Max number of characters in a question



What is the maximum number of characters in question? 



Admin - SurveyGizmo answered

    I have flagged your posting for the attention of SurveyGizmo support.  They are in a better position to provide you with an authoritative answer than your fellow users.

    I can tell you from personal experience that you can include a lot of text in the question field.  In some surveys we have included several paragraphs of text in addition to the question.  In other cases we have included a graphic file.  I would say that the only limit is what is practical/usable from the respondent’s point of view.  You should also consider how an unusual amount of text will appear on tablets and smart phones.

    Jim W (Moderator) answered

      Hi there!

      Thank you for posting to the SurveyGizmo Community!

      Thank you, Jim, for your above input – I couldn’t have put this better myself.

      There is not a programmatic limit that I have previously encountered and just now pasted over 500 words of Lorem ipsum into a question title without issue. I would echo Jim’s statement that the only limit is practical from a respondent’s point of view.

      Are there any specific concerns or problems that you are encountering with regard to the number of characters in a question? If there is something specific to your survey that you would like assistance with, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our Support team:

      I hope this helps!

      David Domagalski
      Technical Writer | Learning & Development
      SurveyGizmo |

      Admin - SurveyGizmo answered


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