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  1. I want to delete some of my old webmixes.

    I have too many webmixes and I want to remove some. Can I please permanently delete them?

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      0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi there,

      Thank you for reaching out. You can delete your webmixes by clicking the trash can icon at the top of the page and typing in “DELETE” to successfully remove your resources. Once you’ve done so, the action cannot be undone.

      If you have any further questions or concerns, please let us know.

      Thank you for using Symbaloo!

      Best regards,
      Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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        0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi there,

        Thank you for your feedback. You can currently embed webmixes onto your site or blog. Simply click the share button above your webmix and make sure that you’ve published the webmix. Under the share link, you’ll see a button for “Embed Code”. Simply copy the embed code and paste it to your site.

        If you have any further questions or concerns, please let us know.

        Thank you for using Symbaloo!

        Best regards,
        Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          HI there,

          Thank you for your feedback. We will forward this to our developers in hopes that they can implement new features to Symbaloo that would provide what you’re looking for.

          If you have any questions or concerns, please let us know.

          Best regards,
          Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hi there,

            Thank you for your feedback. We will forward this onto our developers for them to hopefully implement in the future.

            If you have any further questions or concerns, please let us know.

            Thank you for using Symbaloo!

            Best regards,
            Bryan | Team Symbaloo

          • Is there a multiple owners option ?

            Would be great to be able to share a web mix so others can edit and co-create

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi there,

              Thank you for your feedback. We now offer real-time webmix collaboration through our Symbaloo PRO+ accounts. You can now add a co-creator to help contribute and curate webmixes, all while chatting in real-time through the chat feature. Please head over to symbalooedu.com/pro for further information.

              If you have any further questions or concerns, please let us know.

              Best regards,
              Bryan | Team Symbaloo

            • Ads

              Make sure ads are appropriate for young children as we promote this website district wide.

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                0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi there,

                Thank you for your feedback. We understand your concerns around appropriate ads. We do everything which is in our capabilities to only allow ads that are appropriate for all our users, including the youngest ones. We work together with big ad-networks like Adsense (the Google advertising network), which contains millions of advertisers. First of all Google has a compliance team, but we also deactivate categories like gambling, dating and politics. Last but not least we are checking the ads on a daily basis. All these actions should prevent our ad servers from showing inappropriate ads.

                Please note there is an easy way to remove all ads from Symbaloo so there is not any risk at all, which is upgrading to Symbaloo PRO. You can find more information here: https://www.symbalooedu.com/symbaloo-without-advertisements/

                If you have questions or concerns, please let us know.

                Best regards,
                Bryan | Team Symbaloo

              • TEST PROPERLY WITH SAFARI!!!!!!!!

                Seriously, folks, I'm sure your programmers are PC fans, but the world of your users includes a lot of Mac users using Symbaloo with Safari, so please be bothered to test properly. A few weeks ago, my webmixes suddenly went wonky - no, I don't wish to open American Express in German. When I log in through Chrome, everything works properly, so clearly, someone didn't do testing in Safari as they should have. I've complained about this several times, but nothing has improved, so I'm seriously considering dropping Symbaloo altogether in favor of something that works well in Safari

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                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hi there,

                  Thank you for reaching out. We do apologize for the inconvenience. Our developers were aware of the American Express tile redirect issue. They have resolved the issue and the tile should now be directing to the correct site.

                  If you continue to experience any problems, please let us know.

                  Best regards,
                  Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                • we need a backup system.

                  We need bachup system for PERFECT APPLICATION ... Congratulations

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                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi there,

                    Thank you for your feedback. We will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work this out in Symbaloo in the future.

                    Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                    Best regards,
                    Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi there,

                      Thank you for your feedback. I will forward this on to our developers.

                      Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                      Best regards,
                      Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                    • I think you should add more site squares and make iT so it can load without internet

                      There are not that many squares for all the sites I desire so it would be nice if you could add more squares, and if you could make it so it doesn't need internet it would be a nice addition. Please and thank you !

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                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi there,

                        Thank you for your feedback. You can always add additional tiles to a webmix by clicking the edit button at the top of the page and clicking the “resize webmix” tab. You can then add or remove tile rows to your preference. Regarding the internet feature, our site is web based, which means that you need an internet connection. Without a connection, the site wouldn’t function.
                        We do apologize for the inconvenience.

                        Please let us know if you have any further quesitons or concerns. Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                        Best regards,
                        Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                      • Stop using flash

                        HTML5 is not new. Flash is a dead content delivery platform and the continued use of it only stands in the way of actual consumption of the content.

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi there,

                          Thank you for your feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work this out in Symbaloo in the future.

                          Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                          Best regards,
                          Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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                            0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Hi there,

                            Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                            Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                            Best regards,
                            Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Still No Backup

                              Why is this thread requesting backup with over 600 votes marked Complete, when there is still no backup?

                              http://en.support.symbaloo.com/forums/138396-how-can-we-make-symbaloo-even-more-useful/suggestions/5356161-allow-backup-of-my-mix

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                                1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi there,

                                Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have changed the status of the request. Please continue voting on the original request as this thread will be closed and marked as completed.

                                Our developers are aware of the feature request and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                                We appreciate your feedback. Please let us know if you have any further questions or concerns.

                                Best regards,
                                Team Symbaloo

                              • Stop people pirating my web mixes

                                Don't allow people to steal other people's web mixes.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Hi there,

                                  Thank you for reaching out. If you wish for others to not have access to your webmixes, please make sure that you are publishing your webmixes as either private, or not publishing them at all. However, if you decide to un-publish a webmix, you will not have the option to share your webmixes individually.

                                  Please let us know if you have any other questions, concerns, or feedback.
                                  Thank you for using Symbaloo!

                                  Best regards,
                                  Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                                • Easily add markers, More University sites, Profession based markers, Flight trackers,

                                  Easily add markers, More University sites, Profession based markers,

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                                    0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hi there,

                                    Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future. As for the markers, you are able to add them by clicking the options button at the top of the webmix and toggling the “add new marker” switch in the pop-out sidebar.

                                    Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                                    Best regards,
                                    Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                                  • Help

                                    Hi,
                                    I am very concerned about the alien background that is popping up in my 1st grade Symbaloos. Is there a way to stop this? I will have to stop using Symbaloo this keeps happening. Please advise.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Hi there,

                                      Thank you for using Symbaloo. Our free accounts do have ads, however, if you are on a free EDU version of Symbaloo, the ads will be less inappropriate for students as that is our focused educational version. If you need your account transferred over to EDU, please send us a support ticket and we can assist with the transfer.

                                      Please let us know if you have any further questions or concerns. Thank you for using Symbaloo!

                                      Best regards,
                                      Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                                    • I love this site. The only thing I have not figured out is how to delete or adjust a tile once it is posted.

                                      Suggest some of the top sites for education in a certain age group or subjects.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Hi there,

                                        You can edit a tile by right clicking it in order to access the tile edit options. If you are on Learning Paths, you’ll have to use the trash button at the bottom of the page to delete a tile.

                                        Also, thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                                        Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                                        Best regards,
                                        Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                                      • Mass remove inactive accounts under PRO account.

                                        I would like to mass-remove inactive accounts

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                                          0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi there,

                                          Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                                          Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                                          Best regards,
                                          Bryan | Team Symbaloo

                                        • We need folders!

                                          I truly love the Lesson plans - what a great innovation! But how can you come up with that wonder and not be able to find a way for us to be able to organize our webmix menu, either with folders or alphabetizing or something!

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                                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi there,

                                            Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                                            Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                                            Best regards,
                                            Bryan | Team Symbaloo

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