How to Add Context with History and Breadcrumbs

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  • When publishing your Zingtrees, you can show people using your tree the path they took to get to the current node. This takes two forms:

    • History: Shows an expandable Q&A transcript of the path through your tree. It looks like this:You can view any data collected at each step as well by clicking the Data Entry view button:

    • Breadcrumbs: Shows a trail of all the nodes visited to get to the current place in the tree. You'll see something like this at the top of every node:


    You can add History or Breadcrumbs via the Settings tool. Just go to the Display tab, and tick Show History or Show Breadcrumbs.

    Advanced Stuff: Modifying URLs Directly

    You can also modify the URL for your published trees to add history or breadcrumbs.

    For hosted trees:

    Add &show_history=1 or &show_breadcrumbs=1 to the URL for the tree.

    For embedded trees:

    Add &embed_history=1 or &embed_breadcrumbs=1 to the iFrame URL.

  • When publishing your Zingtrees, you can show people using your tree the path they took to get to the current node. This takes two forms:

    • History: Shows an expandable Q&A transcript of the path through your tree. It looks like this:You can view any data collected at each step as well by clicking the Data Entry view button:

    • Breadcrumbs: Shows a trail of all the nodes visited to get to the current place in the tree. You'll see something like this at the top of every node:


    You can add History or Breadcrumbs via the Settings tool. Just go to the Display tab, and tick Show History or Show Breadcrumbs.

    Advanced Stuff: Modifying URLs Directly

    You can also modify the URL for your published trees to add history or breadcrumbs.

    For hosted trees:

    Add &show_history=1 or &show_breadcrumbs=1 to the URL for the tree.

    For embedded trees:

    Add &embed_history=1 or &embed_breadcrumbs=1 to the iFrame URL.

  • Throughout 2022 Zingtree will be upgrading customers to our new faster and more modern user experience! Here's how to tell which experience your Zingtree Authors are currently using.

    Log in to your Zingtree Author account and navigate to My Trees. How does your current My Trees page look?

    Zingtree Classic

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    New User Experience

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