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IBM Connections Widget Setup

Basic instructions for adding Buzzy widgets into IBM Connections on-premise environments

Community Widget

Check out the widgets-config.xml file.

ProfilesConfigService.checkOutWidgetConfig("/LCCheckedOut", AdminControl.getCell())

Edit the widgets-config.xml file. Under the section, then under , then within add the following.

<!-- BUZZY -->
<widgetDef defId="BuzzyOnPremURLWidgetCS" modes="view fullpage" url="{webresourcesSvcRef}/web/" themes="wpthemeNarrow wpthemeWide wpthemeBanner">
              <item name="resourceId" value="{resourceId}"/>
                <item name="width" value="100%"/>
                <item name="height" value="500px"/>
                <item name="url" value="https://<BUZZY_URL>/connectionsstart?pagestyle=white&amp;leannav=true"/>
<!-- END BUZZY -->

Check in the widgets-config.xml file.


Activity Stream widget

Access Homepage->Administrator

Select the following:

  • Open Social Gadget
  • Trusted and Use SSO
  • Show for Activity Stream events
  • All servers

Click the Add Mapping button.

Add a Mapping for the Huddo Boards service to the Huddo client. Ensure OAuth Client is set to conn-ee and the Service name is Huddo Boards. Click the Ok button

Enter The following:

Field Value
Title Buzzy Activity Stream
URL Address http://<BUZZY_URL>/assets/connections/gadget.xml
Secure URL Address https://<BUZZY_URL>/assets/connections/gadget.xml
ICON URL http://<BUZZY_URL>/assets/ico/favicon-32x32.png
ICON SECURE URL https://<BUZZY_URL>/assets/ico/favicon-32x32.png


  • Use IBM Connections specific tags
  • Opened by default
  • Display on Updates pages

Select the following Prerequisites:

  • oauthprovider
  • webresources
  • oauth
  • opensocial

Scroll down and Click Save

Last update: 2020-12-17