Tip: Did you know? Widgets are windows to content already available elsewhere. They can be customized and added to your profile page, Dashboard, and groups.



examples of widgets


Below are types of widgets you can add to your profile page, dashboard, or groups:


Profile page

Dashboard

Group

  • Activity
  • Blogs
  • Bookmarks
  • Certification
  • Content by tag
  • Courses
  • Docs
  • Event calendar
  • File
  • Folders
  • Free HTML
  • Group membership
  • Group news
  • Ideas
  • IFrame
  • Image albums
  • Latest community polls
  • Latest poll
  • Message board
  • My Colleagues
  • My polls
  • Pages
  • Patents
  • Publications
  • RSS feed
  • Tag cloud
  • The Wire
  • Twitter search
  • Volunteer experience
  • Activity
  • Blogs
  • Bookmarks
  • Community favourites
  • Content by tag
  • Docs
  • Event calendar
  • File
  • Folders
  • Free HTML
  • Group invitations
  • Group membership
  • Group news
  • Ideas
  • IFrame
  • Latest community polls
  • Latest discussion
  • Latest poll
  • Messages
  • Most liked of last week
  • My Colleagues
  • My polls
  • Pages
  • RSS feed
  • Start a discussion
  • Tag cloud
  • The Wire
  • Twitter search
  • Update the Wire
  • Activity
  • Blogs
  • Bookmarks
  • Content by tag
  • Docs
  • Event calendar
  • File
  • Folders
  • Free HTML
  • Group discussion
  • Group files
  • Group ideas
  • Group members
  • Group membership
  • Ideas
  • IFrame
  • Image slider
  • Latest community polls
  • Latest poll
  • Most recent albums
  • Most recent images
  • My Colleagues
  • My polls
  • Pages
  • Related groups
  • RSS Feed
  • Start a discussion
  • Sub-groups
  • Tag cloud
  • The Wire
  • Twitter search


Widgets Defined:


Activity: Displays your latest activity, including new colleague connections, discussions, blogs and wire posts.


Blogs: Displays a list of your latest blog posts.


Bookmarks: Displays a list of your recent bookmarks.


Community favourites: Shows your favourite community pages.


Certification: Displays User certification.


Content by tag: Find content by a tag.


Courses: Displays User courses.


Docs: Displays your latest Docs.


Event calendar: Displays a list of your upcoming GCollab calendar events.


File: Showcases your latest files.


Folders: Showcase your File folders.


Free HTML: Type your own content in HTML.


Group invitations: Shows the outstanding group invitations for the current user.


Group discussion: Show the latest group discussions.


Group files: Show the latest group files.


Group Ideas: Displays the proposed group ideas.


Group members: Shows the members of this group.


Group membership: Displays the groups you are a member of on your profile.


Group News: Shows latest blogs from groups of your choice.


Ideas: Shows the latest Ideas submitted in the group.


IFrame: Shows content from a webpage using a URL.


Image Slider: Displays multiple images in a slideshow format.


Latest community polls: Displays all polls on GCcollab.


Latest discussion: Shows the latest discussions of the platform or the latest discussions of your groups.


Latest poll: In a Dashboard or Profile, displays your most recently created polls. In a Group, displays the most recent polls in the group.


Messages: Shows your latest notifications.


Most liked of last week: Shows most liked Wire posts of last week.


Most recent albums: Lists the most recent image albums createdin the group.


Most recent images: Lists the most recent images uploaded in the group..


Message board: Displays a list of direct messages sent to you through GCcollab. The widget also allows you to post messages.


My Colleagues: Displays a selection of your colleagues.


My polls: Within a group, displays all polls created in that group. In your profile, displays all polls created by you.


Pages: Displays a list of pages created.


Patents: Displays a user patent.


Publications: Displays a user publication.


Related groups: Displays a list of groups related to your group.

 

RSS Feed: Displays your RSS content on your GCcollab page.


Start a discussion: Quickly start a discussion in a selected group.


Sub-groups: Lists sub-groups for your group.


Tag cloud: Shows a tag cloud based on your content.


The Wire: Displays your latest wire posts.Write a Wire post from the widget.


Twitter search: Displays a custom search from Twitter.


Update the Wire: Write a Wire post from this widget.


Volunteer Experience: Displays volunteer experience.


Refer to this article on adding and configuring widgets.