Custom Reporting Field Descriptions - Connect Communities

The Connect Communities Report allows users to report on communities in New Connect and customize these reports in various configurable visual representations.

To create a Connect Communities Report, go to Reports > Custom Reports. Then, click Connect Communities Report in the New drop-down.

Available Fields

The Connect Communities Report includes the following field sections:

  • Community
  • Topic
  • Posting

Community

Field Name Field Description Field Type
Community Description Description of the community. Text
Community ID This is the reference ID of the community. Text
Community Moderator Text entered in the Community Moderators field under the Members in a specific community in Connect. Each name displays in a separate row in the report output. The name displays as Last Name, First Name. Text
Community Title Title of the community. Text
Number of Members Number of replies for a specific posting. Numeric
Number of Postings Number of postings for a specific community. Numeric
Top Community Leaderboard Names Top leaderboard name(s) for the community. Each name displays on a separate row in the report output. The name displays as Last Name, First Name. Text
Type of Community Type of the community. The possible values are Community (Regular), Learning Community, Knowledge Bank, Cohort. Text

Topic

Field Name Field Description Field Type
Topic Description Description of the topic. Text
Topic Expert Name Expert name(s) of the topic. Each name displays on a separate row in the report output. The name displays as Last Name, First Name. Text
Topic Moderator Name Moderator name(s) of the topic. Each name displays on a separate row in the report output. The name displays as Last Name, First Name. Text
Topic Title Title of the topic. Text

Posting

Field Name Field Description Field Type
Author Division Posting author's division. Text
Author Location Posting author's company location. The location displays as City, Country Abbreviation. Text
Author Name Posting author's name. The name displays as Last Name, First Name. Text
Author Position Posting author's position. Text
Create Date Create Date of the posting. The date display as MM/DD/YYYY (00):(00) (AM/PM). Date
Last Modified Date Last date of modification of the posting. The date display as MM/DD/YYYY (00):(00) (AM/PM). Date
Number of Likes Overall number of likes for a specific posting. Note: For "suggestion" posting types, the number of likes is an aggregate number of upvotes, assigned with a value of +1, and downvotes assigned with a value of -1, given to a posting. Numeric
Number of Replies Number of replies for a specific posting. Numeric
Number of Views Number of views for a specific posting. Numeric
Posting Title A new field will be added to display the title of the posting. Text
Posting Type Type of the posting. The possible values are Discussion, File, Q&A, Suggestion. Text
Tag: Accepted Indicates whether or not a specific posting is tagged as Accepted. Yes/No
Tag: Answered Indicates whether or not a specific posting is tagged as Answered. Yes/No
Tag: Completed Indicates whether or not a specific posting is tagged as Completed. Yes/No
Tag: Featured Indicates whether or not a specific posting is tagged as Featured. Yes/No