You can access the following types of widget from the content palette:
- IBM® Connections widgets. The widgets available from the content palette include widgets for the IBM Connections applications that you have installed. Use these widgets to display a snapshot view of the latest updates for each application. The content palette also contains social analytics widgets if your administrator has made them available. These widgets use information from the different IBM Connections applications to recommend content that might be relevant to you.
- Third-party widgets. When your administrator has enabled the use of widgets from another vendor, these are displayed in the content palette along with the IBM Connections widgets that are available for use.
You can access the content palette from any of the Home page views by clicking Customize
For the widgets in all the IBM
Connections applications to load properly in Microsoft
® Internet Explorer, ActiveX Controls must be enabled on the Security
tab. To access the Security
tab, select Tools
-> Internet Options
Adding widgets to your Home pageParent topic: Using
Add widgets to the activity stream and My Page views so that you can see updates from IBM
Connections and other sources, and bring extra functionality to your Home page.
Managing Home page widgets
Use the options available from the widget action menu to manage widgets in the Updates and My Page views.