Alter Surveys

Powerful tool for organizing surveys or polls in your site with advanced statistics results.

This extension is a comprehensive but easy-to-use Survey and Polling Tool. Alter Surveys is designed to create surveys or polls or forms, collect data and present advanced statistics results.

Extension information

Compatibility:

full

Type:
Commercial
License:
GNU GPL
Demo:
click here
JED page:
click here
See also:
Alter Reports
Price:
$59.00

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Features

  • Frontend views 'List of Surveys Categories', 'List of Surveys from Category', 'Single Survey', 'Survey Results', 'Survey Answers'.
  • Core configurable question types: Checkbox List, Drop-down list, Radio Buttons List, Text Area, Text Line, Rating Table, Priority List - see demo for full-featured examples of all questions.
  • Ability to aggregate questions into vertical or horizontal sections, so each question can be duplicated inside a section.
  • Ability to provide 'Other' answer for questions with pre-defined answers (Checkbox List, Drop-down list, Radio Buttons List, Rating Table).
  • Page-breaks for questions, automatical pagination into specified number of questions per page.
  • Ability to display questions horizontally in columns.
  • Featured status of questions and ability to display featured questions first.
  • Saving of intermediate survey results for logged users, so they can proceed with survey later.
  • Ability to re-take a survey for logged user.
  • Questions SVG results statistics: List, Linear, Bars, Pie. Settings of chart colors, dimensions, legend, axis etc.
  • Backend surveys' submissions list with detailed view of all answers, XLS and PDF export features with ability to create own custom PDF templates via usual HTML.
  • Backend individual submission answers view with edit submission page.
  • Backend survey results page with rich statistics per each question, ability to change results charts, order results, search within results etc.
  • Printable views of answers and statistics results.
  • Native Joomla permissions system for creating, editing, editing state, editing own, taking, re-taking and viewing results of surveys. Each survey has own permissions.
  • Nested surveys categories, optional frontend display of surveys counts in category.
  • Separating of survey description into introtext and fulltext, configurable display of introtext and/or fulltext in surveys category listings and individual survey page.
  • Featured status for surveys: featured surveys can be optionally displayed first in category listing.
  • Intro Image and Main image selection for survey category listing and individual survey page.
  • Up to 5 configurable links for survey, list of related links is displayed in individual survey page.
  • Related surveys feature, list of related surveys is displayed in individual survey page via "See also:" links. Surveys are self-related: no need to setup relation of survey B to survey A if you already configured relation of survey A to survey B.
  • elated survey is easily configured via auto-suggestion list of available surveys once you start typing survey title.
  • Next/Previous surveys links in individual survey page.
  • Frontend view of survey results and logged user's answers.
  • Survey progress bar with questions or pages progress data (Question 3 of 5 or Questions 2-6 of 14 or Page 1 of 5).
  • Ability to use answers from previous pages in question titles via tags.
  • Optional survey start page with configurable text.
  • Survey after submit redirect to custom URL or finish page with configurable text or survey results or user's answers.
  • Survey pre-submit and post-submit PHP code execution.
  • Flood control by IP, session and cookies. Captcha for guest users (via native Joomla captcha plugins).
  • After submit email notifications to multiple addresses with customizable subject and message body for admins and registered Joomla user. Email can contain HTML table with survey submission answers. Email can have HTML or PDF attachment with user's answers.
  • Optional moderation of submissions.
  • Behavioral rules for questions: depending on answer you can hide certain questions and redirect user to specific page or a question within a survey. Rule condition allows to check question answer for equal/not equal, contains/doesn't contain, less/greater than, less/greater than or equal to.
  • Integration of Komento comments for individual survey page.
  • Question chromes help to display a question in default or form-like mode.
  • Native Joomla 3.1 tags support.
  • Advanced routing mode: links to surveys don't include ID.
  • Option to auto-fill meta description of survey page with survey's description text.
  • Rich developer facilities: you can create your custom question types and results views with user-defined XML parameters, overwrite layouts of core questions and results views.
  • Uses brilliant SVGGraph library by Goat 1000 (LGPL v3).
  • Uses brilliant DOMPDF library (LGPL v2.1).

