Nowplaying notifications

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Nowplaying notifications

Notifications are used to send various information to a script or to an e-mail address. This can be useful when you want to display the current song name on your website.


To use HTTP request or E-mail notifications:


1. Turn on the feature: check the "Enable notifications" checkbox. If you plan on using E-mail notifications, click the E-mail settings... button and fill the SMTP e-mail server


2. Click the "+" button to add new notification.




3. The notification window will appear:




Enter a URL (http://) into the URL/e-mail field if you want to send a notification to a script.


HTTP notifications


For the "Playing track title" notifications, you should fill the URL with the required parameters, e.g.:

The Encoding depends on what your script accepts. UTF8 works in most cases and it doesn't have a problem with international characters.


Run a program


You can run a program when a track starts in RadioBOSS, enter the "run" keyword, followed by a command to execute.

For example: run C:\Path\To\Program.exe "%casttitle"




The values can be used in a request for a Playing Track Title notification: Title format variables


For other notification types, use these parameters:


%msgtype - message type: server for server connect/disconnect messages; silence for silence detector messages and error for error notifications

%msgtext - message text


E-mail notifications


To send notification to an e-mail address, enter the address in the URL/e-mail field. Multiple addresses can be specified, separated by a comma.


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