The World Clock card allows businesses to easily display the time for up to eight different cities across the globe, in a grid layout in digital, analog, or in both formats. 

Apart from the basic card customizations, the following customizations, features, and functionality are available for the World Clock card:

  • Display up to eight cities, and the time differences to each city.
  • Display either digital, analog, or both clock options.
  • Configure the Title, Location, Clock text colors.
  • Configure the card color theme, background color, or image.

The World Clock card is an Appspace supported card, which is officially created and periodically updated by Appspace with new templates and features.

Important
Please refer to our Introduction to Cards guide for an in-depth introduction to the types of cards that are ideal for your signage solutions. Visit our Appspace Card Gallery to find the perfect card to deliver your message.

This article provides instructions on how to create, configure, and customize the World Clock card to be displayed. What’s in this article:

Prerequisite

Create and Configure World Clock Card

The instructions below allow you to display the time from different cities using the World Clock card.

  1. Log in to the Appspace console.
  2. To create this card, select one of the following options:
    • Click +QUICK ACTION from the Appspace menu bar on the top right, and select Create Content.
    • Click Library from the ☰ Appspace menu, and select a library or folder you wish to create the content in. Click +CREATE, and select Content.
    • To create and add the card directly to an existing channel, refer to Add Content to Playlist Channels.
  3. Select Feeds from the All Templates drop-down menu, and click World Clock.


    Important
    If you are unable to locate the content, try using either the Search bar, the Order by, or Filter icon to narrow down the content that you are looking for.
  4. In the Edit tab:

    • Enter the Title of the content as this will also act as the filename for the content. This is a mandatory field.
    • Enter the name of the city to be displayed in the city location field, and select it from the drop down menu. You may enter up to eight different cities by clicking the Add or Edit icon.
    • Select the Display Options for the card: (You may select more than one display option)
      • Show Analog Clock
      • Show Digital Clock
      • Show Time Difference – The time difference displayed is between the device time and the city selected.
      • Show Numbers on the Analog Clock
    • Select the color Theme to be displayed for the card:
      • Basic
      • Monochromatic
      • Day Cycle – Colors be based upon the time of day (dawn, day, dusk, evening, night)
    • Customize the Text Color, Location Color, Clock Color, and Background Color or Image (if Basic is selected).
  5. In the Article tab:
    • Include an Article or Caption to accompany the content item when being displayed on mobile apps, tablets, and other social collaboration apps.
    • Enter a Referral Link to link more information to the content.
  6. In the Schedule tab:
  7. In the Settings tab:
    • The Name field will be auto-populated to match the Title of the content which will also act as the filename for the content. This is a mandatory field.
    • Enter any relevant Tags for the content. (Optional)
    • Select a folder for the content in the Library Location drop-down menu to change the default folder location.
    • Select an expiry date for the content from the Auto Delete Content from Library drop-down menu. (Optional)
    • Upload an image to be used as the Thumbnail for the content.
  8. Once done, click SAVE.

Edit World Clock Card

The instructions below show you how to edit a World Clock card.

  1. Log in to the Appspace console.
  2. Click Library from the ☰ Appspace menu, and select a library or folder containing the content you wish to edit.
  3. Select and click the World Clock card to edit, and select the desired tab to edit or view.
    • In the Edit, Article, and Settings tabs:
      • You may edit the content the same way as it was configured. For detailed instructions on how to do this, please refer to the Create and Configure World Clock Card section above.
    • In the Preview tab:
      • Preview how the content is displayed on your device.
    • In the Channels tab:
    • In the Analytics tab:
      • View the individual content analytics in this tab. For more information, please refer to the Individual Content Analytics section of the Analytics article.
  4. Once done, click SAVE.
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