Recent Comments Widget
What is it?
The Recent Comments widget displays recent comments that have been posted on content in your community. Members with a minimum of Read access can click on content in the widget in order to read it. The widget can be customized to pull content from a number of channels, including: Blogs, Calendars, Forums, Folders, and Wikis.
Set up a Recent Comments widget in a Project Room to view a summary of comments made within the space. You can also use this widget with Forums to display an overview of recent topics posted along with any recent comments.
Features and functionality
Below is a list of all additional features found within this particular feature. Select each item below to read more.
Title - Give your widget a title using this feature.
Description - Create a brief description of the widget using this feature.
Source(s) - This feature allows you to choose the source channels for the content to be displayed.
Number of results - Select the number of results to be displayed, starting from the most recent results.
Add Source(s) - This feature allows selection of the content sources to be displayed on the widget. The feature allows browsing and selection of different types of channels in the site. When you deploy this widget, you can only select channels that members have a minimum of Read access on.
The layout of the Recent Contents widget can be configured using this feature.
User photo - This option allows you to display user photos.
Date - This feature displays the date a comment was made.
Author - This feature displays the author of the comment.
Source - This feature displays the source channel.
Display the source - This feature displays the space that the source channel resides in.
Truncate title at - This feature allows you to set a maximum number of characters for the title of the widget.
Body character limit - This feature allows you to limit the number of characters allowed in the body of the comment.
You can configure the appearance of the widget, including the CSS class, using this feature. For more information on widget appearance, see the Widgets article.
How to add a Recent Comments widget to a page or space
Refer to the Widgets for instructions on how to add the Recent Comments widget to a page.