Yammer integration

The Yammer integration gives users the ability to view and contribute to your organizations Yammer through your digital workplace.

The Yammer widget on a page.

Sections in this article:

Set up

  1. Place an  Integrations widget on a page, space, or dashboard. For more information, see Placing and setting up a widget
  2. Select the placed widget's Edit button.
  3. Under Integration Library, select Igloo Integration Library.
  4. Select  Yammer from the library.
  5. Review and make changes to the settings on the Options and Appearance tabs. You can find details about the widget's settings in the Settings section below.
  6. In the widget editor, select Update to apply your changes.
  7. At the bottom of your page, space, or dashboard, select Publish or Save as Draft to save your changes.


Setting Descriptions

Enter a title for the widget. The title appears as a heading above the widget's contents. You should use the title to provide context to the widget and better structure a page's content by clearly denoting different sections.

When entering a title, you do so only for your currently selected language. If your digital workplace supports multiple languages, you should select  Translation and enter a title for each supported language. 

This field can contain a maximum of 140 characters.

Title link

Enter the URL of a location in your digital workplace. Users who click the widget's title, if it has one, will go to this location. Whether you enter the link as a relative URL or an absolute URL does not matter, it will convert to an absolute URL the next time you edit the widget.

This field can contain a maximum of 2,083 characters.


Enter a description for the widget. The description appears between the title and the widget's contents. You can use this text to provide information to users about the widget.

When entering a description, you do so only for your currently selected language. If your digital workplace supports multiple languages, you should select  Translation and enter a description for each supported language.

General options
Setting Description
Default Feed Size Enter the number of feed items to display.
Basic configuration options
Setting Description
Default Feed ID

If you want your widget to display a specific feed, enter its Feed ID.

You can find the Feed ID in the URL of any feed in the Yammer interface.

Advanced options

Appearance tab

Appearance options
Setting Description

Enter CSS class selectors to provide additional styling to the widget. For more information, see Applying custom CSS to widgets.


Select the height of the widget.

The default value is Auto (leftmost slider position) scales the widget's height to fit its contents. You can use the slider to set a fixed height between 50px to 600px in increments of 50px.

Selecting a height less than what is needed to display its contents results in the widget having a vertical scrollbar.


Your digital workplace's theme overwrites many of the settings on the Appearance tab. However, the settings listed above are usable.

Using it


You can see what is posted in your Yammer feeds through the integration.

Post status updates

You can add new status updates through the widget. You can include text and @mentions in these updates.

Upload files

You can upload files from your computer into Yammer. These follow Yammer's restrictions.

The file upload interface.

Change Feed

There is a bar displaying the currently selected Feed. Clicking on it will open a listing of your other Feeds which you can select from. Any post made will share to that Feed.

List of available feeds to display.

Refresh feed

You can select the button in the lower-right corner of the post interface to update the feed with any changes that have happened since you last loaded the page or changed feeds.

The feed refresh button.

Share posts

You can share posts to other feeds by selecting the share icon and picking another feed.

The share button.

Like Posts

You can indicate that you like a post or comment by selecting the like icon. The number of likes earned is displayed as well.

The like button displaying the number of likes a post has received.


You can leave a comment by selecting the comment field, entering text, and pressing Enter.

The leave a comment box.