Display Content on the Screen

To display content on a device with a screen, you create an Alexa Presentation Language (APL) document that uses components and layouts.

Display Text on the Screen

Most skills that use APL display basic text in some form. For details about how to place text content on the viewport, see Display Text on the Screen.

Combine Content with Backgrounds, Borders, and Headers

Most components in APL don't have border or background color properties. Combine multiple components to display backgrounds and borders. For details about how to use backgrounds, borders, headers, and footers, see Combine Content with Backgrounds, Borders, and Headers