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pjwilson87
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Extract Data from Web Page - Custom CSS Selector

Hello!

 

I am using the action 'Extract data from wepage' and trying to extract a 'Table' with 'Custom CSS Selectors'.

 

Website Example:  https://mckesson.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/External_Careers?

 

 

So I added a custom CSS Selector which PAD will recognize when extracting for a 'Single Value':

 

single_value.png

 

However, PAD does not seem to recognize custom CSS Selectors when extracting a 'Table':

 

table.png

 

Is it possible to use custom CSS selectors when extracting a 'Table' in PAD?

Or am i doing something wrong?

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Agnius
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My experience shows, that paging in this action in both PAD and WA usually assumes the page has loaded as soon as the paging element becomes available again. In most pages it thus does not really work the way you would think it does. It presses the button, but then extracts the same page a few times by the time the next page actually loads and thus you end up with duplicate data.

 

The reason it returns to the first page is because the functionality is built in a way where the action should return to the original page after extraction. This part of it actually works properly. But when I test it on this page and limit the extraction to the first 5 pages, I usually get 5 copies of the same page extracted before the next page loads. That is because the paging buttons actually do refresh right away after clicking (you can test that manually, too), while the actual results load a bit slower.

 

So, a brief version would be no - it does not work.

 

The funky thing with this exact page, however, is that passing the page index to the URL is not allowed either. It will take you to the 1st page all the time. This might also possibly indicate that the pagination is built slightly differently here.

 

My suggestion is thus running an Invoke web service action to their exposed API. You can copy this action and this will return the same results in JSON format:

Web.InvokeWebService.InvokeWebService Url: $'''https://mckesson.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/wday/cxs/mckesson/External_Careers/jobs''' Method: Web.Method.Post Accept: $'''application/json''' ContentType: $'''application/json''' RequestBody: $'''{\"limit\": 20, \"offset\": 0, \"searchText\": \"\", \"appliedFacets\": {}}''' ConnectionTimeout: 120 FollowRedirection: True ClearCookies: False FailOnErrorStatus: False EncodeRequestBody: False UserAgent: $'''Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.21) Gecko/20100312 Firefox/3.6''' Encoding: Web.Encoding.AutoDetect AcceptUntrustedCertificates: True ResponseHeaders=> WebServiceResponseHeaders Response=> WebServiceResponse StatusCode=> StatusCode

It looks like this:

AgniusBartninka_0-1635750664617.png

The response will look like this (excluding the Facets, which are irrelevant anyway):

