Make sure the Polls plugin is turned on. Go to “Polls” on the backend dashboard and choose “Add Poll”. Type in your question and answers. You can set the poll to expire or not. To display, use the poll widget on the front page – by default it will show the most recent polls.
How To Add A Polls Archive? Go to WP-Admin -> Pages -> Add New. Type any title you like in the post’s title area. If you ARE using nice permalinks, after typing the title, WordPress will generate the permalink to the page. You will see an ‘Edit’ link just beside the permalink. Click ‘Edit’ and type in pollsarchive in the text field and click ‘Save’. Type [page_polls] in the post’s content area. Click ‘Publish’.
General Usage (With Widget) Go to WP-Admin -> Appearance -> Widgets. You can add the Polls Widget by clicking on the ‘Add’ link besides it. After adding, you can configure the Polls Widget by clicking on the ‘Edit’ link besides it. Click ‘Save Changes’.