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Support Request: How to configure SiteKiosk to open to a web page automatically?

Description

How do I configure SiteKiosk to open to a web page automatically? We have a SQL Server Report (a web site) that we want SiteKiosk to automatically open to. Also is there anyway to automatically have the web page refreshed every couple minutes?

This is a big screen monitor (non-touch) on a wall with a NUC computer attached. We aren't planning to have a keyboard and mouse attached to it either.

We have deployed other Kiosks that it opens to a menu and they touch a the menu they want to go to. this is the first such configuration to open directly to a site.

Thanks
Cameron

Answer: (3)

Re: How to configure SiteKiosk to open to a web page automatically? 3/26/2019 8:49 PM
If you want a website to open up automatically when Sitekiosk starts then you can configure that under the start page and browser section of the configuration editor. There are a few ways you could get the web page to refresh. One way is activating the screensaver after a set amount of time, but also making the screensaver ope the Sitekiosk start page, which is what you would have set up in the start page and browser section of the configuration tool. You can also use Sitecaster since you are using a touch screen and you are able to choose a refresh time.
Re: How to configure SiteKiosk to open to a web page automatically? 4/1/2019 6:44 PM
In the configuration screen I see the Start Page & Browser. it is set to use the Portal STartpage. I click on the Customize button. I click on the Browser Skin and put in the URL that I want to automatically open. I click the test and it opens the web page. When I save and then restart it takes me to the browse page. It is not automatically starting the web url I put in. I think that I am missing something.

Do I need to edit the portal.html file in the ...skins\StartPages\Portal to put in the url that I want to open?
Re: How to configure SiteKiosk to open to a web page automatically? 4/4/2019 3:15 PM
You can close this ticket. I was able to find the area to put in the url.