How to embed web-based tools and sites into a ThingLink

Posted by Louise Jones on Mar 5, 2021 8:48:01 AM

Keep Everyone on the Same Page! How to embed web-based tools and sites into a ThingLink.

The ThingLink editor provides 4 incredibly powerful tag types:  A combination Text and Media Tag, a plain Text Tag, a Tour Tag to link your ThingLinks together and - last but by no means least - the impressively versatile ‘Embed Tag’. In this post we provide a little more information on the what, how and why of using this deceptively simple yet impactful tag.

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Topics: Interactive video, How To, education, Product Marketing, Touchscreen, remote learning, creativity, digital storytelling, digital skills, teacher training, contextual learning, ThingLink, interactive, embed

NEW! ThingLink Saimaa - a next level user interface for streamlined content management (updated 2021)

Posted by ThingLink Team on Feb 22, 2021 4:54:19 PM

February 22, 2021 - Saimaa Interface Update - the year 2021 has accelerated the adoption of new solutions for online learning and publishing at an unprecedented pace. At ThingLink, the increased demand shows as a sharp 50% increase in new monthly signups.  Over 100,000 new users login to ThingLink every month to create engaging visual experiences for their students, employees or customers. For may, ThingLink has become a home for hundreds, even thousands of interactive images and videos. Our new interface offers them improved options for arranging and managing this content.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, How To, Product Marketing, online learning, distance learning, creativity, digital skills, contextual learning, feature update

NEW! ThingLink Saimaa - a next level user interface for efficient content management

Posted by ThingLink Team on Oct 12, 2020 9:13:46 AM

The year 2020 has accelerated the adoption of new solutions for online learning and publishing at an unprecedented pace. At ThingLink, the increased demand shows as a sharp 50% increase in new monthly signups.  Over 100,000 new users login to ThingLink every month to create engaging visual experiences for their students, employees or customers. For may, ThingLink has become a home for hundreds, even thousands of interactive images and videos. Our new interface offers them improved options for arranging and managing this content.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, How To, Product Marketing, online learning, distance learning, creativity, digital skills, contextual learning, feature update

ThingLink Spotlight: Interactive Product Marketing from Pool Corp

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Feb 21, 2020 3:43:22 PM

ThingLink user:  Pool Corp (click to explore live page) - Oftentimes complex products are best presented visually and this is how Pool Corp uses ThingLink in February's spotlight.  Visitors of the site can view this interactive illustration to get ideas on various renovation projects that will give new life to their pools and learn all the reasons why updating your pool is a good idea and an economically smart choice in the long run.  Since pools have many parts, Pool Corp deconstructs each element with a unique hotspot including a tip and link to relevant product lines.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, Infographic, Brand, Product Marketing

New feature: Introducing narrated VR images with sequential hotspots

Posted by Ulla-Maaria Koivula on Apr 25, 2019 5:05:09 PM

360-degree images and videos can help learners develop understanding of real-world environments outside their physical learning space, but trying to successfully setup over twenty headsets for a shared VR experience is not easy. For a while, we have been thinking of an alternative solution, based on the following three assumptions

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Topics: Product Marketing

ThingLink Feature: Interactive Map from Daytona International Speedway

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Apr 11, 2019 5:45:54 PM

ThingLink user: Daytona International Speedway - Interactive map

Description:  Aerial views + interactive hotspots = a match made in heaven.  Using ThingLink, Daytona creates an interactive facilities map that lives in the plan your visit section of their website.  Scroll over the map to check out each location and find out more about Daytona! This information is relative to many events here at Daytona International Speedway including Speedweeks and the Coke Zero Sugar 400. 

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, Map, Brand, Product Marketing

ThingLink Feature: Interactive Product Marketing Infographic from Euromate

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Mar 8, 2019 5:17:53 PM

ThingLink user: Euromate - Interactive world map (created with new editor)

Description:  Air quality experts Euromate use a ThingLink interactive infographic to market some of the services they provide.  Poor air quality creates an unhealthy workplace that leads to unpleasant health conditions and polluted indoor air can arise in different places due to various causes.  Navigating the office building infographic below will teach you about these issues and how to get in touch with Euromate for office air cleaners.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, Infographic, Brand, Product Marketing

ThingLink Feautre: Interactive Infographic by Sears Home Services

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Feb 7, 2019 5:33:44 PM

ThingLink user: Sears Home Services - Top Signs You Are Misusing Your Fridge (created with new editor)

Description:  Sears Home Services uses an interactive infographic to visually educate their customers within a blog post on their corporate website.  Sears experts offer their insights into common ways people improperly care for their fridges — and how you can correct these bad behaviors.  Hover over or click on the image to see the pop-up tips and videos.  For example, one common problem is overloading your fridge and an easy solution is to clean out the fridge regularly and toss anything past its prime.

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Topics: Featured, Visual Web, Brand, Product Marketing

Why we recommend switching to ThingLink's new unified editor!

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Oct 19, 2018 6:22:04 PM

Our new interactive editor offers a wide range of enhanced features and much more flexibility than the previous editor.  Note that if you change to the new editor it won't alter previously uploaded content and is only be activated for new uploads.  As of today, we support four different types of media that you can make interactive: images, videos, 360 images, 360 videos.  Each of these four media types will have the same exact feature set and interface once opened in the new editor.  Continue reading for a summary of the main highlights and why we believe you should switch to the more powerful new editor. 

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Topics: Featured, Product Marketing, New Feature

The New ThingLink Professional Plan Is Here: 10 Reasons Why You Should Get It

Posted by Andrew Beelitz on Oct 3, 2018 5:29:36 PM

Have you been interested in creating interactive infographics and 360° experiences for your organization or customers, but could not yet commit to a full Premium plan? We have exciting news for you: ThingLink just launched a new Professional business plan that gives an individual content creator the most flexible and affordable way to get started with creating stunning interactive visuals!

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Topics: Featured, Product Marketing, New Feature

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