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This page consolidates all of the input collected from Idea Place, beta feedback, Using SAP.com discussions, and other channels that members have used to request features and report issues. Information includes descriptions of the submissions and current status for every item.

This section includes information about features requested from SAP Community members, broken down by category. Each category contains corresponding details about the request -- including an explanation of the feature, when it was submitted, and its current status (e.g., delivered, accepted, not planned). (Note that some categories did not receive any requests yet. These categories are empty.)

The majoriy of these requests came via Customer Influence site, (formerly Idea Place). These requests also contain URLs for the submissions in Idea Place. Other requests came via other channels, such as through comments submitted during open beta. Wherever possible, we have linked back to any relevant content (such as community discussions where a request was made).

Please note that this page is a work in progress. It does not yet contain all of the requests that we have received.

Activities Stream/Notifications

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Mark as read

Provide automated “mark as read” functionality

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Also October 25, 2016

Delivered

See also https://ideas.sap.com/D38205

Mark as read

Make “mark as read” button more prominent

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Clear notifications

Give the ability to clear all notifications with one click

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Customization

Allow more customization in how the Activity Stream is displayed

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Filter by primary tag delivered
Activity Stream UI Overhaul delivered

Notification flag

Make sure that the notification counter refreshes automatically

October 10, 2016

Delivered (similar to item below)

Received 24 votes as of May 25, 2017

https://ideas.sap.com/D37716

The notification counter now automatically updates (vanishes) on clicking the universal avatar and only shows number of NEW notifications. A separate "unread notification counter" has been implemented within the notification service that shows the number of unread items exclusively and updates without having to refresh the page.

Notification counter

Update notification counter automatically

October 11, 2016

Delivered (similar to item above)

Received 28 votes as of May 28, 2017

https://ideas.sap.com/D37770

The notification counter now automatically updates on clicking the universal avatar and only shows number of NEW notifications. A separate "unread notification counter" has been implemented within the notification service that shows the number of unread items exclusively and updates without having to refresh the page.

Email notifications

Add email notifications from Activity Stream

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

There is a similar idea on the radar – email notification for new questions and blogs from followed primary tags

Notification options

Add the ability to choose which notifications you’d like to receive and how (e.g., mobile vs. email)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted (partially)

On our radar but not a priority. The “How” part is implemented partially as users can “choose” whether they would like to receive email notifications or not. In the future if we can add text-based notifications, then we will probably consider that as well. The functionality that is being requested will only enhance the user experience. It does not necessarily fill any gap that we have now. Once we have more notifications of other types (such as new content notifications, etc.), then this need for users to “manage” which notifications they receive to increase. And that is probably when this feature will be refined.

Activity stream

Give users the ability to group the Activity Stream by thread, activity type, tag, etc.

October 10, 2016

Accepted
Tentatively scheduled for Q3

25 votes as of May 25, 2017

https://ideas.sap.com/D37721

Should be implemented along with ideas https://ideas.sap.com/D37707 and https://ideas.sap.com/D40252 (which is partially accepted).

More notification options

Enable the sending of notifications of ALL activity in a question to everyone related to that question

 

October 10, 2016

Accepted

As of May 8, 2017, this was the highest-rated idea in Idea Place -- with 72 votes. (See https://ideas.sap.com/D37707.) This also shares features with other ideas We have implemented part of this idea so we should address the remaining gaps. Further delivery is tentatively planned for Q3. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D40036.) 

Overview of followed tags

Provide overview of followed tags

October 11, 2016

Accepted

This idea has 55 votes as of May 8, 2017. It addresses big functionality gap. (See https://ideas.sap.com/D37764.)  We need to determine whether the feature will live on Activity Stream or Universal Profile. Regardless, it is accepted, with a delivery date planned for the second half of 2017 (tentatively).

Activity stream

Allow users to follow questions via the Activity Stream

October 12, 2016

Accepted (partially delivered)

Even though this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37820) only had 6 votes, it was delivered in Q2 2017 -- as this functionality was part of broader improvements. Users can use the filters available in their followed activities to narrow down the activities that they see. They can click on the primary tag filter to show activities related to only one primary tag that they follow. They can then click on the "Question and Answer" filter to only filter questions, answers, and comments from a particular primary tag. This should help them isolate activities that interest them.

Email notifications

Provide email notifications for new content (blogs or questions) from user tag subscriptions

October 17, 2016

Accepted

This idea has 58 votes as of May 8, 2017 -- and other ideas have similar requests for email notifications (some of which has been provided). (See https://ideas.sap.com/D37929.) Idea addresses big functionality gap. Not sure if this feature will live on Activity Stream or Universal Profile In this case, this is currently a big functionality gap and the idea is accepted. Delivery is tentatively planned for Q3.

Please note that this idea is the same as https://ideas.sap.com/D38361 and similar to https://ideas.sap.com/D38075. So the status here applies to all. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37968.)

Following

Add list of all content I’m following & “stop following” functionality in Activity Stream

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under review

"Stop following" idea under consideration but needs prioritization

Notifications page

Add new features to improve the page (see status for more information)

October 10, 2016

Under review

With 24 votes as of June 6, 2017, the idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37711) consists of four parts (which may have different decisions):

  • Preview pane (not planned for notifications)
  • Automatic read check when message clicked / link followed (already delivered)
  • A filter to show only unread or all messages (for future consideration)
  • Open notification link in new page. (for future consideration)

 

Language filter

Include a language filter in the Activity Stream for followed tags

October 11, 2017

Under review

This idea has 14 votes as of May 5, 2017 (https://ideas.sap.com/D37776), but it is not a priority as of that date. At a later time in the community when users have a large number of primary tag subscriptions such filters can be helpful. Currently users do not follow primary tags from other languages. This feature will allow them to venture out (giving them the peace of mind that they can still filter such second languages out from their streams if need be). In short, this remains under review.

Fiori solution

Replace Activities and Notifications using a Fiori/SAPUI5 based Master - Detail structure

January 27, 2017

Under review

As of May 8, 2017, this was the second highest-rated idea in Idea Place -- with 66 votes. (See https://ideas.sap.com/D40252.) Idea won't be implemented with the suggested solution. We will not use Fiori to build such an implementation. We will, however, be implementing the functionality that is being requested through the idea itself -- with a tentative target of Q3. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D40831.)

Overview page

Provide a configurable overview page with content I can subscribe to

March 29, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41643) has 10 votes. It's similar to https://ideas.sap.com/D37764, but requests for follow list of all content (not just primary tags). It is under review and possibly planned for the second half of 2017.

