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You can create a whiteboard using Miro and embed it in your event. Head to https://miro.com/ and sign up for free. It works in the Web App and Mobile App!
Miro is a browser-based whiteboard platform usually marketed to companies and organizations as a productivity tool. As you'll see here, it can also be a fun way for your event attendees to interact with your event and each other.
Check out Miro's help center to learn about how to use the platform and create boards. You can also access their help content using the '?' icon in the upper right corner of the screen while you're creating a Board.
Create your Miro Board
Make a free account in Miro, answer the setup questions, and then create a new board. You can use templates or create your own design.
Once you have your Board ready, click Share in the upper right corner. In the pop-up, change "Anyone with the link" to "can view". Now, click outside the pop-up to close it.
Click the export icon next to the name of your board, and click Embed.
Now, copy the embed code and paste it somewhere else so you can grab just the URL link. The URL link will appear in between the first two quotation marks of the embed code, as shown below. 👇
Once you've copied that URL, you're ready to paste it into your Socio event.
Create your Whiteboard feature in Socio
Add a Web Link feature to your event. Edit the feature, and enter the URL that you copied in the previous step. Make sure you uncheck the box for Open link in external browser.
You’re all set! Your whiteboard is now embedded in your event app, and attendees can view and interact with it right inside your event.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I let others edit my embedded board?
Yes, but you'll have to upgrade your Miro account to a paid plan. Once you've upgraded, follow these steps.
Can I allow other members of my team to edit boards on the Free plan?
Yes, you must invite those users as editors on Miro.
Can I remove the Miro logo on the embeds?
No, it's not currently possible.
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