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How do I schedule a webinar from the web?

    Organizers can schedule different types of webinars from their account.To learn more about the webinar event types, view What's the difference between Standard, Webcast, and Recorded events?

    Schedule a Standard or Webcast event

    1. Sign in to your account, then select Schedule +.
    2. Enter the event title and select Live as the event type.
    3. Customize your event details.

      • Copy en event – If you already have a scheduled event that is set up with polls, surveys, emails, and panelists, you can copy it into a newly scheduled event so that all your settings and customizations carry over. Learn more.
      • Occurrence – Choose how often this event will occur (i.e., once, daily, weekly, monthly, or custom).
        Note: You can have up to 50 webinars in a recurring session.
      • Registration Type – For events that occur more than once, choose whether attendees will register for all sessions at once (series) or individual sessions (sequence).
      • Start Date and Time – Choose the date and time of the event(s). To add sessions to a custom occurrence, select + Add Another Session.
      • Time Zone – Choose the event time zone. This is set to your computer's time zone by default.

    4. Choose how you want to interact with your attendees.

      • Standard – This event type allows up to 1,000 attendees from any device (desktop app, web browser, and mobile app).
      • Webcast – This event type allows up to 3,000 attendees from the browser or the mobile app.

    5. Select Schedule.
    You’re ready to customize your event!

    Schedule a Recorded event

    1. Host and record a Standard or Webcast webinar.

      Tip: This can be a live event that you already have scheduled or an event with no attendees for the sole purpose of replaying it as a Recorded event later.

    2. Sign in to your account, then select Schedule +.
    3. Enter the event title and select Recorded as the event type.
    4. Customize your event details.

      • Occurrence – Choose how often this event will occur. If you want your attendees to watch the event at any time, select On demand then set a start and end date.
        Note: If you select No end date, it will be available for 1 year after the start date.
      • Start Date and Time – Choose the date and time of the event(s). To add multiple sessions, select + Add Another Session.
      • Time Zone – Choose the event time zone. This is set to your computer's time zone by default.

    5. To publish this Recorded event to your GoToStage channel, select Add to my channel then choose a channel.

      Important: If you publish the event to your channel, you will not be able to change or swap the recording after it has been scheduled.

    6. Select Add a recording and find the webinar recording that you hosted in Step #1, then select Add.

      Note: If your event just ended, you will need to allow time for the recording to fully process.

    7. Select Schedule.
    You’re ready to customize your event! Any polls and surveys run during the live session will automatically launch during the Recorded event playback, so do you do not need to manually recreate them for this session.
    Note: You can allow attendees to pause, rewind, and fast forward the webinar by checking the "Show Player Controls (to Attendees)" box in the event details.