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All the latest news and announcements, and the best content from the Miro team.
You voted. We listened! The #1 upvoted feature on Community Wish List is here. Introducing the new hide and reveal setting for frames – manage what frames are hidden and visible on your shared boards and control when content is revealed to your participants during meetings and workshops.Board owners can now control visibility of frames. Hide content so that it stays private until the right moment to share it. Stay in control of when content is revealed on the board so you can set the stage, design workshops content step-by-step, and maintain a private space on your boards. Available on all paid plans. Read more about this magic new setting for frames here. Please leave your feedback in the comments below
We are introducing anonymous Guest Editors – the quickest and easiest way to invite collaborators that don’t have the Miro account yet. Invite anyone outside Miro to collaborate with your team on your public board without any friction or additional costs. Guest Editors don’t have to sign in or sign up for Miro to have full access rights to the board that is shared with them via a public link. Organize remote meetings, brainstorming sessions, and workshops in minutes – simply make your Miro board public and share the link with workshop participants. Don’t worry about losing access to the board if you accidentally close the tab or refresh it – as long as the board is public, it will be shared with Guest Editors. Learn more about anonymous Guest Editors in our Help Center article. Guest Editors are available for Team, Business, Enterprise, Consultant, and Education plans
Dear Miro Community, Here in the online community, you have a chance to help make Miro better by sharing your ideas for product improvements! We’ve compiled frequently asked questions and some recommendations on the Community Wish List and how to submit your ideas in the most effective way. 1. What is a Wish List?Wish List is a category for product ideation, where you can share your ideas on Miro’s functionality with the community and the Miro team, discuss and upvote ideas of other members. 2. Tips & tricks to write a perfect idea 💯✨A clear title that accurately summarises your request.✨One idea per post - if you have multiple ideas, submit them separately so that we can be clear about the status.✨Your idea should be new - before you post an idea, please search to see if it exists. If a similar idea has already been published, upvote it and leave your comment there, instead of creating a duplicate.✨Explain your idea fully and clearly, add as many details as possible. Make sure
1. I’m new to Miro! Where should I start?Welcome to Miro! Please check out this article: New to Miro? Check out these helpful resources. 2. I’m new to this community. Where should I start? Happy to have you a part of the Miro Community Forum! The best way to get started is to first look at our Community Guidelines and then introduce yourself! Everyone is excited to meet you and give you a warm welcome 3. Miro Community Forum: why should I be here?We want you to be even more successful with Miro! It is so valuable to chat with peers from the same industry to validate ideas, share knowledge and expertise, give guidance and insight, connect and engage with each other. This is why we created the Miro Community Forum. 4. How to create a post? Remember to use the search first to see if your questions are already being discussed or if there is already a solution. If there’s no relevant thread yet, feel free to create a new topic. For this, just click the Create topic button next to your avat
With Miro block by Notion, you can embed publicly shared boards into any of your Notion pages. Just type /miro on the page to get started. Learn more about Notion Embeds here. Kudos to the Notion team on this release! If you also want to build your custom integration or embed Miro into your software - check out Miro API. Also, come back here to the Developer Forum to discuss your projects with your peers
Today, we’re excited to introduce a free simple online whiteboard you can use without signing up or signing in. Miro Lite is a simpler, lighter version of Miro available for free to all users without registration on desktop and tablet devices. Try using it with a stylus on touch devices as it supports palm rejection and Apple Scribble. To start using Miro Lite, open miro.com/lite in the browser, and create a new board. You can share this link with your team, and they will be able to collaborate with you in real-time without signing in or signing up for Miro. Visit Help Center and watch the video to learn more, and let us know what you think about this latest update!
[SEP, 30. UPD] Hi there, We’ve released a new Desktop App version to everyone Here’s a full list of improvements:Main updatesUsers can FINALLY open board links (e.g. the ones shared with them on Slack) right in the desktop app. Spell checker is now available It’s possible to paste images right from the clipboardOther enhancementsThe app now uses up to 40% less RAM & supports Chinese, Korean, Japanese & Vietnamese languagesBug fixesSSO authorization now works in 100% cases Users don’t get randomly logged out anymore Keyboard shortcuts now work on boards as well as the dashboard Before, when users updated the app, in some cases it could get stuck in the infinite update loop. We fixed it! Install links: MacOS, Windows x64, Windows x86And please share your feedback about the new version in the comments below. Thanks! Read the old post here Hi everyone! We need your help in beta-testing of the new Miro Desktop app version.It is more stable, secure, and uses less RAM (it's reduced
As some of you already noticed grids are now tables in Miro. The new name comes with the updated functionality – you can now merge cells, and copy content from spreadsheets! Tables let you have the best of both worlds – we are adding more structure to your visual collaboration, while keeping things flexible:Copy content from spreadsheets, merge cells, and use versatile formatting options to create easy-to-read text tables Add sticky notes, images, files, and more to organize visual content betterVisit Help Center to learn more and let us know what you think about this update in the thread
A few feature appears to be out of beta and has started showing up on various accounts, so I figured I would post about it.The feature? I’m unofficially calling it: Board Content Copy Permissions.As it turns out, I was close with the name. Here’s a link to the official Help Center article → Board Content settings DISCLAIMERI don’t work for Miro.Everything I am sharing with you here is what I discovered today on my own (and I will surely get some of it wrong). I have no idea when this will be available to other users or on which plan types.In short, this feature lets the board owner specify who should be allowed to copy content from within your board or the entire board, i.e., Duplicate it.The discoveryMy spouse had this new feature pop up on her Education Plan today. What she saw first: Clicking the Set permissions button took me to the Team profile → Permissions page where there is a new Board content settings section at the bottom: Note: From my testing in an Education Plan, only
Take control of your (virtual) space with Miro’s improved timer plugin! Set your timer during group activities to keep everyone on track and play background music to get people in the right mindset. The improved timer allows you to:Time box an activity such as brainstorming or voting Pause the timer when needed Add time to the timer with the click of a button Choose royalty free background tunes The new timer plugin is available on Education, Team, Consultant, Business, and Enterprise plan. Visit the Help Center to learn more.
