If your registration is embargoed, a view-only link offers a way for you to share the private contents with non-contributors. You can create an anonymized view-only link to hide your contributor names on the registration's "Overview" page and in the "Recent Activity" section - this is particularly useful in blinded peer review! If you're creating an anonymized view-only link for a preregistration, your contributor names will be hidden in the "Authors" section of your form, as well.
Only admins on a registration can create view-only links. This feature will not be visible to read and read+write contributors.
1. Create the link
Open your registration, then click Contributors tab on the right panel.
The "Contributors" page will appear.
Click the green +Add button below "View-only Links."
A modal will appear.
- Type a name for the link into the first field to help you identify it later (optional).
- To hide your identity from viewers - such as for blinded review - check the box next to Anonymize. This will remove all contributors' names from the contributor's list and logs (optional).
- To extend the view-only link to any registered components, check the boxes next to the respective component(s). Note: Only those with checked boxes will be shared with the link.
- Click the Create button.