Adding and Removing Practifi Tiles

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Overview 

Teams may notice that new tiles are sometimes available to your organization as part of our scheduled product releases. These tiles typically are not automatically added to your organization to prevent disruption within your firm's Home page layout. They are available for adding to your organization by a System Administrator. This article outlines how to both add a Practifi Tile to your app's Home pages and remove them from the Home page to customize your users' viewing experience. 

Before you begin

Tile visibility is set by each Practifi app and is not based on user profile type or permission access. This means that changes to tiles for the Advisor app will impact all users using the Advisor app but will not impact users within other apps. To have a newly released Tile display in your organization, it will need to be manually added to each app where you would like to have the Tile display. You will need the System Administrator permission access level within your Practifi organization to perform this function. 

Please note: This article is only for adding standard Practifi Tiles made available through our product releases and is not applicable for custom tiles requested through our Professional Services team.

Understanding Tiles and Tile Rows

Tiles and Tile Rows are Salesforce components that display on your Home page. Tile Rows are designated by their header that displays above the individual tiles, for example, My Tasks or Key Dates.
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The Tile Row is the component that groups the individual tiles on the Home page. Tiles on the Home page display based on their relationship with a Tile Row. This means that for a Tile to display, it will need to relate to the app's Tile Row by a component relationship established in your organization. 

Adding Practifi Tiles

  1. Select the App Launcher in the upper left-hand corner of Practifi.
  2. Use the Search apps and items... search bar to search for "Components." 
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  3. Select Components from the drop-down menu under the Items section. 
  4. Select the carrot icon beside Recently Viewed to change the list view and select Tiles from the drop-down menu. 
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  5. Locate the Tile Row that you add the tile to from the list and select the tile row's hyperlinked component name. The naming for Tile Row will follow the convention of "App Name - Tile Row Name." For example, the Tile Row of "Advisor - Key Dates" is the row of Key Dates tiles within the Advisor app. 
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  6. Select the Related subtab on the Tile Row Component page.
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  7. Select the New button located on the right-hand side of the Component Relations (Parent) table.
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  8. In the Child field, begin typing the Tile name that you would like to add to the Tile Row and select the name from the drop-down menu. The naming for Tiles will follow the convention of "App Name - Tile Row Name - Tile Name." For example, "Advisor - Key Dates - Upcoming Meetings."
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  9. Once the information is entered, select Save to finalize the Tile addition to the Tile Row. After a browser page refresh, the Tile will display on the app's Home page in the Tile Row.
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  10. Repeat the steps as necessary to add the Tile to multiple app Home pages.

Removing Practifi Tiles

  1. Select the App Launcher in the upper left-hand corner of Practifi.
  2. Use the Search apps and items... search bar to search for "Components." 
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  3. Select Components from the drop-down menu under the Items section. 
  4. Select the carrot icon beside Recently Viewed to change the list view and select Tiles from the drop-down menu. 
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  5. Locate the Tile Row that you remove the tile from the list and select the tile row's hyperlinked component name. The naming for Tile Row will follow the convention of "App Name - Tile Row Name." For example, the Tile Row of "Advisor - Key Dates" is the row of Key Dates tiles within the Advisor app. 
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  6. Select the Related subtab on the Tile Row Component page.
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  7.  On the Component Relations (Parent) table, locate the Tile name for the Tile you would like to remove within the Child column. The naming for Tiles will follow the convention of "App Name - Tile Row Name - Tile Name." For example, "Advisor - Key Dates - Upcoming Meetings." Select the carrot icon located to the right of the Tile name. 
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  8. Select Delete from the drop-down menu. This will remove the relationship from the Tile to the Tile Row and prevent the Tile from displaying in your organization in the specific App after a browser page refresh to pull this change forward.
    • Please note: Deleting the relationship between the Tile Row and the Tile does not delete the Tile from your Practifi organization. This tile will remain available for assignment back into the Tile Row as needed.
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  9. Repeat these steps as necessary to remove the tile from multiple Practifi Apps, for example, removing the Upcoming meetings tile from the Client Service app in addition to the removal from the Advisor app. 

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