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Settings and explanations on how to bring out the best of your event with our features.
Which apps can be added in a room?
You can add any web app that can be embeddable on a web page in a Veertly room. Check out our Veertly Marketplace to check out apps that we have already tested, but surely there are many more you can use! Just share with us which ones you would like to see added to this list! Check out this article about how to embed a Miro whiteboard.
How do I configure a website to be embeddable in an app?
In order to allow the integration of a website in a room app, the site that is being added as a web app needs to allow the embedding by the Veertly platform. This is achievable through the headers provided by the respective website. Before allowing a webpage to be embeddable on an iframe, browsers check the headers the respective website provides. If it denies the embedding, the browser refuses to connect and an error is shown in Veertly. To solve this issue, **the following header must be retu
How to configure the main stage?
The main stage of your event can have one of three different modes: Video conference: a video call where participants can actively interact with each other. This mode is recommended for smaller events of less than 20 people. Live stream: all attendees will watch a live stream which is showing the show. Speakers and hosts usually are in a different space (that we call backstage) which is then presented on the main stage via this broadcast mode. __This mode is recommended for lar
How can I add an app?
To add a new app to your Veertly event, simply click “Create room” or edit an existing room and click on “+ Advanced configuration”. In this expanded pane, click on the button “Add app”. A new window appears and offers you two fields: App Name: Enter the name which should be displayed to other attendees. App URL: Enter the URL of the application that you would like to embed. Please note that if available, you need to use the URL that allows embedding the app. If you are a pro user, you c
How can I create categories?
Similar to the rooms, you can create a category by being in the rooms area and click the “Create category” button via the settings menu on the top of the rooms pane. When creating a room, you can set: Title of the category, which can be shown on the label of the category Category URL, in case you want to have a custom url for the rooms inside this category Attendees can create rooms ins
How to get a direct link to a room?
In some specific cases, you may want to have your attendees join a specific room. You can also customize the link to your room by editing the url on the edit page of your room (under the advanced configuration). You can as well edit the category url that is part of the link of your room on the edit page of the category. To get the direct link to a room, click with the right-button of your mouse on a room and you will have an option to get the link to the room, or simply copy from the url bar onc
How to update lobby details?
The lobby page of the event can be updated at any time during the event. The lobby content can be exactly the same as the description you have defined in your event page and in order to update it you can simply edit your event details. Check for more information on how to edit it below. But the lobby can also be an embedded page or website, which you can add through the cockpit in the Configuration area: !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/help
How to set a custom networking area?
Veertly’s networking allows attendees to interact in 1-1 conversations with the other participants or join other networking conversations. However, we understand that you might want to user other tools for the networking area. In the cockpit, under the configuration tab, you can configure a custom url for the networking to use a 3rd party system. When using a custom networking area, the presence system is not available. In this setup, participants will not be able to initiate conversations with
How to configure polls?
Similar to the networking area, you can also replace the default Veertly’s polls functionalities with a 3rd party solution. For that, you can set the URL of your desired system in the cockpit under the configuration tab. You can also see how here: For more solutions to enrich your event with polls and Q&A solutions, check our list of apps
Why send broadcast messages?
Sending broadcast messages to your attendees can be a very good way to drive actions from your audience. You can for example define a welcome message, inform about activities going on in other places, promote your sponsors, forward your attendees to other locations of the event like a specific room or networking area, etc. You can do that by creating a message in the broadcast section of the navigation bar. Please check the videos below for more clarification and tips. Some key features avail
How do I create a room?
In order to create a room, you need to be inside your event (you can use the backdoor access if the event is not live yet). From the Rooms tab, you have the option to create any number of rooms. After clicking the "create room" button you will be prompted to fill out its name and add a description if you'd like. If you previously created categories for your rooms you can then choose to which it belongs to. When creating a room, you can set: Name of the room **Description of the event
How do polls work?
In the polls section, you can create a poll for your participants. The polls can contain several possible answers but participants can only select one option. You can add multiple answers and reorder them if you desire. For each poll you can select: If you want to notify all attendees about the new poll or not If the votes of your participants are anonymous or not (if not anonymous, you can download the results in the cockpit) When the results are visible to the attendees (whe
What is “Apps” and how can I use it?
