BigMarker hosts can now create templates for their Evergreen sessions as well as copy their Evergreen webinars. This allows them to “save” most of the settings they’ve used in their previous evergreen webinars, then apply them to future sessions with minimal additional effort. Besides saving time, this also reduces the risk of human error and lost data.
What settings from my original webinar will carry over to the webinar template?
When hosts create a template of an evergreen webinar, the following settings from the original webinar will be copied to the template. (So you won’t need to input them again.)
- All Scheduled Automations
- Emails and Invitations
- Presenter information and permissions
- All session date range and time specifications
- All custom registration fields
- Design settings for the webinar and the landing page
- Registration Check, which checks registrations from other webinars.
- Most settings located in the Edit tab of the webinar dashboard, including:
- The description of the webinar (“About Webinar”)
- Webinar Size settings
- Ticketing information and settings
- Privacy settings
- Advanced Settings
Note: We recommend confirming that all of the above settings are correct before creating a template of your evergreen webinar.
What settings from my original webinar will not carry over to the webinar template?
The following settings are NOT copied over from the original webinar to the template. Hosts will need to manually add the following information to the new template.
- Registrant lists
We recommend that hosts who use webinar templates do the following:
- Mute all outgoing emails before creating a template.
How can I create an Evergreen Template from an existing webinar?
- Log in to the evergreen webinar that you would like to convert into a template. Select the Manage Webinar tab.
- Select the More button, located under the time and date of the webinar.
- In the drop down menu that opens, select Create Webinar Template.
4. In the pop-up that appears, press “OK” to proceed with creating a template of that webinar. . You may also press “Cancel” to go back and make any necessary adjustments. Once you are ready to proceed to the next step, press OK.
How can I select a default template or edit an existing template?
Changes to existing templates can be made on your channel's settings page.
- Go to your channel’s homepage. Click the three horizontal bars seen below. In the dropdown menu that opens, select Settings.
- From there, you’ll proceed to your channel’s settings page. On the left-hand menu of this page, select Templates.
- In the Templates tab is a list of all templates saved on your channel. Here, you can edit your templates and set a default for your channel, including the following:
- To edit a template, select the pencil icon next to its name.
- To select a template as the default for your channel, check Save as Default next to its name.
- To delete a template, select the trash icon next to its name.
To create a new template, select the blue New Webinar Template button