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=== Simply Poll ===

Contributors: wolfiezero, olliea95, Fubra, Seriouslysean
Donate link:
Tags: poll, results, polls, polling, survey, simple, easy, quiz
Requires at least: 3.0
Tested up to: 3.2.1
Stable tag: 1.6.2

Simply, it adds polling functionality to your WordPress site

== Description ==

Creating polls is now easy! With this plugin you can easily create a poll, add it to a page or post and users can instantly vote. Allows the creation of unlimited polls with up to 10 answers each. Theming is also possible by altering the files in `view/client` and `css/default.css` (though we hope to improve theming greatly in future updates).

== Installation ==

1. Download and unzip
2. Upload to your `wp-content/plugins` folder
3. Activate from the dashboard
4. Go to the new Polls menu page

== Screenshots ==

1. Simply Poll's question screen with the default theme
2. Results once question has been answered

== Upgrade Notice ==

Please take careful note of the Changelog notes as file names and variable might have changed.

== Frequently Asked Questions ==

Q: I have an issue with Simply Poll plugin, where do I go to report the issue?
A: There are a number of places, the most popular being on the [ forum](, you can also report an issue on [Github page]( or [contact myself directly](

Q: I'm also having issues with Simply Poll but would like to solve it myself, is there an easy way to debug?
A: Sure is; go into the `config.php` file at the root of the Simply Poll plugin folder and changed the value of `SP_DEBUG` to `true`. This will log all background interactions to the `log` file in the root of Simply Poll plugin folder. This is done using the [Logger]( class.

Q: Is there a bleeding edge version of Simply Poll?
A Yes there intact is! It's on [Github](

== Changelog ==

= 1.6.2 =
* Fixed a security issue

= 1.6.1 =
* Fixed a bug with the pie chart that prevented it from displaying when an apostraphe was present in an answer

= 1.6 =
* Added a poll option to allow an 'other' field. When this is active it adds a field labeled other where users can put in their own answer to a poll. This will add it to the poll's answers and assign it a vote. If an answer is added that already exists, the existing answer get a vote instead.

= 1.5.1 =
* Fixed a bug that destoyed all votes when updating a poll
* Added the ability to add/remove any number of questions to a poll

= 1.5 =
* Added an icon to the administration link
* Added a widget that allows you to choose a poll to display
* Added the option to change the transition speed

= 1.4 =

* Fixed a number of bugs posted in the forum
* Added [Logger]( to allow easier debugging
* Improved AJAX request (no longer using `wp-load.php`)
	* This has fixed PHP warnings to do with headers being sent already 
* Improved PHP and JS docs
* Improved names in CSS for less issues with native style-sheets
	* Also moved the location of the CSS files to their relevant theme folders
* Renamed the `page` folder to `view`
* Renamed the `user` folder to `client`

= 1.3.4 =

* Added translation support
* Polls now appear where short code is in content

= 1.3.3 =

* Fixed database creation issues and display SQL query to use if an error

= 1.3.2 =

* Fixed repo missing `poll-submit.php`

= 1.3.1 =

* Repo fixed
* Minor CSS changes

= 1.3 =

* Added plugin URI
* Added file 'poll-submit.php' to replace `poll-results.php`
* Added `wp_enqueue_script('jquery');` when shortcode is used
* Added [jQuery Validation Plugin]( for admin
* Added [jqPlot]( for admin results
* Added admin CSS
* Added default poll CSS
* Added page/user/poll-results.php to allow custom styling of poll results
* Added support for none JS clients
* Removed `"ENGINE = MYISAM'` from the database install
* Removed `"CHARSET = UTF-8"` from database install and now using `get_bloginfo('charset')`
* Updated file `poll-submit.php` to a better structure
* Updated the `SP_URL` constant to combat x-domain issues
* Updated the admin interface
* Fixed issue where cookie is set but poll option not selected
* Fixed issue where poll results wouldn't display after submit
* Improved code layout
* Improved the poll add/edit script

= 1.2 = 
* Skipped, 1.3 update was more significant

= 1.1 =

* Fix the limiting

= 1.0 =

* Initial release

== Roadmap ==

* Add export/import options
* Make the admin more "WordPress", or at least better looking!
* Remove limitation on poll numbers and not have the default as 10
* Add options to change strings "Vote" and "Total Votes"
* Make theming easier
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