Enable custom libraries 

Enable custom libraries in IBM Connections so that community owners can add custom library widgets to their communities.


About this task

Custom library is installed with IBM Connections but perform several steps to enable it.


Procedure

  1. Edit widgets-config.xml to include the custom library widget definition:

    1. Check out widgets-config.xml. See Use the widgets-config.xml file for Communities.

    2. Add the following XML widget definition below the resource type="community":

        <widgetDef defId="CustomLibrary" bundleRefId="lc_clib" url="{newsSvcRef}/widgets/lw/static/{version}!{locale}/LibraryWidget_QCS_Connections.xml" description="CustomLibrary_description" modes="view edit fullpage" primaryWidget="false" helpLink="{helpSvcRef}/topic/com.ibm.lotus.connections.communities.help/c_com_library_frame.html" iconUrl="{contextRoot}/nav/common/images/iconFiles16.png" uniqueInstance="true" displayLoginRequired="true">
        <itemSet>
        <item name="proxyUrl" value="{contextRoot}/commonProxy" />
        </itemSet>
        </widgetDef>

  2. Configure the custom library proxy server. See Configure the custom library proxy.

Results

Community owners can add custom library widgets to their communities. See Add widgets to your community.


Parent topic

Manage custom library widgets


Related tasks


Use the widgets-config.xml file for Communities
Add widgets to your community
Configure the custom library proxy


   

 

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