RSS News Feed App

With RSS News feed app you can pull news articles and images from your local news provider in your own language.

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Automatically update the latest stories to keep your digital signage content up to date. Copy the url of your selected RSS feed and go live with a few clicks. Valotalive app will show the images, headline and ingress of the stories. Valotalive RSS News App main features

  • The app will show images, headline and ingress of the news

  • Use any feed with RSS or Atom standard

  • Easy self service activation

  • Automated updates

  • Advanced configurations available

Example of a RSS feed app on digital signage

Activating RSS News feed app

Easiest way for activating a content App is from Valotalive Dashboard. Just click the icon of the content you wish to activate and proceed. More detailed info of the first steps can be found here:

Settings on the Apps' Configuration tab

  1. URL to RSS or Atom Feed

    NOTE! Feed must be properly formatted. You can check your feed at

  2. Article view time
    This value set the time how many seconds each article is shown in the show cycle on its turn.

  3. Set logo to preferred place

    1. Main logo to be shown on the bottom of the view

    2. Logo to be shown on the top of the view - left upper corner

  4. Call to action text

    Call to action text to be shown at bottom right corner. Use [b] to bold parts of the text.


    1. Number of latest posts to fetch

      Choose how many latest posts should be shown

    2. Max age of posts

      You can enter maximum age of the posts, if this app should show only the latest posts

    3. Show author

      Show author's name and photo if they are provided with data.

    4. News in one show cycle

      Choose how many news should be shown in one show cycle. Min. 1, max. 12

    5. Top Logo size
      Size of the top logo

    6. [App] Posts must be newer than

      You can enter maximum age of the posts, if this app should show only latest posts

    7. [App] Number of latest posts to follow

      Choose how many of the latest posts should be shown. A large number tends to hide latest posts.

      Complete the work by adding the app to a flow or directly to a display.

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