Screen groups, sections and screen locations
Every media player needs to be connected to a screen location and layout. You can create an unlimited numbers of screen locations. Screen locations can be added to sections and screen groups if you want. You can publish information to screen groups but not sections. Sections are used to easier arrange locations and putting them in different folders.
Before you can publish content on your screen you need to create at least one screen location and one layout. For more information about layouts and how to connect it to your screen location go to the following article.
Screen locations are created to easily identify which screen you are publishing to.
Click on a screen 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 screen locations you can create sections. For example you may want to make a section if the locations is in the same city or building.
Click on a section in the structure to get an overview of the screen locations that are included. You will see the layouts to the different screen locations, which media players that's connected, if the media players are online and a map with the adress of the locations marked.
When you want to publish to multiple screen locations simultaneously you can create a screen group.
Click on a screen group in the structure to get an overview of the screen locations in the screen group, the layouts to the different screen 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 screen location click "Add Location" In the left column.
- Enter the location information
Choose if the location should be included in a section. Name the screen location and enter an adress.
The adress is used to get weather data if a weather widget is used.
- Choose layout
Add a layout to the screen location that you have created. Choose between the existing layouts or create a new.
- Add the screen location to a screen group if you want to.
- 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 an 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 the section
Name the section and choose if it should be a subsection or not.
- Connect screen locations
Connect the screen locations that you want to include to the section.
Create screen groups
- Create a new screen 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.