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Site Votes



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This tool allows for a more in-depth presentation of a poll topic. While similar in functionality to Linear's Poll inclusions (see Poll Inclusions), Site Votes allow for more information to be presented on each item within the poll's population.

Each Site Vote is called a "Topic". A particular Topic is unlimited in how many items may be included. Also, each Topic can be custom designed using Headers, Inclusions and CSS controls.

Other notable features include:
  • Optional Dates: Each Topic can be given a beginning and ending date. The Topic will not appear on your website prior to it's start date, and no additional votes will be accepted after the ending date.

  • Columns: The Topic's items can be displayed in up to 4 columns.

  • Optional Down Voting: In addition to voting "for" an item, each Topic may optionally include the ability to also vote "against" an item.

  • Images, You Tubes and URLs: Each item presented with a Topic can include a URL (i.e. link) and an optional image or You Tube. If an image or You Tube is included, clicking on the item will open the larger image/you tube player in an overlay presentation.

  • Optionally Categories: In the default settings for Site Votes you can enable categories. Apply categories to your Topics and have the site pull the most recent - or featured Topic from applied categories.

  • Voting Frequency: On a per Topic basis, determine how often a person can vote - once, daily, weekly or monthly.

  • Member Based: Optionally, make a voting privileges on a Topic member based.

  • Ad Grouping: Optionally select which set of ads will accompany a particular Topic - great for sponsorship.

  • Custom Page Presentation: Need more design control? Create custom page on your site to present the Topic.
Examples: We're created a couple of on-site examples of Site Votes.

Up/Down Example displayed in a single column.

Up Only Example displayed in a double column with the image as title.

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SMDP"After years of subpar online publishing services, we discovered the answer to everything we were looking for in Linear Publishing. Linear is so easy to use and so quick to respond that our site was up in no time. Their online manual is invaluable but their staff is also extremely responsive. They have so many features that we may never use but they are there if and when we want to use them. Most recently, we created our mobile site. Within an hour it was up and running. Linear far exceeds their competition and our expectations."

Connie Sommerville
Operations Manager
08 - 19 - 17
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