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Ziteboard is a simple, web-based whiteboard that you can embed in your Event's or Community's Web App as a feature, or in your live streams using the Custom Tab option of the Agenda and Live Stream features. Attendees can take notes and use the board's pen to write messages, drawings, and doodles.
Check out Ziteboard's help center to learn how to create a whiteboard and share it with others.
Create a whiteboard
Go to https://ziteboard.com/ and create a whiteboard. Please note that you must purchase Ziteboard to embed it in your Webex Event or Community. The pricing plan you choose depends on your needs. Once you've created the whiteboard, decide which link you'd like to embed in Webex Events.
The default link to Ziteboard is https://app.ziteboard.com/. Using the default link, attendees can take individual, private notes; however, they can't collaborate with others on notes. If you want attendees to collaborate on the board, check out these resources on creating a shared board.
Embed your whiteboard in Webex Events
Once you have the link to your whiteboard, you're ready to embed it in your Event App.
Embed with a Custom Tab
If you'd like to use your whiteboard to enhance audience interaction during live streams, you can add it to a Live Stream feature or an Agenda session. For more information on using Custom Tabs, check this out.
When you create an Agenda session or Live Stream feature, expand the Attendee Engagement section, click the Enable Custom Tab toggle, and paste the whiteboard link into the Website URL field. Be sure to enter a Tab Name so attendees know what to expect when they click on the tab. Click Save Changes, and you're done!
Web App users will see the whiteboard in a tab to the right of the live stream panel, so they can interact without leaving the live stream or opening a new browser tab.
Add a whiteboard feature
If you'd like a dedicated feature in your event where folks can use the whiteboard, you can do so with the Web Link feature.
Simply add the Web Link feature to your event, edit it, and enter the URL that you copied in the previous step. Make sure you uncheck the 'Open link in external browser' box so the whiteboard will embed in your event's Web App. You don't need to use the Pass Data to URL checkbox.
⭐️ Keep in mind, you can change the feature name and icon to better reflect your whiteboard! Click the Settings (⚙️) icon to change them.
Attendees can simply click on the whiteboard feature to start taking notes and drawing. ✏️
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