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From: E.J. Zufelt
Date: Jan 31, 2011 3:36PM


I am not sure quite what your client is looking for, or how much flexibility they need.

You might take a look at Drupal 7 with the WebForm 3 module.

I have not tested WebForm, but I am pretty certain that it uses Drupal 7 core UI components, which have been tested, and with a few exceptions are reasonably accessible. It's easy to find or create a theme to change the look of the page on which a webform is posted.

This module adds a webform node type to your Drupal site. Typical uses for Webform are questionnaires, contact or request/register forms, surveys, polls
or a front end to issues tracking systems.

Submissions from a webform are saved in a database table and can optionally be mailed to a nominated e-mail address upon submission. Past submissions are
viewable for users with the correct permissions.

Webform includes some simple statistical tools to help in form design and evaluation and also allows the whole table to be downloaded as a csv file for
detailed statistical analysis.

http://drupal.org/project/drupal
http://drupal.org/project/webform


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On 2011-01-31, at 5:28 PM, Richard R. Hill wrote:

> A client is interested in survey tools that are not only accessible, but are very professional (look and feel), good reporting results, and address data security in that they do NOT store the data in the cloud. This implies something that runs on a local surver (which leaves out the likes of SurveyMonkey). One possible candidat so far is Snap Surveys (http://www.snapsurveys.com/accessibility/)
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> Any current feeling about the accessibility of available survey tools in general and any that can be run on a client server?
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