Additional filter

Add a filter in activity stream to show not-answered questions only

October 20, 2016

Acknowledged

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38076) has 13 votes as of August 26, 2017. We agree that additional filters required, but not in the manner and place suggested here.

Updates

Update activities (Activity Stream and Notifications) so they are usable and useful

October 20, 2016

Acknowledged

With 11 votes as of June 6, 2017, this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38059) consists of several parts -- all of which are acknowledged. It is difficult to address as a single idea, and the items have been addressed through other ideas. Therefore, it is not rejected, nor is it fully implemented. We'll leave as under consideration until a time that the poster feels that all items have been addressed.

Icons

Add icons to indicate types of activity (comments, blog posts, questions answered, direct messages, etc.)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Marking notifications

Introduce functionality so that after marking Notification as READ it disappears from the list

October 11, 2016

Not planned

(Idea should be considered when we develop Notifications filters. Currently the plan is to not to implement as described in the idea. We can implement a filter in the Notification service that filters read/unread items. This would meet the requirement without having to create two separate notification streams (one with read stuff and one with unread stuff as requested in the idea). More information about the idea at https://ideas.sap.com/D37768. It has 29 votes as of May 8, 2017.

Notification counter

Make sure the Notifications counter is always visible

October 11, 2016

Not planned (exactly as requested)

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37785) has 8 votes. The notification counter only shows number of new notifications. A separate counter has been implemented inside the notification service that shows the number of unread notifications. We are not considering showing the total number of notifications at all times without updating.

Items loaded into activity stream

Add functionality to load more items in activity stream automatically

October 18, 2016

Not planned
(Although the idea has 30 votes in Idea Place as of May 8, 2017 -- see https://ideas.sap.com/D37986 -- it will not be implemented as proposed. We were able to increase the number of activities and notifications shown in the user's activity stream from 10 to 20 per page. This should allow users to view double the items without having to press "more" button.)

View optimization

Allow user parameters in profile to optimize view experience of activities (to change column width)

October 18, 2016

Not planned

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37988) has 10 votes as of  June 6, 2017. We will not be considering such functionality for the activity stream services that allows users to modify the container widths. However, we have made big changes to the Activity Stream since this idea has been posted and have been able to decrease white space greatly. We have also been able to increase the number of activities shown per page from 10 to 20.

RSS feed

Add an RSS feed for Activity Stream

January 30, 2017

Not planned

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40277) has 6 votes as of June 6, 2017. Such an implementation is outside the scope of the improvements that we are making to the Activity Stream and Notification topics. Once more pressing issues and functionality gaps are met, we can then consider such enhancements. For now, the Activity Stream by itself is supposed to be a form/variation of an RSS feed.

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Archive

There are no items currently requested for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Blogs

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Embedding tweets

Allow embedded tweets

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Was always possible --  users need to paste the embed code from Twitter into the Text tab of the editor

Draft access

Show saved/draft blog

February 18, 2017

Already offered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40694) received 4 votes. There is a way for members to access their drafts -- although not the way proposed here.

Moderation communication

Offer an option for communicating with moderators via blogs

March 7, 2017

Already offered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41032) had 5 votes as of May 1, 2017. Wordpress already includes a built-in options where an author and a moderator can communicate.

Tagging

Make it easier to add/find tags for blog posts

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered as part of "tag recommendations" (see separate Tagging entry)

Blog types

Distinguish technical docs, news, information, personal experiences

October 12, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37821) had 6 votes as of May 20, 2017. We already provide a strategy for what constitutes a blog.

Publishing

Allow authors to publish blog posts directly from the preview

October 10, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37724) has 14 votes as of August 3, 2017.

"Cancel" button

Add "cancel" button to "edit" page of blogs (if author decides not to publish or save)

October 17, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37914) has 14 votes as of June 20, 2017.

Author search

Enable search across Author Name in the search box on the Blogs page

October 25, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38202) has 20 votes as of July 7, 2017. Improvements/enhancements coming to various solutions/features that should enable this.

Tables

Make it easier to handle tables

November 9, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38524) has 4 votes as of May 19, 2017. We are reviewing the handling of tables in WordPress.  We cannot commit to all the ideas here being delivered, but we can commit that they will be considered in the context of the overall effort.

Inserting link

Make "insert link" functionality more intuitive

November 19, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38809) had 4 votes as of May 16, 2017. This should be considered in the context of the @mentioning of other blogs.sap.com content from WordPress

Comment links

Provide clickable links to comments within a blog

April 19, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42075) has 3 votes as of May 16, 2017. Looking into ways to make this function the same as Q&A.

RSS feed limits

Set number of blogs per RSS feed to a higher number

January 30, 2017.

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40267) has 4 votes as of May 19, 2017. We are testing ways to increase the limit.

Populate title

Automatically populate title of the blog when linking within another blog post

During beta (prior to October 2016)

For future consideration (alongside @mentioning work being done)

"Like" button

Separate community “Like” button from other social buttons

During beta (prior to October 2016)

For future consideration

Editorial comments

Allow users to see editorial comments on their own posts without having to enter the editor

During beta (prior to October 2016)

For future consideration

Moderation alert

Make “Alert Moderator” more obvious

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration (and tied to requests for add Comment button and add Comment entry box on blogs)/same as entry under Q&A

"comment" button

 

Add additional "comment" button to top of comments list

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration (and tied to requests for more obvious "Alert Moderator" button and add Comment entry box on blogs)

Comment entry box

Add comment entry box, in addition to "comment" button

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration (and tied to requests for more obvious "Alert Moderator" button and add "comment" button)/see also Q&A

Bookmarks

Add ability to bookmark and categorize bookmarks in folders

During beta (prior to October 2016) -- but also on October 10 via Idea Place

Under consideration, but is dependent upon a wider UX/content strategy/see also Q&A

This idea is also available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37755 -- with 47 votes as of June 26, 2017. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D40039 and https://ideas.sap.com/D44234

 

Editorial comments/ auto-save

Link "Editorial comment" with revisions and auto-save when updating

October 10, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37727) had 7 votes as of August 22, 2017, and we agree it could help with moderation.

Pictures

Allow users to paste pictures from clipboard into blogs

October 10, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37729) has 37 votes as of June 29, 2017. We are currently looking into the technical requirements.

