Form: Add a question with a checkbox list

Learn how to use the Checkbox list block in your pages and forms.

Overview

If you want to give your visitors the option to answer one question from many, then the Checkbox list block is a good solution. The block shows a question with all your answer options displayed as check boxes.

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Before you start

Things you need to know:

  • This article assumes you are either editing or creating a new page or form.
    To learn how, check out the Pages and forms section Create, view, and edit.

Step 1: Add a Checkbox list block

To add a Checkbox list block to your page or form:

  1. Expand the Form block menu, then drag the Checkbox list block onto the EasyEditor canvas.
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  2. On the Checkbox list block, double-click Type question here and enter your own question.
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Step 2: Edit the block settings

To edit your Multiple choice block setting:

  1. Select the block to open the settings menu.
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  2. If an answer is required, select the Required answer check box. Then enter your required answer message into the text box.
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  3. If you want to add an Other option, select the Allow other check box.

Step 3: Add multiple choice check box options

You can choose either predefined options or create your own custom ones.

Pre-defined list

The predefined options let you create popular multiple-choice options quickly. You can choose pre-defined options for:

  • Age groups
  • Cities in the UK
  • Counties in the UK
  • Countries in the World
  • Days
  • Duration
  • Frequency
  • Months
  • Strongly disagree to Strongly agree
  • Timezones
  • US states

To add predefined options to your drop-down menu:

  1. Select the block to open the settings menu.
  2. From the Settings menu, select Choose a predefined list.
  3. From the Choose a predefined list side-panel, expand the Choose a list drop-down menu.
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  4. Select the predefined list you want to use.
  5. Select Apply.
  6. If you want to add a default option, in the settings menu, expand the Default selection drop-down menu and choose a default option.

Create a custom list

Sometimes you might need a list that isn’t in the predefined options. To create your own custom list:

  1. On the Checkbox list block, select the first item.
  2. Enter the text for your item.
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  3. To add additional items, select Click to add item and enter another option.
    If you need to remove an item, select the X next to the item.

That’s it! Continue editing your page or form.

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