The vote after registration or Google Sign-In feature requires users to register or sign in using their Google account before casting a vote. This guarantees that every vote comes from distinct users, which minimizes the possibility of fraudulent and bot-generated votes.
You can create a customized registration form for the users interested in voting. The Contest Gallery plugin allows you to add up to 16 fields on the registration form. This will provide you with the flexibility to collect valuable information about the voter that you can use to retarget them through targeted campaigns later on.
Fields that you can add to the registration form are:
- WP first name
- WP last name
- WP nickname
- WP username
- WP email
- WP password
- WP password confirm
- Check agreement
- Profile image
- Simple captcha
- Google captcha
You can re-order these fields as you want or remove the one you feel unnecessary.
As an admin, you have the authority to edit data of the voter from the official WordPress user area. Plus, users can also edit their personal information from the “Edit Profile” section after logging into their account.
Once the registration form is ready, you can display it on any page or post using the cg_users_reg_id shortcode, and the login form can be displayed by using the cg_users_login shortcode.
But to cut the registration process short, the Contest Gallery WordPress plugin allows you to embed a Google Sign button using the shortcode cg_google_sign_in.
If the user has an account ending with “@google.com,” they will be automatically logged in through the Google sign button. They don’t have to create a new account by completing the long default registration form, which will save them valuable time.
Let’s explore some of the numerous benefits you can enjoy from the vote after registration feature.
Reduce Fake Votes
Since none can cast his vote without registering or logging in through the Google Sign-in button, this ensures that every vote comes from a unique user. It makes the voting process more legitimate, fair, and unbiased.
Increase Contest Participation
The Google sign-in button takes only 15-40 seconds at best for a new user to complete the registration process. They don’t need to create a new account and remember the username and password. This easy entry process will encourage more users to join this platform and cast votes.
Get High-Quality Leads
The registration process is more likely to attract high-quality leads who are genuinely interested in joining this contest and casting votes. If you run a contest again in the future, you can expect most of them will come to vote again.
Capture User Information
You can capture information like name, email address, and more whenever a user registers into your platform. You can use this information to retarget these users through paid campaigns and sending newsletters.
Reduce Administrative Effort
The feature can reduce the administrative effort required to identify scammers and fake voters by precise authentication. This can save a good deal of time and allow you to focus more on your contest and campaign programs.
Improve User Experience
By simply copy-pasting this shortcode cg_google_sign_in on any post or page, you can allow users to register on your website from numerous places. It can improve user experience really a lot, both for voters and website owners.
Last but not least, you can track user behavior and engagement with the contest using this registration feature. This data can help you understand their preferences, behavior, and demography to optimize your contest strategies accordingly.
In this gallery example you have to be logged in to be able to vote and upload. You can login after registration or login directly via Google sign in button.
An example page how Google sign in button works. Contest Gallery offers cg_google_sign_in shortcode in the PRO version.
After signing in via Google button a WordPress user account will be registered, user will be logged in and then able to vote and upload. If user has already an account ending with @googlemail.com then user will be directly logged in using Google sign in button. After login via Google this text will disappear.
This text is visible until first image appears in the gallery.
This text can be configurated in "Edit options" >>> "Gallery view options" >>> "This text is visible until first image appears in the gallery"