List of "latest" blogs

Show the top blogs, even if they are older than a month old (recent blogs)

October 28, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38276) had 5 votes as of May 15, 2017. We are reviewing this in the context of the wider 1DX content strategy and UI/UX discussions.

Spacing

Fix spacing between text in a blog (so that users understand how it's managed)

November 9, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38526) has 8 votes as of August 22, 2016. IT needs to investigate.

Image size

Let people use the full screen, not half of the screen, to make pictures easier to see -- or allow them to open the image on a dedicated window, maximized, so that this is fully visible

December 5, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39269) has 8 votes as of August 22, 2017. IT needs to investigate. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37756 and https://ideas.sap.com/D39603.)

Like/ share buttons

Add like and share buttons at both top and bottom of the screen

December 7, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39328) has 7 votes as of August 25, 2017. We agree that users should be able to perform social shares from any point in the page. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D39535.)

Statistics

Give blog writers and authors more insights (stats) about their viewership

April 4, 2017

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41758) has 22 votes as of July 7, 2017. We are working to get this implemented in the form of additional metadata visibility on the site, as well as investigating what it will take to get "who liked my posts" visible.

Tiny links

Get tiny link for blogs in SAP Community

May 9, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42460) has 14 votes as of August 22, 2017. This could be part of bigger improvement efforts.

Duplication prevention

Prevent publication of duplicate content

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not prioritized/more details required to determine if this is a common problem

Order of comments

Display blog comments in reverse chronological order (show most recent first)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Personal blogs

Add personal blogs functionality – not currently planned

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

PDF export

Add functionality for exporting post to PDF

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

See also https://ideas.sap.com/D40263.

Code style

Remember user's previous code style selection for "Insert Code" function

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Tag differentiation

Differentiate primary/additional tags from user tags in blogs (different color or font)

October 12, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37825) has 5 votes as of May 16, 2017. Not currently on the roadmap, but we could revisit later on.

Blog owners

Enable change of ownership for blogs

October 20, 2016

Not planned

While the idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38053) received 19 votes, a blog post should have a single responsible author.

Table of contents

Provide the ability to generate a table of contents dynamically in a blog post

November 23, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38987) had 5 votes as of December 2, 2017. Since blog posts are not meant to serve as FAQs, etc., this functionality is not planned.

Scheduling

Give authors the ability to schedule the publication of blog posts

January 22, 2017

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40114) has 4 votes as of May 16, 2017. Not a priority at the moment but could be revisited.

Editor

Offer an editor tool following the "what you see is what you get" principle

December 20, 2016

Archived

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39602) had 8 votes as of May 16, 2017. We are already investigating several of these ideas as a result of other similar ideas.  Set to Archive to help consolidate votes on the individual ideas.

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Community Topic Pages

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Industry pages

Add community topic pages for all industries

October 18, 2016

Already offered

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37983) had 24 votes by May 10, 2017. Changed the status to "Already Offered" because we have been on our way to creating distinct topic pages for each of the industries.

Product page

Integrate SAP Community Topic Page directly with product pages on SAP.com

October 17, 2016

Under review

The idea is at https://ideas.sap.com/D37926 and has 45 votes as of June 26, 2017. This type of integration is essential, but is currently dependent upon other factors. So remains "under review" for now.

Updated tags

Put updated blogs also under recent blogs in the community topic page and tag page

October 24, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38125) has 12 votes as of May 11, 2017. There are efforts going on to look at the role of CTPs, the type of information they surface, etc.

Content creation

Give users links to create questions and blogs directly from community topic pages

October 31, 2016

Under review

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38306) has 12 votes. We are looking at the layout of the community topic pages as part of broader UX work. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D39949

Content order

Reorder the topic page to show first questions and then blogs

November 11, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38584) has 7 votes as of May 20, 2017. We are looking at the layout of the community topic pages as part of broader UX work.

Following tag

Give members the ability to follow a tag from a community topic page

November 28, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39083) has 7 votes as of May 10, 2017. Implementation depends upon overall UX work.

New pages

Provide a topic page/dedicated page for a specific tag

Various

Various

Users have requested pages for a specific topic. In some cases, they are offered. In others, added. In other still, they won't be added. Here is an example of this type of request: https://ideas.sap.com/D38287

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Direct Messaging

There are no items currently requested for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Gamification

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Q&A points

Award points for helpful answers

November 7, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38449) requests something that was available.

Credit breakdown

Show how karma credits are awarded (so people can see and understand when they are added and removed)

October 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37758) has 12 votes as of June 28, 2017. Planned but awaiting finetuning of Q&A solution and prioritization. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37846.

Information in user profile

Show gamification/reputation information when viewing someone's user profile

October 18, 2016

Accepted

Idea has 4 votes as of June 28, 2017 and is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D38004

Placement of karma points

Make karma points easy to find (placed at top)

October 18, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38003) has 2 votes as of June 28, 2017. Placement will be evaluated at UX level. We agree that it should be easier to find and have a more intuitive home. Unlikely to receive prioritization in 2017.

Reputation for blogs

 

Increase reputation for users who submit quality blogs

 

December 15, 2016

Accepted (partially)

While this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39536) had negative votes, it was accepted -- to the extent we will be recognizing quality blog contributions via missions and the reputation score, once the full reputation program is rolled out. We do not, however, plan to use karma credits or points to recognize blog contributions. Karma credits are an embedded party of the Q&A platform and limited to the content types and quality indicators of that platform.

Points for ideas

Award karma points for submissions in Idea Place

October 18, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38005) received 3 votes. Karma is not tied to Idea Place. It is specific to SAP Community.

Legacy points

Add legacy points to karma points

October 31, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38316) received 7 votes. It is not planned as legacy points and karma points aren't comparable -- as they aren't award in the same way for the same things.

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Home Page

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Content presentation

Redesign SAP Community main page so that it looks like a forum (not an advertising portal)

December 8, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39360) has 6 votes as of May 20, 2017. We have revised the home page and will continue to make improvements to the UI throughout the site.

Hot topics

Add "hot topics" feature to the home page (to highlight content with a lot of activity)

February 17, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40684) had 4 votes as of August 10, 2017. We are working to  add dynamic feeds to the home page that can pull the "hottest" items.

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Moderation

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Interface

Provide an interface for performing and seeing all moderation activities (to confirm)

October 10, 2016

Needs more information

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37715) has 10 votes as of August 23, 2017.

Re-tagging

Make it easier for moderators to re-tag content (e.g., questions) that was tagged incorrectly

December 9, 2016

Needs more information

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39380) has 4 votes as May 28, 2017. Asked poster to provide clarification.

