Yammer for WordPress
Use this guide, if you want to embed a Yammer feed in a WordPress page or post using the WPO365 plugin.
The Yammer Embed app WordPress is included in the WPO365 | INTRANET bundle (see https://www.wpo365.com/downloads/wordpress-office-365-login-intranet/ for details and pricing) and the WPO365 | M365 APPS (see https://www.wpo365.com/downloads/wpo365-microsoft-365-apps/ for details and pricing)
Before you start
- You must already have configured the single sign-on capability of the WordPress + Office 365 plugin.
- Additionally, you must also already have configured the integration capability of the plugin.
- You are a Global Administrator for your company’s Office 365 tenant / Azure AD directory (or have at least the ability to edit the Azure Active Directory App registration that was created previously when the single sign-on capability was configured).
- You are an Administrator for your WordPress website.
- In Azure Portal click the 'hamburger' (icon with three horizontal lines in the upper corner) to open the menu.
- Navigate to Azure Active Directory > App registrations.
- Select the App registration that you created when you configured the single sign-on capability of the plugin.
- Click API permissions from the 'App registration' menu on the left
- Click + Add permission.
- Select Yammer > Delegated permissions.
- Click Add permissions.
- Click Grant admin consent for … as an administrator to grant consent for all users in your tenant to use this ‘App registration’.
- Navigate to WP Admin > WPO365 > Integration.
- Scroll down to the section labelled Microsoft 365 Apps.
- Check the option to Enable WPO365 API for Microsoft Graph.
- Require users that will use the Employee Directory app to Sign in with Microsoft.
- Add https://www.yammer.com to the list of Allowed endpoints.
- Check the option to Enable Microsoft Graph proxy-type requests.
Generate a Yammer shortcode
- Navigate to WP Admin > WPO365 > ... > Yammer.
- Select the type of feed that you'd like to integrate.
- If you created and uploaded your own handlebars template (see https://www.wpo365.com/working-with-handlebars-templates/ for details) then update the default link.
- Enter the results per page (= number of messages) that should be retrieved initially (and subsequently each time the user clicks the Load more button at the bottom of the feed).
- Optionally you can choose to hide paging (= hide the Load more button).
- Optionally you can choose to hide images.
- Click Copy shortcode to clipboard.
Embed a Yammer feed in a WordPress page or post
- From the WordPress Admin Bar, click + New to add a new WordPress page or post.
- On the page or post, type shortcode in the block navigator and click the shortcode shortcut to add a new shortcode block to the page or post.
- In the shortcode editor, click Ctrl+V (or right mouse click and click Paste) to paste the shortcode.
- Publish the page and then click View post to check the result.
- If you made changes in Azure AD and updated - for example - the API Permissions for your App registration you should go to WP Admin > WPO365 > Integration and click to Delete tokens. Then clear your browsers cache, sign out of your WordPress website and sign back in with Microsoft to refresh any tokens and try again.