{
    "total": 962,
    "jobPostings": [
        {
            "title": "Casual Registered Nurse - Nanaimo",
            "externalPath": "/job/Nanaimo/Casual-Registered-Nurse---Nanaimo_JR0053724",
            "locationsText": "Nanaimo",
            "postedOn": "Posted Yesterday",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053724"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Sr. Profitability Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/Richmond-Metro/Sr-Profitability-Analyst_JR0051351",
            "locationsText": "Richmond Metro",
            "postedOn": "Posted 2 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0051351"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Associate Accounts Payable Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Associate-Accounts-Payable-Analyst_JR0053567",
            "locationsText": "Dallas/Fort Worth Metro",
            "postedOn": "Posted 2 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053567"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Customer Engagement - Pharmacy - Reconciliation Advisor-2",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Reconciliation-Advisor-2_JR0051047",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 2 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0051047"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Account Manager HME  (AL/West GA)",
            "externalPath": "/job/GA-Work-at-Home/Account-Manager-HME---AL-West-GA-_JR0053671",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053671"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Compliance Advisory & Monitoring Leader",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Compliance-Advisory---Monitoring-Leader_JR0053502",
            "locationsText": "4 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053502"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Senior Director - Compliance Monitoring & Advisory",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Senior-Director---Compliance-Monitoring---Advisory_JR0054015-1",
            "locationsText": "3 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0054015"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Bilingual Patient Services Specialist",
            "externalPath": "/job/Mississauga/Bilingual-Patient-Services-Specialist_JR0053785",
            "locationsText": "Mississauga",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053785"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Business Development Executive - Oncology",
            "externalPath": "/job/GA-Work-at-Home/Business-Development-Executive---Oncology_JR0053401",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053401"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Implementation Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Implementation-Analyst_JR0051460",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0051460"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Stagiaire - Programmeur Analyst, Développeur, Eté 2022 / Intern Software Developer, Summer 2022",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Stagiaire---Programmeur-Analyst--Dveloppeur--Et-2022---Intern-Software-Developer--Summer-2022_JR0053942",
            "locationsText": "Greater Montreal Area",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053942"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Sr. Associate Data Management Analyst REMOTE",
            "externalPath": "/job/Work-at-Home---New-Jersey-USA-All-Zones-WNJA/Sr-Associate-Data-Management-Analyst-REMOTE_JR0053713-1",
            "locationsText": "15 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053713"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Duluth, GA - Warehouse Worker - Full Time - Night Shift",
            "externalPath": "/job/Duluth-GA-USA---2975-Evergreen-Drive-8148/Duluth--GA---Warehouse-Worker---Full-Time---Night-Shift_JR0054131",
            "locationsText": "Duluth, GA, USA - 2975 Evergreen Drive (8148)",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0054131"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Spécialiste en chef, opérations pharmacie  / Lead, Pharmacy Operations (Uniprix et Proxim)",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Spcialiste-en-chef--oprations-pharmacie----Lead--Pharmacy-Operations--Uniprix-et-Proxim-_JR0044359-1",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0044359"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Pricing & Contracts Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/TX-The-Woodlands/Pricing---Contracts-Analyst_JR0053596-1",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053596"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Gestionnaire principal de projets – Centre d’excellence Transport / Senior Project Manager – Transportation Centre of Excellence",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Gestionnaire-principal-de-projets---Centre-d-excellence-Transport---Senior-Project-Manager---Transportation-Centre-of-Excellence_JR0043733",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0043733"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Spécialiste, Taxes indirectes / Specialist, Indirect Tax (contrat 12 mois)",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Spcialiste--Taxes-indirectes---Specialist--Indirect-Tax--contrat-12-mois-_JR0053819",
            "locationsText": "Greater Montreal Area",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053819"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Sr. Director, Employee Experience and Technology Enablement",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Sr-Director--Employee-Experience-and-Technology-Enablement_JR0053640-1",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053640"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Supervisor, Patient Services",
            "externalPath": "/job/Mississauga/Supervisor--Patient-Services_JR0053684",
            "locationsText": "Mississauga",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053684"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Associate Product Support Representative",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Associate-Product-Support-Representative_JR0052373",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0052373"
            ]
        }
    ],
    "userAuthenticated": false
}

You can convert this to a custom object using Convert JSON to custom object action and then will be able to parse it.

The problem, however, is that it is limited to return a maximum of 20 results (pagination). It will return an error if you pass anything else to the "limit" parameter in the body.

But when you run the initial request (with "offset":0), you will also retrieve the total number of results as the very first value in the response. So, you can use that, divide it by 20 and then use pagination. In order to get the next page, you need to increase the value under "offset" in the request body.

So, for example, passing this to the body will return the first page:

{"limit": 20, "offset": 0, "searchText": "", "appliedFacets": {}}

but passing this to the body, will return the second page:

{"limit": 20, "offset": 20, "searchText": "", "appliedFacets": {}}

 etc.

 

This will be much more stable than doing it via the UI.

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Agnius
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This will not work for a table or a list, because you need to provide the HTML structure for each item under the base selector. Here's what works for me:

AgniusBartninka_0-1635668233298.png

When extracting only a single value, specifying the very last item in the structure is enough (the a element), but if you want to extract all of them, you will need to be more specific.

 

Also, please note that your paging selector also seems to be built incorrectly. Avoid any classes that has 'WinAutomation' in it. This is a class that is auto-inserted by WinAutomation/PAD when setting up the CSS selectors for the Extract data From web page action. It will disappear as soon as you refresh the page and will no longer be there, so your paging will fail.

Anything that looks like this (see the purple dots around the arrow button):

AgniusBartninka_1-1635668383017.png

Is actually added by WA/PAD when interacting with the page. But it will not be there during runtime and thus you will not find the element if your class name is like that.

 

If you found my reply useful, please upvote it.

If you believe this is a solution to your issue, please mark it as the preferred solution.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Regards, Agnius Bartninkas

@Agnius 

Thanks for the response. The CSS Selector works the way you showed me in screen shot, I was not sure if using the HTML structure was the only way or not.

 

Do you know how the 'Use paging' option works in PAD?