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Navigation

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Menu

Add sub-menu to "About Community" in header

October 12, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37827) had 4 votes as of May 16, 2017. Mega menu addresses most of this idea. We'll be updating this as time goes on to ensure that all needs continue to be addressed in this new menu.

Link to last reply

Add a button/link in content overview lists to jump directly to last reply

October 12, 2016

Accepted (partially delivered)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37816) has 18 votes as of May 16, 2017. We've implemented this request in Activities Stream & Notifications. We'll continue to drive from a navigation perspective, but we need to look at technical aspects for other platforms (e.g., Q&A).

Unified access

Unify interface and meta information to make it easier to answer questions

October 17, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37933) has 4 votes as of May 16, 2017. It is partially delivered with the introduction of the "Answered" vs. "Unanswered" filters in Q&A.  However, we are also taking a look at the wider UI to unify the display of metadata across all our list/search result views.

Customization

Allow users to customize their own "places" broken down by content types, tags, people, etc., they prefer

October 13, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37869) has 20 votes as of May 20, 2017. Should be addressed along with bookmarks, homepage improvements, and dynamic feeds.

Navigation between thread and primary tag

Give users the ability to navigate between a thread and its primary tag queue (where you found the thread)

May 8, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42410) had 37 votes as of June 22, 2017. We need to investigate the best way to incorporate this implementation into other plans.

Filters

Provide a "browse community" filter

October 10, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37759) has 13 votes as of October 16, 2016. Detailed explanation about why "not planned" can be found on the idea page, linked above.

Header line

Let the "header line" stay visible when scrolling

October 10, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37723) has 11 votes as of May 16, 2017. While it's not currently planned, showing notifications could be considered in the context of other changes, such as scrolling/always on social buttons.

"Visit the Community"

Change "Visit the Community" link in topic sections

April 4, 2017

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41754) had 10 votes as of May 16, 2017. The specifics of the idea are not about a change relevant to the community, but an outside site linking into the community. The Browse the Community updates in March and coming updates will address the comments about tags. There is also an ongoing effort to optimize our tag schema and reduce the number of tags.

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Profile

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Sorting ability for Followers/ Following

Provide a means to sort our followers and following lists in our profile

October 13, 2016

Delivered

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37876) had 21 votes as of August 10, 2017. We implemented sorting and filtering in the followed/ following members in the profile, as explained in "[Status Update] Searching and sorting of Followers/Following lists is now possible in profile."

Tags moderated

List the tags that the user moderators (for moderator profiles)

October 25, 2016

Delivered

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38178) had received 21 votes. Also https://ideas.sap.com/D39190

Answered questions

Show in the user profile which questions are answered

November 22, 2016

Delivered

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38919) had 17 votes as of August 17, 2017. More information about its delivery can be found in "Improvements Coming to Content Lists in Your Profile."

Avatar picture

Make profile picture editable

February 7, 2017

Delivered

Idea is at https://ideas.sap.com/D40436 with 9 votes.

Additional tagging

Add tagging for users and other content

October 14, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37902) has 28 votes as of May 17, 2017 and shares similarities with https://ideas.sap.com/D39975. The latter is still the primary idea around the @mention feature (including notification), but the team is looking to implement the RSS portion of this in the (more distant) future.

Private view

Add private view of profile, in which users can see their own info, such as blog posts pending moderation

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

Unlikely to be delivered this year. Will stretch over to 2018.

"Member Since" date

Ensure that "Member Since" date reflects community membership

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted (partially)

It’s planned to provide the ability for users to hide the member since date that’s shown now. Additional options under consideration.

"Follow"/ "Following" buttons

Add "Follow" / "Following" buttons next to follower list entries for someone else's profile

October 11, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37762) has 17 votes as of May 17, 2017. This is something the team wants to do. We are currently evaluating options for the UI for this.

Comments/ discussions

Add list of own comments/discussions in profile

October 17, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37923) has 22 votes as of August 17, 2017. On the same day, we rolled out an update to the content lists in the profile: we added Coffee Corner discussions. Read more about additional content types and other profile improvements coming in "Improvements Coming to Content Lists in Your Profile."

All posts

Show all of our posts in the profile (as was the case in SCN)

October 17, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37954) has 24 votes as of August 17, 2017. On the same day, we rolled out an update to the content lists in the profile: we added Coffee Corner discussions. More information about its deliver can be found in "Improvements Coming to Content Lists in Your Profile."

Archived content

Show a user's archived content on the profile page

October 22, 2016

Accepted

This idea has 11 votes (https://ideas.sap.com/D38104) as of August 17, 2017. We rolled out an update to the content lists in the profile: we added Coffee Corner discussions. We also added Archived Documents. See more about this and other upcoming additional content types in this blog post.

Primary tag

Show primary tag for the content (blogs, questions) that appears in a person's profile -- allow filtering

December 1, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39219) had 6 votes as of May 17, 2017. Displaying the primary tag of the content listed in the profile is something we're working on in upcoming sprints. Filtering in the content lists in the profile is also planned, but will come somewhat later.

@mention

Restore "mention" functionality when submitting questions, comments, answers, etc.

January 13, 2017

Accepted

Although idea only has 10 votes (https://ideas.sap.com/D39975), it has come multiple times in various requests. It is currently being worked on for 2017 delivery. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37902

Contact info

Provide the ability to show email address and/ or phone number in profile page

January 25, 2017

Accepted

Although this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40206) has 0 votes as of August 22, 2017, we want to implement this capability -- as the profile is actually the place where we can allow members to share information such as their company, their phone number, their email address, etc. First we need to enhance the profile to allow different views for different roles. As a result, this will be developed further down the road.

Q&A sort

Allow sorting of my answers and questions in my profile -- and expand sorting criteria

January 30, 2017

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40268) has 3 votes as of June 30, 2017.  We plan to have sorting and filtering of the content in the profile. Note, however, that the specific sort and filter criteria may not be exactly as listed in this idea.

Multiple profiles

Allow selecting from multiple profiles when logging onto SCN

March 22, 2017

Acknowledged

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41500) has 12 votes as of March 24, 2017. This is one of several ideas and complaints about multiple accounts. SAP is looking for ways to manage the situation better. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37848

Content display

Show all of a member's content in the profile (not just blogs, questions, answers)

April 6, 2017

Accepted (partially)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41804) has 14 votes as of June 22, 2017. It's partially related to https://ideas.sap.com/D37954. Aspects of the idea are accepted, but not all (e.g., showing Idea Place content in the profile).

