Adding an agent alias (Professional and Enterprise)

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  • McCabe Tonna
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    Thanks for quick response Brett,

    Is it possible to append CSS to any Zendesk fields? 

    I dont need to fully lock it down, but more appear that it is un-editable 

     

    Thanks,
    McCabe

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  • Brett - Community Manager
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    Hey McCabe,

    Unfortunately these fields cannot be affected by CSS either.

    Apologies for the inconvenience there :-/

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  • Nadezhda Rusinova
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    HI! Is it possible to create more than 1 Alias to agents account and display to end-user one of them depends on some conditions (e.g. user language)? 

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  • McCabe Tonna
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    Nadezhda,

    To have multiple? No, although I'm sure a custom app could change the alias based on conditions. This would require a custom script. 

    psuedo code:

    Client.get('currentUser.alias')

    if

    Clientt.set('currentUser.alias','alias1')

    else

    Client.set('currentUser.alias','alias2'')

     

    Unless anyone else knows a more simple solution

     

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  • David Olson
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    Hi there,

    We are currently in need of tracking how our agents have represented themselves over the years, which entails finding when their aliases were used and when they weren't.  I'm not seeing any historics out there at the user level regarding alias use.  Is there any way to obtain this?

    Thank you very much!

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  • Ben Van Iten
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    Hi David,

    There is an API end point that you can leverage for aliases: Users - Support API

    Unfortunately there are not any native ways through reporting, or the agent interface, that you can get any data on them however. 

    I hope this is helpful - please let us know if you have any further questions.

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