Content URL Display Distribution

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I have a content url to display. The URL would be :

http://xx.xxx.xx.xx:0000/Display1280x720.aspx?=1

Now i need to display this URL in different displays but the last parameter would change depending on display, lets say x display .aspx?=1 & y display.aspx?=2

I have created a common layout for 20 displays but this url would be different for each of the 20 displays. 

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Prakash
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Prakash,

If you're wanting a different URL to display content on each display, you will need to create a different presentation for each one and then assign a schedule. 
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I have similar request.

Couldn't some widget that would contain mapping between display ID and URL be used as a workaround?
Creating and maintaining many different presentations is a lot of work, compared to maintaining of one widget.

I have tried using display specific placeholders in the same presentation but it is very difficult to manage for more than a few displays.
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I am not completely sure I am understanding this situation. Couldn't you use the web page widget and have 20 instances of it in a playlist of one presentation? Each with the different URL? Thanks!
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Each web page (image in my case) should be presented ONLY on display dedicated to it.
Basically, I have tried your suggestion by using few placeholders (instances, as you say) (you can define on which display id this placeholder can be shown by using Placeholder/Distribution) and it's not easy to maintain. Placeholders have to be overlayed and it difficult to select one you have to modify.

Maybe I am missing something. How can I define playlist?
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Hi Byron!

Thanks, for suggestion. I have realized that it is possible to define Distribution parameter for each list entry.

Thanks!