Search/filter

Provide a search/filter/tag option should on a profile page to make it easier to find a specific blog or thread

April 20, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42086) had 5 votes. It has been accepted, but timeline is unknown. It won't be implemented in 2017.

User details

Provide more details about users in their profiles

May 17, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42633) has 2 votes as of August 23, 2017. The team is in the process of developing concepts for an expanded profile view.

Categorization

Add ability to categorize people you follow

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration for later this year

Account management

Provide enhanced possibilities for SAP Community account management

October 13, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37848) has 43 votes as of August 22, 2017. This is one of several ideas and complaints about multiple accounts. SAP is looking for ways to manage the situation better. See also (https://ideas.sap.com/D41500)

Product interest

Expand profile to include products the customer is interested in

October 19, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38023) has 1 vote, but it is still something we are considering for future implementation.

Unfollow button

Put an "Unfollow" button beside each user listed in the Following section of the Profile

October 19, 2016

Under review

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38030) has 16 votes as of May 17, 2017. This is something the team wants to do. We are currently evaluating options for the UI for this.

Moderation alert

Provide the ability for a user to alert moderator of an actual user account (to report spammers, nominate Member of the Month, etc.)

January 27, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40236) has 11 votes as of June 30, 2017. We are planning to enable moderation of profiles, but in this first round it would be a higher-level feature, for moderators/global moderators/admins. Once that is in place, we're considering implementing a Moderator Alert button for users to alert the team to inappropriate profiles. Not all features will be added (e.g., nominating a Member of the Month).

Country and language selection

Separate country and language selection in Profile/align People Profile and country selection on SAP.com

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Not planned by SAP

These things aren't really connected. The country selector is not part of profile, and that will never be separated from language due to the overall site strategy. There is no relationship between the country selector in sap.com and the country field in the profile. All it does in profile is show which country the users wish to display as their country.

Content location

Provide better location in communities for "my content" (e.g., "my blogs")

February 17, 2017

Not planned by SAP (partially delivered/partially available)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40682) had 5 votes. The submission was based on some incorrect assumptions, plus improvements addressed part of the idea. More UI improvements should also address indirectly.

Profile URL

Make profile URL editable

February 21, 2017

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40738) had 2 votes. The name in the URL is the username which was set when a user first registered to the community (however long ago that may have been). It is not editable. There are currently no plans to make usernames editable (it would cause other complications).

Videos

Show overview of all content (videos) I publish

April 5, 2017

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41777) has 2 votes. It is asking to show videos in the profile, but the videos in question are not attributable to the author. Therefore, they cannot appear in the profile.

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Q&A

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Moderator feedback button

Provide a moderator feedback button or something similar that allows users to report issues with moderators                       

December 16, 2016

Already offered

Idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D39537. There is already a mechanism in place for submitting feedback about moderators.

Last updated by

Show who last updated a question

 

January 12, 2017

Already offered

Idea was submitted at https://ideas.sap.com/D39947.

Functionality for code snippets

Add code snippet functionality to comments on Answers

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Moderation alert

Make “Alert Moderator” more obvious

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Attachments maximum

Allow more attachments

October 10, 2016

Delivered (partially)

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37754) had 31 votes as of August 23, 2017. When creating a question, you can upload up to 10 attachments. However, in Coffee Corner, when you want to start a discussion, it is still limited to 2 attachments. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37824.)

Jump button

Add button to jump to answers

October 12, 2016

Delivered

See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37950. This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37813) had 11 votes as of August 23, 2017.

Comment editing

Make sure that whenever you comment on an answer, you can edit the comment in all cases

October 14, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37890) had 20 votes as of time of delivery.

Comments

Provide an option to hide/collapse comments

October 17, 2016

Delivered

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37950) had 11 votes as of May 15, 2017. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D37813.) 

Opening attachments

Open attachments in a separate window

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization 

Character limits

Limit number of characters in Answers title & show character limit

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization 

Image size

Provide inline picture zoom/enlarge

October 10, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37756) has 18 votes as of August 5, 2017. Dependent upon UX and may need to be treated differently in blogs and Q&A. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D39269 and https://ideas.sap.com/D39603.

Link title

Put title of page/ content in the link

October 11, 2016

Accepted

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37784) had 11 votes as of May 14, 2017. Shared with UI experts.

Common display

Use a common format for displaying Q&A and blogs

October 12, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37836) has 7 votes as of July 30, 2017. We are working on consistency improvements.

Buttons

Hide quick answer and add answer/comment buttons at the end

October 12, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37812) has 4 votes as of May 12, 2017. Forwarded to UX team.

PDF option

Provide an option to export a question or thread as a PDF

October 17, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37969) has 34 votes as of August 26, 2017.

Product version

 

Add a prompt to the question tool so that users are asked to provide the product version related to their question

 

October 17, 2016

Accepted

Idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37927. Although the idea has 1 vote, the team agrees that this would be helpful.

Question limits

Limit the number of open questions per member

November 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea has 5 votes and is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D38563

Back button

Allow users to Getting back to 'correct' Q&A index with 'backwards' button

November 15, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38645) had 8 votes as of August 23, 2017. It was shared with the UI experts.

Attachments

Provide functionality so that attachments in questions don't open in the same window

November 24, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39011) has 4 votes as of May 12, 2017. It was shared with the site's UX team.

Default sort

Personalize default sort order in questions (so it's not just available by "votes")

December 19, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39588) has 13 votes as of August 26, 2017. Shared with the UI team.

Drafts

Allow users to save more than one question in draft (or submit a question while a question is in draft)

February 21, 2017

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40753) has 3 votes as of May 12, 2017. We agree that this feature is helpful, and will be delivered depending on overall prioritization. Delivery date is unknown.

Images

Give users the ability to paste images from clipboard -- and to select multiple images

February 21, 2017

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40754) has 5 votes as of May 12, 2017. We agree that this feature is helpful, and will be delivered depending on overall prioritization. Delivery date is unknown. (See similar idea submitted in the "blogs" category: https://ideas.sap.com/D37729).

"Answered" prompt

 

Prompt for user to mark their question answered

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization  

Bookmarks

Add ability to bookmark and categorize bookmarks in folders

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Requested for various solutions. See also "blogs" (https://ideas.sap.com/D37755).

Drag & drop

Add “drag & drop” functionality

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Nice to have and will be prioritized against other requested features.

