Rebuilding the default widgets

To recreate the Welcome widget

  1. Open the console where you want to recreate the Welcome widget:
    1. Click the Administration tab.
    2. In the Portal Management section, click Consoles.
      The Consoles page appears.
    3. Select an existing console or click New to create one.
    4. Modify or add the necessary information for the console.
  2. In the left pane, click Widgets.
  3. Select the Custom HTML widget and drag it to the appropriate location in the Widgets section of the right pane.
  4. In the Title field, type: Welcome to FootPrints 12.
  5. In the HTML Code field, paste the following:
    Welcome to FootPrints version 12 with more than 60 customer-driven enhancements. Click here to review a comprehensive KB Article covering a range of resources including documentation, how-to videos, schedule of how-to webinars, the Upgrade Advisor, the BMC User Community, and numerous other materials as they become available.
  6. Click Save.
    The widget will be visible to the user assigned to the console once they refresh their browser window or log off and back on again.

To recreate the FootPrints Community widget

  1. Open the console where you want to recreate the FootPrints Community widget:
    1. Click the Administration tab.
    2. In the Portal Management section, click Consoles.
      The Consoles page appears.
    3. Select an existing console or click New to create one.
    4. Modify or add the necessary information for the console.
  2. In the left pane, click Widgets.
  3. Select the RSS Feed widget and drag it to the appropriate location in the Widgets section of the right pane.
  4. In the Title field, type: FootPrints Community.
  5. In the URL field, paste the following: https://communities.bmc.com/community/feeds/allcontent?community=3613
  6. (Optional) In the Records to Display field, enter the number of records that you want shown in the widget.
    The default is 5 records which fit well into the allotted widget area.
  7. Click Save.
    The widget will be visible to the user assigned to the console once they refresh their browser window or log off and back on again.

To recreate the BMC Software News

  1. Open the console where you want to recreate the BMC Software News widget:
  2. Click the Administration tab.
  3. In the Portal Management section, click Consoles.
    The Consoles page appears.
  4. Select an existing console or click New to create one.
  5. Modify or add the necessary information for the console.
  6. In the left pane, click Widgets.
  7. Select the RSS Feed widget and drag it to the appropriate location in the Widgets section of the right pane.
  8. In the Title field, type: BMC Software News.
  9. In the URL field, paste the following: URL: http://feeds2.feedburner.com/bmc/press-releases.
  10. (Optional) In the Records to Display field, enter the number of records that you want shown in the widget.
    The default is 5 records which fit well into the allotted widget area.
  11. Click Save.
    The widget will be visible to the user assigned to the console once they refresh their browser window or log off and back on again.

Related topics

Configuring consoles

Configuring portals

Configuring help finder widgets

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