How to Create Custom Menu Screens in the Online Program

How to Create Custom Menu Screens in the Online Program

What are the different type of Menu Screen available?

The types are as follows:

  • Custom - A text based screen that is often used for "Conference Information", "About Our Organization", "Hotel Information", or anything else you'd like.
  • PDF - A link to a PDF file that has been uploaded.
  • Image - A link to an a image file. This is useful for maps of the venue, hotel or city. Recommended image format is .png or .jpg
  • External Link - The menu item will be linked to a website (e.g. your own site). Set it to open in the app or outside of it in an external browser.
  • Exhibitors - A link to the exhibitor module of the app (See below).
  • Exhibitor Floor Plan - A link to an image file of the exhibitor floor plan. A supporting JPG or PNG file must be uploaded.
  • Sponsors - A link to the sponsor module of the app (See below).
  • Polling and Q&A - Allows real-time polling and Q&A from audience members. Questions can be liked buy other audience members. Polling questions can be setup in advance.
  • My Certificates - A page that allows users to claim their certificates that have earned. 
  • Education Credits - A page for users to claim credits and complete evaluations if required to claim the credit.
  • What's On Now - Gives a 2 hour look ahead from the current time. 

Each screen will be linked off of the app slide-in menu.
Each page should also have an icon affiliated with it.

How to add a Menu Screen?

  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Mobile App Management in the left side menu
  3. If there is more than one app defined, select the app from the dropdown menu
  4. Click App Screens in horizontal menu
  5. Select New Screen
  6. Enter a Screen Title (i.e. the Screen Name such as TwitterFeed)
  7. For Display Menu On, select where you want this menu option to appear
    • If NOT using the Mobile app and only the Online program, select Web Program Only
    • Some screens are only applicable to the Mobile app and are not available in the Online Program e.g. My Notes, My Itinerary
  8. Select a Screen Type (e.g. image)
  9. Click Add Screen
    • Depending on the screen type selected, you may be asked to upload a file or provide more information
    • For example, if you selected a screen type of Image, the screen will refresh and you will be able to upload a file

EXAMPLES

A. Adding a Twitter Feed

  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Mobile App Management in the left side menu
  3. If there is more than one app defined, select the app from the dropdown menu
  4. Click App Screens in horizontal menu
  5. Select New Screen
  6. Enter a Screen Title = Twitter
  7. Select a Screen Type = Twitter
  8. Click Add Screen
  9. In Twitter Query, enter your Hashtag reference e.g. #2018Conference
  10. Click Update Screen button

B. Adding a Screen for Evaluations/CME

  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Mobile App Management in the left side menu
  3. If there is more than one app defined, select the app from the dropdown menu
  4. Click App Screens in horizontal menu
  5. Select New Screen
  6. Enter a Screen Title = Evaluations/CME
  7. Set Auto-Login = Yes
  8. Select a Screen Type = External Link
  9. Click Add Screen
  10. Add Link URL = Front-End Landing URL from Credits Management Screen
  11. Click Update Screen button

C. Adding Floor plan image

  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Mobile App Management in the left side menu
  3. If there is more than one app defined, select the app from the dropdown menu
  4. Click App Screens in horizontal menu
  5. Select New Screen
  6. Enter a Screen Title = Floor Plan
  7. Select a Screen Type = Image
  8. Click Add Screen
  9. Upload an Image file
  10. Click Update Screen button

How to define the Home Screen?

  1. Click Dashboard
  2. Click Mobile App Management in left side menu
  3. Select the corresponding Conference from the dropdown list
  4. Click Home Page
    • You may configure up to 6 rows of up to 3 icons per row for your mobile app Home Page
    • Click in a field and a dropdown box of available defined screens will appear, select the screen you wish to place in the Home Page layout
    • The Preview Home Screen will update as you add/remove the screens in the layout



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