As a Platform Administrator you can configure your Home Page widgets.
Widgets allow you to highlight special dates and create quick access to spaces and contents on your platform as well as other sites.
Create a widget
Go to Admin Panel > GOsocial > Manage Home
If you already have widgets installed, you can enter from:home page selecting the Manage Widgets button. That button is below the last installed module.
There, you will find the button to Add Widgets:
A new window will open with the type of module you can install.
- Image Widget
- New Hires
#Note: New platforms have already created and activated the Birthday, Anniversary and New Hires widget.
The following widgets can be created only once:
- New Hires
Image widgets can be created up to 10 times.
Birthday, Anniversary and New Hires Widgets
These widgets show up to 4 celebrations on the homepage. To see more, you can go to See All. There you can see future birthdays, Anniversaries and News Hires for the past months.
In each Celebration you will be able to see the Name,Last Name, job title and celebration date.
By clicking on send greetings, say congrats or welcome, a new window will open where you can leave a message in that person's wall.
These widgets allows you to create direct and visual accesses to highlight the information you want from your platform.
To create an image widget, the obligatory fields are:
- Widget Title: maximum 40 characters
- Image: minimum of 536 x 360px (width x height). Remember that you find images in our gallery of graphic resources.
- Formats: JPEG, BMP, PNG, or TIFF
Optional fields are:
- URL: completing this field, the widget becomes clickable and opens a new tab to the loaded address.
- The "Show Title" checkbox allows you to choose whether or not display the name assigned to the widget.
The widget list created in your home page, is sorted in the same order as they will appear on your homepage. You can rearrange the order by drag & dropping them.
When clicking on the pencil on the right side of each module you may modify the Title, URL, Image and choose whether to Show the Title or not.
Once all fields have been edited, remember to Save.
Also, you may activate the blue button next to each widget making it visible on the homepage. You may also deactivate the button, in this case it will not be visible on your home page.
With the icon on the right, it’s possible to remove the widget from the Home.
Once the delete icon has been selected, the following warning will appear.