ScreenCloud Aljazeera News App Guide

Show the latest news headlines from Aljazeera News on your screen.

Jun 2018

ScreenCloud Aljazeera News App Guide

The ScreenCloud Aljazeera News app is the easiest way to take headlines from Aljazeera News and share them to your digital signage screens. Aljazeera News is a trusted source of news covering the Middle East, and the world. Making it a great way to ensure your customers, employees and staff are always up to date what’s going on. Plus, when people can get the latest headlines they’re likely to linger longer in your store, coffee shop or reception.

With the ScreenCloud Aljazeera News app you can:

  • Share the latest Aljazeera News headlines
  • Get real time updates on what’s going on in the world
  • Customize the display of news in your brand colors

Here’s how it works:

1. Select and install ScreenCloud’s Aljazeera News app

To begin, follow this link and select “Install this app” in the bottom right-hand corner. This will log you in to your ScreenCloud account, or prompt you to set up our free trial in order to use the Aljazeera News app and others within our App Store.

Once logged in, select “Add this app” from the top right-hand corner.

2. Choose your design

In the settings panel you will see a variety of settings that allow you to customize how the Aljazeera News headlines look and feel. These include:

  • Next post delay (seconds) - this is how long you want to show each piece of news for.
  • Design - here you have the default option which is our latest design:

  • Or the original option which is our old design:

  • Image blending - full, medium or none. This is how much you would like the headline and image to blend in your news display.
  • Theme - this is where you can select a theme to display the headlines in a specific color or your brand guidelines.

Creating a theme

The preset options for Aljazeera News include the default or light theme:

A dark theme:

You can also use Aljazeera News app in your own brand colors:

To create a custom theme, check out our guide on how to use the App Theme Editor. Once you’ve set up a custom theme you will see this in the theme dropdown box within the Aljazeera News app settings.

3. Preview your results

Before you save your app it’s a great idea to give it a preview. Click “Preview” and a small pop-up window will show you exactly what the Aljazeera News app will look like on screen - including any brand colors you have chosen.

If you want to test a different setting simply click “Close Preview” and make any changes.

When you’re happy with how your headlines look in the preview, click “Add App.”

4. Add Aljazeera News app to a playlist

Once you’ve chosen to “Add App” you can give your headlines a name.

Next, go to “Playlists” and drag and drop the app from the selection bar on the right-hand side, to the playlist of your choosing.

Frequently asked questions:

How often does the app update with new headlines?

Aljazeera News app is syndicated by RSS so new headlines appear as they are added by the news channel.

Can I use Aljazeera News in portrait mode?

Yes, Aljazeera News app is compatible with both portrait and landscape screens.

For further questions, please contact support@screen.cloud with details.   

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