Hey, Miro Community, It’s Anna, Marketing Manager here at Miro. I know that these days lots of us need to run remote meetings and online workshops, and it can be really challenging. From introducing new technology to keeping everyone on-track, there is a lot to consider. I want to invite you to our upcoming Remote Meetings and Workshops in Miro webinar where we’ll walk you through how to facilitate engaging online workshops and meetings. In just 45 minutes, you’ll learn how to: set up Miro boards for collaborative workshops use facilitation tools to manage and engage attendees onboard participants in advance of your event manage access rights and permissions and choose the right plan for your business or event. ️ Join us on Tuesday, May 12, 8 AM PDT, 11 AM EDT. If you have a topic or question you want us to cover during the webinar, please, leave a comment below.
We want to let you know about expanded offerings we have to support schools, students, and nonprofit organizations (NPOs).Miro for EducationSTUDENTS: Education plan, free for 2 years FACULTY: Education plan free, forever (available to public and private institutions, K-12 and higher education) An Enterprise plan is available for education at a 50% discount, foreverFill out this form to sign up for the Education plan. Read FAQs on our Help Center.Miro for NonprofitsNPOS get a 30% discount on any paid plan (Team, Business, Consultant, or Enterprise). The Free forever plan is also available to anyone and includes unlimited team members and unlimited boards. In addition, for all organizations working on Coronavirus-related relief efforts, we’re extending the Education plan free for 1 year.Fill out this form to sign up for the NPO offer. Read the FAQs on our Help Center.
Hey Miro Community! Welcome to this space of like-minded people - Miro Community Forum! It’s been a long way here, and finally, we all have a chance to be connected 24/7, collaborate, learn from each other, get inspired, and discuss what matters. Why join the community? We want you to be even more successful with Miro! It is important to chat with peers from the same industry to validate ideas, share knowledge and expertise, give guidance and insight, connect with each other. This is why we created the Miro Community Forum. I’m new to this community. Where should I start? The best way to get started is to first look at our Community Guidelines and FAQ, and then introduce yourself! Everyone is excited to meet you and give you a warm welcome 🤗 Housekeeping items: Read the Community Guidelines carefully before you start contributing to forums, and follow them - our moderators will keep the peace here. Make sure to subscribe to categories and groups that are interesting to you, thus
We want to give remote teams the solution as simple and intuitive as a physical whiteboard. That is why today we are launching enhanced stylus support on touch devices.It is ideal for those who prefer sketching their ideas by hand, or need a quick and easy way to explain their ideas visually to drive initial team alignment.Here are the new cool features we’ve added to our Pen tool:Palm rejection allowing you sketch ideas quickly and naturally on touch devices without leaving unwanted marks Three drawing presets letting you switch between saved colors and pen thickness to speed up work Highlighter enabling you to annotate boards and facilitate meetings in a more visual and engaging way Lasso tool helping select and move hand-drawn objects on the board easilyVisit Help Center to learn more, and let us know what you think about these updates! P.S. Palm rejection was one of the top requested updates in the Community – thanks everyone for your thoughts and feedback that helped us ship this
Hi everyone, Melissa here from the Product Marketing team at Miro. We have another update for you this week. Accidentally delete your board? No need to worry — you can now access and restore boards that have been deleted in the last 30 days. Restoring boards from Trash is available for Team, Business, Consultant, Education, and Enterprise plans only. If you’re on the free plan, there are a few options for you. When you delete a board, you’ll see a confirmation notification where you can click “Undo.” You can also restore the board if you have the board URL. The easiest way to find the link is to search for the name of the board in your browser history or your email inbox. For more information, visit our Help Center to learn more.
We’ve been especially focused on improving Miro UX in the past two to three months, and Auto Layout has been one of those changes we implemented to help our users work in Miro faster and more intuitively than ever before. Let us know what you think. Have you tried Auto Layout and other features we released recently? Is there anything else that doesn’t work as expected or is currently missing in your opinion?
