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Select an item from the list below to find more information on the use case you’d like to carry out.


Duplicate a test

Duplicating a test is an efficient way to create a new test containing similar content to an existing test.

Click on Tests in the left navigation menu and then and scroll to the test you want to copy.

Click on the three dots to the right of the test title (1) and select Duplicate (2) from the drop-down list.

The tests dashboard is displayed with the number 1 pointing towards a highlighted ellipses next to a test and a number 2 pointing to the "duplicate" menu item in a dropdown list.

CodinGame adds a copy of the test underneath the original. The title of the copied test is the same as the original plus the word “copy“.

Click through to the test copy and click Test settings to configure the copied test.

Screen dashboard with one arrow pointing towards the word "copy" in the test name at the top. Another arrow is pointing towards the "test settings" tab at the top of the screen.

General settings

Amend the GENERAL settings as desired.

The CodinGame dashboard is open, in the left nav the "Tests" menu item is highlighted. In the center the Test settings is highlighted at the top. Below that the "General" tab is selected.

Customization communication settings

Customize the email invitation in the Communication tab, taking care not to remove [[NAME]] and [[LINK]] tags from the email text.

In the center the Test settings is highlighted at the top. Below that the "Communication" tab is selected.

Share a test with candidates

In the Public Link tab you can create a public link to share with a group of candidates.

In the test settings the "public link" tab is selected and a public link is displayed.

You can find more information on public URLs here.

Share a test with your team

In the Test settings the SHARING tab allows you to share the test with a team in your account or with another Screen paying account.

Share a test with other teams

To share the test with another team, simply select the team you want to share the test with from the drop-down menu in the Share the test with other teams section.

A screen shot of the Sharing tab open under the test settings. The "share a test with other teams" section is highlighted.

Share a test with another company account

Click Get a new link for a link to send to the administrator of the CodinGame account you want to share your test with:

A screen shot of the Sharing tab open under the test settings. The "share the test with another account" section is highlighted.

In the Report type drop-down list, select the access you want to grant to the receiving account.

  1. If you select Share with detailed reports the receiving account gains full access to candidate reports, including the list of questions and answers.
  2. If you select Share with simplified reports the receiving account only sees the candidates’ final score.

Copy the link and send it. 

If you need to edit these permissions in the future, you can change the type of report received for all associated accounts in report drop-down menu of The following accounts are using this test section. You can also remove test sharing with accounts by selecting the trash bin icon next to the account:

"The following accounts are using this test" section is shown with a company added and a detailed report is shared.

Archive a test

Archiving tests removes them from the My Tests list until you want to use them again.

Go to My Tests and scroll to the test you want to archive.

Click on the three dots to the right of the test title and select Archive from the dropdown list.

The tests dashboard is displayed with a highlighted ellipses next to a test and a drop down menu open with an arrow pointing towards the "Archive" menu item.

The test disappears from the list.

To see it again, tick the Include archived tests box at the top of the list.

A list of tests with a filter at the top and an arrow pointing towards a filter checkbox option that is labelled "Include archived tests".

Archived tests appear in the list together with an archive box logo. 

A list of tests with an arrow pointing towards one of the tests on the left and on the right there is an archive box logo showing that the test is archived.

To add the test to the main list again, click on the three dots to the right of the test title and select Unarchive from the dropdown list.

The tests dashboard is displayed with a highlighted ellipses next to a test and a drop down menu open with an arrow pointing towards the "Unarchive" menu item.

The test is visible again in the main list, without an archive icon.

Brand a test

Branding features are available to TEAM, BUSINESS, or ENTERPRISE plans.

To customize your test when it’s ready, click on Test Settings then Communication.

✅ If you did not customize your test when you created it, this can be done at any time by clicking on the name of the test. 

The dashboard with an arrow pointing towards the "Test Settings" tab at the top and the "Communication" tab in the window below that.

Edit email template

Edit the subject and body of your email that invites your candidates to take the test. 

⚠️ Do NOT remove [[NAME]] and [[LINK]] tags from the email text.

The customization tab is open with the email template shown -- the email subject and email body are open with template text populated.

To add branding to the test, customize the introduction screen that candidates see when they click on the invitation link. 

The introduction screen template is open with the introduction title and introduction text fields displayed.

You can add images, new text, etc. 

You can also customize the last page of your test. 

The end page screen template is open with the end page title and end page text fields displayed.

Lastly, add your company logo and name to the Company Profile page, which you can access in the settings menu at the top right of your screen. They will appear in all invitation emails, introduction pages, and candidate reports. 

At the top right the settings dropdown is shown and the company profile option is highlighted. To the left the "Company logo" and "Company name" fields are highlighted under the "edit your company details for english speakers" section.

Default test settings

Default test settings automatically apply to new tests. You can edit the default test settings and the changes will then apply to all new tests.

From the main dashboard page, click on the settings icon ⚙️ and then Test settings.

At the top right the settings dropdown is shown and the test settings option is highlighted. in the center of the screen the default test settings are shown.

✅ Options are the same as individual test settings. 

In the GENERAL tab, choose settings for:

  • Language
  • Whether candidates can copy and paste as part of the test
  • Sending candidates simplified reports of their results
  • Number of days after which test invitations expire, and
  • Type of test timer
The general settings tab is shown with question language, copy/pasting prevention, candidate report, invitation expiration, and candidate time limit options shown.

In the Communication tab you can edit the emails you send to your candidates.

✅ You can still choose to apply specific settings and branding to any single test. See the Editing test settings page for instructions.