What is the Name Badge printing feature?

Name Badge Printing allows zkipster users to print nametags and escort cards by connecting a tablet to a label printer. Name Badge Printing works wirelessly, and prints automatically with each guest check-in. Name Badge Printing is a part of the Professional Event plan.

It's required to set up a compatible thermal label printer when using zkipster's Name Badge Printing feature. This article goes over the compatible printers with zkipster.

Watch our tutorial video for a quick overview:

Find step-by-step information in the sections below.


How to Customize Name Badge Content

The name badge feature allows the printing of custom name badges with each guest’s first and last name and an additional two lines for different fields associated with the guest. To set this up:

  1. Click Name Badges tab on the left hand menu
  2. Choose the Fields, Font, Size, and Alignment you desire
  3. Click Save Changes

It's possible to add any default or custom fields needed to the name badge.

Please Note: zkipster doesn't offer the ability to add logos ,QR codes or more lines to name badges. If that is something needed for events, please reach out to the zkipster support team and let us know your feedback! 

FAQS

Q: What happens if there is longer length of information in a Guest Field?

A: If there is a longer title or guest field for a guest the printer will automatically wrap the text to the next line without disrupting any of the other lines selected to print. Example below seen in the second line:

Q: Is it possible to use custom length name badges?

A: Custom length name badges can be utilized by purchasing the custom length paper roll. Once inserted, the roll type will automatically adjust on the zkipster app. When using the zkipster app select the desired length, and get started.

Q: Is it possible to add logos to name badges?

A: zkipster doesn't offer the ability to add logos to name badges. If that is something needed for events, please reach out to the zkipster support team and let us know your feedback!

Q: Is it possible to add QR codes to name badges?

A: zkipster doesn't offer the ability to add QR codes to name badges. If that is something needed for events, please reach out to the zkipster support team and let us know your feedback!

Q: Is it possible to add more than 3 lines to the name badges?

A: zkipster doesn't offer the ability to add more lines to name badges. If that is something needed for events, please reach out to the zkipster support team and let us know your feedback!

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