Custom Ditto digital signage emergency alerts can be used to share critical or time-sensitive information.

There are two types of alerts you can set up with Ditto: custom alerts and automated alerts integrated with the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP).

About Ditto custom alerts

Customizable emergency notifications appear on all designated Ditto receivers.

Custom alerts include:

  • Title
  • Description
  • Level of severity (Extreme, Severe, Moderate, Mild, Unknown)
  • Duration (when the alert will expire and no longer display)
  • Room and/or Locations to display the alerts


Create and disable manual alerts

Create a manual custom alert

Step 1

Log in to the Ditto Account Portal and click the Alerts tab.

Step 2

Click the “New Alert” button.

Step 3

Add the contents of your emergency alert in the appropriate fields. Give the alert a title and description, select its level of severity, and schedule the date and time the alert will expire.

Step 4

Choose which Ditto Rooms and/or Locations will receive this alert. Click the button labeled “0 Rooms” or “0 Locations” and select the appropriate Rooms/Locations from the list. Selecting Locations will send this alert to all Ditto receivers within that Location.

Step 5

Click “Save Alert.” Your alert will now send to all applicable Ditto receivers.

Deactivate a manual custom alert

Step 1

Log in to the Ditto Account Portal and click the Alerts tab.

Step 2

Select the alert you wish to deactivate from the list.

Step 3

The status of the alert will display in the top right. Click the “Deactivate” button next to it to disable the alert. All Ditto receivers will stop displaying the alert.