Comment entry box

Add comment entry box, in addition to “Comment” button

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Pending UX review

Notifications

Add ability to turn off notifications for minor content updates

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization 

Editor

Provide improved/expanded editor for Q&A (answers and comments...also applies to blogs)

October 14, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37893) has 18 votes as of August 4, 017. See also https://ideas.sap.com/D38392. Not a priority.

Date and time

Display date and time for when the question was created (not just "yesterday," for example)

November 24, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39028) has 12 votes as of August 26, 2017.

Thread view

Provide alternative flat-list view instead of threaded-view structure

January 17, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40035) has 22 votes as of August 22, 2017. It is partially delivered and has also been reviewed as a bug. See also "flat structure vs threaded structure - please let individual decide."

Answer/ comment colors

Make answers and comments different colors (so they are easy to distinguish)

October 10, 2016

Acknowledged

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37731) had 26 votes as of August 1, 2017. We acknowledge that we need to do a better job of distinguishing answers from comments, and we've shared with the UX team, but we may not deliver this request specifically.

Votes

Give better visibility for voting activity

October 10, 2016

Acknowledged

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37728) had 11 votes as of May 12, 2017. Feedback was forwarded to the UI team.

Next/ previous button

Add a button for getting to the next and previous questions within Q&A

October 17, 2016

Acknowledged

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37956) has 14 votes as of August 20, 2017. Shared with the UI team.

ABAP code and images

Confirm whether submissions are bugs or enhancements

November 22, 2016

Acknowledged

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38896) had 7 votes as of August 23, 2017, and was broken down into two items:

  • When copying text from ABAP code into the editor, UI converts it in bad format
  • When there is a jpeg or other attachment, which is not quite readable, I'd like, by clicking on it, bring its fully expanded version. Under old platform this was possible.

Being investigated as both an idea and a bug. Note the second item (images) has similar ideas under "blogs."

Author name

Show question author always

December 8, 2016

Acknowledged

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39343) had 7 votes as of May 17, 2017. Shared with UI experts.

Inline search

Turn off inline search (for the time being or for good)

January 31, 2017

Acknowledged

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40294) has 7 votes as of August 23, 2017. We're working on improving the feature, plus reported as a bug (for some of the behavior reported).

Not duplicating content

Prevent publication of duplicate content

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Upvote/
downvote

Show who upvoted and/or downvoted

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Also on November 1, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This request was made in beta feedback, and it was also submitted as an idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38342) with 12 votes as of June 2, 2017.

Answer options

Allow members to like questions, and select both correct and helpful answers

October 10, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37753) had 16 votes as of May 10, 2017. There was some confusion over the way to accept correct answers, and some conversation with the poster clarified points. But the additional features are not planned as presented.

Profanity filter

Turn off profanity filter

November 15, 2016

Not planned

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38646) has 2 votes. We'll make exceptions as appropriate, but we won't turn off the filter altogether.

Comments button

Add comments button at the bottom of the discussions

January 31, 2017

Not planned

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40323) had 6 votes as of April 24, 2017.

Closing question

Give users an option to close a question without a "best answer"

November 11, 2016

Archived

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38580) has 5 votes as of August 10, 2017.

Thread availability

Allow part of the Q&A thread to still be accessible (via search or link) when part of it is being moderated

October 10, 2016

Needs more info

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37726) has 11 votes as of May 28, 2017. We're trying to find out if it's still an issue.

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Search

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Icons

Add icons in search results to indicate content type and answered vs. unanswered questions

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Answered vs. unanswered filtering is already delivered in Q&A, and will be added to search, but icons not planned to indicate this information

Filters

Add additional filters (e.g., filter by tag)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

 

Also requested in Idea Place on November 1, 2016.

Accepted

Portions of this have been delivered (e.g., answered for unanswered), but more improvements should come with enhancements to search functionality.

Idea is at https://ideas.sap.com/D38338 and has 25 votes as of June 29, 2017.

Unanswered questions

Make it easier to find questions requiring an answer

October 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37732) has 40 votes as of May 16, 2017.

Improvements to search, SEO, UI, and archive should all contribute to address this idea. All are currently works in progress.

Q&A filter

Add more filter types (a dynamic filter) for Q&A

October 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37709) has 33 votes as June 29, 2017. This should come in 2017 as part of general search improvements.

Tags and blogs

Give users the ability to search blogs specifically within a tag

April 25, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42181) has 19 votes as of July 7, 2017. We are in the process of revamping how search works within the Community pages and across SAP.com as a whole.

Preview

Improve preview in search results

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

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Tags

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

SAP-managed tags

Show hierarchy of SAP-managed tags –

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered with Browse Community update in April 2017

Browse tags

Add ability to browse available tags

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered with Browse Community update in April 2017

Find tags

Make it easier to find tag pages – will be launched with Browse Community update this week.

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered with Browse Community update in April 2017

Tag recommendations

Add functionality for tag recommendations based on: frequently used, popular, recently used, or favorite tags

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered "my followed tags” and "recently used" recommendations -- but additional work to be done on personalization and curation

Suggested tags

Add suggested tags to content creation pages

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Partially implemented (Tags you follow, Tags you recently used).  More work to be done (e.g. suggested tags based on content of your post).

Search from main topic pages or menu

Allow search by tag from main community pages or menu

October 21, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38098) has received 21 votes as of May 9, 2017.

Sub-tags

Cut back the number of sub-tags (in Fiori, for this idea)

October 17, 2016

Accepted

While this idea (available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37925, with 7 votes as of June 4, 2017) was specifically about Fiori tags, there is a plan to eliminate unnecessary or unused tags when we the ability to selectively consume tags.

Archive search

Allow users to search the archives for a single product tag

December 29, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39720) has received 4 votes as of June 28, 2017.

Tag elimination

Eliminate all tags that have no content

 

January 11, 2017

Accepted

With 28 votes as of June 20, 2017, this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39918) is on the roadmap for delivery for 2017...but we'll need to be selective about the tags we're hiding.

Pre-filled tags

Add functionality for creating content from tag pages with pre-filled tags

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Additional information

Add additional info to tag pages, such as number of followers, number of open questions, overview

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration as part of the strategy considerations for the content aggregator pages

Overview page

Redesign the tag overview page to display more content

October 17, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37974) has 11 votes as of May 10, 2017. It may come before the end of 2017, depending on work with the UX design.

