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Xibo for Android 1.4/1.6 R37 is now available

Announcing R37 of Xibo for Android 1.4/1.6. The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from ourwebsite [https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/72685]. It’s also well worth having a look at theKnowledge Base [http://springsignage.com/manual]. Features and Issues resolved in this release: * Ad

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1.7.0-alpha Development Preview Released

We are proud to announce the release of our first development preview for the 1.7 series of Xibo. The codename for this series is “Tuttle”. Our goal for 1.7 is to make Xibo more user friendly and appeal to a wider audience – we feel that 1.6 has a steep learning curve and we want to flatten that out with 1.7. To help us towards that goal this “alpha” release is being made available as a very early preview – primarily for community testing. In this release you can test the following new feature

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Xibo, trusted by... who?

Xibo has grown enormously over the last 3 years and the project now enjoys more community involvement and more installations than ever before. We want to build on these achievements and convince even more people to adopt the “Signage for Everyone” software solution that is Xibo. We feel that to do this we need to make Xibo more marketable and easier to “access”. The first part of this work is now live, and you are reading it! The website has been redesigned from the ground up to provide Xibo i

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Version 1.6.3 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.6.3 (Codename “Pons-Winnecke”) has arrived and is available for download. This is a bug fixing release in the stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. The release notes are available in themanual [https://xibo.org.uk/manual-tuttle/en/release_notes_1.6.3.html]  and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.6/1.6.3. We would like to take this opportunity to say a big Thank You

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Xibo for Android 1.4/1.6 R36 is now available

Today we’re announcing R36 of the Xibo for Android client for Xibo 1.4 and 1.6! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from ourwebsite [https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from ourdownload centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/72685]. It

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Version 1.6.2 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.6.2 (Codename “Pons-Winnecke”) has arrived and is available for download. This is a bug fixing release in the stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. The release notes are available in themanual [https://xibo.org.uk/manual-tuttle/en/release_notes_1.6.2]  and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.6/1.6.2. We would like to take this opportunity to say a big Thank You to e

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Using DataSets to display meeting room bookings

Please note a new guide is available for 1.8 here: https://community.xibo.org.uk/t/getting-started-guide-datasets/14149 DataSets are remarkably flexible, yet if you’ve not used them before they can appear a little daunting. In this article we’ll walk through producing a layout to show the current meeting in a meeting room, that will update automatically with information from a DataSet. The finished layout will look like this. So to begin with, you need to be using Xibo CMS 1.6.1 or later. V

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Xibo for Android 1.4/1.6 R33 is now available

Today we’re announcing R33 of the Xibo for Android client for Xibo 1.4 and 1.6! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from ourwebsite [https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from ourdownload centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com/solution/categories/74918/folders/122

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Version 1.6.1 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.6.1 (Codename “Pons-Winnecke”) has arrived and is available for download. This is a bug fixing release in the stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. The release notes are available in themanual [https://xibo.org.uk/manual-tuttle/en/release_notes_1.6.1]  and you can download this release from our Launchpad project page here: https://launchpad.net/xibo/1.6/1.6.1. We would like to take this opportunity to say a big Thank You to e

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Xibo for Android 1.4/1.6 R32 is now available

Today we’re announcing R32 of the Xibo for Android client for Xibo 1.4 and 1.6! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from our website [https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from ourdownload centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com/solution/categories/74918/folders/12

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Xibo 1.6.0 is released, Spring Signage is ready!

Spring Signage are very pleased to announce that last night we released a new 1.6.0 Xibo to the Open Source community. This release represents just over a year of improvements and bug fixes – find out more over on the Xibo Announcement [http://xibo.org.uk/2014/05/03/version-1-6-0-released/]. It was very important to us that our Hosting and Android customers were fully supported immediately after this release, so that is exactly what we have done! Xibo for Android The latest R31 release of Xibo

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Version 1.6.0 Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.6.0 (Codename “Pons-Winnecke”) has arrived and is available for download. This is the first release in a new stable series of Xibo and we recommend that everyone upgrade. The last stable release of Xibo first aired in Feb-2013, since then there have been 3 development preview releases and 2 release candidates! In its life time 1.4 Series has been downloaded over 200 thousand times. 1.6 has been a long time in the making, but during that time we have

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Xibo for Android 1.4 R31 is now available

Today we’re announcing 1.4 R31 of the Xibo for Android client! The client is still available on a free 14 day no obligation trial and available to purchase directly from our website at https://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/ [http://springsignage.com/xibo-for-android/]. The application is also available directly from ourdownload centre [http://springsignage.com/download/]. Instructions for upgrading from an earlier release can be found in theFAQ [https://springsignage.freshdesk.com/solutio

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Version 1.6.0-rc2 Development Preview Released

We are proud to announce that Xibo version 1.6.0 Release Candidate 2 (Codename “Pons-Winnecke”) is released.This is a release candidate for the first stable 1.6 release, 1.6.0. This should NOT BE USED IN PRODUCTION. This is a bug fix release that resolves issues found in the Release Candidate 1. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has tested Xibo and reported problems. The 1.6.0-rc1 Windows Display Client should be used with this release and an updated RC2 Ubuntu Clie

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Scripting Xibo Content Management - A brief tour of the API

Please note: This article refers to Xibo 1.7 only and has been retired from our catalogue of updated Guides. Please refer to the API Introduction Guide 1.8 [https://community.xibo.org.uk/t/1-8-api-introduction/7702] One common use case people put forward is that they want to update a particular piece of content in a layout automatically on a schedule. That could take the form of a video being updated on a daily basis, or an image. Since Xibo 1.5 series, there has been a “work in progress” OAut

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