Nov 06 2021 06:07 PM
Nov 06 2021 06:07 PM
I didn't see anything about this mentioned in the Microsoft Ignite videos, the blog, or in the official documentation for Viva Learning. When using custom content hosted and indexed from SharePoint, is it possible to display a thumbnail for each of the learning items? We have only uploaded and indexed some PDF's so far, so I haven't had to test how DOCX, PPT, videos, etc display.
I saw that when viewing files on SharePoint, you can add a picture column and title it Thumbnail, and it will display a photo of the first page of the item's content on the list view, so I know SharePoint technically has the capability.
Being able to specify a custom thumbnail for custom content would be ideal, but even just using the auto-generated one from the first page of the document would be an improvement. I imagine there must be some system in place, otherwise none of the official content would have imagery.
And somewhat related, the author/uploaded on the PDF content I've uploaded shows my email address. Is it possible to change the author name that's shown to my actual name or something else (like our org's name)?
Nov 11 2021 03:49 AM
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Nov 25 2021 12:46 AM
@DannyPost What type of SharePoint Site to use a learning repository for Viva Learning?
Dec 03 2021 08:28 AM
I asked this question to one of the people on the Viva Learning team - its on their radar and adding metadata capabilities will be in the future (like thumbnails) I hope this is coming in Q1/Q2 - Also updating the metadata information in things like Microsoft Learn where the course titles do not say what product it is about.
Dec 06 2021 01:40 PM
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Feb 28 2022 04:14 AM - edited Feb 28 2022 04:15 AM
@DannyPost. This is a major blocker for me as our company content looks incomplete in respect to the other providers which have thumbnails for each video. What's worse is that if you go to the home page of the SharePoint site that hosts our content it shows them with generated thumbnails! This ticket has been out for at least a couple of months now. It will be March tomorrow, why is this not being addressed? As it stands, I cannot recommend Viva Learning as a serious learning platform unless we abandon the possibility of hosting our own content - which was one of the main drivers in the 1st place.
Feb 28 2022 05:43 AM
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Mar 07 2022 02:48 PM - edited Mar 07 2022 02:49 PM
Yes, indeed it is a big improvement