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Creating a Live Feed Homepage Widget

By | October 17th, 2011|Categories: System UI|Tags: , , , |

ServiceNow Live Feed is a great new functionality that provides a place to post and share content in a ServiceNow instance. This content forms a searchable knowledge source for sharing information within an organization. I’ve had a request recently to make this feature accessible from a user homepage. This article explains how you can easily create [...]

Create an Attachment UI Action

By | September 19th, 2011|Categories: UI actions|Tags: , |

This post shows how you can easily create an attachment UI action for any form. The attachment capability is part of all forms in ServiceNow and is accessed via a paperclip icon in the top-right corner of the form. In some cases this icon may not be prominent enough for your end users. The simplest solution [...]

Highlight Selected Navigation Module

By | September 14th, 2011|Categories: UI scripts|Tags: , |

I received a client request last night asking if there was any way to provide some sort of additional highlighting to the currently-selected module in the left navigation. You’re probably already aware that when you click on a link in the left nav that link changes to a bold text. The client wanted to add a [...]

Animate ServiceNow with jQuery and Prototype Effects!

By | August 9th, 2011|Categories: Client scripts, System UI|Tags: , , , |

A while ago, I was trying to figure out how I could add some javascript animations and effects to a ServiceNow instance. What I really wanted was something like the jQuery Effects API but I didn’t want to have to incorporate a separate API and deal with the loading the bulk of jQuery everywhere in the [...]