How to create and use The New York Times Wall App How to create and use The New York Times Wall App

How to create and use The New York Times Wall App

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This article will guide you through how to create and use New York Times app.
Below is an example screenshot of how it looks on your screens, you can view a live example here


Let's jump in and get started:

First, you will need to have your screens set up and paired. For more information on how to do that, click here.

Then log in to,

Go to Media Tab, Click on + Add App.


Click The New York Times app


Enter your The New York Times Wall information:


  • Name: Name of your New York Times Wall app, this is the name of the wall in your asset list. You can name it based on the Category of articles that will be fed.  It will not be shown on your screens.

  • Category: Select the available article types you'd like updates on.
  • Theme: Select Light or Dark Theme.
  • Speed: Select how fast you want the wall to scroll or switch between articles. You can also customize your speed if you select Custom.


  • Font Size: Set the font size for the New York Times Wall app.

You can click Advanced and set:

  • Date Format: Select the format for your date.
  • Scrolling Strip Font Size: If you put the New York Times Wall app to a Layout that is a scrolling strip, you can set how big you want the scrolling text to be


Click Save.
After Saving, you can Preview the wall. It may take several seconds for the app to fetch posts and prepare your wall, so please be patient.

That's all! Congratulation!

You have created your New York Times Wall.

You can assign the newly created New York Times Wall app to your screen by going to Device, clicking Edit device, and assigning the app to screens that you want.

You can put the New York Times Wall app to a Layout, and Playlist too.

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