Any way to have a single option poll with just one option to choose from?

Maybe an odd request, but I’m interested in creating an “opt in” poll that just has one option, but the poll is throwing an error. Is there any way, even a workaround, that can work?


Put in a fake second option, delete it once it is in the composer and see what happens?

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good idea but I tried that. Just tried again right here but it complains when I save the post.

11 AM

make both options “yes”. :slight_smile:

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I was thinking that instead of using a poll as a checkbox maybe the checklist plugin could do what you need

But AFAICT, it won’t.

Maybe make a “no” option and then use CSS to display: none it?

Then there will likely be a “100%” showing, so it feels like this is getting into new plugin territory to me.

How about “Like this post if you’re going to be there :heart:!”


But you can’t un-like to say you won’t, which I think is probably also a problem with a poll.

Another solution is a wiki, maybe.

@tobiaseigen if you want two options, instead of one, then a poll already works.

Thanks, all! Really appreciate all the suggestions.

In the end, I decided to just bag the poll in this case. Interestingly, I got a handful of likes already to the topic without even asking for it, so people seem enthusiastic and are showing it. :rocket:

I do think that down the road it might be of value to allow one option to choose from, but it’s not a high priority for me. Perhaps someone else wants to make it possible at some stage. The 100% showing issue seems to be the only potential snag, beyond the UX tweaks that would be needed.

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