Use the Recent Comments widget to display a feed of comments. Users can then select these comments to go to the associated content. When configuring the widget, you can select from which channels it displays comments.
The feed only displays comments made in the last 30 days.
Sections in this article:
Follow these steps to set up this widget:
- Place a Recent Comments widget on a page, space, or dashboard. For more information, see Placing and setting up a widget.
- Select the placed widget's Edit button.
- Review and make changes to the settings on the Options, Layout, and Appearance tabs. You can find details about the widget's settings in the Settings section below.
- In the widget editor, select Update to apply your changes or Cancel to discard them.
- At the bottom of your page, space, or dashboard, select Publish or Save as Draft to save your changes.
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.
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.
Select from which channel(s) the widget displays content. Access rules determine what users will see when configuring and viewing the widget:
To add sources:
To remove sources:
|Number of results||Enter the maximum number of results to increment by, and to display initially. You must enter a value between 1 and 99. If there are additional items to display, users can select the Older Activity, link found at the bottom of the feed, to load additional results.|
|User Photo||Select to display user photos.|
|Author||Select to display the author of the comment|
|Data||Select to display the date a comment was made.|
|Source||Select to display the source channel.|
|Display the source (Space)||Select to display the space where the source channel resides.|
|Truncate title||Enter how many characters of the title to display.|
|Body character limit||Enter how many characters of the comment to display.|
|Class||Enter CSS class selectors to provide additional styling to the widget. For more information, see Applying custom CSS to widgets.|
|Height||Select the height of the widget. Options include:
Your digital workplace's theme overwrites many of the settings on the Appearance tab. However, the settings listed above are usable.