I made corrections to my CSS Selector and it clicks the 'next' button when I run it, but after page 2, it always reverts back to page 1 and then keeps going back and forth and never stops.

 

How do I need to structure the CSS Selectors for the 'Use paging' option in PAD so it clicks the 'next' page button each time and then stopping at the last page?

 

This is what I have:

 

paging.png

Agnius
Most Valuable Professional
Most Valuable Professional

My experience shows, that paging in this action in both PAD and WA usually assumes the page has loaded as soon as the paging element becomes available again. In most pages it thus does not really work the way you would think it does. It presses the button, but then extracts the same page a few times by the time the next page actually loads and thus you end up with duplicate data.

 

The reason it returns to the first page is because the functionality is built in a way where the action should return to the original page after extraction. This part of it actually works properly. But when I test it on this page and limit the extraction to the first 5 pages, I usually get 5 copies of the same page extracted before the next page loads. That is because the paging buttons actually do refresh right away after clicking (you can test that manually, too), while the actual results load a bit slower.

 

So, a brief version would be no - it does not work.

 

The funky thing with this exact page, however, is that passing the page index to the URL is not allowed either. It will take you to the 1st page all the time. This might also possibly indicate that the pagination is built slightly differently here.

 

My suggestion is thus running an Invoke web service action to their exposed API. You can copy this action and this will return the same results in JSON format:

Web.InvokeWebService.InvokeWebService Url: $'''https://mckesson.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/wday/cxs/mckesson/External_Careers/jobs''' Method: Web.Method.Post Accept: $'''application/json''' ContentType: $'''application/json''' RequestBody: $'''{\"limit\": 20, \"offset\": 0, \"searchText\": \"\", \"appliedFacets\": {}}''' ConnectionTimeout: 120 FollowRedirection: True ClearCookies: False FailOnErrorStatus: False EncodeRequestBody: False UserAgent: $'''Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.21) Gecko/20100312 Firefox/3.6''' Encoding: Web.Encoding.AutoDetect AcceptUntrustedCertificates: True ResponseHeaders=> WebServiceResponseHeaders Response=> WebServiceResponse StatusCode=> StatusCode

It looks like this:

AgniusBartninka_0-1635750664617.png

The response will look like this (excluding the Facets, which are irrelevant anyway):

