The Teams Discussion web-part is a Powell 365 web part. One example of this web part can be found on the My onboarding page.
The Teams Discussion web part is very useful for a user to follow up with Teams channels directly from the intranet, and react/post without the need to open the application.
This web part is a time-saving tool, which permits it to be focused on a certain channel and make its interactions easier.
Teams Discussion web-part on the “My onboarding” page
How to add the Teams Discussion web-part
To configure the Teams Discussion web-part, you need to :
- Click the plus sign to add a new web part, where you want it on your page.
- Then search for "Powell Intranet Web-parts" from the list.
Select “Powell Intranet Web parts”
- After selecting the Powell Intranet Web-parts, you'll see an empty widget, you need to edit it and select the desired web part (to do so, click the pencil icon on your empty widget).
- As you click the edit button for the Powell Intranet Web-parts, you will see a web-part form. (The image below).
- Fill in the required information
- In the widgets section, select "Teams Discussion (Beta)".
How to configure the Teams Discussion web-part
After selecting the Teams Discussion web part, the following edit form will appear. You will see how to configure each section of it below.
"Select Teams" configuration
- You will have to select a team in the "Select Teams" drop-down first. The teams shown in this drop-down are given by your Microsoft Teams.
“Select Teams” configuration for the Teams Discussionweb-part
"Select channel" configuration
- After selecting a team, the "Select channel" drop-down will appear for you to choose which channel you want to display.
“Select channel” configuration for the Teams Discussionweb-part
“Select theme” configuration
- And lastly, you can choose between the Cassiopea or the Orion theme.
“Select theme” configuration for the Teams Discussion web-part
- Themes display :
For you to see, here's the difference between these two themes :
“Cassiopea” theme for the Teams Discussion web-part “Orion” theme for the Teams Discussion web-part