FAQ

What is Lasso?

Lasso is a tool that helps you collaborate during any of your web search processes. Find a web page that you want to save, Lasso it, and then update it with notes, pictures, and tags. You can also share these lassoed items with friends, family or co-workers. All your lassoed items are organized into lists which we call Collections.

How do I Lasso items?

There are three ways to Lasso items.

  1. The plugin/browser-extension: Install the Lasso plugin/extension on the browser of your choice. Then when you find a web page on any website, just click the plugin/extension button. Lasso will open a window for you to save the item with notes.
  2. The bookmarklet: Add the Lasso bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmark toolbar. Then when you find web pages you like, just click the bookmark button. Lasso will open a window to save the item with notes
  3. Add item button: From the main list view page, click the Add item button on the sub-header bar. A pop-up will appear where you can paste in the URL of a the web page. Then just click the orange Add item button to finish.

How do I share a Collection (a list of lassoed items) with someone?

There are a few places from which you can share a Collection with family or friends. From the main list view, click the gear wheel on the right and select the Share List option from the drop-down menu. From an item detail page, you will also find a gear wheel in the upper right hand corner which you can click on to share your Collection. As another option, you can share your Collections from the Manage Collections screen. To get here, click the down arrow next to your profile photo in the header bar. From the drop-down items select Manage Collections.

How do I edit a Lassoed item?

To edit a Lassoed item, click the item tile from the list view. Then click the Edit button in the upper right hand corner of the item detail page. From this screen, you can edit the various attributes of your item.

How do I remove a Lassoed item?

You can remove a item from the main list view by hovering over an item tile, activating the dropdown menu in the upper right hand corner of the item, and choosing delete. Alternatively, click an item tile to get to the item detail page. From here, click the options button in the upper right hand corner and select delete from the dropdown menu.

How do I change my login and password information?

After logging in to Lasso, just click the down arrow next to your profile photo in the header bar and select Settings from the dropdown menu. From this screen you can change the email address you log in with and your password.