How does the digital signage menu work?

There are many ways of doing a digital signage menu in our editor – You can build it from scratch and keep your menu updated using only Play’s editor, doing this can include some pretty cool stuff like animations, video overlays, and so forth.

Using our editor and keeping your menus in Play Digital Signage is the simplest and most flexible way of doing a digital signage menu. You have everything in one place, you are free to choose your own design elements or any from our templates and you have instant access no matter where you are in the world. 

An alternative, and for an easier way, is finding a great HTML5 widget like the one we’re showing in the step-by-step guide below.

Using an HTML5 widget means building the layouts, design, and content outside Play and adding a snippet code using our Website Plugin.

Step-By-Step Guide

For this example, we’re using Elfsight’s Restaurant Menu HTML5 Widget.

Find it on Youtube,


Where do I find HTML widgets?

There are several free as well as paid service providers out there offering HTML widgets. Simply search for an HTML widget or take a look at the ones we’ve looked at, Cool HTML5 Widgets.

Why should I use an HTML widget or a MediaRSS widget?

There can be several reasons for using a 3rd. party widget. Play Digital Signage is digital signage at the core and we are very good at doing just that and a bit more. You can design and build a full menu using just our editor and graphical elements of your own mixed with those we provide in our templates and libraries, but if you want something that is ready to go, sometimes the 3rd. party widgets is the way ahead.