Bring the new Yammer styling and capabilities to your modern intranet. At Microsoft Ignite 2019, we announced that the Yammer Conversations web part for SharePoint Online would be updated with the new Yammer experience. Now, we are excited to announce that it is generally available, meaning that you get all the new Yammer experiences on your SharePoint pages, news articles, and SharePoint sites.
Add the power of community to your sites
The updated Yammer Conversations web parts integrates conversations from any Yammer community, topic, user, or home feed, so you can stay connected to the discussions happening across your organization and add social conversations while still in SharePoint. Starting today, it automatically replace the previous Yammer conversations web part without any action needed from site admins.
The new Yammer look including rich previews for media and visual treatment for questions, praise, and polls.
The Yammer publisher with functionality like
creation of any type of Yammer post directly from SharePoint – questions, polls, praise, etc.
upload of images and files into new conversations and replies directly from SharePoint.
usage of rich text on messages created from SharePoint Online.
Yammer management actions such as Close Conversation, Mark Best Answer to a Question, and Pin a conversation, etc.
An improved more relevant Home feed including the ability to start a conversation in any community when configured to thismode.
Customize itto view from 2 conversations to 12 conversations.
How to get the new web part
Sites that are already using the Yammer Conversations webpart will be updated with the new experience. To add Yammer Conversations to new sites, just visit the webpart gallery and select Yammer Conversationsand Get Started. Then, you can filter your Community, User, Topic, or Home, and search for your source. Customize the number of conversations to display and select Republish to see and engage with your new Yammer Conversations web part.
Whether you are looking to bring engaging conversations between employees and leaders to yourLeadership sites, or allow employees to ask and resolve questions with key services on Employee Service Siteslike IT, HR, Travel, or other Community Sites, the updated webpart experience enables you to bring rich, social conversations to all of your SharePoint intranet.
Add Yammer community discussions to your leadership page.
Share news and announcements directly from the web part.
Leverage Yammer communities to share knowledge and best practices alongside helpful resources.