PollDaddy Widget Problems

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  • #668977

    Hi,

    I’ve followed all the steps to creating a PollDaddy poll and inserting it into a sidebar widget but I just can’t get it to display properly. The widget displays in the sidebar, but the question text is all scrunched up into a tiny column in the middle of the widget. I’ve tried using narrow PD themes, including the micro theme, but it just doesn’t make any difference.

    There is plenty of space to fit the question, it’s just not being used…all the text is being compacted into a small column. I’m using the Choco theme and all the other widgets display fine.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    The blog I need help with is chimerawriters.com.

    #669132

    supportbot
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    The blog you specified at chimerawriters.com does not appear to be hosted at WordPress.com.

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    #669136

    Recently moved back to WordPress.com from WordPress.org…definitely hosted on .com

    http://chimerawriters.com/

    #669138

    timethief
    Member

    The width of your sidebar in the Choco theme is 185 pixels. I can’t see a polldaddy poll in your sidebar. I do know that you must choose the “narrow” style for sidebar use. http://en.support.wordpress.com/polls/#adding-a-poll-to-your-sidebar

    #669153

    Thanks for replying. I removed the poll because it doesn’t look right.

    I’ve tried using the narrow style and the sidebar is easily wide enough to display the poll widget…but it still squashes all the text into a tiny column.

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