Add Polldaddy Polls and Ratings to Tumblr Posts

Krista Stevens

It’s very easy to place Polldaddy polls and ratings on Tumblr blogs. In our example we’re going to demonstrate how to add five-star and Nero ratings, however the process is the same for polls.

Once you’ve logged into your Tumblr dashboard, click on the Cog icon to go to your blog Preferences page:

Tumblr strips out advanced HTML, CSS, and JavaScript from the regular post editor. To ensure that Tumblr can accept the JavaScript code we need for our polls and ratings, we need to ensure that under Edit posts using, you’ve selected plain text / HTML:

Be sure to save this new preference. Now create a new post in Tumblr.

Within Polldaddy.com, hover over the title of your poll or your rating in the dashboard and click on Embed.

On the Embed pop-up, select JavaScript.

Copy the JavaScript code we supply. Now paste that JavaScript code into your Tumblr post. Be sure to enclose the JavaScript code in paragraph tags. Here’s a sample of what the code would look like for a five-star rating. Notice that the code is enclosed in paragraph tags:

Here’s sample code for a Nero rating:

Finally, save your post and view your site. Here’s how five-star and Nero ratings look in Tumblr posts:

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