How do I use the Profiles Widget?

The Profiles widget showcases a gallery of profiles with images and descriptions; e.g. a profile of company employees, executives, trainers at a gym, students, new church members, products for sale, etc.


What You'll Need

  • An Xhibit signage device
  • XhibitSignage.com CMS Application with supported feature package
  • Internet Connectivity

If you meet the requirements listed above, simply follow the steps below to learn how to use the Profiles widget.
 

Using the Profiles Widget

Choosing the widgets tab
 
  • On the XhibitSignage Add Media page, click on the "Gallery" tab.
  • Choose the "Profiles" option from the list.
Choosing the profiles widget
 
Selecting the Theme
 
  • The first thing you'll want to do with the Profiles widget is Select a Theme, each and every theme has different animations and information that is displayed.
  • Once a theme has been selected, select a file as your data source or use the Add/Edit Items tab to enter information with the inline editor on XhibitSignage.
Selecting the Data Source
 
  • When using the "Import File" option, make sure your CSV files adheres to the required format. In order to do that we recommend downloading the provided sample file by clicking on the "CSV" button.
     
  • "Web Feed" option will allow you to insert a link to the CSV file hosted on your server. The main benefit of this method is that it will allow XhibitSignage CMS to automatically display any updates done on your side, and therefore always show most recent and updated data. You will need to make sure your .CSV file adheres to the format of the sample file. Additionally your link should end in ",csv" and point to raw .CSV data.
     
  • Finally "Add/Edit Items" option will allow you to manually created each profile. Simply follow the template and fill out the fields with your information.
Selecting your Current Items
 
  • Once you've selected or created your data source your category, current items lets you view the sequential order of items.
  • In the Transitions section, you can change the transitions with the drop down menu and the duration of these on the profiles themselves. Some Themes come with an animation, for example a spinning half circle, and you can change the duration of this animation as well.
Transitions
 
Adding to your media library
 
  • In Advanced Settings, you can change the color scheme of the theme chosen, as well as edit Font settings and how many Profiles you want per page.
  • Give this instance of the Profiles Widget a name and click on the "Save" button to add it to your media library.

 

 

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