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How to Build Your First Quiz using Thrive Quiz Builder

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Using the Thrive Quiz Builder plugin you can easily engage your visitors with a fun quiz and find out more about them. This article will walk you through the entire process of creating your first quiz, using this plugin.

Below you can see a tutorial video that will walk you through the entire process of creating your first quiz with the Thrive Quiz Builder plugin:

In order to start using the plugin you will first need to install and activate the plugin on your WordPress website as you would do with any other Thrive Themes plugin: How to install a Thrive Theme plugin.

To start using the product, as you do for any other Thrive product, go to your Thrive Dashboard. Look for the corresponding Thrive Quiz Builder card:

In your Quiz Builder Dashboard, add a new quiz by selecting either one of the options presented below:

After you have added a new quiz, a window will pop up on the screen, allowing you to choose a template for the newly added quiz:

For this specific walk-through, we are going to choose the "Build from scratch" template, since it is the template with no predefined settings:

In order to go to the next step, click on the "Continue" button. On the next step, you will have to label your quiz, by giving it a name:

After you have given it a name, you will be send to the Quiz Dashboard: 

Select a Quiz Type

On your Quiz Dashboard, small pop-ups inform you what the next step of the setup is. As you can see, now you are at Step 1/4 and you need to select a quiz type:

By selecting the "Choose Type" button, a window will pop up on the screen, allowing you to choose a quiz type:

As you can see, there are five quiz types you can choose from. Click on the links below for further information on how to set up those quiz types:

Select a Quiz Style

After you have chosen your quiz type, click on the "Save" button to go to the next step, in which you need to select a quiz style:

After you have clicked on the card, a window will pop up on your screen allowing to choose from a list of quiz styles: 

More details on how to pick your quiz style can be found in this article.

Define Questions and Answers

Once you have chosen a quiz style you will be sent to Step 3/4, which consists in defining the questions and answers of your quiz, this way you can either click on the description, or on the "Manage" button to start the setup:

You can find out how to properly add your questions and answers to your quiz in this article.

Create a Results Page

After you have completed this step you will be sent to the last one, which consists in creating a results page. To go to the setup, either click on the description or on the "Manage" button:

You can find out more about how to edit your results page in this article. After your results page is set up, you have passed all the steps that are mandatory in building your quiz and you will receive this success message:

Optional Items

One of the optional items which you can add to your quiz is the Social Share Badge. Using this feature you can create a customizable image that lead to more shares. You can find out more about this item in this article

Apart from that, you can also add a Splash Page, which is a page that will be displayed on your website and will get people to start your quiz, or an Opt-in Gate, which will show up after the user has completed your quiz and will request him to enter his email address or other personal details:

Rename your Quiz

Apart from both the mandatory and optional steps, you can always rename your quiz by clicking on the small pencil icon:

How to Display your Quiz

In order to display your quiz on your WordPress website you can either use the "Quiz Shortcodes" Thrive Architect element, or as a simple shortcode, and paste it into the WordPress editor. In order to copy the shortcode, go on the top right hand side in your Quiz Dashboard and click on the "Copy" button:

More details about how to add a quiz to your website can be found in this article.

With all this information you can now go on and set up your own quiz, using the Thrive Quiz Builder plugin.