Breakroom web browser
Make it easy for people to interact with your brand. Read on for more information about installing and setting up the Breakroom web browser.

Overview

The Breakroom web browser panel allows you to share webpages inside your region. The panels are fully interactive, so users can click on links and otherwise interact with your web content like they normally would.
The Breakroom web browser will not play MP4 or HLS videos. Please use the Breakroom video player to share these.
In your inventory, you'll see the video player represented by this icon:
To set up the web browser in your region, please see our Room Editor documentation.

Web browser administration

The web browser control panel is only accessible to the object owner and region Administrators. To access it, just click on the gear icon in the bottom control bar.
An example web browser panel.
The control panel allows you to select the website you'd like your users to see and choose how they can interact with it.
The web browser control panel.
Web browser panel component
Function
Web Address
The address where the website is hosted.
Allow forward/back
When checked, forward and back web navigation buttons will be displayed in the user control bar.
Allow external viewing
When checked, a button will appear in the user control bar allowing users to open your website in an external browser.
Save
Saves the selected settings.
Splash Image
Opens the splash screen selection panel. (See below.)

Web browser splash screens

A web browser displaying a static splash screen with a clear call to action.
Uploading a customized splash screen for each web browser you set out can drive end user engagement and create an atmosphere of interactivity and user autonomy. Alternatively, you can use dormant web browsers to display event branding or informational signage when they're not actively in use.
The splash screen selection panel, with an example splash screen displayed in the preview window.
In order to assign a static splash screen to your web browser, simply follow the steps below.
  1. 1.
    Click on the gear icon to open the web browser control panel, as described above.
  2. 2.
    Click the "Splash Image" button. This will open the splash screen selection panel.
  3. 3.
    Click on the "Upload New Image" button to select a splash screen from your computer, or click the "Image Library" button to browse through images that you've already uploaded to the platform.
  4. 4.
    Your selected image will display in the preview window. Make sure everything looks good, and then click the "X" button on the top right to return to the video player control panel.
  5. 5.
    Click the "Save" button, and then click the "X" button to exit.

Web browser user controls

Users can control any video player using the buttons located in the bottom control bar.
The web browser user control bar.
Control panel component
Function
Home
Takes the user back to the default home page saved in the panel.
Forward and back arrows
Allow users to navigate forward and backward within your website.
External open
Opens the saved home page in the user's own web browser.
Zoom In/Zoom Out
Allows the user to zoom in on the panel and away again.
Settings
Only available to web browser panel admins.
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