This article will help you identify which public-facing text in your Simulator can be edited from the administration interface. To find out what content cannot be changed from the admin interface, please refer to this article on non-editable content.
You can also find guidelines on word limits and descriptions of where certain content appears in the public view.
You are able to update the following sections:
Open and close date
Contact details: Name: Name of your organisation
URL: URL of your organisation's website. NB: must include 'https://'
Phone number: Optional
Analytics tracking code: Where you input the code snippet. Read more here.
Page heading: The header text acts as navigation link back to Home page from Policy content pages and appears in the coloured header.
Page body text: The text shown on the intro page when the simulator is open.
More info text: The text shown in the 'More Info' popup.
Closed text: The text shown on the intro page when the exercise is closed. It's best to keep this quite brief.
Settings: In this section you are able to enter/select:
Fixed expenditure: If you have any expenditure that is fixed (i.e respondents cannot change it using the sliders), enter the total amount here
Fixed income: This is usually the total budget you have available, excluding any income sliders
Target call to action: Shown at the top of the sliders page, challenging respondents to meet the target. Must be no more than 50 characters.
Text when target is met: This replaces the call to action after the target has been met. Recommended max 25 characters.
Enable extended commenting: Enabling extended commenting allows respondents to add comments to each service group separately as well as adding a final comment before submission.
Enforce target: This will prevent respondents from submitting their response until they have met or exceeded the target.
Extended commenting: Enabling extended commenting allows respondents to add comments to each slider group separately as well as adding a final comment before submission
Service groups are set up on this page. To read more about this please see this article.
In Budget Simulator, we use the term 'Consequences' to act as an explanation of the possible effects associated to a participant’s allocations. Read more about how consequences work in Budget Simulator here.
On this page you enter the text that shows at the top of the consequences page.
This is where you enter the text shown at the top of the demographics page. Your account manager will input your demographic questions - read more about this here.
This is where you enter the text shown to the respondent after they have submitted their response and you can add links back to organisation's website.