How do I create a feed in Content Studio?

​​Question

  • How do I create a feed in Content Studio?
  • How do I get a ticker to play on my display?

Environment

  • Product Family: Software
  • Product: GP4,GS6
  • Component: DMP 8000
  • Control System: Venus 1500 Version 4.20 and Greater, Venus Control Suite Daktronics Hosted, Venus Control Suite Local Hosted

Answer/Steps

  1. Gather an RSS feed URL or XML URL that you would like to use on your display.
    • Note:  Ticker/Feeds are only available on GP4 or Higher Displays and Venus 1500 V4.20 or higher and displays with an DMP 8000 player in Venus Control Suite (GS6/GC6)
  2. In Content studio, Open up the Studio drop down by clicking on the Application Menu in the top left.
  3. Select Configure Sources.
  4. Select Add New Source.
  5. Select the source type, and then paste the URL into the URL portion; select Create.
  6. Edit settings as needed by clicking on the Blue title under Sources.
  7. Once configured, close the window, Select Insert from the Tool bar.
  8. Select Ticker or List.
  9. Select the Radial next to the feed you wish to utilize.
  10. Adjust size to desired layout.
  11. Save presentation by clicking the Application Menu in the left corner and selecting Save or Save As.

KB ID: DD2693094


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