The wiki development crew have been busy working on a new release of the IBM Collaboration Solutions product wikis of the past couple of months, and the following improvements have now been deployed to all of our wikis:
See what other people have searched for with type ahead search keywords
Start typing in the search box, and see suggested search terms based on what others have searched for.
Learn more about the author of an article. Author profile information is displayed on the right side of Community and Learning Center articles
When you view a community or learning article, information about the author's contributions is displayed along side the article.
Search keywords are highlighted in search results
Easily find the keywords you searched for in the article results list with search highlighting.
Show number of comments on an article in views and in article information
Easily see which articles have comments and how many comments, from any view in the wiki and at the top of articles.
Session no longer times out when creating, editing, or commenting on articles
Got distracted while writing an article or comment? No problem. Your session never times out, allowing you to continue where you left off without losing changes.
To view these improvements, visit your favorite IBM Collaboration Solutions product wiki.
IBM Notes 9.0 Social Edition has made its long-awaited debut! Scott Souder, Program Director for Notes / iNotes / Connections Mail joins Julie Brown and Amy Smith on the Notes Tips Podcast
to talk about Notes' new social capabilities, productivity enhancers, and more.
Do you use the activity stream in IBM Connections to stay up to date with the people and content you follow? If so, how valuable is the activity stream to you and your productivity? Tell us about your experience with activity streams in your work environment by taking a five minute survey. Link to survey: https://www.ibm.com/survey/oid/wsb.dll/s/ag4e7
The survey will be open until March 13, 2013.
Thanks for your feedback!
Do you look for quick reference topics in Help that describe how to do common tasks? Have you found them useful or not? Let us know what you think. Take a minute to complete our short survey by Friday, February 15, 2013
. Click here to share your feedback
Join the IBM Traveler team on Thursday, February 14, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST for a Twitterchat lovefest about IBM Traveler and what you saw at IBM Connect 2013.
Did you get to Orlando this year and fall in love all over again with Traveler?
Did you get to try Traveler on different devices in the UX lab?
What features did you show your love for during the feature prioritization?
We'll spend the hour listening to your comments and answering any questions you may have.
If you didn't get a chance to attend IBM Connect but still choose Traveler as your one and only, join us and hear what you missed!
Use #ibmtraveler to follow the conversation and share in the love.
Hosted by Jessica Peter and Michelle Cooper
It's not all fun and games here in the UX Lab, we're talking serious business here! We are gathering valuable feedback from customers about all of our products. But work should always include a little fun, right? Our Photo Booth in the UX lab has been a big hit! Here's our Flickr stream
where you live the fun vicariously through our blog post!
If you are going to be at IBM Connect 2013, stop by the UX Lab in Asia 4 to see more of IBM Notes Social Edition.
article is an illustrative guide to modifying the content and layout of
the Profiles component in IBM Connections 4.0. It describes in detail
how you can customize the application to define the core data model for
people managed by it and tailor the presentation of the profile to meet
your business requirements. Included is an overview of the new features
in the 4.0 release and the detailed steps for implementing an advanced
Be sure to follow the link under the "Tell us what you think" section of the article and reply to the one-question survey.
About the Everyone Writes program: The
Everyone Writes program helps authors like you to create polished and
professional articles in our product wikis. We edit, publish, and
promote your articles. In addition, the Everyone Writes program
participates in the IBM developerWorks Author Achievement Recognition Program
, which "formally acknowledges the
achievements of prolific developerWorks authors, and celebrates our
common commitment to knowledge sharing." Visit the Web site to learn
more about getting recognition for your writing efforts.
If you would like to publish an article, and would like help, send an email to The Everyone Writes Team with the title of your article and a brief description.
A new version of Content Template Catalog (CTC) has just been released for IBM WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199 and Web Content Manager 188.8.131.52. The Content Template Catalog is a suite of assets that
simplify and accelerate the process of building a website. It includes
common page templates, content types, and design elements -- making it
possible to build a basic site very quickly -- with little or no
Here's a sampling of what you'll get when you install Content Template Catalog:
Definitions for 25 commonly used types of content
Templates for landing pages, index pages, search pages, and other common page types
Pre-built and easily re-styled list, slideshow, carousel, and grid components
Responsive theme and styling for all layouts and components
In-place editing throughout the templates, enabled by default
Built-in feeds, tagging, rating, and social integration
CTC4 also comes with Site Builder, a new wizard that allows you to build a site in minutes,
with all of the necessary pages, portlets, site areas, content and
components, set up and ready for editing. You can also use Site Builder to create site templates for others to use, making it that much easier for non-technical users to create and manage web content.
Interested? Find out more here:CTC4 4 Documentation
We are happy to announce that our newest version of the IBM XPages Documentation Wiki Template is now available for download, free, from www.OpenNTF.org
About the template:
The IBM Collaboration Solutions development team has been working on an update to the XPages Documentation Wiki. The XPages Documentation Wiki is a Notes and browser application that lets a product technical writing team publish documentation and a user community contribute articles. The XPages Documentation Wiki is based on the XPages Wiki template available on OpenNTF. This release of the wiki template includes extensive improvements, including:
- Dramatic user interface re-design to improve usability
- Improved content type architecture for more intuitive navigation
- Re-designed search experience
- Improved web editing experience
- Improved social and subscription features
Note: As is, the 2.8.2 template requires IBM Domino 9.0 Social Edition.