{
    "total": 962,
    "jobPostings": [
        {
            "title": "Casual Registered Nurse - Nanaimo",
            "externalPath": "/job/Nanaimo/Casual-Registered-Nurse---Nanaimo_JR0053724",
            "locationsText": "Nanaimo",
            "postedOn": "Posted Yesterday",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053724"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Sr. Profitability Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/Richmond-Metro/Sr-Profitability-Analyst_JR0051351",
            "locationsText": "Richmond Metro",
            "postedOn": "Posted 2 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0051351"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Associate Accounts Payable Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Associate-Accounts-Payable-Analyst_JR0053567",
            "locationsText": "Dallas/Fort Worth Metro",
            "postedOn": "Posted 2 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053567"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Customer Engagement - Pharmacy - Reconciliation Advisor-2",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Reconciliation-Advisor-2_JR0051047",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 2 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0051047"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Account Manager HME  (AL/West GA)",
            "externalPath": "/job/GA-Work-at-Home/Account-Manager-HME---AL-West-GA-_JR0053671",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053671"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Compliance Advisory & Monitoring Leader",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Compliance-Advisory---Monitoring-Leader_JR0053502",
            "locationsText": "4 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053502"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Senior Director - Compliance Monitoring & Advisory",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Senior-Director---Compliance-Monitoring---Advisory_JR0054015-1",
            "locationsText": "3 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0054015"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Bilingual Patient Services Specialist",
            "externalPath": "/job/Mississauga/Bilingual-Patient-Services-Specialist_JR0053785",
            "locationsText": "Mississauga",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053785"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Business Development Executive - Oncology",
            "externalPath": "/job/GA-Work-at-Home/Business-Development-Executive---Oncology_JR0053401",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053401"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Implementation Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Implementation-Analyst_JR0051460",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0051460"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Stagiaire - Programmeur Analyst, Développeur, Eté 2022 / Intern Software Developer, Summer 2022",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Stagiaire---Programmeur-Analyst--Dveloppeur--Et-2022---Intern-Software-Developer--Summer-2022_JR0053942",
            "locationsText": "Greater Montreal Area",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053942"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Sr. Associate Data Management Analyst REMOTE",
            "externalPath": "/job/Work-at-Home---New-Jersey-USA-All-Zones-WNJA/Sr-Associate-Data-Management-Analyst-REMOTE_JR0053713-1",
            "locationsText": "15 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053713"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Duluth, GA - Warehouse Worker - Full Time - Night Shift",
            "externalPath": "/job/Duluth-GA-USA---2975-Evergreen-Drive-8148/Duluth--GA---Warehouse-Worker---Full-Time---Night-Shift_JR0054131",
            "locationsText": "Duluth, GA, USA - 2975 Evergreen Drive (8148)",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0054131"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Spécialiste en chef, opérations pharmacie  / Lead, Pharmacy Operations (Uniprix et Proxim)",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Spcialiste-en-chef--oprations-pharmacie----Lead--Pharmacy-Operations--Uniprix-et-Proxim-_JR0044359-1",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0044359"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Pricing & Contracts Analyst",
            "externalPath": "/job/TX-The-Woodlands/Pricing---Contracts-Analyst_JR0053596-1",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053596"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Gestionnaire principal de projets – Centre d’excellence Transport / Senior Project Manager – Transportation Centre of Excellence",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Gestionnaire-principal-de-projets---Centre-d-excellence-Transport---Senior-Project-Manager---Transportation-Centre-of-Excellence_JR0043733",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0043733"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Spécialiste, Taxes indirectes / Specialist, Indirect Tax (contrat 12 mois)",
            "externalPath": "/job/Greater-Montreal-Area/Spcialiste--Taxes-indirectes---Specialist--Indirect-Tax--contrat-12-mois-_JR0053819",
            "locationsText": "Greater Montreal Area",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053819"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Sr. Director, Employee Experience and Technology Enablement",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Sr-Director--Employee-Experience-and-Technology-Enablement_JR0053640-1",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053640"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Supervisor, Patient Services",
            "externalPath": "/job/Mississauga/Supervisor--Patient-Services_JR0053684",
            "locationsText": "Mississauga",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0053684"
            ]
        },
        {
            "title": "Associate Product Support Representative",
            "externalPath": "/job/DallasFort-Worth-Metro/Associate-Product-Support-Representative_JR0052373",
            "locationsText": "2 Locations",
            "postedOn": "Posted 3 Days Ago",
            "bulletFields": [
                "JR0052373"
            ]
        }
    ],
    "userAuthenticated": false
}

You can convert this to a custom object using Convert JSON to custom object action and then will be able to parse it.

The problem, however, is that it is limited to return a maximum of 20 results (pagination). It will return an error if you pass anything else to the "limit" parameter in the body.

But when you run the initial request (with "offset":0), you will also retrieve the total number of results as the very first value in the response. So, you can use that, divide it by 20 and then use pagination. In order to get the next page, you need to increase the value under "offset" in the request body.

So, for example, passing this to the body will return the first page:

{"limit": 20, "offset": 0, "searchText": "", "appliedFacets": {}}

but passing this to the body, will return the second page:

{"limit": 20, "offset": 20, "searchText": "", "appliedFacets": {}}

 etc.

 

This will be much more stable than doing it via the UI.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark it as the preferred solution. If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.
Regards, Agnius Bartninkas

@Agnius 

I see. Is it possible to add multiple passes in the 'Request body' to get all those pages in one 'Invoke webservice' action? I tried using a comma and semicolon but does not work.

Agnius
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@pjwilson87 

Nope. That's the idea - it is limited to 20 results per page. If you pass in any other number instead of 20, an error will be returned. That's how their endpoint is built and that's why you don't have an option in their web page to change the number of search results per page.

It is still a much more efficient way than doing it via the UI, in my opinion. You just need to build it in a loop until you get no further results. You would need to do the same thing with the Extract data from web page action, too, because it does not work with the paging element anyway.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
If I have answered your question, please mark it as the preferred solution. If you like my response, please give it a Thumbs Up.
Regards, Agnius Bartninkas

@Agnius 

I agree, this way seems more efficient and should work just fine. Thank you!