Cross-referencing

Cross-reference tags to related community page and vice versa

October 18, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37977) has 13 votes. Status was changed to "Under Review" as there are efforts going on to look at the role of topic pages, the type of information they surface, etc. Ultimately depends upon UX work.

Follow list

Give users the ability to create a follow list that includes multiple tags

October 21, 2016

For future consideration

26 votes as of May 25, 2017

Idea at https://ideas.sap.com/D37840

Interesting idea but we are not at that stage to implement yet. (Note this had been under Activities/Notifications, but Sajid changed to Community Tags.

Statistics

Provide statistics by primary tag, such as delivering a report (possibly just for moderators) with the number of questions per tag (with the ability to filter answered, closed, etc.)

October 24, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38110) has 14 votes as of July 31, 2017. We are committed to increasing transparency to all our users. This will take many forms, including greater reporting to moderators, mentors, SAC, and CTP editors.  It will also include an effort to align and expand the available metadata on content itself and in search results.

Moderators list

List moderators for a tag on the tag page

October 25, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38178) has 21 votes. Delivery depends on overall UX work.

Related tags

Group related tags together (e.g., all of the various ABAP tags)

January 16, 2017

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40010) has 5 votes as of June 27, 2017.

Questions filter

Show the number of questions next to the filters

January 24, 2017

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40169) has 4 votes as of July 9, 2017.

Sub-filtering

Allow more filtering on "tag pages," beyond just "blogs" and "questions" (here's an example)

February 24, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40838) has 4 votes as of February 28, 2017.  Work is happening to bring consistency/improvements to all "aggregator" pages.

Primary tag

Allow users to add more than one primary tag

October 18, 2016

Not planned

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37990) received 12 votes as of May 10, 2017. Although not planned, there are efforts going on to review the role of tags in the experience of content discovery -- and this is more of a content discovery question. We will probably keep the idea of "primary tag" but make it easier to find kind based on a cross section of managed (and user) tags.

Tags for old SCN spaces

 

Add back tags that apply to all the old space topics from SCN

 

January 18, 2017

 

Not planned

This idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D40051. The new tagging strategy is not tied to old SCN spaces. See https://www.sap.com/community/about/using-tags.html for more information.

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UX/UI

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Icon links

Unhide the link on your name when clicking on your icon

October 20, 2016

Delivered (partially)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38074) had 7 votes at time of delivery. We've added the "Edit My Profile" link, as a compromise. The link to the public profile still exists in the name and the avatar fields. For the time being, this is all that is planned. 

Schedule

Let the Community see the prioritization and schedule for changes

December 1, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39217) had 7 votes as of time of delivery of roadmap.

Community involvement

Involve SAP Community in design and testing (and make gamification part of involvement)

December 1, 2016

Delivered (partially)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39218) has 9 votes as of May 16, 2017. This is delivered in the current format of user advisory councils on various topics.  We will continue to investigate ways to increase the direct influence our users have on development decisions. Currently, gamification is on hold, so that part of the idea will have to wait until future development is opened up.

Redesigned pages

Eliminate excess white space/increase information density on all pages

Get rid of huge font sizes, huge widgets, constant scrolling

During beta (prior to October 2016)

 

Also requested on October 19, 2016 (and several other times)

In development (and partially delivered)

 

Officially accepted in Idea Place (https://ideas.sap.com/D38015). Item has 37 votes. Other examples include https://ideas.sap.com/D39078 and https://ideas.sap.com/D39601.

 

 

Universal experience

Provide universal experience across all applications (e.g. same buttons, same functionality, etc.) 

During beta (prior to October 2016)

In development

Scrolling “back to top” button

Add scrolling “back to top” button on all pages

During beta (prior to October 2016)

In development

Consistent time stamp

Provide consistent, detailed time stamp formats

During beta (prior to October 2016)

In development

Polls

Create a polling option

October 27, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38266) has 15 votes as of July 10, 2017. We will need to investigate both the history (it evolved into a moderator-only function in SCN) and the appropriate functionality.

SCN platform

Return classic SCN back to keep SAP professionals in the community

November 12, 2016

Acknowledged

With nearly 90 votes as of August 26, 2017, this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38602) has occupied to the "top idea" slot for months. We have discussed with posters in the thread, and we understand the frustrations, but we are not returning to the previous platform.

SAP Jam

 

Use SAP Jam instead of SAP Community

 

October 12, 2016

Not planned

Idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37807.

Colors

Change color scheme or let users pick one or create one

October 12, 2016

Not planned
This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37830) received 16 votes, but the color scheme is based on SAP.com design standards and must remain consistent with overall site and branding.

Various improvements

Consider the UI improvements and ideas shared here

October 18, 2016

Archived

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38000) has 8 votes as of May 19, 2017 -- and it consists of several suggestions, some outdated/delivered. Others are being considered as part of broader UX improvements.

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This section includes information about issues reporteded by SAP Community members, broken down by category. Each category contains corresponding details about the report -- including an explanation of the issue, when it was submitted, and its current status (e.g., resolved, in progress). (Note that issues have not been reported for all categories. Those categories will remain empty until we have information to share.)
 
These reports have come through a variety of channels, such as discussions tagged with Using SAP.com and beta feedback. Wherever possible, we have linked back to any relevant content (such as community discussions where an issue was reported).
 
Please note that this page is a work in progress. It does not yet contain all of the issue reports that we have received.
Activities Stream/Notifications

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

User displayed

Address the fact that the incorrect user is displayed for activity in Activity Stream (such as XX user commented on your question, when really YY user commented)

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Incorrect tag link

Make sure that the primary tag link in the activity “User A is now following the ‘primary tag name’” leads to the right primary tag

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Inconsistent tags

Make primary tag links in Followed Activities for each activity consistent for all tags

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Filtering                               

Make sure that filtering in Activity Stream works as expected

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Incorrect content

Display the title of the question being replied in the Activity Stream, not the comment content

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

General performance

Fix intermittent performance issues/slow load times

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Browser access

Make sure that users can access the Activity Stream or Notifications from IOS devices and old versions of Mozilla Firefox.

 

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Editorial comments

Don't allow editorial comments to be visible in Followed Activities when ‘liked’

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Moderator comments

Make sure that comments between moderators and content posters are not visible to other members in followed activities

June 21, 2017

In progress

See "Confused....with the header and detail page" discussion.

