Main features of the Valotalive Happeo App are
✔ Publish Article posts,
✔ Share Images in posts,
✔ Emphasize the essential with the Introductory paragraph and
✔ choosing which channels to share, targeting the messages to the right audiences.
To get this application activated here’s how to proceed:
#1 Management in Happeo
Login to Happeo and search for System accounts
Create a system account
Create an API key for the system account
Give the correct user rights for the system account, i.e. add the system account as a member to the channels to be shown on the digital displays.
Read more from Happeo API documentation
#2 Happeo App - Activate and use
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
Authorize Valotalive to fetch contents from Happeo
Fill in the requested information including the Happeo API key
Start typing the channel name you want to fetch the news from.
Select the channel and confirm with OK.
Article view time - How many seconds each page is shown on the displays
Best practise for the view time is between 8-15 seconds.
Set/Upload Logo and place it in one of the following locations
Main logo: Logo to be shown on the bottom of the view
Logo: Logo to be shown on the top of the view
Best practise is to use logo only on one location.
Call to action text to be shown at bottom right corner.
Use [b] to bold parts of the text.
Posts must be newer than
You can enter maximum age of the posts, if this app should show only latest posts. This setting defines the age of Happeo posts in general: older posts are deleted from Valotalive.
First line of post is the title
Use this option to separate title from the text in posts. Doesn't affect articles.
Hide Markup-links in posts
Use this option to hide links inside posts
Show author's name and photo if they are provided with data.
News in one show cycle
Choose how many news should be shown in one show cycle. Min. 1, max. 12
Top Logo size
Size of the top logo, if used.
[App] Posts must be newer than
You can enter maximum age of the posts. This setting overrides the previous generic Happeo API setting.
[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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