Configure Content

Digital Menu Board content is managed through each site's Content Editor Page. To reach the main content editor page, navigate to:

The Portal > DMB Portal > Set Up Menus > Edit Digital Menu Board Content

To configure content:

  1. From the Configure Menu Board Content page, select a site from the list. Optionally, use the Search field to search by a specific parameter.

  2. From the available options across the top of the site's main content editor page, select the preferred configurations. Configuration options vary by the Parent Brand and location.

  3. From the upper-right, select Save Changes to save the current configuration.

  4. The option to copy the current configuration to other sites becomes available after changes are saved. To copy the current configuration to other sites, see Copy Configurations [Save Changes Menu].

  5. Sync Changes from the Portal to the site(s). See Sync Changes.

Choose Items to Show

To select content to display on the DMB:

  1. From the main DMB management page, select Set Up Menus.

  2. Select Edit Digital Menu Board Content.

  3. From the site list, select the site to configure.

  4. From the upper-right of the content editor, select Choose items to show.

  5. From the lower-left, select a category of items.

  6. From the item list, select YES next to each item to display on the DMB.

  7. Select Save Changes.

  8. From the site list, select the sites that need to receive the update, and then select Save changes to selected.

Configure Day Parts

Configure day parts such as breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner. Day part configuration is managed through each site's Content Editor Page. To reach the main content editor page, navigate to:

The Portal > DMB Portal > Set Up Menus > Edit Digital Menu Board Content

To configure day parts:

  1. From the Configure Menu Board Content page, select a site from the list. Optionally, use the Search field to search by a specific parameter.

  2. From the menu options at the upper-right of the content editor page, select Set Up Dayparts and Sleep Times.

  3. In the Daypart field, type the desired day part name.

  4. Select Enabled for each day of the week that applies for the day part.

  5. For each day of the week, use the hour and minute dropdowns to select the Start Time for the day part.

  6. From the upper-right, select Save Changes.

  7. Sync Changes from the Portal to the site(s). See Sync Changes.

Configure Sleep Times

Configure sleep times to schedule when the Digital Menu Board displays a non-active screen. A non-active screen is dark/blank. Sleep times are typically scheduled during the times a site is closed. Displaying a non-active screen saves electricity and may align with local regulations regarding business lighting at night.

Sleep Time configuration is managed through each site's Content Editor Page. To reach the main content editor page, navigate to:

The Portal > DMB Portal > Set Up Menus > Edit Digital Menu Board Content

  1. From the Configure Menu Board Content page, select a site from the list. Optionally, use the Search field to search by a specific parameter.

  2. From the menu options at the upper-right of the content editor page, select Set Up Dayparts and Sleep Times.

  3. Below the Daypart configuration information, locate the Display Sleep Time settings.

  4. If all displays are to sleep simultaneously, select All Displays Match Display 01's Times.

    • Do not select this option if the Outdoor Digital Menu Boards are on a different sleep schedule than the Indoor Digital Menu Boards.

  5. For each day of the week, use the sliders to adjust the active times of the display.

    • A yellow bar indicates the active time of the display.

    • A white bar indicates the inactive/sleeping time of the display.

  6. Repeat Paso 5 for each display.

    • Additional displays do not appear if the site selected the checkbox to Match Display 01's Times in Paso 4.

  7. From the upper-right, select Save Changes.

  8. Sync Changes from the Portal to the site(s). See Sync Changes.

Configure Menu Layout by Day Part

To configure the layout of menus on the DMB:

  1. From the main DMB management page, select Set Up Menus.

  2. Select Edit Digital Menu Board Content.

  3. From the site list, select the site to configure.

  4. From the upper-right of the content editor, select Configure menu layout by daypart.

  5. Configure the layout of the menus to meet business needs.

  6. Select Save Changes.

  7. From the site list, select the sites that need to receive the update, and then select Save changes to selected.

Preview Content

The Portal is able to display a preview of the DMB content. The preview is managed through each site's Content Editor Page. To reach the main content editor page, navigate to:

The Portal > DMB Portal > Set Up Menus > Edit Digital Menu Board Content

Nota

To preview a site's DMB content:

  1. From the Configure Menu Board Content page, select a site from the list. Optionally, use the Search field to search by a specific parameter.

  2. From the menu options at the upper-right of the content editor page, select Preview Menus.

    • Additional screens appear on the day part row if an upcoming promotion is available. These screens do not exist at the site, but are made available in order to preview promotional content.

  3. Preview screens are listed in rows by day part. Select a screen from the day part row to preview a larger image.

    The pricing that is displayed depends on the pricing type:

    • Integrated pricing displays prices at 0.

    • Non-integrated pricing displays prices according to the manually set price.

  4. From the upper-center of the image, select Close Preview.

Configure Embedded OCU

The following describes the settings to define when configuring a DMB as an Order Confirmation Unit (OCU).

To select content to display on the DMB:

  1. From the main DMB management page, select Set Up Menus.

  2. Select Edit Order Confirmation Unit Content.

  3. From the site list, select the site to configure.

  4. From the upper-right of the content editor, select Choose items to show.

  5. From the lower-left, select ODMB OCU Layout.

  6. From the item list, select ON next to each item to display on the OCU.

  7. Set Use Soft Sell Imagery on OCU to the desired value:

    • If this setting is ON, the selected Sidebar Images are displayed in the sidebar of the OCU when it displays orders.

    • If this setting is OFF, the selected Sidebar Images are NOT displayed in the sidebar of the OCU.

    • From the Sidebar Images field, select the images to display in the sidebar of the OCU when it displays orders. Select images for each day part.

  8. Select Save Changes.

  9. From the site list, select the sites that need to receive the update, and then select Save changes to selected.

Limited-Time Offers [LTO]

Limited-Time Offers [LTOs] drive sales by enticing guests to purchase products that have limited availability. An LTO is used in several ways including: market-tests and seasonal celebrations.

LTOs are pushed to the DMBs of participating sites on the date designated by the Parent Brand. Generally, the Parent Brand allows sites to preview and queue LTOs prior to the scheduled release date.

When a LTO expires, the DMB automatically removes the promotional item(s) from the menu and displays the site's previously selected content.

The LTO option is managed through each site's Content Editor Page. To reach the main content editor page, navigate to:

The Portal > DMB Portal > Set Up Menus > Edit Digital Menu Board Content

To view or opt-in to a LTO:

  1. From the Configure Menu Board Content page, select a site from the list. Optionally, use the Search field to search by a specific parameter.

  2. From the available options displayed across the top of the site's main content editor page, select the appropriate LTO or Promotional option. Configuration options vary by the Parent Brand and location.

  3. From the LTO or Promotion menu, select content from the available options.

    • To opt-out of a promotion, use the dropdown next to the promotion to select Not Used.

  4. From the upper-right, select Save Changes to save the current configuration.

  5. The option to copy the current configuration to other sites becomes available after changes are saved. To copy the current configuration to other sites, see Copy Configurations [Save Changes Menu].

  6. Sync Changes from the Portal to the site(s). See Sync Changes.

    • Sites are able to make changes to promotional item displays prior to the promotional period.

    • Changes made to promotional item displays appear during the promotional period, not before.

Sync Changes

A Portal-to-Site Sync is required for all site-level changes, including configuration changes.

  1. From the top ribbon of the Portal, select the appropriate product tab.

  2. From the left, select Sync Changes to Restaurants.

  3. From the list of available sites, select the checkbox next to each site to receive a sync.

  4. Select the date field to modify the sync date.

  5. Adjust the time field as necessary.

  6. If required by the product, select the type of sync.

  7. Select Sync Changes.