Builder 3 features an array of updates. Here are a few highlights to help you wrap your mind around the changes!
1. More Blocks in Less Clicks
In Builder 2, creating a new block took quite a few clicks:
Builder 3 makes the process much easier. To create a new block in the flow, simply drag the green arrow and a pop-up menu will appear.
2. Multiple Message Bubbles in One Block
To have your bot say what it needed to say in 2-3 individual bubbles in a row, you needed to do all this:
Good news is, that’s in the past.
Builder 3 assassinates this nuisance by allowing you to add additional bubbles, images and even buttons within one block. All you need to do is press SHIFT+ENTER or click the little + icon on the left side. Plus, you can switch between formats (text, media & buttons):
3. Rich Media UI
In the old builder, if you wanted to add a particular gif, you had to download it first and then upload it to the app as an individual block:
Builder 3 allows you to search for Gif within the app:
4. Tag and Manage Multiple Blocks
Answering your demand, builder 3 allows you to tag and manage multiple blocks at once. You can delete, copy and paste them as well as convert them into a brick and reuse it in another bot.
5. Leave Notes to Your Collaborator/Supervisor/Client inside the Flow
Sometimes dialogue flows get too complex, too messy. It’s easy to lose sight of what was done or still needs to be done – especially if more than one person is working on the bot.
The new builder enables you to leave notes without affecting the bot’s functionality. You can comment on/explain what you have done or need to do and inform your collaborators or client about your decisions and progress.
Each note has a title and an option to add a description or image: