How to host calendar meetings in Pragli

You already use Pragli for internal communication, but what about when you need to talk to someone outside your organization? Or what about cross-team meetings with someone who isn’t on Pragli?

In this article, I explain how to schedule calendar video conferences in Pragli that anyone can join without becoming a member of your Pragli team.

Option 1 (preferred): Use the Scheduler

If you use Google Calendar with Chrome, our Scheduler makes scheduling meetings incredibly.

First, install the extension.

Then, click the "Add Pragli" button to schedule a meeting (you may get a sign in prompt the first time).

That's it! Everyone will be able to click the link to join, including guests.

Check out our notes about guests at the bottom 👇.

First, you need a room where your meeting is going to take place. You may already have one, like #stand-ups for your daily standup, or you may need to create one. For example, I personally use #doug-office to host 1 on 1 meetings with people outside of Pragli.

Once you’ve created the room, grab the room link by clicking the link icon on the right edge of the channel.

Create the meeting

Paste the link into your calendar event in the “where” field and add the relevant people per usual.

Example from Google Calendar

Join the meeting

Click on the meeting link to join the meeting. If you have the desktop app, Pragli automatically opens the link in the desktop app.

Notes about guests

Guests can only see the room

Guests join without being able to see the whole team. Below, you can see the view from a full member's perspective (top) versus a guest's perspective (bottom).

You can promote guests to members

Guest attendees can request full team access by clicking on the blue button - a full member will have to confirm them.

If you have any issues or questions, please follow up with me at [email protected]

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