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As we continue to grow and learn together, it's important to reflect on the valuable insights we've shared. For today's #TuesdayTip, we're excited to take a moment to look back at the last 10 tips we've shared in case you missed any or want to revisit them. Thanks for your incredible support for this series--we're so glad it was able to help so many of you navigate your community experience!   Getting Started in the Community An overview of everything you need to know about navigating the community on one page!  Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Community Ranks and YOU Have you ever wondered how your fellow community members ascend the ranks within our community? We explain everything about ranks and how to achieve points so you can climb up in the rankings! Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Powering Up Your Community Profile Your Community User Profile is how the Community knows you--so it's essential that it works the way you need it to! From changing your username to updating contact information, this Knowledge Base Article is your best resource for powering up your profile. Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Community Blogs--A Great Place to Start There's so much you'll discover in the Community Blogs, and we hope you'll check them out today!  Community Links: ○ Power Apps ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Unlocking Community Achievements and Earning Badges Across the Communities, you'll see badges on users profile that recognize and reward their engagement and contributions. Check out some details on Community badges--and find out more in the detailed link at the end of the article! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio    Blogging in the Community Interested in blogging? Everything you need to know on writing blogs in our four communities! Get started blogging across the Power Platform communities today! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Subscriptions & Notifications We don't want you to miss a thing in the community! Read all about how to subscribe to sections of our forums and how to setup your notifications! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Getting Started with Private Messages & Macros Do you want to enhance your communication in the Community and streamline your interactions? One of the best ways to do this is to ensure you are using Private Messaging--and the ever-handy macros that are available to you as a Community member! Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Community User Groups Learn everything about being part of, starting, or leading a User Group in the Power Platform Community. Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Update Your Community Profile Today! Keep your community profile up to date which is essential for staying connected and engaged with the community. Community Links: ○ Power Apps  ○ Power Automate  ○ Power Pages  ○ Copilot Studio   Thank you for being an integral part of our journey.   Here's to many more Tuesday Tips as we pave the way for a brighter, more connected future! As always, watch the News & Announcements for the next set of tips, coming soon!    

Calling all User Group Leaders and Super Users! Mark Your Calendars for the next Community Ambassador Call on May 9th!

This month's Community Ambassador call is on May 9th at 9a & 3p PDT. Please keep an eye out in your private messages and Teams channels for your invitation. There are lots of exciting updates coming to the Community, and we have some exclusive opportunities to share with you! As always, we'll also review regular updates for User Groups, Super Users, and share general information about what's going on in the Community.     Be sure to register & we hope to see all of you there!

