compact. Make sure you preview your layout on both desktop and mobile devices to make sure your design looks good on both. Just click on the drop-down menu underneath the little preview screen.
  • Text – you want your respondents to be able to read your text with ease. Take care to choose a font that is clear and colors that will show up against your chosen background.
  • Button color – make sure that the button color ties into your color scheme and that the link text color you've chosen will show up both against the background color and the link button color.
  • Progress bar – consider including a progress bar, especially in longer surveys, to inform respondents roughly how long the survey will take to complete and motivate them to keep going. Respondents who have already answered a few questions but don’t know how much more is going to be asked of them may just decide to drop-out.
Vincent is the author of this solution article.

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