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# 204852 20-Oct-2016 11:43
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A while back I suggested starting a WordPress only forum and was told I could ask "WordPress" questions on this forum.

 

Here goes:

 

I am looking for a plugin / script /theme

 

That will allow me to display 10 images that visitors to the site can vote for . If the process allows for the automatic re-positioning of the images relative to the amount of votes, that would be a bonus.

 

In your travels has anyone seen or come across something like this or similar?

 

I obviously understand that I could commission someone to create such a thing but I am hoping to avoid that cost.

 

 

 

 





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  # 1655115 20-Oct-2016 14:37
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I would just start by looking for a general poll plugin, and then find one that allows you to add images to the answers. There's no reason you'd need a specific "Image poll" plugin when you could just use a generic poll plugin and add images (and then re-style the layout if you only want it showing images and not text).


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  # 1655133 20-Oct-2016 15:02
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The problem with wordpress plugins, is that often they are started, and the developer loses interest and stops developing, so they can be very flaky, and not work on newer versions. They can also have security holes in them. So you should stick to well known ones.


 
 
 
 




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  # 1655270 20-Oct-2016 17:39
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Benjip:

 

I would just start by looking for a general poll plugin, and then find one that allows you to add images to the answers. There's no reason you'd need a specific "Image poll" plugin when you could just use a generic poll plugin and add images (and then re-style the layout if you only want it showing images and not text).

 

 

 

 

Good idea I will have a look





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  # 1655271 20-Oct-2016 17:39
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mattwnz:

 

The problem with wordpress plugins, is that often they are started, and the developer loses interest and stops developing, so they can be very flaky, and not work on newer versions. They can also have security holes in them. So you should stick to well known ones.

 

 

 

 

Very True one has to pay attention





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  # 1655667 21-Oct-2016 13:06
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Found a plugin that I think will work all ok

 

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  # 1655677 21-Oct-2016 13:27
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mattwnz:

 

The problem with wordpress plugins, is that often they are started, and the developer loses interest and stops developing, so they can be very flaky, and not work on newer versions. They can also have security holes in them. So you should stick to well known ones.

 

 

You're absolutely right. I only install plugins that have "Last updated: One month ago" or newer. It's also a good idea to see how many installs there are – if it's less than 50,000 I'm usually quite cautious.

 

I prefer hand-coding as much as possible rather than throwing a dozen plugins in, they just slow everything down and often bring in all sorts of duplicate and unnecessary JavaScript & CSS.




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  # 1656115 22-Oct-2016 10:16
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Benjip:

 

mattwnz:

 

The problem with wordpress plugins, is that often they are started, and the developer loses interest and stops developing, so they can be very flaky, and not work on newer versions. They can also have security holes in them. So you should stick to well known ones.

 

 

You're absolutely right. I only install plugins that have "Last updated: One month ago" or newer. It's also a good idea to see how many installs there are – if it's less than 50,000 I'm usually quite cautious.

 

I prefer hand-coding as much as possible rather than throwing a dozen plugins in, they just slow everything down and often bring in all sorts of duplicate and unnecessary JavaScript & CSS.

 

 

 

 

I would prefer to hand code ..... if i could. It can be very frustrating at times. One has an idea , you play it out , then you get to a point where it needs coding. Unless there is a budget for it ...... you look for plugins.

 

 





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