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Creating a 5 Day Weather Forecast in Carousel

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Ever wish you could create a 5 day weather forecast in Carousel? Well, now you can! Actually, you can create any weather forecast with up to seven days worth of data. Below is a quick tutorial to get you on your way!

1. Click New Bulletin

2. Click the Dynamic Tab (Choose Weather bulletin)

3. Add Location, Caption ( “5 Day Weather Forecast” ) and Outlook length

(click continue)

4. Backgrounds (Upload or confirm backgrounds)

(click continue)

FIELDS

Click on Edit bulletin (The icon in the top right corner of your thumbnail)

5. ADD NEW BLOCK

  • Click on “Name and Type” and name the block: Caption and City
  • Click on “Text” and enter: #caption#: #City#, #State# into the default value area.
  • POSITION YOUR BLOCK

6. ADD NEW BLOCK

  • Click on “Name and Type” and name the block: Day One
  • Click on “Text” and enter: #Forecast0Title# into the default value area.
  • POSITION YOUR BLOCK

7. ADD NEW BLOCK

  • Click on “Name and Type” and name the block: Weather Icon 1
  • Change block type to web picture
  • Click on “Picture” and enter: #Forecast0IconUrl# into the default value area.
  • POSITION YOUR BLOCK

8. ADD NEW BLOCK

  • Click on “Name and Type” and name the block: Low
  • Click on “Text” and enter: #Forecast0TemperatureHigh# into the default value area.
  • POSITION YOUR BLOCK

9. ADD NEW BLOCK

  • Click on “Name and Type” and name the block: Low
  • Click on “Text” and enter: #Forecast0TemperatureLow# into the default value area.
  • POSITION YOUR BLOCK

10. REPEAT FOR EACH DAY

Please Note: Day 1 starts with 0, Day 2 will be 1 …  (EXAMPLE: #Forecast0Title# = Day 1 #Forecast1Title# = Day 2)


11. FINAL RENDERED BULLETIN

 

 

 

 

 


 

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