What happens if a workspace hits capacity?

When a workspace hits capacity, we show a message indicating that the space is full. Guests can click to try to enter again, and if someone leaves, they will be able to enter.

Creating Workspaces

Is there a limit to how many workspaces I can create?

No, not currently. Feel free to create as many workspaces as you'd like. You can see all of the workspaces you've created on your homepage:

How do I restore a workspace?

We save and automatically back up your workspaces, available under Workspace Versions in your Workspace Settings. Click on a backup name from the list to restore your space to a previously saved version.

How do I keep track of my latest workspace when I have so many workspaces in progress in ohyay?

Next to the name of your space in your Workspace Gallery (, you can select a pin so that those workspaces stay at the top of your list.

Copying Workspaces + Rooms

How do I copy a workspace?

Navigate to your ohyay homepage ( to see all your workspaces. Hover over your workspace's name and click on Clone.

Is there a way to copy a room over to another workspace?

You can copy and paste rooms both within the same workspace and across workspaces. While in Editor Mode, click on the room in the Admin Rooms list and hit Command-C. Paste it in your Admin Room list in your other workspace.


Linking/Embedding Workspaces

How do I link from one workspace to another In your element's **Link URL,** you can put ohyay://ws_xxxxxx to link workspaces (where ws_xxxxx is the workspace ID from your workspace URL).
How do you embed ohyay into a blog or webpage?

You can embed ohyay into an iframe on a webpage. First, grab the workspace URL as a viewer. It will look like or Next, put that URL into an iframe in your webpage.

Workspace Properties

Can I prioritize certain regions?

Yes. If most of your attendees are in a particular region, you'll want to select that region in your Workspace Settings.

Is there a way to turn off whispering globally throughout a workspace (or to change the default so that new video slots have whispering turned off by default)?

Yes, there is an Enable Whispering setting in your Workspace Settings under the Defaults section. Uncheck Enable Whispering to turn it off globally.

Can you turn off the ability to have SIDE CONVERSATIONS?

Yes, go to Workspace Settings > Defaults > Enable Side Conversations and uncheck this box to disable the ability for side conversations to run through the workspace. You can also adjust the various volumes of side conversations in your Workspace Settings.

Sending Announcements to All Guests

How do I broadcast to all rooms to give instructions?

You can use the Shout To All Users functionality. Click on the megaphone icon above the Room List to appear on top of all rooms in the workspace; click again to stop shouting.


You can also send an announcement message if you search for Send Announcement in your Room Settings.

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Screen Sharing to All Rooms

How do I share the same screen across all rooms?

Create a User Slot that takes screen shares. Then create another user slot that takes screen shares and set Mirror Participant Element (under "Advanced" in its settings) to point to that original user slot.

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