Carousel 7 to Cloud Conversion Guide

Creating New Users, Authentications, Reconfiguring Players, Re-assigning Bulletin Owners, Updating Fonts

You’ll want to start by reaching out to csm@carouselsignage.com for information on how to Export your Carousel Channels using the Clone Tool and get them over to us. Then simply follow the steps in this guide once your content has been imported in order to finish up your journey to Carousel Cloud! ( Please note: systems that have gradually updated from legacy systems from the early 2000s may experience some data translation issues and content may need to be recreated. )

Please Note:

Systems that have gradually updated from legacy systems from the early 2000s may experience some data translation issues and content may need to be recreated. If you have any linked bulletins, the zones/channels containing linked bulletins must be exported all together in the same .csl file or else they will need to be manually re-linked later in Carousel. Please take note and mention any shared zones or alert zone subscriptions when you reach out to csm@carouselsignage.com so we can properly remap them when your channels are converted to Cloud.

Create New Users

1. Login

Login to Carousel Cloud, select your name, then select Configure.

2. Users

Next you will select users

3. Select New

4. Invite

Simply enter in the email address(s) of those you’d like to invite to Carousel Cloud, set their access roles etc. and select Invite User.

Additional Resources

Create New Authentications

1. Login

Login to Carousel Cloud, select your name, then select Configure.

2. Select System

3. Authentications

Select External Authentication then select New.

4. Authentication Type

Simply select the authentication type from the drop-down menu, enter your info, and save the authentication.

Additional Resources

Reconfigure your Players

Now that your Carousel content lives in the Cloud, you will need to configure your players to work with your Carousel Cloud Account. Please see the resources below for info on how to configure each player type:

Re-assigning Bulletin Owners

1. Login

Login to Carousel Cloud and click on Bulletins from the main menu.

2. Select your bulletin

3. Actions

While your bulletin is highlighted, select the Actions Dropdown in the top left and choose Assign Owner.

4. Assign

Select your new owner and click save.

Update Your Fonts

When converting your channel from Carousel 7 to Carousel Cloud fonts automatically update to Arimo. If you want to change your fonts, you can use the guide below. A list of supported fonts in Carousel Cloud can be found here: Carousel Cloud Fonts

Updating Existing Bulletin Fonts:

1. Login

Login to Carousel Cloud and click on Bulletins from the main menu.

2. Edit

Find the bulletin you would like to update and click the Edit icon (the little pencil).

3. Layout

Click on the layout tab at the top of the screen.

4. Update

Select the block of text in the bulletin that you want to update. Navigate to the font dropdown on the left and update your font. Click publish.

Updating Template Bulletin Fonts:

1. Login

Login to Carousel Cloud and click on Bulletins from the main menu.

2. Edit

Find the bulletin you would like to update and click the Edit icon (the little pencil)

3. Update

Select the block of text in the bulletin that you want to update. Navigate to the font dropdown on the left and update your font. Click save.