Why do I need a Default Layout?

Qu: Why is there a Default Layout in my CMS?

Answer: We highly recommend that each Display has a Default Layout set so that something will always show in the event that there is nothing scheduled to show or if there is an issue that prevents the schedule from showing.
Default Layouts are set by editing a Display and selecting which Layout you wish to use from the dropdown menu:

Use the Xibo Default Layout provided in the CMS or create your own!

Default Layouts should be simple designs with no complex media or web content so that they can serve as a placeholder in the event that nothing else is shown.

If no Default Layout is set or there is an issue with the Default Layout that has been set, the splash screen will be shown on Displays.

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