My Contacts widget

The My Contacts widget displays a list of your contacts in the digital workplace. Within each member’s profile is an option to add them as a contact. Once someone becomes a contact, they will be displayed on a list in your profile. You can use a My Contacts widget to access your list of contacts from another page or space in the workplace. See the Contacts article for more information on how contacts work in your digital workplace.


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Set up

Follow these steps to set up this widget:

  1. Place a Igloo_MyContactsWidget_IconSmall.png My Contacts 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. 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.
  4. In the widget editor, select Update to apply your changes or Cancel to discard them.  
  5. At the bottom of your page, space, or dashboard, select Publish or Save as Draft to save your changes.


Setting Description

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 Select to make the widget's title a link. When selected, users can select the title to go to their Contacts page.

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.

Sort options

Select how contacts are ordered in the widget. Options include:

  • Last Name
  • Online Status
Number of results Enter the maximum number of contacts to display initially. You must enter a value between 1 and 99. If there are additional items to display, users can select the View All link, found at the bottom of the list, to go to their Contacts page.
Options tab
Setting Description
Choose A Layout

Select how users are displayed in the widget. Options include:

  • List: Displays a user's profile image, name, Send Message link, and Remove Contact link. Contacts are displayed in a stacked in a list.
  • Tile: Displays a users profile image, and name. Contacts are displayed as tiles.
  • Compact: Similar to Tile, but reduced in size.
  • Thumbnail: Displays a user's profile image. Contacts are displayed as a grid of profile images.
Customize your layout

This option is only available if the Layout is Thumbnail.

Select which size of thumbnails to display. Options include:

  • 32 x 32
  • 48 x 48
  • 64 x 64
Layout tab
Setting Description
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:
  • Auto: The leftmost slider position. The height of the widget will increase and decrease to contain what it is displaying.
  • Fixed: Select a fixed height between 50px to 600px in increments of 50px. A vertical scrollbar will appear on the widget if the content exceeds this fixed value.
Appearance tab


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