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Archive

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Images

Make sure that all images appear in archived documents migrated from SCN

Shortly after launch

Open

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Blogs

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Jive migration

Fix blogs that were migrated to SAP Community in a draft state (and can't be published)

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Member status

Give author status to appropriate SCN members who are unable to publish their own content after migration

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Missing/incorrect content

Fix blogs and Jive Docs that were migrated with incorrect or missing content into WordPress

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

SCN drafts

Allow the publication of Jive documents migrated to blogs in draft mode

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Add comments

Look into this issue: for blogs migrated, the "add comment" button is not displayed if comments were not allowed in SCN

Near launch

Resolved

Images in tables

Make sure that images are correctly displayed when using a table (when editing, viewing, posting)

October 16, 2016

In progress

Spacing

Fix spacing issues (e.g., paragraph returns) in blogs -- including issues with tables

November 9, 2016

(various other times)

In progress

See https://ideas.sap.com/D38526 and https://answers.sap.com/questions/194779/bug-blogs-cut-off-wide-tables.html

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Community Topic Pages

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Content feeds

Make sure that feeds for Recent Blogs and Recent Questions pull content into topic pages

July 26, 2017

In process

Reported by multiple members, but announced at https://answers.sap.com/questions/268834/issue-with-blog-and-qa-feed-on-topic-pages.html

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Direct Messaging

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Gamification

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Home Page

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Moderation

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Navigation

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Profile

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Following for anonymous users

Alert anonymous users that authentication is required to be able to use the [Follow] button

Shortly after launch

In process

Avatar display

Make sure correct avatar is displayed after logging in

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Avatar upload

Fix so that new avatar appears immediately after upload

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Case sensitivity

Remove case sensitivity of People Profile URLs

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Resolved

Followers/following

Fix so that the number of users you follow, or those who follow you, are displayed correctly

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Follow member

Make sure that members can follow one another without having to click follow multiple times

March 8, 2017

Resolved

Seemed to be an issue with one particular member https://answers.sap.com/questions/148818/follow-a-member-does-not-work-in-first-attempt.html

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Q&A

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Submitting answer

Make sure that user doesn't receive an error after submitting an answer (e.g., "unable to execute," "internal error")

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)...but on other occasions as well

Resolved (partially) -- as portions of it depend upon third-party development. Examples:

https://answers.sap.com/articles/95677/status-update-ive-had-it-with-these-motherfg-snake.html

https://answers.sap.com/questions/216820/the-question-authority-is-taking-a-break.html

https://answers.sap.com/articles/226085/scn-is-still-trying-to-stop-me-from-contributing.html

(Note that the discussion above has instructions for working directly with Sebastian Wolf.)

Editing own content

Allow user to edit own comments/questions

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Deleted content

Add a notification pop-up that the content is in the "deleted" state (for content author and moderators)

October 16, 2016

Resolved

New questions

Help user to submit a question with receiving an error message

November 5, 2016

Resolved

Poster had reported bug via Idea Place (https://ideas.sap.com/D38421). Team followed up with him directly.

Icon for action buttons

Remove the icon for the action button because when clicking it does nothing

November 5, 2016

Resolved

Bug was first reported in the community and https://ideas.sap.com/D39327. Question was closed and in Idea Place, the poster was provided directions on how to get assistance.

Answer counter

Make sure that the answer counter goes up after converted from a comment

December 1, 2016

Resolved

See report in the community.

Archived topics

Show all replies for archive topics

January 10, 2017

Resolved

This had been submitted via Idea Place (https://ideas.sap.com/D39882).

The poster reported that opening any archive topic from search results only showed the question and one answer marked as "correct" (if any). Other replies were hidden and unavailable. But the issue was due to the Firefox "Adblock Plus" add-on, which hid replies. After switching it off, all replies showed as usual.

Unreadable threads

Fix so that comments tree (comments, answers) remains readable

January 17, 2017

Resolved/ under review

See report in SAP Community. (See also https://ideas.sap.com/D40035.) 

Like counter

Make sure that the like counter works properly when clicking like/unlike

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Sort by relevance

Fix so that sorting answers by relevance works properly

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Duplication of comment/answer

Fix so that when you click the comment/answer button twice, the content isn't added two times

September 9, 2016

In progress

Sort by votes

Fix so that sorting answers by votes works properly

 

October 24, 2016

In progress

 

See report in SAP Community

Broken link in Coffee Corner

 

 

 

 

Fix the fact that the Coffee Corner link next to the time stamp goes to a blank page

 

December 7, 2016

 

In progress

 

See report in the community. Since most users likely won't click that link, item is not a high priority.

Question deletion

 

 

Don't allow users to delete questions once the questions have replies

January 1, 2017

 

In progress

 

See report in SAP Community

Number of replies

Ensure that number of replies to an answer can't show up as a negative number (i.e., -1 )

                             

March 1, 2017

In progress

View count

Check that view counts show the correct value

March 2, 2017

In progress

See report in SAP Community.

"Show more" button

Fix so that the "show more" button doesn't disappear for some users after clicking once

June 17, 2017

In progress

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Search

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Author avatars

Make author avatars not appearing in search results

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

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Tags

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Tag change

Ensure that when a tag is changed and an alert is submitted, the tag shows up as changed (and goes to proper mod queue)

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Different results

Make sure that question lists are the same when clicking the tag link

October 14, 2016

Resolved

See https://answers.sap.com/questions/32693/question-result-lists-are-different.html

Coffee Corner

Fix so that Coffee Corner is not a managed tag

February 17, 2017

Resolved

Tag links for followed activities

Make sure that the tag links for the followed activities are consistent (always pointing to right tag page)

April 3, 2017

Resolved

"Migration" tag

Ensure that the "migration" tag is displayed as Primary in the Moderation Service

February 2, 2017

Resolved (partially)
Global moderators are assisting.

Duplicated text

Fix so that header text of questions doesn't get duplicated in the body text on tag pages

March 17, 2017

In progress

See "[Bug Report] Header text of questions gets duplicated in Body text / Snippet in Tag page" conversation.

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UX/UI

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Error page

Replace "Page Not Found This is somewhat embarrassing, isn’t it? It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for. Perhaps searching can help" error message

Prior to launch (October 2016)

Open

Filters on tablets

Fix how filters are displayed on tablet devices

Prior to launch (October 2016)

Open

Special characters

Allow the inclusion of special characters (emojis, languages)

July 21, 2017

Resolved (partially)

Reported at https://answers.sap.com/articles/262927/who-stole-the-special-characters-for-emoticons-o.html

Issue has been fixed, but no automatic correction is available for existing content with the problem.

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