You can configure elements of sessions. This includes basic options for session content and functionality, as well as advanced changes that the JUNO team can make on the back end.


Basic options for every session

You’ll make decisions about content and functionality when you add sessions to your site. You can make these changes yourself using two tools: The content importer and the front-end editor.

These options affect sessions individually. For example, every session can have a different capacity.

An example session. See the tables below for details.

Element

Options

1

Audience engagement

Show or hide:
(tick) Polls
(tick) Q&A
(tick) Chat
(tick) Emojis

2

Q&A

Show or hide:
(tick) Q&A voting
(tick) Q&A moderation feature
(tick) Option for attendees to ask questions anonymously

3

Raise hand

(tick) Show or hide Raise Hand (in main stage and panel sessions only)

4

Information

(info) Change the session name (255 characters max)
(info) Change the session description (includes images, links, text formatting, and HTML)

5

People

(plus) Add speakers and moderators
(plus) Add exhibitors and sponsors

6

Resources

(plus) Add downloadable resources

Element

Options (click to enlarge examples)

Session capacity

(info) Set the max number of attendees allowed in a session (not including speakers and moderators)

Start and end date

(info) Change the start and end date and time

Session type

(info) Change the session type (main stage, panel, or breakout)

Video and stream types

(info) Change the live, preroll, and prerecorded stream options

Gamification

(tick) Allow people to favorite a session for points
(tick) Allow people to complete a session for points


More options controlled from the back end

The JUNO team can help you change more elements of live sessions.

Unless specified, these options affect all sessions on your site. For example, if you choose to remove the countdown timer, it's removed from every session.

When you first enter a session

If no one has turned on their camera or microphone yet, this message appears:

Element

Options (click to enlarge examples)

You’re the first message

(info) Change text You're the first! Be the first to join the session by tapping the video icon below! Other people will join soon." (200 characters max)

If a video is playing when you enter a session, some browsers automatically start playing the sound. Others mute it until you click the video. You can control this setting:

Element

Options (click to enlarge examples)

Autoplay audio

(minus) Prevent a video’s audio from playing automatically, requiring users to click to start listening
This option is set for each video individually

The chat window is open by default. You can change this:

Element

Options (click to enlarge examples)

Chat window

(minus) Collapse chat by default, so users must click to open it

Session page design

An example session. See the tables below for details.

Element

Options

1

Streaming user

(plus) Add a custom image that appears when someone who doesn’t have a profile image turns off their camera
(plus) Show user’s last name when they’re streaming

2

Stream controls

(plus) Show description text under control icons
(error) Remove microphone, camera and/or screen share buttons for attendees

3

Join notification

(error) Remove notification of who joined the room

4

Names in chat

(plus) Show users' last names
(plus) Show tags next to users' names

5

Countdown

(error) Remove countdown

6

Attendee count

(error) Hide attendee count wherever it appears on the site, including the schedule

The options below can be set individually for each site. For example, every session can have a different layout.

Element

Options

7

Video layout

(info) Change the default video layout for a live session and its archived recording
Default for main stage and panel: Horizontal speaker layout
Default for breakout: Grid layout

8

Session tag display name

(info) Change text main stage/panel/breakout (this does not change the tag’s function) (30 characters max)

Backstage controls

Only moderators, speakers, and admin users can see these elements.

An example session. See the tables below for details.

Element

Options

1

Total stream controls

(error) Remove controls that let moderators turn off all users' microphones and end the session for all users.

Normally, moderators can request to bring speakers or other moderators on stage (for example, if a speaker has trouble finding the session controls.) But they cannot request to bring attendees on stage. You can change this:

Element

Options

Bring users on stage

(plus) Allow moderators, speakers, and admins to request to bring attendees on stage

Greenroom and preroll settings

These options affect the greenroom time and preroll video before speakers go on-screen.

Element

Options

Greenroom start time

(info) Set how many minutes early speakers and moderators can enter the session default 30 minutes

Clipped preroll video

(info) Change how many seconds early the preroll video stops playing backstage default 30 seconds
This time allows speakers to prepare their cameras and microphones while attendees continue to watch the preroll