Add Text/Media

Learn how about options for adding descriptive and instructional text to your survey, as well as, other media including images, audio and video files.

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Embed Video in Your Survey
The Video Player element allows you to add video that respondents can play as part of the survey. You can use video in your surveys for any number of things! Have your respondents rate their favorite quick video clip, test their foreign language com...
Embed Audio in Your Survey
The Audio Player element allows you to add audio that respondents can play as part of the survey. You can use audio in your surveys for any number of things!
Image Elements
Use Images for your respondents to reference in the survey. For example, ask respondents to compare one product or logo to another. Image elements do not collect data.
Text / Instruction Elements
Add Text/Instruction elements to your survey to provide a description or instructions. Text /Instruction elements do not collect data.
Page Titles and Page Descriptions
Page Titles and Page Descriptions are text fields that are available to add topic headers and descriptions to each page of your survey.
Add Instructions to Your Questions
You may want to add a "Mark all that apply" instruction in a checkbox question or instructions about validation rules you may have set up.
Add an Image to Question Text
If you want to add an image to the text of a question, you can use the HTML Editor to quickly insert an image uploaded to your File Library.
Embed a Document in Your Survey
The simplest method used by 99% of SurveyGizmo users is to upload the document to our File Library and then provide a link to the file within the survey.
Create a Hyperlink to Download a Document
Learn how to create a hyperlink to download documents from within your survey. Use a SurveyGizmo embed code or build the link manually.
Link to an External Website in Your Survey
If you need to direct survey respondents to an external website for additional information but don't want them to actually exit your survey you can do this easily with a little HTML.
Add Hover Over Tooltips
Adding explanatory text to a survey to ensure your respondents are on the same page is an excellent survey best practice.
Disable Next Button Until Video Plays
When fielding a survey with embedded videos you may want to ensure that respondents have watched the video in it's entirety before clicking to the next page.
Create a Link for Your Respondents to Send an Email
Create a mailto hyperlink to open the user's default email client with the TO field pre-filled and compose an email message with a handful of optional pre-filled fields.
Make Sure Links Open in a New Tab/Window
It is fairly common for survey builders to link to external websites or documents within a survey. It's a good idea when doing so to open the website or document in a new tab or window to prevent respondents from navigating away from your s...
Link an Image to an External Website
If you need to direct survey respondents to an external website for additional information but don't want them to actually exit your survey you can do this easily with a little HTML. 1.  Start by uploading the image you wish to use to yo...
Allow Your Respondents to Add a Calendar Event via Your Survey
Use SurveyGizmo to provide respondents with a quick link to add an event to their calendar. Upload an ICS file to your SurveyGizmo File Library for use in your surveys!
Insert Videos into your Answer Options
While SurveyGizmo does not offer a Video Select Question Type, videos can be added to answer options via an embed code. Once you have added your question you will need to obtain the embed codes for the videos that you want to use in your answer opt...
Use Externally Hosted Images in Surveys
In the event that you don't have access to the File Library or you are already hosting your images outside of SurveyGizmo, there is another option!