Completing Website/Portal Questions with the Browser Extension

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Vanta Questionnaire Automation provides tooling for completing various types of questionnaires. In this article, we’ll walk through how to complete a portal or website questionnaire. 

Installing the browser extension

Chrome

  • Open the Vanta - Questionnaire Automation extension in the Chrome Web Store
  • Click Add to Chrome
  • The extension will let you know that it can read and change all your data on all websites. To approve, click Add extension

Microsoft Edge

  • Open the Vanta - Questionnaire Automation extension in the Chrome Web Store.
  • Click Allow extensions from other stores
  • Click Allow
  • Click Add to Chrome
  • Click Add Extension

Brave

  • Open the Vanta - Questionnaire Automation extension in the Chrome Web Store.
  • Click Add to Brave
  • Click Add Extension

Troubleshooting

  • Extension cannot authenticate to Vanta
    • Double check you're logged in at app.vanta.com
    • Check chrome://policy to make sure that your administrators have not set Extension Settings to restrict the usage of extensions.
  • Text selection has limited functionality on Google Docs and Office 365
    •  Questions can be copied/pasted/typed into the extension search
  • Text selection doesn’t work on tabs that were already open before installing the extension
    • Refreshing these tabs will enable text selection for those tabs

Answering portal/website questionnaires

  • Go to Questionnaires
  • Click + Add questionnaire
  • Please provide the company URL and questionnaire name, set the questionnaire type to the website link, and provide the Portal URL. 
  • Optionally, fill in a due date, owner, or description. All of these fields can be edited later. 
  • Click Continue
  • Go to the portal/website URL where the questionnaire is located.
  • Open the Vanta - Questionnaire Automation extension on the page.
  • Select a question on the page to be answered.
  • The browser extension will display the Vanta AI answer (if possible) and related questions from your answer library. 
  • Copy the answer you would like to use. 
  • Paste the answer into the field on the page.
  • Once all questions are complete, return to the questionnaire in Vanta and click Mark as complete