Playing Content On Demand

“On Demand Content” is a great way to trigger a specific piece of content on one or multiple Players when the need for it arises!

This feature is ideal for displaying emergency messagesimpromptu sales, and any type of live content you would like to pop up on your screens!

Follow these steps for publishing an On Demand Content.

  1. On your screenpublishing account Content page, right-click on the content you wish to set a trigger to, and select “Publish” from the pop-up menu.
  2. Select the Players our Player Groups you would like to publish your content to.
  3. Scroll down to the “How to Play It” header and expand the drop-down to play it menu
  4. Select “Play On-Demand”.You can additionally insert an URL which triggers the content when accessed. This is a great use case for the QR Code App.

    play on-demand

  5. Once published, your On Demand Content will show on each Player and Player Group below the Fallback Loop.

How to trigger On Demand Content

With these few steps you trigger content on a Player.

  1. Click on the Players tab on the left-hand side.
  2. Select the Player where the content has been published to.
  3. Select “Content in Players” from the left sidebar menu.
  4. You find your On Demand Content below the “Primary Loop” and “Fallback Loop” under the “Triggered Content” header. On the right of the Content’s thumbnail, click the Play icon.

    NOTE: Triggering On Demand Content on Player Groups follows a similar process: select the target Player Group where the content has been published; click on “Content in Group”. All other steps are the same.

    triggered content in player

  5. A pop-up window will ask how many times in a row you want the Content to be displayed on the Player. If you want it to be displayed infinitely, write “0”.
    times triggered content is played

Stop On Demand Playback

  1. When ever you want to pause the Content playback, press the “Stop On Demand Playback” button in the Triggered Content header.