How to add hyperlinks to People Profile portlets.
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SAP SuccessFactors Employee Profile
You may add a hyperlink by going to Admin Center > Configure People Profile.
If the Links option is visible, that block allows you to set up an URL.
NOTE: This will only be visible during Edit mode and NOT in View mode.
- On "URL" Field, insert the link you want people to be directed to;
- On "Text to Display", type the text you want to be visible for people to click on in order to be directed to the other page;
- Now, go to Employee Profile and find the block you added the link to;
- Click on the "pencil" icon (Edit), and see the link you have configured:
VIA "BLOCK DESCRIPTION":
It is possible to add links using the "Description" box / Help Text, too.
- Type a text in the "Block Description" box;
- Select the text you want to be clickable;
- Click the "..." (More Options) button;
- Then, click on "Insert/Edit Link";
- The following screen will appear;
URL: URL of the target website.
Display Text: Text you have previously selected, that will be clickable.
Title: Tooltip text. Limited functionality, as it does not support spaces.
- None = Opens the website on the same tab.
- New Window = Opens the website on another tab.
- After that, go to Employee Profile and find the block you added the link to;
- Click on the "Help" icon and see the available link:
NOTE: This tool will also work for Translations.
- After doing the procedure above for the default language, click the "Globe" icon, on "Block Description" field;
- Copy the whole text from the default language field and paste it in the desired translation box;
- Now, change the text from the source to the target field, according to the translation:
- Save the changes made;
- Change system's language;
- Go to Employee Profile and find the block you added the link to;
- Click on the "Help" icon and see the available link for the new translation:
2955964 - Help Text on People Profile Blocks - Employee Profile
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