Church Online Platform updates
Church Online Platform updates

Preview a Service





Preview lets you test a Service before you run it live. When you add a new Service at the bottom of the new Service screen, select Save and Preview. Your Preview launches in a new tab, with a link you can copy and share with other team members so they can test it too.

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Like Comments in Public Chat





Likes are a simple way to get attenders more engaged in your Service. Hosts can reinforce positive Chat behavior by liking Comments that contribute meaningfully to the discussion. To like a comment, simply tap โ€œLikeโ€ underneath it.


Sermon Notes Engage Attenders in Your Service





Attenders can now create their own notes or edit existing sermon notes during a Service. If you donโ€™t provide notes for a Service, attenders will still be able to use the space to create their own. They will also be able to download notes.


Delete a Moment from Chat Feed





Hosts can remove a Moment from the chat feed. On the top right of the Moment you want to remove, tap โ‹ฎ, Delete Moment.

Audience List Increases Visibility and Control





Between the existing Host Chat and Host Info tabs, the Audience List allows Hosts to:

  • See a searchable list of all attenders present at the service who have provided a chat name
  • See a searchable list of all Hosts present at the service
  • Start a separate chat with anyone at the service
  • Mute attenders
  • See which attenders are currently muted
  • See which attenders have left the service

Emoji Options Allow Multicultural Responses






Attenders can now select from the color palette of emojis for hand claps, and hand raises. Choosing a different skin tone works the same way your attenders are used to accessing it on other platformsโ€”just long-press on the emoji, then pick the one you want.


Improved Accessibility





Hosts and attenders who use screen readers can now tab through the following elements and hear them read aloud:

  • Navigation Menu
  • FocusNav Item Focus
  • Prayer Button Focus
  • Navigation Bar / Tab Focus
  • Chat Input Focus
  • Host Navigation Focus
  • Tab Order
  • Quickly Navigate to Video
  • Navigate to and Read Notes
  • Navigate to Bible Tab
  • Sign Up
  • Log In
  • Log Out
  • Change Text Size

RTL Language Support





Church Online Platformโ€™s interface now supports Right-to-Left languages such as Arabic and Hebrew. All that Hosts or attenders need to do is set your device to the language you prefer. If the language youโ€™ve selected is supported, your text automatically displays in the proper configuration.


Television Browser Support





Now you can attend church online through the browser on your smart television, or through television devices. Church online functionality through a TV browser is limited to the basic video experience.

To see church online on your smart TV or TV device, open its browser and visit a website where church online is happening.

Image Moment





Our goal has always been to equip churches with tools that go beyond watching and focus on creating authentic community around content. One of the newest ways we're providing to deeper engage with your audience is through the brand-new Image Moment.

The Image Moment allows you to share an image in the chat feed. Attenders can like and discuss the image in the chat, and then share it directly to their social media feeds, which helps reach more people that may attend your service!

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