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Pages Vs. Spaces Championship Match

By Ryan Consell – 4 Comments

On the surface, Igloo pages and spaces seem to be very similar. When is the best time to use a page over a space, and vice versa?
*Note* this article was made somewhat obsolete with the summer 2015 release.

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Uncooperative Video Embeds

By Ryan Consell

How to safely and reliably embed YouTube videos and their relatives on SSL enabled communities.

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Replacing Deleted Objects

By Kayleigh Willey

How in the world to create an object with the same name as something that you've deleted.

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PDF Preview Problems

By Ryan Consell

How to check if your PDF security is preventing it from being previewed in your community

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  • Tips and Tricks is m…
    Jocelyn Flint says:
    It was nice knowing you, Tips and Tricks! #longlivetandt
    7 days ago
  • Exceptional Embeddab…
    Heather Turnbull says:
    Is there a way to setup links to the forms within a Files and Documents section? at the moment we are starting to move all our fallible documents to Google Forms but i cannot locate a simple way to add them to the platform outside of a "links" widget
    2 weeks ago
  • CSS Success: Positio…
    Diana May says:
    Jim Tigwell‍ Great article - simplifying the complex! Greatly appreciated.
    5 weeks ago
  • August Grab Bag: Fil…
    Deborah de Freitas says:
    Thanks as always for your tips Jim.  One thing I do for files and articles where I know I'm likely to share the URL and want a clean one is that I usually make the title what I want the permalink to be - one or two words max.  

    For example "Travel Policy" and then publish and then update the title to include more information like "Khoros Travel…
    7 weeks ago
  • Working With Widgets…
    Andrew Jayne says:
    Thanks, Jim Tigwell‍ - appreciate the info.  We already have a lengthy enhancement request list so I think I'll hold on to this one until we can get some of the others knocked off.
    8 weeks ago
  • Working With Widgets…
    Jim Tigwell says:
    Not currently. The widget is designed to take members directly to the files on a click, so they can interact with them. There's definitely an interesting enhancement request there, however. Can you submit it, with the use case you're looking to address in the Product Zone?
    8 weeks ago
  • Easy Answers: Newsle…
    Rebecca Scelly says:
    Hi, do you have a newsletter channel template example that I can see? 
    I'm interested in how the layout looks.
    4 months ago
  • Exceptional Embeddab…
    Bradley Warrington says:
    Hi Jim Tigwell‍, 
    Looks like Twitter now allows for this, I have tested, and confirmed that this works. You can check out their Twitter Developer section here: https://developer.twitter.com/en/docs/twitter-for-websites/timelines/overview.html 
    Look for the title "Limiting the number of Tweets displayed". 

    6 months ago

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