Difference between revisions of "Xibo guide for digital signage"

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Navigate to [https://it-digitalsignage.stb.sun.ac.za/login it-digitalsignage.stb.sun.ac.za] and enter your credentials, as shown in the screenshot below:
 
Navigate to [https://it-digitalsignage.stb.sun.ac.za/login it-digitalsignage.stb.sun.ac.za] and enter your credentials, as shown in the screenshot below:
  
[[File:xibo_login.png]]
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[[File:xibo_login.png|frame|none|The Xibo login form]]
  
 
Please see [[#Questions]] below if you have forgotten your password.
 
Please see [[#Questions]] below if you have forgotten your password.
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To upload a new presentation, [[#Login to Xibo]] and open the Media menu on the left hand side, as seen in the screenshot:
 
To upload a new presentation, [[#Login to Xibo]] and open the Media menu on the left hand side, as seen in the screenshot:
  
[[File:xibo media.png]]
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[[File:xibo media.png|frame|none|The Media item in the sidebar]]
  
 
And click 'Add Media' in the top right:
 
And click 'Add Media' in the top right:
  
[[File:xibo_upload.png]]
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[[File:xibo_upload.png|frame|none|Adding new media to the library]]
  
 
The upload form will display as shown below:
 
The upload form will display as shown below:
  
[[File:Xibo_upload2.png]]
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[[File:Xibo_upload2.png|frame|none|Uploading files to the library]]
  
 
Now click "Add Files", and choose your converted presentation (the file should end in .mp4). Once you have chosen the file, click on "Start Upload", and wait for the process to complete. This can take a few minutes depending on the size/length of your presentation. Once the progress bar has filled and the filename displays underneath the buttons, you can click "Done" to complete the upload. If you have uploaded the wrong file, search through the list of files (you may need to page through the items) and click on the triangle on the far right of the item, then click Delete.
 
Now click "Add Files", and choose your converted presentation (the file should end in .mp4). Once you have chosen the file, click on "Start Upload", and wait for the process to complete. This can take a few minutes depending on the size/length of your presentation. Once the progress bar has filled and the filename displays underneath the buttons, you can click "Done" to complete the upload. If you have uploaded the wrong file, search through the list of files (you may need to page through the items) and click on the triangle on the far right of the item, then click Delete.

Revision as of 10:08, 18 April 2018

Preparation

Login to Xibo

Navigate to it-digitalsignage.stb.sun.ac.za and enter your credentials, as shown in the screenshot below:

The Xibo login form

Please see #Questions below if you have forgotten your password.

Upload a new presentation

To upload a new presentation, #Login to Xibo and open the Media menu on the left hand side, as seen in the screenshot:

The Media item in the sidebar

And click 'Add Media' in the top right:

Adding new media to the library

The upload form will display as shown below:

Uploading files to the library

Now click "Add Files", and choose your converted presentation (the file should end in .mp4). Once you have chosen the file, click on "Start Upload", and wait for the process to complete. This can take a few minutes depending on the size/length of your presentation. Once the progress bar has filled and the filename displays underneath the buttons, you can click "Done" to complete the upload. If you have uploaded the wrong file, search through the list of files (you may need to page through the items) and click on the triangle on the far right of the item, then click Delete.

Change the live presentation

Questions