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⭐️ Keep in mind, this For Fun use case isn't available in our For Fun demo event because it requires all users to log in.
Yammer is a social-networking platform designed for communication and collaboration within organizations. Yammer is part of the Microsoft 365 enterprise suite.
If your organization is using Yammer for internal communication and you want to embed it in your event, you can! Attendees can log in to their Yammer account and communicate without leaving the event.
The Yammer help center is the best resource for all your questions when setting up a Yammer space. The Yammer Support Options page is a great starting point for beginners. It in includes links to basic articles and details on how to get support.
Create your Embed Link
First, copy this URL and paste it into a text editor:
Now, log in to your Yammer account and go to the Feed you want to embed in your Webex Event. In your browser's address bar, copy the unique identifier from within the URL. The unique identifier is usually a set of letters and numbers. In the example below, it comes after
Paste the unique identifier at the end of the URL you copied in the first step. In our example, the resulting URL is:
Modify the link
You can add header, footer, and theme customizations to the URL if necessary. Simply add a question mark at the very end, then add the parameters. Separate multiple parameters with an ampersand (&). For an explanation of each parameter, check out Yammer's article.
So if you add every parameter, your URL will look like this:
When you're done customizing the URL, copy it. Now you're ready to embed the Feed in your Event App.
Embed Yammer in Webex Events
Add a Yammer feature
If you want a dedicated tab in your event where folks can interact with the feed, you can do so with the Web Link feature.
Simply add the feature to your event, edit it, and enter the URL that you copied in the previous step. Make sure you uncheck the Open link in external browser box so the Yammer feed will embed in your event's Web App. You don't need to use the Pass Data to URL checkbox. Click Save Changes.
⭐️ Keep in mind, you can change the feature name and icon to better reflect your Yammer feed! Click the Settings (⚙️) icon to change them.
Web App users will see your feed embedded in the Web App, so they can interact without leaving the Event App.
Mobile App users can click the feature to launch the feed in their device's default browser.
Embed with a Custom Tab
If you want to let attendees interact with the Yammer feed during live streams, add it to a Live Stream feature or an Agenda session. For more information on using Custom Tab in a Live Stream feature, check this out. For a look at using a Custom Tab in an Agenda session, see this article.
Web App users see the Yammer feed in a tab to the right of the live stream panel, so they can interact without leaving the live stream or opening a new browser tab.
Mobile App users can tap the custom tab to launch the feed in their device's default browser.
Now you know all about using Yammer in your event!
Let us know if you used this in your event and found a specific feature useful, or if we missed something that you think we should share with other customers.
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