Create a Survey in SharePoint 2010

In this post, we will discuss how to create a survey in SharePoint 2010.

You can also check my SharePoint 2010 Interview Questions and Answers Part-3, Differences Between Sandboxed and Farm Solutions in SharePoint 2010  and Check if a list exists or not using the TryGetList method in SharePoint 2010.

Follow below steps to create a survey in SharePoint 2010.

First Open the site in the browser then go to Site Actions then click on More Options as shown in the figure..

sharepoint survey list

sharepoint survey list

Then from the list of templates, Select Survey Template as shown in the figure below and click on
More options button rather than Create.

sharepoint survey tutorial

SharePoint survey tutorial

Then from the Create dialog box, enter a name, description for the Survey. Also, you can choose whether you want to show in Quick Launch or not. Also, you can choose whether you want to show username in the survey result or not. Also, you can choose whether you want the user to give multiple responses or not as shown in the figure below:

survey in sharepoint 2010

a survey in SharePoint 2010

After that, it will ask you to create questions. Then the main survey dashboard will look like the below figure. Here you can able to see the survey details, as well as you can see the response in graphical summery, as well as you can see all the response. You can click on the Respond to this Survey option if you want to take the survey.

how to create a survey in sharepoint 2010

how to create a survey in SharePoint 2010

When you click on the survey the dialog will open like below. Here we had only one question.

sharepoint 2010 survey

SharePoint 2010 survey

After you complete the Survey you can see the result as a graphical summary ly click on the link from the main Survey dashboard.

sharepoint 2010 survey example

sharepoint 2010 survey example

sharepoint 2010 survey example

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Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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