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Users ask a new question through the KM web part. KM admin and specific category admin receive email notification that a new question is asked. They follow the link on the email to answer the question. With adding the answer, they also change the status of the question to “approved”. User gets email Notification after his question and answer are published on the KM web part. User follows link in email to read the K-asset.
There is no difference in feature list for both the versions except you can add maximum of 25 K-assets in Free version and as you exceed the count you have to purchase and upgrade to Enterprise version.
There are three main user levels in KM:
Check for SharePoint Site collection user permission in this case. Ensure that the new KM admin should have at least “contribute” permission on SharePoint site.
Yes, for such users it is mandatory that their names are added to “Ask a Question” group in configuration section of KM.
To add KM Web Part, follow these steps:
To change theme, click on the drop down arrow in the select theme tab in Configuration section of KM. Select theme of your choice and click on ‘apply’.
Yes, Admin can stop these email notifications by turning the indicator off. Go to Configuration section of KM, turn off ‘Email Notification’ indicator and save changes.
To help you create your own Custom CSS, we have provided users with a Sample CSS file which can be downloaded. Users can download this file and convert this CSS file into their desired CSS. The file is available on Configuration tile of KM.
Steps to add external theme are as follows:
If you want to see search results with respect to some specific categories and exclude others from appearing on your view, then this tab is extremely handy for the same.
Open your Web part and edit to open KM properties section.
Yes, we have provided a custom property feature in web part, in which you can set the multiple categories name by comma separated value. With this, web part will display only that categories K-Assets in the list.
In this way you can add multiple web part which belongs to different categories.
Go to Configuration tile of the KM. Here you will find “Analytics Retention period” tab. Enter number of days for which you want to see the data. Save the changes.
Click on the “Manage K-asset tile”, and select the K-asset for which you want to set up an expiry date. You can enter the date here in the form where ‘expiry date’ is mentioned. Save the changes.
Click on the “Manage Category” tile. Click on ‘New item’ link. Here you can Add Category name, description and category user/group to give permissions to users. Save the changes. When you assign a category to a specific user, you are giving permission to that user to answer or edit K-asset in that specific category only.
Click on the “Manage K-asset” tile, and select the K-asset for which you want to attach any document. Click on the browse button in attachment field and add attachments. To add more, click on the “Add more” button and continue the same process. Save the changes.
Following are the considerations to add file attachments:
For document having duplicate content- keyword search will tend to return result in the first document and will ignore others since they were duplicate! This is due to SharePoint search limitation.
For newly added documents to appear in search result, make sure to run a crawl on On-Premise Installation. For Office 365 you will have to wait for a few days until your new documents start appearing in search. Usually this happens over the weekends.
To use our Keyword Search effectively, type in exact word which you intend to capture in your attached documents. Some of the special characters do not appear in the search results but this happens only in limited cases.
Yes. It is possible to search on attachments also along with text of question and answers in the latest version of the add-in. To know more about the new version features, connect to our support team at [email protected]
Yes, we can enable or disable search function on documents from configurations section. Put the indicator for document search to off if you want to disable it.
Document (attachment) search will work on SharePoint Search concept. Yes, it is possible to search only exact one text string in current version.
Please follow below steps to get email for group which you have added in admin section property. Go to Site Settings -> People and groups -> Your group settings -> You need to select an option “Who can view the membership of the group?" to Everyone
To use Azure search service within KM- basic pre-requisites are as follows:
All you need to do is just share your Azure portal credentials with us and our support staff will be responsible for setting up your account.Refer our latest user guide (section: 3.4.13)