What is content?
Xibo uses content to on layouts. The content library is a store of all the content that has been used on layouts in the past, and content to be used on new layouts.
When should content be added?
From this content library page, content should be added before it is needed. However content can also be added when creating layouts using the layout designer.
To add content
Click on the top left hand "Add Content" button. The form presented has 5 content options as tabs across the top. To select the appropriate type of content click on the tab required. Enter the details in this form. All required fields are marked with a *.
To edit content
Click on the "Edit" button in the action column.
Note: If there is no edit button then you do not have permission to edit that content.
A content item is piece of media that you wish to display. This can be may different types of media, such as Videos, Flash animations, RSS feeds, Pictures and more.
The table comprises of all the content items that you have uploaded or created. You can also see any other content items that a user has shared within this table
You can use the filter form to search for the content item that you would like to modify.
Xibo does it's best to auto complete items information, but depending on the source this information may not be available.
Xibo's media support will be constantly expanding to cater for more functionality.<p> </div>
<p>Content is used to define the different items that can be added to the database. This can be in the form of media files, websites, RSS files etc..</p> <p>WMV stands for Windows Media Video files. These files allow full motion video to be shown on your display</p> <p>JPG is the common type of file used for still photos</p> <p>PPT Powerpoint files can also be media types. If you wish to set an automated powerpoint presentation to display all your slides you must configure this prior to upload. Powerpoint support is only available under Internet Explorer and with client machines that have MS Office installed.</p> <p>SWF these are flash animation files.</p> <p>RSS you can set an RSS news feed to be displayed. You can also add styling so your information has extra visual impact.</p> <p>URL this will take a live website and display it on the screen</p> <p>Text text can be used to add information or notes to your display. These can have a style associated with them.</p>