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Adding Activities Plus to a community or home page

You can add the Activities Plus app (Docker widget) to communities and the home page stream.

Adding Activities Plus to a community

  1. On the WebSphere® deployment manager machine, start the wsadmin client as described in Starting the wsadmin client. Check out the widgets-config.xml file:

    CommunitiesConfigService.checkOutWidgetsConfig("/tmp//LCCheckedOut", AdminControl.getCell())
  2. Edit the widgets-config.xml file. Find the resource element with the type of community (<resource … type=“community” … >), then under <widgets>, then within <definitions> add the following lines, replacing [BOARDS_URL] with your URL:

    <!-- 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="https://[BOARDS_URL]/boards/community/connections"/>
    <!-- END Kudos Boards -->
  3. Check in the widgets-config.xml file:


Adding Activities Plus to the home page stream

  1. Access Homepage > Administrator.
  2. Select the following:
    • Open Social Gadget
    • Trusted and Use SSO
    • Show for Activity Stream events
    • All servers
  3. Click the Add Mapping button.
  4. Add a Mapping for the Activities Plus service to the Huddo Boards (formerly Kudos Boards) client. Ensure OAuth Client is set to conn-ee and the Service name is Kudos Boards. Click the OK button.
  5. Enter the following, replacing [BOARDS_URL] with your URL:

    Field Value
    Title Kudos Boards Activity Stream
    URL Address http://[BOARDS_URL]/stream/connections
    Secure URL Address https://[BOARDS_URL]/stream/connections
    ICON URL http://[BOARDS_URL]/favicon.ico
    ICON SECURE URL https://[BOARDS_URL]/favicon.ico
  6. Select:

    • Use HCL Connections specific tags
    • Opened by default
  7. Select the following prerequisites:
    • oauthprovider
    • webresources
    • oauth
    • opensocial
  8. Scroll down and click Save.

Parent topic:Customizing Activities Plus