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    Adding Links to My Account

    This information is not applicable to Primo VE environments. For more details on Primo VE configuration, see Primo VE.

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    Primo allows you to add up to three external links to Personal Settings and My Library (for OPAC via Link), and to each of the following sections in My Account: Loans, Requests, Fees & Fines, Blocks & Messages, Personal Settings (for OPAC via Primo).

    For the new UI only, external links that are configured on the Loans and Requests tabs will not appear unless the tab has items.

    The external links that can be added to each of the My Account options display next to the title. For example:

    (Classic UI) Link Added to My Account > Loans

    For the new UI, the links display below the title:


    (New UI) Link Added to My Account > Loans - Default Label

    The links are generic with the exception of the link that is defined with the fines.payfinelink link code, which is intended to link to an external payment system. If the fines.payfinelink link is defined in the My Account Links mapping table, it will display above and below the fines list, as shown below:

    (Classic UI) Link to External Payment System

    For the new UI, the Pay Fine link displays below the title only:


    (New UI) Link to External Payment System

    The get_loans service, which is configured in the ILS Adaptors Templates mapping table, returns the balance of the fines.

    You can include the following placeholders in the external links as is currently done with delivery templates:

    • Institutional base_urls – {{ils_base}} or {{alma_base}}

    • Interface language – {{language}} or {{language_bibliographic}}

    • Primo server IP – {{primo_server_ip}}

    • User IP – {{user_ip}}

    • PDS handle – {{pds_handle}}

    • Timestamp – {{timestamp}}

    • Code of active view – {{view}}

    For more information on placeholders, refer to the Linking to Delivery Systems section in the Primo Interoperability Guide.

    Back Office Configuration

    For information on configuring external links in My Account, refer to the following tables:

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