Pads are simple, temporary, collective editing tools in BrainStore.
The technological background can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etherpad
BrainStore has it's own pad server.
Creating a pad is so easy it's confusing at first... You simply enter any URL that starts with
Then add whatever you like
(the maximum length of a pad name (your part) is 50 characters - don't use spaces, please
To embed a pad: replace the https:// through a b://, and you will have the pad on your website or in your lobby.
After creating the pad you need to remember the link you set, e.g. by setting a bookmark. You won't find your pads otherwise
The pads are secure. Provided you don't make the link public... Be aware: Everyone with the link can share or make public the link
Select the template and copy-paste the content to your new pad
In the settings, you can get the read-only link to your pads.
Add your name as the author/contributor
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