Groups, Sections and Locations
Every media player needs to be connected to a location and layout. You can create a unlimited numbers of locations. Locations can be added to sections and groups if you want. You can publish messages to groups but not sections.
Before you can publish content on your screen you need to create a at least one location and one layout. For more information about layouts and how to connect it to your location go to the following article.
Locations is created to easily identify which screen you shall publish to. To simplify you can say that every locations identifies a screen which has a media player connected.
Click on a location in the structure to get an overview of the layout that is connected, which media player is connected, if the media player is online and a map with the adress of the location marked.
To organize your locations on your locations you can create sections and add the locations to. For example you may want to make a section if the locations is in the same city or building.
Click a section in the structure to get an overview of the locations in the section, the layouts to the different locations, which media players that's connected, if the media players is online and a map with the adress of the locations marked.
To easily publish to multiple locations simultaneously you can create a group.
Click a group in the structure to get an overview of the locations in the group, the layouts to the different locations, which media players that's connected, if the media players is online and a map with the adress of the locations marked.
Create a new location
- Create a new location
To create a new location click "Add Location" In the left column.
- Enter location information
Choose if the location shall be included in a section. Name the location and enter an adress.
The adress is for example used to get weather data if a weather widget is used.
- Choose layout
Add a layout to the location that you created. Choose between the existing layouts or create a new.
- Add the location to a group
Choose to add the location to a group.
- Activate a media player
Click on "activate new player" and enter the activation code that's displayed on the screen.
If you don't have a activation code you can do this later. If you want to use a media player that is already activated to this location you do this from Mediaplayers that you find under the menu in the top left corner.
- Create section
Click "Add section" In the left column.
- Name section
Name the section and choose if it shall be a subsection or not.
- Connect locations
Connect the locations that shall be included in the section.
- Create a new group
Click "Add group" In the left column.
- Name the group
Name the group.
- Connect locations
Connect the locations that shall be included in the group.