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2435663 - Direct Link Notification Tags in Notification Editor


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How to use direct link notification tags in the WYSIWYG notification editor.


  • SAP Successfactors HCM suite
  • Learning Management System (LMS) 1705 and above
  • Notification template Editor


1/ Generate the direct link

Navigate to system admin >Tools > Direct Link

  1. Select your direct link from the drop down
  2. Select radio button "Notification Tags"
  3. Click Display link
  4. Copy the link provided


 This is how the link will look in case of a stand alone LMS system



For an Integrated system, where LMS is Integrated with BizX. (In the BizX Config file, successFactorsLearningEnabled = true) , the Direct link for Notification Tags will displayed in the below format.


2/ Add direct link to template

Navigate to system admin > Configuration > Notification templates and open in edit mode the template of your choice


Navigate to the item/ scheduled offering / Program you wish to customize the template for

  1. Launch the editor
  2. Place your mouse cursor where you would like to insert the direct link and either right click to select "Insert/Edit link" or click on the link icon at the top of the editor


3. In the pop up, paste in the URL field the direct link you copied and add a value in the "text to display" field. Then click OK.


 Don't forget to save your changes!


3/ Results

The direct link is populated with the required information


See Also


  • Please note that direct links can be used in certain templates but not all direct links can be used with all templates.
  • When generating the direct link, the tag provided in the "URLENCODE value=" must be found in the list of syntax tags of the template you are customizing. Otherwise, data may not be populated.

In our example, the value after URLENCODE value= was <SCHD_ID/>. Therefore, when in the editor to modify my template, I make sure this tag can be found:



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