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IBM Connections Widget Setup

Basic instructions for adding Kudos Boards Hybrid widgets into IBM Connections on-premise environments

Community Widget

Check out the widgets-config.xml file.

ProfilesConfigService.checkOutWidgetConfig("/LCCheckedOut", AdminControl.getCell())

Edit the widgets-config.xml file. Find the resource element with the type of community, e.g. <resource ... type="community" ... >, then under <widgets>, then within <definitions> add the following:

<!-- Kudos Boards -->
<widgetDef defId="Kudos Boards" modes="view fullpage" url="{webresourcesSvcRef}/web/" themes="wpthemeNarrow wpthemeWide wpthemeBanner" uniqueInstance="true">
  <item name="resourceId" value="{resourceId}"/>
    <item name="width" value="100%"/>
    <item name="height" value="500px"/>
    <item name="url" value=""/>
<!-- END Kudos Boards -->

Check in the widgets-config.xml file.


Activity Stream widget

Access Homepage->Administrator or

Click Add another app

Select the following: - App Type:
🔘Open Social Gadget - Gadget settings with Activity stream or Share dialog - Security:
 ✅Use SSO - UI Integration Points:
✅Show for Activity Stream events - Server access via Proxy:
🔘All servers

Click the Add Mapping button.

Add a Mapping for the Kudos Boards service to the Kudos client. Ensure OAuth Client is set to conn-ee and the Service name is Kudos Boards. Click the Ok button. You should see Kudos Boards->conn-ee listed in Service Mappings

Enter the following:

Field Value
Title Kudos Boards Activity Stream
URL Address
Secure URL Address

Select: - ✅Use IBM Connections specific tags - ✅Opened by default

Select the following Prerequisites:

  • ✅oauthprovider
  • ✅webresources
  • ✅oauth
  • ✅opensocial

Scroll down and Click Save