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Ribbon Overlays

The ribbon Default Overlay File is used to create a ribbon overlay based on the Top Lists of various sites on each item within your library.

Requirements & Recommendations

Supported Overlay Level: Movie, Show

Supported Ribbon

Ribbon Key Weight
Oscars Best Picture oscars 190
Oscars Best Director oscars_director 180
Golden Globe Winner golden 170
Golden Globe Director golden_director 160
BAFTA Winner bafta 150
Cannes Winner cannes 140
Berlinale Winner berlinale 130
Venice Winner venice 120
Sundance Winner sundance 110
Emmys Winner emmys 100
Critic's Choice Winner choice 90
Independent Spirit Award Winner spirit 80
César Winner cesar 70
IMDb Top 250 imdb 60
Letterboxd Top 250 letterboxd 50
Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh rotten 40
Metacritic Must See metacritic 30
Common Sense Selection common 20
Razzies Winner razzie 10

Config

The below YAML in your config.yml will create the overlays:

libraries:
  Movies:
    overlay_files:
      - default: ribbon
  TV Shows:
    overlay_files:
      - default: ribbon

Template Variables

Template Variables can be used to manipulate the file in various ways to slightly change how it works without having to make your own local copy.

Note that the template_variables: section only needs to be used if you do want to actually change how the defaults work. Any value not specified will use its default value if it has one if not it's just ignored.

Variable Lists (click to expand)
  • File-Specific Template Variables are variables available specifically for this Kometa Defaults file.

  • Overlay Template Variables are additional variables shared across the Kometa Overlay Defaults.

Default Template Variable Values (click to expand)
Variable Default
horizontal_offset 0
horizontal_align right
vertical_offset 0
vertical_align bottom
Variable Description & Values
use_all Description: Used to turn on/off all keys.
Default: true
Values: true or false
weight_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the weight of the Overlay. Higher numbers have priority.
Values: Any Number
style Description: Controls the color of the ribbon.
Default: yellow
Values: yellow, gray, black, red
  1. Each default overlay has a key that when calling to effect a specific overlay you must replace <<key>> with when calling.

When something in this table is noted as expecting a number, that number is expressed in pixels, assuming an image 1000x1500 in size. If the number is an offset, the value is relative to the corresponding alignment. Percentages are also relative to the alignment.

For example:

libraries:
  Movies:
    overlay_files:
      - default: resolution
        template_variables:
          horizontal_align: left
          horizontal_offset: 247
          vertical_align: bottom
          vertical_offset: 40%
That would place the resolution overlay 247 pixels in from the left edge of the poster, and 40% of the way up from the bottom.

libraries:
  Movies:
    overlay_files:
      - default: resolution
        template_variables:
          back_width: 198
          back_height: 47
That would set the resolution overlay background to 198 pixels wide by 47 pixels high.

Color values should be wrapped in quotes in the YAML, as the # denotes a comment in YAML and if left unquoted will prevent the value from being seen by Kometa.

File paths need to be valid in the context where Kometa is running; this is primarily an issue when running in docker, as Kometa inside the container cannot see host paths.

Variable Description & Values
use_<<key>>1 Description: Turns off individual Overlays in a Defaults file.
Values: false to turn off the overlay
file Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to a local file.
Values: Filepath to Overlay Image
file_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to a local file.
Values: Filepath to Overlay Image
url Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to a url.
Values: URL to Overlay Image
url_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to a url.
Values: URL to Overlay Image
git Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to the git repo.
Values: Git Path to Overlay Image
git_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to the git repo.
Values: Git Path to Overlay Image
repo Description: Controls the images associated with all the Overlays to a custom repo.
Values: Repo Path to Overlay Image
repo_<<key>>1 Description: Controls the image associated with this key's Overlay to a custom repo.
Values: Repo Path to Overlay Image
horizontal_offset Description: Controls the Horizontal Offset of this overlay. Can be a %.
Values: Number 0 or greater or 0%-100% [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
horizontal_align Description: Controls the Horizontal Alignment of the overlay.
Values: left, center, or right
vertical_offset Description: Controls the Vertical Offset of this overlay. Can be a %.
Values: Number 0 or greater or 0%-100% [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
vertical_align Description: Controls the Vertical Alignment of the overlay.
Values: top, center, or bottom
back_color Description: Controls the Backdrop Color for the Text Overlay.
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA
AA is transparency; 00 [transparent] to FF [opaque]
back_width Description: Controls the Backdrop Width for the Text Overlay. If back_width is not specified the Backdrop Sizes to the text
Values: Any number greater than 0 [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
back_height Description: Controls the Backdrop Height for the Text Overlay. If back_height is not specified the Backdrop Sizes to the text
Values: Any number greater than 0 [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
back_align Description: Controls the Alignment for the Text Overlay inside the backdrop. If back_align is not specified the Backdrop Centers the text.
Values: left, right, center, top, or bottom
back_padding Description: Controls the Backdrop Padding for the Text Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0 [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
back_radius Description: Controls the Backdrop Radius for the Text Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0 [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
back_line_color Description: Controls the Backdrop Line Color for the Text Overlay.
Values: Color Hex Code in format #RGB, #RGBA, #RRGGBB or #RRGGBBAA``AA is transparency; 00 [transparent] to FF [opaque]
back_line_width Description: Controls the Backdrop Line Width for the Text Overlay.
Values: Any number greater than 0 [pixels assuming a 1000x1500 image]
  1. Each default overlay has a key that when calling to effect a specific collection you must replace <<key>> with when calling.
Example Template Variable Amendments

The below is an example config.yml extract with some Template Variables added in to change how the file works.

libraries:
  Movies:
    overlay_files:
      - default: ribbon
        template_variables:
          style: black
          weight_metacritic: 35
          use_common: false