From a user's perspective, an embedded experience is a way of interacting with events, notifications, and business processes dynamically in context directly from an inbox, social home page, and other containers without having to log in to and switch to another application or service.
In the background, an embedded experience occurs when a content host tells a system the preferred way to render the content In response, the system makes the content available to a rendering component, namely an OpenSocial gadget.
At the time this documentation was published, iWidgets were not supported as rendering components.
™ API described below exists. After confirming that the API exists, use the following approaches for rendering the gadget:
APIs, use gadgets.embeddedExperiences.getId()
For Data Pipelining APIs, use Tag: <os:EmbeddedExperiences method="id">
or Tag: <os:EmbeddedExperiences method="context">
For more information, see the OpenSocial website
about embedded experiences.
Parent topic: Best practices for developing gadgets and widgets