Add Content to Playlist Channels from Library

This article provides instructions to add content directly to a channel from the Appspace 8.0 content Library. With the newly redesigned Library module, improved operations and functionality provide the opportunity to add content or folders directly from the Library dashboard in several ways, or whilst editing any content.

For instructions to create an all new playlist channel, do refer to Create Playlist Channel article, for specific instructions.

Note
Find out more about the Library in the Browse and Navigate Library in Appspace 8.0 article.

Prerequisite

Add Content to Playlist Channels

Use one of the following instructions to add content to a channel directly from the Appspace Library.

Add Content from Library Dashboard

You may use this option to add one content item or multiple content into a channel.

  1. Log in to the Appspace console and click Library from the ☰ Appspace menu.
  2. Browse the library and its folders, or simply search by name, type, location, or tags.
  3. You may select content(s) using one of these options:
    • Right-click on the selected content and select Add to channel.
    • Click the ellipsis icon on the desired content and select Add to channel.
    • Use the mouse pointer to select multiple contents on the library dashboard, and click the Add to channel icon on the blue bar that appears at the bottom of the dashboard. 
    • Double-click a selected folder, select one or more content in the folder, and click the Add to channel icon on the top right from within the folder. If you want to add everything in the folder, then follow the instructions in the next option below, then click the Add to channel icon without selecting any content in the folder.
  4. Select an existing channel (or multiple channels), or create a new channel
  5. Optionally you may configure SCHEDULING and DISPLAY PROPERTIES. Refer to the Configure Content Playback Properties article for more information.
  6. Click the ADD button to add the selected content to your channel.

Add Content in Content Editor

You may use this option to add one selected content item into a channel.

  1. Log in to the Appspace console and click Library from the ☰ Appspace menu.
  2. Browse the library and its folders, or simply search by name, type, location, or tags.
  3. Double-click the selected content.
  4. Click the Channels tab on the content editor window.
  5. Click the ADD TO CHANNEL button and select an existing playlist channel, or create a new playlist channel.
  6. Optionally you may configure SCHEDULING and DISPLAY PROPERTIES. Refer to the Configure Content Playback Properties article for more information.
  7. Click the ADD button to add the selected content to your channel.

Add Content Folder to Playlist Channels

Follow the instructions below to add a content folder to a playlist channel in Library.

  1. Log in to the Appspace console and click Library from the Appspace menu.
  2. Browse the library and its folders, or simply search by name, type, location, or tags.
  3. You may select folder(s) using one of these options:
    • Right-click on the selected folder either in the navigation tree on the left, or on the dashboard on the right, and select Add to channel.
    • Click the ellipsis icon on the desired folder and select Add to channel.
    • Double-click a selected folder and click the Add to channel icon on the top right from within the folder, to add everything in the folder.
    • Use the mouse pointer to select multiple folders and click the Add to channel icon on the blue bar that appears at the bottom of the dashboard.
  4. Select an existing channel (or multiple channels), or create a new channel
  5. Optionally you may configure SCHEDULING and DISPLAY PROPERTIES. Refer to the Configure Content Playback Properties article for more information.
  6. Click ADD once done.

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