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Requirements

  • PHP 5.3+ & MySQL 5.0.4+
  • Joomla 3.3.3+ installed and running correctly.
  • Bootstrap-based frontend and backend Joomla templates.
  • Depending on your server settings you may be forced to increase the limit of PHP settings memory_limit, max_execution_timemax_input_varssuhosin.post.max_vars and suhosin.request.max_vars (if Suhosin is installed).

Screenshots

Changelog

20 October 2014 - ver. 1.1.8:

  • Feature: new tags for question Title and Description - {answer_XXX} where XXX is question ID. Tags are auto-replaced with answers from previous survey pages.
  • Feature: question setting 'Alternative Title' in 'Answers Options' and 'Results Options' - this title is used alternatively on answers and results pages when usual title with answer tag can't be auto-replaced.
  • Feature: PDF export of backend submission answers.
  • Feature: ability to attach HTML or PDF with answers in 'Submit - User Notification' and 'Submit - Admin Notification' emails.

09 October 2014 - ver. 1.1.7:

  • Feature: images for 'Radio button list' and 'Checkbox list' question options.
  • Feature: vertical answers layout for backend submissions list.

01 October 2014 - ver. 1.1.6:

  • Fix: inability to save new settings for answers and results pages.

28 September 2014 - ver. 1.1.5:

  • Feature: guest users can view results of previously completed surveys (applies for new submissions only).
  • Feature: separate configurable texts for answers and results pages with user tags support and ability to wrap answers/results inside text.
  • Feature: allow user to email answers to himself/admin from answers page. New email templates added on survey pages for that. 'Pages' and 'Email Notifications' tabs were revamped for better usability.

14 September 2014 - ver. 1.1.4:

  • Feature: new option 'Bar only' option for 'Progress Bar Mode' setting was removed, new separate setting 'Progress Bar Label' added.
  • Feature: questions are dynamically hidden according to behavioral rules on same page.
  • Feature: new settings 'Min Selected Options' and 'Max Selected Options' for 'Checkbox List' question type allow to control how much options should be checked by user.
  • Fix: radio-button answers not displayed in answers.

1 September 2014 - ver. 1.1.3:

  • Feature: 'Surveys Columns' setting for surveys category view.
  • Feature: 'Display Average Score' in results of Rating Table - helps to see average result with numeric options.
  • Fix: don't require mandatory questions to be answered if user goes to previous page.
  • Feature: 'Bar only' option for 'Progress Bar Mode' setting - helps to hide 'Page X of Y' and 'Questions X-Y of Z' titles in progress bar.
  • Fix: date calendar in IE and Firefox for 'date' and 'datetime' Text Line questions.
  • Feature: 'Date Display Format' setting for submission results of Date text question.
  • Feature: 'Priority List' question type - allows user to re-order list options via drag-and-drop.
  • Feature: 'Survey Results' and 'Survey Answers' menu item types.

28 August 2014 - ver. 1.1.2:

  • Feature: new behavioral rule 'Go to question' - allows to redirect user right to a page with certain question.
  • Fix: keep single cell for answers with multiple lines in XLS export.
  • Feature: ability to expand answers in horizontal and vertical sections groups into single XLS cell, same for checkboxes.
  • Feature: new tags for answers in email template - {answer_XXX} where XXX is question ID.
  • Feature: animation for List results.
  • Feature: new question type 'Rating Table' allows to display table of multiple sub-questions with single option per question.

12 May 2014 - ver. 1.1.1:

  • Feature: separate settings for user email notification on survey submit. Warning! Email body tags for links were changed!
  • Fix: Joomla 3.0 compatibility.

01 April 2014 - ver. 1.1.0:

  • Feature: new survey setting 'Show Description Page', if disabled - you can pass directly to questions once survey link is clicked.
  • Fix: display of surveys from category issue with same surveys.
  • Fix: Komento integration.
  • Feature: questions behavioral rules.

11 Nov 2013 - ver. 1.0.0

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