Using Liking

The Liking component is a useful tool that allows users to express an opinion about a particular piece of content, such as an comment within a forum. With the Liking component, members select the heart icon to indicate a positive opinion.

Adding Liking to a Page

To add a Liking component to a page in author mode, use the component browser to locate

  • Communities / Liking

and drag it into place on a page, such as a position relative to the feature for users to like.

For necessary information, visit Communities Components Basics.

When the required client-side libraries are included, this is how the Liking component will appear.

liking-component

Configuring Liking

Select the placed Liking component to access and select the Configure icon which opens the edit dialog.

configure-new

Under the Texts & Labels tab, specify the properties used to record likes.

configure-liking

  • Positive Response Label

    (Required) The property name for a positive response.

  • Negative Response Label

    (Required) The property name for a negative response.

  • Tally Name

    (Required) The internal, identifiable property name for this instance of a voting component.

Site Visitor Experience

Members

Members may change their like at any time.

Anonymous

Anonymous liking is not supported. Site visitors must register (become a member) and sign in to participate in liking.

Additional Information

More information may be found on the Liking Essentials page for developers.

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