Display Multimedia (Image, YouTube or Vimeo hosted Video, or third-party URL) on the TV.
Create a Multimedia Slide
1. Click the left-hand navigation > TVs.
2. Click the blue Slides button for the TV you wish to edit.
Upon clicking Slides, you will see a blank Create Slide form.
3. Complete the Create Slide Form.
|Field Name||Field Description|
|Name||The slide name will be displayed on the TV to identify the slide.|
|Type||Select Multimedia from the dropdown.|
Determine how long this slide will be displayed per carousel rotation.
10, 20, 40, and 60 second options.
Note: At this time 60 seconds is the longest duration a multimedia slide will be shown. If you opt to display a video, or video clip longer than 60 seconds, it will be cut off after 60 seconds.
The slide's position within the carousel.
When the slide will be visible on the TV.
Date defaults to today.
When the slide will be removed from the TV and Deleted.
Upload a background image for the slide.
Choose Media Type
Choose Image: Select Image to upload.
Note: At this time uploading GIFs is not supported
Layout type: Determine if the image should maintain original size or stretch to fit.
Video URL: Input a Youtube or Vimeo link.
Note: Private YouTube videos cannot be utilized on Ambition TVs due to YouTube security protocols. Unlisted YouTube videos can be run on Ambition TVs!
Muted: Determine if the video should be muted.
URL: Input the third-party URL you'd wish to embed via iframe.
Screen blank after inputting and saving a URL? Learn more here.
4. Optionally click the Preview button to preview your Multimedia slide.
Note: Uploaded slide background images will not be viewable through the Preview option.
5. Click the Save button.
Troubleshooting an Empty Screen
What if I embedded a URL and the screen is blank?
1. Open Browser Console
F12 and then
2. View any error messages found in Browser Console:
X-Frame-Options is "SAMEORIGIN" or "DENY"
This URL cannot be embedded within a third-party site. Unfortunately there is nothing that Ambition can do here.
Mixed Content "loaded over HTTPS, but requested an insecure resource"
This means that you need to change your URL from "http" to "https" for security purposes.