“Apps” is a way to integrate web apps into your rooms in a Veertly event. You can use different web apps so your attendees can use them at the same time as they are talking with the other participants. This allows you to extend your event much beyond video calls and engage with your audience! Get inspired by possible room apps. With Veertly you can easily add nearly any page that you wish! Check below how to add a photo booth and check our app store [here](https://coda.io/d/Veertly-Help-Center_d
Why would I use a room?
Rooms are the most engaging feature of Veertly! They are a great way to drive engagement since you can setup each one with a specific purpose or add several apps inside. Some use case for rooms: team building activities; promote discussions by topic of interest; collaboration tools, create a leisure area. Just add a variety and number of embedded applications as well as whiteboard or collaboration tools! This motivates participants to interact with each other more. But in order to ge
How to configure a social wall?
The Social Wall feature of Veertly lists tweets with a certain #HashTag directly into your event. This can be extremely interesting for hybrid events to connect people in the venue with the audience online! Please note that this feature needs to be activated by Veertly’s team and has an extra cost. Please contact us if you need to know more.
How to manage chat messages?
In the global chat, as a host you can manage the existing messages by: Archiving the message Pinning the message to the top of the chat In order to reach these functionalities, click on the three dots menu that are visible when hovering a chat message (if you are a host).
How to limit number of attendees in rooms?
If you want to limit the amount of people per room, in the advanced configuration you can set the number of attendees that are allowed to enter. By default, rooms are limited to 42 people but you can increase to any number.
Which type of apps can I create?
You can create the following type of apps: Web app: any web page that can be embeddable in another web page. You just need to configure the name and the url of the app. Video player: this type of app allows you to embed any video from a video site (like youtube, vimeo, twitch, facebook, etc), or any live stream. You only need to provide the link to the video itself. This is using the same mechanism as the Main Stage, which allows you to have parallel live sessions in addition to th
How many rooms can I create?
There are no limit to the number of rooms you may have.
How many people can be in a room?
Each room can have up to 100 people, but if everyone has their camera on it might not be displayed for some, as this depends on each person's bandwidth and hardware and the connection may become unstable. Therefore we recommend a limit of 30 to 40 people in a video conference for an optimum experience, unless most cameras are disabled.
How to configure the backstage?
In order to configure the backstage, just add the link to your StreamYard studio or other platform on the main stage tab of the cockpit of your event. Please note that in order to have the backstage activated, you need to enable it on both the main stage backstage section but also on the Look & Feel section.
What is the backstage for?
If your event is configured with a live stream, as a host you can also enable your attendees to enter directly into the live stream by activating the “Backstage” section of your event. The backstage area allows you to integrate any other application you may use to manage your live stream. We strongly recommend using StreamYard.com to create your live stream, as it is very easy for all participants and hosts. However you can also use other systems like Zoom by placing the link
How to add contact cards to your event?
Please see how to add a contact card directly in a sponsors booth below:
Why can I not see my broadcast messages when I should?
This may happen if your pc's clock is not accurate. You might not see the broadcast at all or have it delayed somewhat. Please see how to correct the time if you have a Mac here. And if on Windows 10: Navigate to Control Panel > Clock, Language and Region > Date and time > Set the time and date > Internet time > Change settings > check Synchronize with an Internet time server and click Update now.
Embedding Games to your Event
How to embed Games We recommend the following games: Cosmo by Ubersnap: https://virtual.ubersnap.com/demo Games (Various): https://playcanvas.com/ Kahoot: https://kahoot.it/ Multple online games: https://gamesourcecode.com/ Robotstorm https://robostorm.io/ Skribbl https://skribbl.io/ Sudoku https://showcase.gamesourcecode.com/master-sudoku/ VirtualHunt https://virtualhunt.io/ Dart https://cdn.htmlgames.com/AroundTheWorldDarts/ _Billiard: https://cdn.htmlgames.com/
How to create the Agenda?
Please see how to create and manage an Agenda for your event in the video below: