You need to understand viewer media-flow for this article.
Adding a Media Flow Step
You can add any number of media flow steps by clicking the ‘add step’ button in the ‘Media Flow’ tab of the study page. The step editor will be shown. Save and close the dialog to add the step to the study.
Make sure you specify a meaningful name for each step, especially when you use the same media item in multiple steps. However, you can change the name and media item later.
Editing a Media Flow Step
To edit an existing media-flow step:
- Open the study by clicking its thumbnail
- Click the “Media Flow” tab
- Click on the “edit” icon of the step you want to edit
The media flow editor is presented as a modal dialog with 3 tabs:
Here we will discuss the first tab of the step editor, which defines the media and other details of the step.
Changing the name of a step
Give each step a meaningful name to help you remember where it fits in the media flow, especially if you have multiple steps featuring the same media item.
Changing the media item
The “Media” tab allows you to change the media item for the step being edited. You can use the same media in many steps.
The media-flow editor shows start steps with a prominent black star. In the “media details” tab you can change this behaviour by clicking the relevant radio button – every step can be make a start step.
When the user starts a viewing, the app will pick one of the start steps to begin the viewing. Therefore, this is an important randomization tool.