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Tour Creation using Visual Editor


Usetiful contains an advanced editor that enables you to build tours visually without any programming skills. Try it yourself with 14-day trial.

Benefits of the visual editor:


  • You don't have to be a programmer to create tours
  • Real-time preview to immediately see how users will see your content
  • The visual editor is significantly more time-efficient

  • Watch the quick video demonstration to see its capabilities.


    Create a new tour

    After logging into your Usetiful account, click on the "Add tour" button on the Overview page. You will be asked to add basic information about your tour.


    • Tour Name - name your tour for its better identification.
    • Which page should we show this tour on? - Define a URL address or Regular expression for pages where this tour should be visible on. 
    • Autoplay - set whether the first step pops up automatically once the page is loaded.
    • Remember the last step - set whether the tour remembers the last step. When the tour is closed and reopened, that users can continue where they have finished.
    • Show Usetiful button - set whether the tour can be accessed via the button in the right bottom corner. You can also define a visible label.
    • Show progress - set whether steps shows a progress bar.
    When you are done, click on the "Continue" button.

    The next step in the creating process is the actual visual editor. The editor consists of the list of steps (left pane) and the preview on the right side. The sample step (the welcome dialog) is presented at the beginning.



    Edit step content

    If you want to change the step content, click on the text in the preview area, and the text editor will show up. You can change text alignment, adjust font style, colors, upload images, place hyperlinks or edit the content as HTML code.



    Change step properties or actions clicking on the settings icon in the step row on the left side. This contextual pane will appear.


    • Title - Visible name of the step
    • Type - Step can be either modal dialog, slideout or pointer (bubble pointing to the element).
    • Element - If the step type is the pointer, you can specify what element the bubble points to.
    • Highlight - Set whether the content behind the tour step is darkened.
    • Trigger -  Define when the step should appear (i.e., after clicking on the given element).
    • Autoskip - If this property is enabled, the step is skipped when the element or trigger element isn't available.
    • Actions alignment - define whether the actions are aligned to the left, center, or right.
    • Actions - define actions available at the bottom part of the step, change their styles, and order.

    Add more steps

    You can add more steps by clicking on the "Add Step" button in the left pane.



    Don't remember to save your changes.

    If you want to change necessary tour information (tour name, URL and basic properties, click on the "Gear" icon in the top bar.)

    Try it yourself, register to Usetiful Plus free trial today!

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