You can easily extend your Haiilo with the help of a plug-in. Plug-ins are independent small web applications hosted separately from Haiilo. They are technical extensions of Haiilo that communicate via the plug-in API.

In Haiilo, plug-ins are treated as widgets and are made available through the widget catalog. They can be used globally on homepages, locally on pages and in communities, or in selected apps. Plug-ins are available on both desktop and mobile platforms.

Purchase a plug-in

In Haiilo's Marketplace, you can find ready-to-use plug-ins. Please contact your Account Manager if you want to purchase one or more plug-ins.

Create a plug-in

Once you have purchased one of the plug-ins via the Haiilo Marketplace, you can add it to your Haiilo platform. Afterward, the plug-in will behave like a widget.

Adding and activating plug-ins is done in Administration > Features > Widgets > Add Plug-in. You need the "Administration of Plug-ins" permission for this.

A dialog opens where you have to enter the link to your Manifest URL.


Add a plug-in in Haiilo

Go to the Haiilo area where you want to embed the plug-in and activate the Edit view mode from the user drop-down menu. At the desired position, select your plug-in from the widget catalog. After the selection, the respective setting options of the plug-ins follow.


Develop a plug-in

You can program plug-ins independently with our developer guide. If you have questions while developing a plug-in, you can consult the discussion area of the guide.

Haiilo's Service Desk doesn't support your independently developed plug-ins.

Update a plug-in

Plug-ins are generally updated in the background by updating the content of the manifest URL from the provider of the plug-in. This will also update the plug-in in your Haiilo.

The plug-in version number in Haiilo Administration does not adjust automatically. If you want to have an updated number here, you have to remove the plug-in once and add it again.

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