Customize the text of your VideoAsk interface

Want to spice up the text you're using in the VideoAsk interface? Can’t find your own language? Dying to ask a question in Klingon? You can translate or edit the VideoAsk interface with text customization.

Currently, VideoAsk is available in the following languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Swedish

If your language is not on the list above, or you just want to change the text people see in your videoask, read on to find out how.

Important: For transcriptions to work you need to set the correct language if you are collecting video/audio material.

Create custom text

To create custom text:

1. Select a videoask and go to Settings.


2. Click Customize text next to the Language section.


3. Type the name of your customization in the text field and hit Create

In the example below, I’ll create Hungarian as my custom language.


4. Now you can start editing the text fields and buttons people will see in your videoask, and you can easily translate or change the fields using the English text.


5. When you’re ready, hit Save custom language.

When people open my awesome Hungarian videoask, they’ll see this:


Edit custom text

To edit your custom text:

1. Select a videoask and go to Settings.

2. Select the custom text you want to edit from the dropdown list in the Language section.


3. Click Customize. Now you can continue to edit the customization you created.

4. Hit Save changes to update the current custom text or Save as copy to duplicate it.


If you chose to save your custom text as a copy, you’ll also be able to change its name before saving, like so:


Delete custom text

To delete your custom text:

1. Select the videoask and go to Settings.

2. Select the custom text you want to delete from the dropdown list.

3. Click Customize text in the Language section.

4. Click Delete. A confirmation message will pop up before your text is deleted for all eternity.


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