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HOWTO 
get started with the 
locly content creation 
screens 
projects 
This is where you 
create new projects 
and manage...
locly app projects, places, cards 
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‘projects’ 
appear here 
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project details screen 
Info 
Name Give your project a name 
Notification Enter a message to send to app users when they’r...
your beacons screen 
Create a Beacon 
Name Give your beacon a name so you can identify it in the system. 
What type of bea...
application details screen 
Application Details 
Name 
Give your beacon a name. This 
is so you can assign content to 
it....
place details screen 
Place Details 
Name Give your place a name. This will appear at the top 
of all cards in the place. ...
place details create a card screen 
simple 
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URL link HTML 
We have 
many more 
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card details (simple card) screen 
Card Details 
Type The card type selected. 
Name 
Give your place a name. This will app...
card details advanced visibility options 
You can set place visibility by time or 
date, with more options coming soon.
card examples file card 
This text will 
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the ‘Open’ link 
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card examples widget card 
Text entered here 
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card examples URL 
Your webpage 
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HOWTO 
create a project on 
locly.com and test it 
using the locly app 
1. create a new project, place and card 
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How to Create an iBeacon Project on Locly

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This document guides you through the content creation screens on locly.com that will help you create your first project for iBeacons

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How to Create an iBeacon Project on Locly

  1. 1. HOWTO get started with the locly content creation screens projects This is where you create new projects and manage existing projects beacons This is where you create/add/delete physical beacon devices applications If you have a customised app this is where you manage its content about projects your projects screen on locly.com • We use projects to keep content together • Projects can be assigned to beacons (via the main projects screen) • You can assign projects to multiple beacons • Projects can also be assigned to your customised apps (under the applications tab) • Beacons can hold more than one project.
  2. 2. locly app projects, places, cards Your ‘projects’ appear here in the locly app Content in the app is displayed as ‘cards’ Cards in this row represent one ‘place’ using the app this is how cards look in the locly app • The user scrolls up and down through the cards to see all the different places nearby • They then scroll left and right through the cards for each place • They tap on a card to view more details either on the right (on the iPad) or in a new screen (on the iPhone).
  3. 3. project details screen Info Name Give your project a name Notification Enter a message to send to app users when they’re nearby the beacon Summary This summary will appear next to your project avatar in the app Description This longer description will appear on the ‘about’ page under the Settings menu in the app Media Avatar Upload an image for your project 600 x 600 pixels. This will appear ion the projects page in the Locly app Project Map Upload a map image for your project (if required) This will appear under the Settings menu in the app Advanced Project Size Your project size in MB Only visible to Private App Check this box if you only want this project visible in your own customised app and not in the Locly app Alternative Caches The IP address of your local locly cache server (if applicable) Follow Along Automatically show the first content card for a place without having to tap on it. Works best for beacons far apart (can be annoying for beacons that are very close together). English Select this to enter content in multiple languages. Also use it to manage your languages Published Check this box if you want to unpublish your project at anytime. This will remove it from view and you can publish again at any time. QR Code View the QR code for this project
  4. 4. your beacons screen Create a Beacon Name Give your beacon a name so you can identify it in the system. What type of beacon do you want to create? Click on the down arrow and select a beacon type from the list. Major Number This is the beacon major and minor numbers as shown on the beacon documentation or given to you by your locly partner. Minor Number
  5. 5. application details screen Application Details Name Give your beacon a name. This is so you can assign content to it. Summary Click on the down arrow and select a beacon type from the list. App ID The iOS ID for your custom app as given to you by locly. App Icon Upload an icon 1024 x 1024 pixels. Enable Projects Enabled check box Check this box to enable this project within your custom app. Default Only show the project in your app when nearby. Shown Always show the project in your app. Hidden Hide this project from the list on your app.
  6. 6. place details screen Place Details Name Give your place a name. This will appear at the top of all cards in the place. Notification Enter a message to send to app users when they’re nearby the place. Visibility (Default) Show when nearby, but not otherwise. Shown Always show the place. Hidden Never show the place. Advanced Sometimes show the place as configured by the time rules. Avatar Upload an image that is 400 x 400 pixels. This will be the icon on all cards in the place. Beacon Tap this link to go to the Beacons Management page to set-up or select your beacons.
  7. 7. place details create a card screen simple card types file widget URL link HTML We have many more card types coming soon
  8. 8. card details (simple card) screen Card Details Type The card type selected. Name Give your place a name. This will appear on the card cover. Visibility Shown The card is always shown within the place. Hidden The card is hidden within the place. Advanced Se the card to be shown as configured by the time rules. Cover For best results upload an image that is 500px wide x 600px high. Text Enter your text and use the simple formatting tools. You can also paste in images. Images For best results upload images that are 700px wide x 500px high. You can upload multiple images at the same time and reorder them. Video Upload M4V files no larger than 6MB. Audio Upload M4A files no larger than 2MB. Widget Upload your Bookry widget as a zip file. Unpublished / Published Check this box when you are happy for the card to be visible to the outside world. Preview Preview the card in all the different device formats. QR Code View the QR code for this card.
  9. 9. card details advanced visibility options You can set place visibility by time or date, with more options coming soon.
  10. 10. card examples file card This text will appear above the ‘Open’ link Your preview image will appear here
  11. 11. card examples widget card Text entered here will appear below the Bookry widget icon Upload the zip folder you downloaded from Bookry.com
  12. 12. card examples URL Your webpage will appear here
  13. 13. HOWTO create a project on locly.com and test it using the locly app 1. create a new project, place and card •Click on ‘Projects’ in the top black bar •Select ‘Create Project’ project details screen •Info: Give your project a name, summary and description •Media: Upload an avatar (best size 600 x 600px) and project map •Advanced: Refer to page 3 of this guide for more details •Places: Select ‘Create Place’ place details screen •give your place a name (this will appear at the top of all cards in this place) •add a notification if required •set the visibility as ‘Default’ •upload an Avatar (best size 400 x 400px) •select a beacon (note: you can test content in the app without assigning it to a beacon) •click on ‘Create Card’ and select the card type as ‘Simple’ card details screen •give your card a name (this will appear at the bottom of your card) •select the visibility as ‘Shown’ •upload a cover image (best size 500 x 600px) •enter some sample text in the text editor •upload your files: image, video, audio or widget •click on the ‘Unpublish’ box to publish your card •repeat the process to create more cards 2. test in the locly app •tap on ‘My Projects’ in the Projects Side Bar •Tap on ‘Login to see your Projects’ and login •Tap on My Projects again and you will see your project •Either: projects side bar ‣ If you assigned your place to a beacon your project will be visible under ‘Nearby’ ‣ If you didn’t assign it to a beacon, it will be visible under ‘All’

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