Create a Highlight
  • 15 May 2024
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Create a Highlight

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Article summary

Highlights enable you to grab user's attention and get the user to focus on an element while the rest of the screen is blacked out.
You can create and configure your Highlights using the following steps:

Step 1: Create a Highlight project

  1. On the Whatfix Mobile Dashboard, select the App in which you want to create your project.

  2. To create a new project, click New.

  1. Under the Nudges section, click Highlight.

  1. Enter a name for your project.

  2. Enter the App Version or select the App Version using the dropdown.

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    • Use the latest version of your app to create Whatfix Mobile content. For more information on app version, see What is an App Version?.
    • Ensure that you add the correct app version from the app build that was integrated with the Whatfix Mobile SDK.
  3. Click Create.

  1. Your Highlight project gets created, and you are redirected to the Whatfix Mobile Studio.

Step 2: Capture your Mobile app screens

You can capture screens as a one-time step using the Whatfix Creator widget. This widget enables you to capture app screens as screenshots and saves them to your Whatfix Mobile Dashboard to create in-app guidance content. It also enables you to preview your projects and test them before publishing.

For more information on how to capture and add app screens, see Capture Mobile app screens.

Use the following steps to add a screen,

  1. On the Identify Screen window, click + Add screen.

  2. Select the screen where you want to create the content and click Add Screen.

Step 3: Identify the screen

After capturing the screen, you need to identify the unique elements on the screen and tag the screen so that the in-app experience you create appears on the right page.

  1. To identify the unique elements on the screen and to tag the right screen, click Add Identifier

  2. Click the desired element on the page.

Example: If you want to show a Highlight on the Home screen, you can choose the title Home, which can uniquely identify the screen and show the Highlight on the correct screen.

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Click Add More to select more elements on the page, and then repeat step 2.

Step 4: Design the Highlight

You need to choose a template for your Highlight and select the element upon which you want to place the Highlight. Once the Highlight is set to appear on the element you want, you can design the Highlight as per your requirements.

Use the following steps to design your Highlight:

  1. On the Whatfix Mobile Studio, go to the left and select Design.


  2. Choose a template for your Highlight.

  3. To target the element on which you want to place your Highlight, click Identify Screen.


  4. Select the desired element on the screen.

  5. Click Confirm.

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    • The Highlight appears on the element you choose.

    • To place your Highlight elsewhere, click Change.

  6. To add or generate the audio for the in-app experience in the language of your choice, go to the LANGUAGE SUPPORT section and then select the language using the dropdown.

  7. Configure AUTO DISMISS if you want to dismiss an element automatically after an interval. You can also configure the TRIGGER EVENT and ELEMENT TERMINATION events.

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The Highlight you create is automatically saved.

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To configure and customize the Body, Media, Buttons, etc. on your Highlight, see Customize a Highlight.

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