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HCL Connections Ideas Portal

Welcome to the HCL Connections Product Ideas Lab! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by the HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

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Mobile App: Include same editor functionalities in forums as in blogs

When you are creating a blogpost in your connections mobile app you have the possibility to add images or highlight the font etc. In Forums you can only insert plain text and that's it. In the desktop version you have the same editor in both input...
over 5 years ago in 11. Mobile 1 Shipped

Update Community catalog page for improved usability

Updated layout to make it easy to open the community you are looking for. Pinned communities and recently viewed communities to allow for quick access. Integrated search bar to shorten the time to find a community Continuous scroll to replace the ...
over 5 years ago in 02. Communities 1 Shipped

Roadmap for "Planning to Implement" Features - Product Ideas Portal

I have seen that there is a roadmap for V7/V8. Here we talk about innovations in design and third party integration. But I find it quite interesting if you give a roadmap for the features currently on "Planning to implement".
almost 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Shipped

please provide a unisex / gender neutral profile avatar picture

Right now the profiles which don't have an own profile picture are displayed with a MALE avatar irrespective of the profile's gender. We need this to be changed to a UNISEX avatar, so that it would be more appropriate.
about 4 years ago in 04. Profiles 1 Shipped

OIDC Support for Connections

Currently OpenID Connect as authentication mechanism is not supported in Connections. However it has become a widely accepted standard mechanism for big applications, especially in corporate networks. Therefore we think, support for OIDC is cr...
over 4 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 3 Shipped

Use flexible service types like ClusterIP instead of hard coded NodePort to allow multiple Component Pack installations

The Component Pack uses NodePorts to publish its service. For productive environments, this is considered as bad praxis in most cases since there are a couple of limitations like only one port per service, limited port range and static node ip bin...
almost 5 years ago in 09. Administration 0 Shipped

Update CKEditor to a recent version

Connections seems to use CKEditor 4, but in a pretty old version. "CKEDITOR.version" prints "4.6.2.1". We've to scroll on page 3 of the release notes (Don't be confused by the page url parameter, it's index based so page 2 is actually 3) to see ve...
over 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Shipped

Add Support for Windows Server 2019 in Connections 6.5

Organisations who are currently migrating away from Windows Server 2008 R2, could migrate Connections to Windows Servers 2019.
about 4 years ago in 09. Administration 2 Shipped

Change message presented to users when creating an event greater than 24hours or allow events greater than 24hours

Create a multiday event in a community. When a user attempts to create an event greater than 24hours, a message is presented to the user that they cannot do so. However, they can create a repeating event that is similar to a multiday event. We wou...
over 5 years ago in 02. Communities 1 Shipped

Add Support for Windows Server 2019 for Docs

Based on detailed system requirements Windows 2019 is not supported, but this OS has been on the market for more than 1 year and clients do not apply old OS for new deployments. Manufacturers quickly adapt their products to be compatible with the ...
over 3 years ago in 07. Docs/File Viewer 2 Shipped