You can add a Schedulable Ticker zone to any Layout, which will allow you to add any text-based external RSS feed (ie. local news stories) or your own custom RSS, created by using the Message Manager Template Editor.
You can add the Schedulable Ticker zone as with any other zone within the Layout Designer, you can find out more by reviewing the Introduction to the Layout Designer article within the Signagelive Help Centre.
How do I add a Schedulable Ticker Zone?
To add a Schedulable Ticker zone, follow these steps:
- Log in to your Signagelive account (as a User or Administrator)
- Select Content
- Select Layout
- Open existing or create new Layout
- Select Schedulable Ticker zone from the Layout Designer menu ribbon.
- You can then move and resize this zone by simply dragging it on the Layout canvas.
Once added, you will see the properties available to be configured for the Schedulable, including the following options:
- Text - including the following:
- Font - fonts within the font library of the computer you are accessing Signagelive will be shown in the drop-down menu. If you wish to use your own custom font, please speak with the Signagelive support team.
- Text size - This is automatically adjusted to best fit within the zone you have created, however, can be manually adjusted
- Font colour
- Text Alignment - choose to align the text within the text area
- Font style - Bold, Italic and Underlined
- Colour - Single or multiple colours (with gradient)
- Asset - choose an Asset from your Asset Library or upload new Asset
- Opacity - use the slider to adjust the level of transparency for the zone
- Shape - choose one of the shapes for the zone
- Corner radius - applies to the zone and any shape applied
- Animation Direction, choose from:
- Left to Right
- Right to Left
- Top to Bottom
- Bottom to Top
- Fade In/ Out
- Speed - Use slider to adjust Ticker scroll speed
- Pause - Use slider to adjust duration of pause between each item of the Ticker
- Item Separator Image - Use the drop down to choose:
- Images from your Asset Library
- Upload new .png or .gif Assets
How can I find out more?
You can learn more about Layouts and the Layout Designer within the Layout section of the Signagelive Help Centre or by speaking with the Signagelive Support team via Live Chat or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.