Customizing IBM Lotus Connections 3.0

This white paper describes the various ways in which you can customize IBM Lotus Connections 3.x, including adding your company logo to the interface, changing the colors shown in the UI, presenting an agreement document on the log-in screen, adding custom menus, etc. We show examples of how to make these changes and explain the relevant supporting technology.

Ignacio Sanchez (sanchez.enjuto@es.ibm.com), Client Technical Professional for IBM Collaboration Solutions, IBM

Ignacio Sanchez photoIgnacio Sánchez is a Lotus Client Technical Professional, focusing mainly on Lotus Quickr, Lotus Connections, and LotusLive. Ignacio has more than 3 years of experience providing technical sales support for Lotus products.



Jim Antill (antillji@ie.ibm.com), Software Developer, IBM

Jim Antill photoJim Antill is a Software Developer working on social and team collaboration software. Jim's main focus has been on the Member Management functionality within Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal 8.5, and accessibility customization in Lotus Connections.



Robert Campion (CAMPIONR@ie.ibm.com), Software Engineer, IBM

Robert Campion photo Robert Campion joined IBM in 2008, since which time he has worked as a Software Engineer on Lotus Quickr and Lotus Connections, primarily in the area of front-end development. He graduated from Dublin City University, Ireland, with a B.Sc. in Computer Applications.



Lorenzo Notarfonzo (lorenzo.notarfonzo@ie.ibm.com), Software Engineer, IBM

Lorenzo Notarfonzo photo Lorenzo Notarfonzo is a Software Engineer based at IBM's Dublin Software Laboratory, focusing on social software. Currently he works on Lotus Connections and is part of a team developing Homepage and News components, for which he also developed part of the Notification Framework. Lorenzo received his Master's degree in Software Engineering from the University of Roma III in 2005.



30 November 2010

This white paper describes the various ways in which you can customize IBM Lotus® Connections 3.x, including adding your company logo to the interface, changing the colors shown in the UI, presenting an agreement document on the log-in screen, adding custom menus, etc. We show examples of how to make these changes and explain the relevant supporting technology.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Wsadmin tool
  • Setting up for customization
  • Customizing the interface
  • Customizing for your company policy
  • Customizing error pages
  • Internationalization
  • Working example: License agreement strings
  • Working example: Customizing blog JavaScript strings
  • Conclusion
  • Resources
  • About the authors

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