Add Custom UI Application Tile to SAP Fiori Launchpad
- How to make the custom UI visible as an application tile in SAP Fiori launchpad
- Authorizations: Your user needs a business role with business catalogs Extensibility - Custom Business Objects (ID:
SAP_CORE_BC_EXT_CBO) and Extensibility - Custom Catalog Extensions (ID:
SAP_CORE_BC_EXT_CCE) in SAP S/4HANA Cloud
As application availability in Fiori Launchpad and authorization for it is managed via Business Catalogs, you will see how to extend such a business catalog with your new app.
- SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release (tutorial’s last update): 1902
- Step 1
Open Custom Catalog Extensions application on your SAP Fiori launchpad (SAP S/4HANA Cloud system).
- Step 2
Search your application and select it.
The ID of your application is the combination of the name that you gave when deploying it from SAP Cloud Platform to S/4HANA Cloud including the prefix
YY1_plus the suffix
_UI5R. It is of type
Custom UI App.
- Step 3
Press Add to start extending the business catalog that the new app shall be part of.
A pop up opens for catalog selection. Be aware, that users that shall be able to use the app must have a role with the same catalog assigned. Narrow down the result list by searching for
Custom Business, select the Catalog with role ID
SAP_CORE_BC_EXT_CBOand press OK.
The pop up has closed and the catalog extension got an entry in its list of used catalogs. Select that entry and press Publish
This step takes some minutes, the screen refreshes automatically and once the status switches from unpublished to published, you can close this application’s window and proceed.
- Step 4
Go to the Fiori Launchpad by pressing the Home button.
Press F5 to refresh your page and your new tile becomes visible.
Click it to open your new app developed with Web IDE.
The List Screen will open. As by default a list screen does not show the existing list entries you have to press the Go button to get these.
To get into the details screen of a Bonus Plan you can click its whole entry in the list.
- Step 5
Where do you get the link for your host name?