The discussions activity feed can be added to any wiki page, and it showcases recent posts from Discussions.
Step by step
Parameters are available to make adjustments to the layout and content shown on the feed - see below for details. Configuring the feed to showcase a specific category or categories is an ideal way to draw attention to specific types of conversations on your community.
The feed will dynamically adjust to the width of the page, or to the width of the container in which it is placed. If placing the feed in the main page right column or a similarly narrow container, it is best to use the one-column layout.
|Number of columns|| ||Can be 1 or 2||1|
|Number of posts|| || Minimum is 3|
Maximum is 6
(Trending or Latest)
| ||Adding this parameter will sort the feed according to the date of the first post (i.e. Latest)||false (Trending is the default)|
|Category filter|| ||Multiple categories can be listed by separating individual IDs with commas. See below for details on how to determine a category's ID||With no ID or IDs specified, the feed will include content from all categories.|
Finding the category ID
To find the ID of a Discussions category, simply filter the main Discussions list to show only that category. Then look at the URL displayed in the browser's address bar at the top. The category ID is a string of numbers displayed after
Display the top four trending posts from all categories in a single column:
Display the top six trending posts from all categories in a two-column layout:
<discussions columns="2" size="6" />
Display the six most recent posts from a specific category in a two-column layout:
<discussions columns="2" size="6" mostrecent="true" catid="2817509675979769579" />
Display the six most recent posts from two specific categories in a two-column layout:
<discussions columns="2" size="6" mostrecent="true" catid="2817509675979769579,172635465752212678" />
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