Migrate your Personality Quiz 1 Action to Personality Quiz 2

The new, enhanced Personality Quiz 2 template replaces the original Personality Quiz template. The version 2 template uses Interactive Canvas, which allows for full-screen animation on Smart Displays and mobile devices.

The original Personality Quiz template will be deprecated at the end of 2020. If you created an Action based on the original Personality Quiz template, you can migrate your Action to the Personality Quiz 2 template. If you choose not to migrate your Action, your existing Action will no longer be available after deprecation. For more details, see the FAQ section.

Follow the instructions on this page to migrate your existing Action to the new template.

Migrate your Action

Follow the steps in the next sections to migrate your original Personality Quiz Action to Personality Quiz 2.

Step 1: Create a new Action with the Personality Quiz 2 template

Follow instructions 1-5 under Build your Action to create a new Personality Quiz 2 Action.

Step 2: Transfer content from the original Personality Quiz 1 sheet to the new Personality Quiz 2 sheet

The format of the original Personality Quiz and the Personality Quiz 2 sheets differ slightly. To create your new Personality Quiz 2 Action, follow the mapping instructions below to transfer your content from the original Personality Quiz sheet to the new Personality Quiz 2 sheet:

Personality Quiz Personality Quiz 2
Data -> Question Quiz Q&A --> Displayed Question
Data -> Positive Quiz Q&A --> Positive Response Answers
Data -> Negative Quiz Q&A --> Negative Response Answers
Data --> Trait Quiz Q&A --> Personality Trait
Outcomes --> Outcome Quiz Outcomes --> Displayed Quiz Outcome
Outcomes --> Positive Traits Quiz Outcomes --> Positive Outcome Matching Traits
Outcomes --> Negative Traits Quiz Outcomes --> Negative Outcome Matching Traits
Configuration --> Parameter --> Title Quiz Settings --> Parameter Name --> Intro Title
Configuration --> Parameter --> QuestionsPerGame Quiz Settings --> Parameter Name --> Number of Questions Per Quiz
Configuration --> Value Quiz Settings --> Value

To learn more about the content for Personality Quiz 2, see Personality Quiz Content.

Step 3: Fill out the Quiz Intro

Personality Quiz 2 has an introduction that plays at the start of the quiz. The original Personality Quiz did not have an introduction. You should replace the sample content in the Quiz Intro tab with your own introductory content.

Step 4: Test your Action and get your Action ready for submission

To configure and test your new Action, follow these steps:

  1. Upload your new sheet for your Personality Quiz 2 Action. See Build your Action for instructions.
  2. Test your Action in the simulator. See Test your Action for instructions.

To prepare your Action for submission, follow these steps:

  1. Click Deploy in the top navigation.
  2. Click Directory information in the left navigation.
  3. Fill out the directory information for your new Action.
  4. Click Save.

Step 5: Undeploy the original Personality Quiz Action from production

If you want to keep using the same invocation name for your new Action, you must first undeploy your original Personality Quiz Action to release the invocation name.

To undeploy your original Personality Quiz Action:

  1. Select your original Personality Quiz Action in the Actions console.
  2. Click Deploy in the top navigation. Then, click Release in the left navigation.
  3. Click Undeploy from Production.

Step 6: Submit the form for your new Action

To add the same invocation name for your new Action, follow these steps:

  1. Select your new Personality Quiz 2 Action in the Actions console.
  2. Click Develop in the top navigation.
  3. Under Display name, type your original invocation name.

  4. Click Save.

  5. Fill in this developer form and follow the guidelines below:

    1. Choose Action name whitelist in the How can we help you? column.
    2. In the Summary and Description columns, write that you are migrating your Personality Quiz Action to the new Personality Quiz 2 Action and want to keep the same invocation name for your new Action.
  6. Click Send when you’ve filled out the information.

After you submit the form, please expect 1-3 business days for our support team to respond.

Step 7: Fill in other information and submit for review

Once you receive the confirmation email from our support team that the invocation name has been released, follow the instructions under Submit your Action to complete all the required information for your Action and submit it for review.

FAQ

Q: Why does the console display this error message: Could not reserve your pronunciation 'xxxx' because: Your display name's pronunciation is already reserved by another Action. If you need further guidance, please contact support. when I try to save the invocation name in the new Action?

A: Usually, it takes several minutes for the invocation name to be released after you remove it from the original Personality Quiz action. If you see this error, please try again after a few minutes.

Q: If I migrate to the new Personality Quiz 2 Action, where can I see the analytics data?

A: After you release your new Personality Quiz 2 Action, you can check the analytics data in the Actions console under Analytics. For the original Personality Quiz action, the analytics data will only be available until you undeploy your Action.

Q: Can I transfer the analytics from my original Personality Quiz Action to my new Action?

A: You cannot transfer the analytics from your original Personality Quiz Action, and the analytics will only be available while your Action is deployed. You may want to save this information before migrating your original Personality Quiz Action.

Q: What happens if I don’t migrate to the new Personality Quiz 2 Action?

A: If you don’t migrate right now, your Action will still be available to users for up to a year. You have until the end of 2020 to migrate your original Personality Quiz Action. After deprecation, your original Personality Quiz Action will be removed from the Actions Directory, and users will no longer be able to trigger the Action.