KB User's Guide - SitePref Tab - Displaying KB Pre-defined Features via Side Module Links
You must have full administrative permissions in your space to perform these steps. This means access to the OwnerDocs, GroupDocs, SitePref, and Users tabs.
This document will go into detail on how to display links to the Site-level Feedback Form, Topics Map, Keyword Index, Site Glossary, Assessment page, and Dropbox page as Side Module Links.
Note: For full instructions on how to create a "Side Module" and their subsequent links, please see KB User's Guide - SitePref Tab - Side Modules and Side Module Links.
Sample of Side Module in our Demo KB Site
The image below shows a custom left side module called "KB Pre-defined Features", please see the purple arrow. The Side Module links in the content module show the six delivered KB features.
Six Delivered KB Features
|Pre-defined Feature||Page Description||Available on Internal Site||Available on External Site|
|assessment.php||Displays available Assessments and results of past Assessments||YES||NO|
|dropbox.php||Displays the Dropbox page||YES||NO|
|feedback.php||Displays site-level feedback form||YES||YES|
|topics.php||Displays site's Topics map||YES||YES|
|keywords.php||Displays all keywords and usage frequency||YES||YES|
|glossary.php||Displays all glossary items and glossary search||YES||YES|
The image below shows how the Side Module links are defined in the Site Preference tab. The Link URL* field shows the name of the pre-defined feature followed by .php, example: <feature>.php.
The Feedback link leads to the site-wide feedback form.
Consumers of your KB Site can use this form to send you feedback on your content and suggest ways to make your site more engaging.
The Topics Map vertically displays your topics and their subtopics.
Consumers of your KB can click on a topic and see all documents assigned to that specific topic.
The Keywords feature displays the alphabet horizontally. The page displays a table of all the keywords in alphabetical order.
Consumers of your KB content can click on a specific word and be led to a page that lists all the documents that use that specific keyword.
The Glossary feature displays all of the Glossary items in your KB Site. You may use the search field to find a specific glossary item along with the topics dropdown menu. Clicking on a specific glossary item displays its definition.
The Quiz feature will only display on the internal site. This feature displays all of the quizzes and survey items in your internal KB Site. For more details, please see KB User's Guide - Assessment Tab - Quiz/Survey Modules
The Dropbox feature will only display on the internal site. For details on how dropbox works, see KB User's Guide - Assessment Tab - Dropbox