Everything You Need To Know To Make A BuzzFeed Quiz

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Hi there! So, you’ve signed up for a BuzzFeed account and you’ve got a golden idea for a BuzzFeed quiz. How do you make it a reality? We’ll show you how!*

*Please note, if your post or quiz is selected to get featured across BuzzFeed’s network, our editors may make a few edits to it to reflect the BuzzFeed style and tone! This includes edits to some copy and images (for more on image FAQs, check out this helpful guide)!

Joanna Kosinska / Unsplash / Anna Kopsky

Before we start, please remember to take a look at our Community Rules and Guidelines.


We have a strict «no haters» policy, so if you’re trolling or trying to be a jerk, your account or post may be removed.

Please also note that BuzzFeed is no longer supporting new posts from Community Brand Publisher accounts, which include any accounts with a political, commercial, or self-promotional agenda. This means we reserve the right to remove any posts or quizzes that do not fall within our guidelines.

*Cracks knuckles* OK, let’s do this.

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To start your quiz, log in to BuzzFeed.


Next, create your quiz by using the personality quiz builder in the BuzzFeed CMS (aka «Content Management System»).


There are two ways to get to the quiz builder. You can either head to this link to immediately open it, which’ll look like this…



…*or* pop on over to https://community.zmeinogorsk.ru/post, and in your first subbuzz, hover over the «quiz» button and select «Personality»:

BuzzFeed/Anna Kopsky

Both will lead you to the Quick Quiz builder. Just depends on your preference on how to get there!


You will begin your quiz by entering results. Yes — results first, *then* questions!


Once you add result text, make sure you pick the perfect result image or GIF, and don’t forget to source it properly! Keep hitting the blue «add another result» button until all of your results have been entered into the CMS (aka «Content Management System»).

⭐️ Why do we start with results? ⭐️

This makes it easy to create answers that fit your results, instead of trying to do it the other way around!


Here are some hot tips for writing impressive quiz results:

· First and foremost, make sure you’re putting a lot of love and care into your result-writing process.

· Second, always be positive — if someone is taking a quiz to learn something about their personality, you don’t want to leave them feeling bad!

· And finally, always use an interesting result image. If writing a quiz about a movie or TV show, why not find a funny GIF of the character your result is about?


Once you’ve added all of your results, then you can go ahead and begin adding questions. You can choose to enter text only for your questions, like this…


Note at the bottom of each question that you can direct an answer toward a specific result. The choices people make throughout your quiz will lead them toward a specific result, like you’re there holding their hand along the way, to teach them something glorious about their personality at the end.

…or you can upload images straight from your draft, like this:

BuzzFeed/Marika Vinkmann/Mathieu Cheze/Unsplash

Hot tip: If you search for images in your CMS and select one of the provided pictures, the CMS will autofill your photo sourcing. Easy peasy.

FAQ: How many questions should I add to my quiz?

It’s really up to you! We recommend 5–9 questions. Get creative with them, too! Your quiz is basically art.


Once you’ve finished adding all of your questions, hit «get ready for publishing» at the bottom of the quiz builder:



Then you’re done with the bulk of your quiz, and you’ll want to make it stand out. You can do so by writing creative headlines and crafting gorgeous thumbnails. Scroll to the «headlines and thumbnails» section at the bottom of this post for a step-by-step tutorial on how to add great headers and thumbnails!


Finally, you’ll add a clever title, caption, and thumbnails!

Joanna Kosinska / Unsplash / Anna Kopsky


Start with a headline and caption. Don’t be afraid to get creative and/or strangely specific with both:

BuzzFeed/Anna Kopsky


Then, move on to your thumbnails, which need to be at least 625×415 pixels. You can either select one from your post (if the image is large enough), or upload one from your computer:


Again, don’t forget to check out our handy image resource guide for FAQs on images to use and where to find ’em!


After uploading your thumbnails, crop them and hit «save.»



Finally, hit «publish now» in the upper right-hand corner, and a Community Editor will see your post! All posts that are published will be considered for promotion to the BuzzFeed homepage.

And that’s it! Pretty easy, right?

QUESTIONS? Feel free to email [email protected] and we’ll help you out!

We can’t wait to see what kinds of weird, fun, and interesting quizzes you create. Don’t forget to check out our other guides at the top of this page to try your hand at different types of quizzes!

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