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You create a KM News channel to display Knowledge Management (KM) news and Web Page Composer articles in an enterprise feed.

  • Knowledge Management (KM) is installed on your system.

  • You know which folder/namespace you want to access in the KM system.

  • The enterprise feed in which to create the channel has been created.

  • You are assigned the portal Content Admin role.

  1. In the portal, navigate to Start of the navigation path Content Administration Next navigation step Portal Content Management End of the navigation path.

  2. In the Portal Catalog, select the enterprise feed in which to create the channel.

  3. In the context menu of the enterprise feed, choose Start of the navigation path Open Next navigation step Enterprise Feed End of the navigation path.

  4. In the Channels tab, choose New.

  5. In the list of Available Templates, select KM News Channel.

  6. Choose Next.

  7. Choose Finish.

  8. In the Channels table, select the KM News channel you created, and choose Open.

    The Property editor opens.

  9. In the Show Category combo box, select KM News.

  10. Choose Modify Properties, and modify property values as required:



    Item Display Date (namespace/property)

    The name of the KM property and its namespace containing the date displayed for the news item at runtime.

    Format: namespace/property.

    KM Folder

    The ID of the KM folder containing the items to display.

    Use the prefix '/'; for example /newsshare.

    Number of Items

    The maximum number of items returned by this channel.

    Sort by (namespace/property)

    The name of the KM property to use for sorting news items.

    Format: namespace/property.


    This property is relevant only for channels in feeds for which the display mode is By Channel.

    Sort by Property Type

    The type of the property used for sorting news items: Date, Number, or Text.

    Sort Order

    The order in which to sort the items returned by this channel: Ascending or Descending.

  11. In the Show Category combo box, select All Properties.

  12. In the Icon URI property, enter the URI of the icon to display for this channel. By default the value of this property is empty, and a default icon is used.

    Valid formats are: GIF, PNG, JPEG.

    Enter either the full path ( http://...), a path that is relative to the application, such as /<application name>/images/<file>, or a PCD path in the Web Resource Repository (use the Copy ID option).

  13. Use the Sort Priority property to determine the order in which this channel is displayed in the feed at runtime, when the display mode of the enterprise feed that contains the channel is By Channel.

  14. Save your changes.

  15. Navigate back to the enterprise feed.

You can create additional channels, and open or remove existing channels.