Please note that your publishing options are defined based on your account type (Education, Marketing & Editorial, or eLearning) and your subscription plan.
Open a scene you'd like to publish, then click the 'Share' button in the upper-right corner:
This will open a new window with different sharing options described below:
- Sharing links & QR codes
- Sharing to social media, Google Classroom and Teams
- Embedding ThingLinks in PowerPoint
- Downloading for offline viewing
Embed media tab provides you with the embed code for the scene. The embed code is perfect for sharing the content on your own website or on a different platform, such as your LMS. In most cases, your content will appear seamlessly on your site, fully interactive. Note that website creators and certain blogs (Wix, WordPress, etc.) may limit iframe embed's functionality. Sample embed codes, as well as more notes regarding ThingLink embeds, are available in this article.
Sharing links & QR codes
Share link provides a shareable link that directs viewers to the page you are currently on. They will not need to sign up or log in to see the content if its privacy setting is 'Public' or 'Unlisted'. You can also check the 'Hide ThingLink interface' box to share the content in full-screen mode or select 'Accessibility player' to .
You can click the 'QR code' button below the link to get a shareable QR code:
Sharing to social media
Publish to social tab allows you to post the shareable link directly to Facebook, Twitter and Google Classroom. Please note that ThingLinks will stay interactive only on Twitter - you can read more about it here.
Embed ThingLinks in PowerPoint presentations
You can use the PowerPoint Add-in to embed ThingLinks into your presentations. Copy the link from the 'PowerPoint' tab and see this article for more info on how to install the Add-in: New feature: embed ThingLinks in PowerPoint
Downloading for offline use
If your subscription plan allows you to download ThingLinks for offline use, you can click the 'More actions' (three dots) button in the upper right corner then click 'Download offline'. This will bring up a new window where you can download the app and paste the scene token to save an interactive copy of your scene - or a whole tour! - on your device. Please see this article for more information.
Sharing to Microsoft Teams
If you are using ThingLink via Microsoft Teams, you'll see a tab containing a deep link that creates an interactive popup window inside Teams. Simply copy the link and paste it to your chat/channels - or see this article for more details.
Changing the privacy settings
If you intend to share your work with someone who does not have a ThingLink account, you'll need to change the privacy setting to 'Unlisted' or 'Public'. Click the 'More actions' (three dots) button on the scene's page, then click 'Privacy settings' and select one of the options in the popup window:
You can learn more about privacy settings here.