April 2024 Community Newsletter

We're pleased to share the April Community Newsletter, where we highlight the latest news, product releases, upcoming events, and the amazing work of our outstanding Community members.   If you're new to the Community, please make sure to follow the latest News & Announcements and check out the Community on LinkedIn as well! It's the best way to stay up-to-date with all the news from across Microsoft Power Platform and beyond.    COMMUNITY HIGHLIGHTS   Check out the most active community members of the last month! These hardworking members are posting regularly, answering questions, kudos, and providing top solutions in their communities. We are so thankful for each of you--keep up the great work! If you hope to see your name here next month, follow these awesome community members to see what they do!   Power AppsPower AutomateCopilot StudioPower PagesWarrenBelzDeenujialexander2523ragavanrajanLaurensMManishSolankiMattJimisonLucas001AmikcapuanodanilostephenrobertOliverRodriguestimlAndrewJManikandanSFubarmmbr1606VishnuReddy1997theMacResolutionsVishalJhaveriVictorIvanidzejsrandhawahagrua33ikExpiscornovusFGuerrero1PowerAddictgulshankhuranaANBExpiscornovusprathyooSpongYeNived_Nambiardeeksha15795apangelesGochixgrantjenkinsvasu24Mfon   LATEST NEWS   Business Applications Launch Event - On Demand In case you missed the Business Applications Launch Event, you can now catch up on all the announcements and watch the entire event on-demand inside Charles Lamanna's latest cloud blog.   This is your one stop shop for all the latest Copilot features across Power Platform and #Dynamics365, including first-hand looks at how companies such as Lenovo, Sonepar, Ford Motor Company, Omnicom and more are using these new capabilities in transformative ways. Click the image below to watch today!   Power Platform Community Conference 2024 is here! It's time to look forward to the next installment of the Power Platform Community Conference, which takes place this year on 18-20th September 2024 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas!   Come and be inspired by Microsoft senior thought leaders and the engineers behind the #PowerPlatform, with Charles Lamanna, Sangya Singh, Ryan Cunningham, Kim Manis, Nirav Shah, Omar Aftab and Leon Welicki already confirmed to speak. You'll also be able to learn from industry experts and Microsoft MVPs who are dedicated to bridging the gap between humanity and technology. These include the likes of Lisa Crosbie, Victor Dantas, Kristine Kolodziejski, David Yack, Daniel Christian, Miguel Félix, and Mats Necker, with many more to be announced over the coming weeks.   Click here to watch our brand-new sizzle reel for #PPCC24 or click the image below to find out more about registration. See you in Vegas!       Power Up Program Announces New Video-Based Learning Hear from Principal Program Manager, Dimpi Gandhi, to discover the latest enhancements to the Microsoft #PowerUpProgram. These include a new accelerated video-based curriculum crafted with the expertise of Microsoft MVPs, Rory Neary and Charlie Phipps-Bennett. If you’d like to hear what’s coming next, click the image below to find out more!   UPCOMING EVENTS Microsoft Build - Seattle and Online - 21-23rd May 2024 Taking place on 21-23rd May 2024 both online and in Seattle, this is the perfect event to learn more about low code development, creating copilots, cloud platforms, and so much more to help you unleash the power of AI.   There's a serious wealth of talent speaking across the three days, including the likes of Satya Nadella, Amanda K. Silver, Scott Guthrie, Sarah Bird, Charles Lamanna, Miti J., Kevin Scott, Asha Sharma, Rajesh Jha, Arun Ulag, Clay Wesener, and many more.   And don't worry if you can't make it to Seattle, the event will be online and totally free to join. Click the image below to register for #MSBuild today!   European Collab Summit - Germany - 14-16th May 2024 The clock is counting down to the amazing European Collaboration Summit, which takes place in Germany May 14-16, 2024. #CollabSummit2024 is designed to provide cutting-edge insights and best practices into Power Platform, Microsoft 365, Teams, Viva, and so much more. There's a whole host of experts speakers across the three-day event, including the likes of Vesa Juvonen, Laurie Pottmeyer, Dan Holme, Mark Kashman, Dona Sarkar, Gavin Barron, Emily Mancini, Martina Grom, Ahmad Najjar, Liz Sundet, Nikki Chapple, Sara Fennah, Seb Matthews, Tobias Martin, Zoe Wilson, Fabian Williams, and many more.   Click the image below to find out more about #ECS2024 and register today!     Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Conference - Seattle - 3-7th June If you're looking to turbo boost your Power Platform skills this year, why not take a look at everything TechCon365 has to offer at the Seattle Convention Center on June 3-7, 2024.   This amazing 3-day conference (with 2 optional days of workshops) offers over 130 sessions across multiple tracks, alongside 25 workshops presented by Power Platform, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Viva, Azure, Copilot and AI experts. There's a great array of speakers, including the likes of Nirav Shah, Naomi Moneypenny, Jason Himmelstein, Heather Cook, Karuana Gatimu, Mark Kashman, Michelle Gilbert, Taiki Y., Kristi K., Nate Chamberlain, Julie Koesmarno, Daniel Glenn, Sarah Haase, Marc Windle, Amit Vasu, Joanne C Klein, Agnes Molnar, and many more.   Click the image below for more #Techcon365 intel and register today!     For more events, click the image below to visit the Microsoft Community Days website.      

Tuesday Tip | Update Your Community Profile Today!

It's time for another TUESDAY TIPS, your weekly connection with the most insightful tips and tricks that empower both newcomers and veterans in the Power Platform Community! Every Tuesday, we bring you a curated selection of the finest advice, distilled from the resources and tools in the Community. Whether you’re a seasoned member or just getting started, Tuesday Tips are the perfect compass guiding you across the dynamic landscape of the Power Platform Community.   We're excited to announce that updating your community profile has never been easier! Keeping your profile up to date is essential for staying connected and engaged with the community.   Check out the following Support Articles with these topics: Accessing Your Community ProfileRetrieving Your Profile URLUpdating Your Community Profile Time ZoneChanging Your Community Profile Picture (Avatar)Setting Your Date Display Preferences Click on your community link for more information: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Pages, Copilot Studio   Thank you for being an active part of our community. Your contributions make a difference! Best Regards, The Community Management Team

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