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Status No Plans to Implement
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 21, 2019

Allow IBM Connections Cloud Offering to support rich text fields with the "allow-forms" parameter in iframe html syntax

Based on discussions with the IBM Connections Level 3  Support Team, the Cloud install of IBM Connections does not support the "allow-forms" parameter of iframe HTML syntax in rich text fields.  The application "strips" those parameters from the HTML when the rich text content is saved.

As a result, wikis that leverage embedded widgets from applications (such as BOX@IBM and others) that require authentication are not able to properly authenticate because the Form Submit action which permits the SSO Authentication page to be invoked is removed from the iframe HTML.

On-prem installations of Connections such as the IBM intranet installation on w3 work properly.

Therefore I would like to see the IBM Cloud Connections Environment / Wiki needs to allow Form Submit actions.

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  • Guest
    Feb 26, 2019

    We need this feature. You could also combine it with white/black listing of the iFrame URL/Source.

  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2019

    I agree. Please implement this functionality. It is much needed.

  • Guest
    Feb 22, 2019

    Wikis should not work differently just because they're in the cloud.   I can't control where my clients setup their wiki pages, but when they can't use my widgets because the cloud wikis don't support them, I get all the heat.  Please implement this simple, but critical, function.   

    Its analogous to saying when I drive on one road my radio works but when I drive on this other road my radio does not function.  That's just bad for business.