Hey everyone! I’m Matt from Miro’s customer education team. We’ve started up a weekly Getting Started with Miro webinar at 8am PDT every Thursday. We cover all of the following with a very active Q&A at the end! Popular use cases Basic content creation Templates and custom templates Collaboration basics Integration overview Navigation Where you can learn more!
As more people are getting used to remote work, a lot of questions are coming up: How to bring teams together when there’s no physical office? How to make sure people feel productive and supported? How to run virtual whiteboard-based workshops, like brainstorms and design sprints?So we’ve pored through our resources and collected the best tips to help you get started with Miro and adjust to remote work. We use these tools and tips every day to keep our teams as aligned and productive as possible – and we hope they’re valuable for you as well.We have a ton of blog posts, videos, and more about distributed and remote teamwork, but we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites: ReadUltimate Remote Work Guide: 10+ chapters on remote work for employees and managers 6 templates to help you transition to (effective!) remote meetings Design Sprints for remote teams 10 things we (AJ&Smart) wish we’d known sooner about remote facilitation Remote brainstorming: how to, templates, and moreWatc
As many of us are organizing and participating in more remote meetings and workshops than ever before, Miro team put together a quick how-to article explaining how you can use our product and listing links to useful blog posts, videos, and frameworks. Please, let us know what you think! Maybe you have additional questions you want us to cover or have ideas how we can improve the content of the article and its format.
Hello WFH? New to remote meetings with your team? Need to organize a remote workshop? No worries! Here’s a list of Miro best remote work resources with general tips and best practices to help you. 7 ways to make remote collaboration more effective with an online whiteboard What I’ve learned from facilitating over 100 remote collaborative workshops How to measure the impact of remote workshops 10 things about remote facilitation we (AJ&Smart) wish we’d known sooner Running Online Workshops in Miro VMUG03: How to add gamification to your facilitation with Miro @Kyle.C How to run a remote workshop The ultimate guide to remote team meetings Remote team meeting etiquette: how to stay polite in a distributed team Top Google Calendar features to schedule remote meetings Remote team building activities: the ultimate guide by Miro Brainstorming techniques, ideas & rules for group brainstorming How to get more out of remote meetings with Miro How product teams can benefit from connec
Integrations Asana Cards are available for Team, Business, Enterprise, Consultant plans only Import Asana tasks to Miro and invite your team to discuss, prioritize, and sync on the tasks visually in real time, seeing everyone equally engaged. Install now
Hi there! My name is Kate, I am a Product Manager for Consultant Solution at Miro. I want to share some use-cases and ideas about the ways of collaboration with clients in Miro: 1. Workshops It is easy to set up the client workshop in Miro. You can use Day Passes for one-time collaborators (so you don’t need to buy a full license) and tools to facilitate a workshop (timer, voting, video chat, screen sharing). Here is a helpful How-to video about making a workshop in Miro, worth watching if you’ve already made a lot of workshops or in the process of preparation for the first one. 2. Brainstorming sessions Miro is easy to use for an ideation process, usually, I use stickies and a mind map. You can have some boards for your ideas only, some boards for generating ideas with your team and a special board for discussing ideas with your client. 3. Content hub, getting feedback Miro is great as a single hub for all relevant documents, diagrams, pictures and so on. You can have the whole cli
Hey everyone, Lindsey here, Product Marketing Manager for Remote Meetings and Workshops. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or have found yourself suddenly remote, running remote meetings and workshops can be challenging. We’ve released a series of enhancements and new resources to help you design and facilitate amazing online sessions in Miro. Setup and Preparation Visual Notes - Set an agenda, add instructions, or an outline of the board for easy audience onboarding. *New* Meeting and Workshop Templates - Get a head start designing your boards. Check out the new templates available in-app in the Templates Library. Lock - Lock elements and templates to the background to avoid accidental editing. This UX improvement reduces the chance of accidental unlocking. *New* Guest Editors (all paid plans) - The quickest and easiest way to invite collaborators that don’t have a Miro account yet. Remote Facilitation Screen Sharing - Enable participants to follow along as you navigate
Hi everyone! It’s Natalie, Product Marketing Manager of Stickies Capture - a magical feature that helps instantly digitize and edit the results of your offline workshops, retros and brainstorms. With one quick photo, instantly convert dozens of handwritten sticky notes into digital ones in the Miro app.Stickies Capture + Miro collaborative whiteboard => 📲Digitize and edit handwritten sticky notes (all devices); 🏃♂️Invite your team to keep collaboration going (all devices); 🗃Move from idea to implementation by adding more files, diagrams and comments next to your stickies (all devices); 💫Convert stickies into Jira tasks or spreadsheets (desktop); 🙋🏻♀️Timebox activities and vote on sticky notes (desktop); 🎤Turn brainstorm into a presentation (desktop). It's FREE and works on iOS, or Android apps, and in desktop browser! Try it now, and don't worry if you don't have a picture with stickies in your clipboard - there's a demo photo that you can test right away.
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