A picture is worth a thousand words. That being said, all those words can get complicated pretty quickly. There are many factors to consider when choosing an image for a quiz. What image should you choose? Where do you find good images? Are you legally allowed to use the image?
Almost all of our users know how to find and play a quiz. Most can probably find comments, challenges, groups, even showdowns. Quiz creators use a whole other set of features on top of all that. But some tools are a little tougher to discover on your own, and in this post, we’ll highlight some […]
Whether you’re just getting started on creating Sporcle quizzes or are already well-published, you can always add new resources to your arsenal. We have help for every step of the way.
If you’ve been around Sporcle for a little while, you’ve probably seen a few This or That quizzes. If you haven’t, This or That quizzes usually consist of a series of hints which you must then classify into one category or another. Mark HealdMark Heald is an Associate Product Manager and Sporcle Admin. He enjoys […]
Advanced Maps & Word Ladders – an Epic Quiz Construction Tutorial Editor’s Note: This post was written by bhenderson79, a Sporcle moderator who occasionally graces us with amazing blog posts. Sporcle’s quiz creation tools give us the power to create some really cool visual games – particularly since the release of the customizable color & […]
If you’re reading this, you probably already have a decent handle on how to make top notch quizzes. There’s always room for improvement though. Even some of our best quiz makers may be overlooking some very helpful tools. So, we would like to offer a quick list of six different features that you may find helpful […]
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Sporcle user Tr4pD00r, curator for Asia and Flags. He hops on the blog to offer some guidance on how to earn one of Sporcle’s toughest badges. Learn the Flags of the World A guide to the Vexing Vexillology badge on Sporcle The Vexing Vexillology badge requires […]
Multiple Choice is the newest quiz format to Sporcle, and it’s already changing the quizmaking game. Not only is it a great way to style your bunkers and blitzes–the format also has extended quiz stats that can give insight into the popularity of wrong answers. Multiple Choice quizzes can be a bit unfamiliar to make, even if you’ve created […]
What to do if the Sporcle quiz you embedded suddenly stops working? If you or a website you love is HTTPS, and that website embedded a Sporcle quiz before Monday, December 19th, 2016, the embed code you originally grabbed from us likely doesn’t work right now. Sporcle recently switched over to being entirely HTTPS. And that affected […]
It has been said that a problem well stated is a problem half-solved. The good folks at Sporcle support try every day to solve problems, help users, and track down issues and bugs. Sadly, all too often we get emails or reports in groups that go a little like this: Just went to Sporcle and it isn’t […]
Here’s the thing. Sporcle is an advertising-supported website. If you don’t like ads, but want to support the site, we humbly suggest you give Sporcle Orange a try. But, if that doesn’t trip your trigger, then we request that you disable your ad blocker when using Sporcle. Here are some handy instructions for how to turn […]
Easily create quizzes by copying and modifying published quizzes. Below is a list of quizzes that are pre-formatted and available for duplication. There are two veins of quizzes that we aimed to help with on this list: map-based quizzes and specialty format varieties. By copying and modifying these quizzes, you will retain the linked map […]
Have you seen playlists on Sporcle but aren’t sure where to start? There are plenty of ways to jump into the world of playlists, and the instructions below will help you do it. Creating a Playlist Under the ‘Create’ tab, ‘Playlist Dashboard‘ has been added to the drop-down menu. If you’ve never made a playlist […]
Getting your daily dose quiz published…a love story. Time and time again when getting Daily Dose quizzes (Missing Word, Word Ladder, and Quick Pick) ready for publish, we find that we have to make many of the same changes. So if you have learned how to create a classic quiz and have reviewed these musings […]
By now you’ve definitely noticed our latest quiz type popping up around the site. Picture Click quizzes are a hybrid between Map and Clickable quizzes. And they are awesome! This post is for anyone interested in creating a Picture Click quiz on Sporcle, but who isn’t sure how to get started. Read through the instructions, […]