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2680183 - How to add a URL link to a data field in a Background Information portlet


  • Add URL link to data field in Background Information portlet.
  • Add URL/Hyperlink to Background Info portlet using Manage Business Configuration.

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SAP SuccessFactos Employee Profile

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to People Proifle and select a Background Information portlet.

  2. You want to add URL/Hyperlink to one of the fields.


  1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Business Configuration.

  2. Select the Background Element and the data field where you would like to add the URL link.

  3. On the desired field, select Yes in the URL Link dropdown.
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  4. Navigate to the Profile and to the Background Info portlet you have changed above.

  5. Another field will appear after the changed field where you can add a URL link.
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  6. After adding the URL the label will then become a hyperlink to the webpage.
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URL, Hyperlink, Manage Business Configuration, People Profile, Background Information portlet , KBA , LOD-SF-EP-BGD , Background Elements , LOD-SF-EP-BCI , BCUI & Data Model (XML) Configuration , How To


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