How to Communicate with Yammer from SharePoint 2013


Anne Jes Medon
SharePoint Developer
Published On :   15 Feb 2013
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This article shows how to interact with Yammer and get the live feeds to your Web Part. This Web Part page can be used with in your intranet of your organisation, mainly the live feeds will be available in Web Part and the yammer page as well.

Yammer is an Enterprise social network which was acquired by Microsoft. In SharePoint we can able to get the feed from external site as well. Like social network the feed works fine here.

Step 1:

Initially login to your yammer network and click groups from the left menu and click Embed This Feed Link. There is a script that generated by yammer, shows your domain and group id.

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Step 2:

After created the embed link from yammer, create a project in Visual Studio 2012 and open new project as Visual Web Part from SharePoint Solutions

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Step 3:

Paste the code inside the Visual Web Part

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Step 4:

Rebuild the Solution and Deploy

Step 5:

Open the site and add the Web Part then save the page, now you need to sign in to Yammer page and Allow your feed to available for SharePoint Environment as below.

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Step 6:

Now you can able to interact with your group from portal and Yammer

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Step 7:

The same conversation will also be there in yammer

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You can also able to create this feed through Edit source of the Format text Ribbon.

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