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Get instance of the siteService object

Question asked by gilleslesire on Nov 3, 2015
Latest reply on Nov 4, 2015 by gilleslesire
I have no experience with Alfresco, I do know how to program however, so no problem there.

I am trying to do a minor edit to the /share/WEB-INF/classes/alfresco/site-webscripts/org/alfresco/share/imports/share-header.lib.js file to add a few menu elements to the share menu.

I want to list all the sites a user is a member of.

After doing some searching I came across the siteService object which can do what I want to achieve so I added the following to the generateAppItems function.

function generateAppItems() {
var sites = siteService.listUserSites(;
   for (var i=0; i<sites.length; i++)
       var targetUrl = "/share/page/site/" + sites.shortName + "/" + dashboard;
          id: "HEADER_SITE_" + sites.shortName.toUpperCase(),
          name: "alfresco/menus/AlfMenuBarItem",
          config: {
             id: "HEADER_SITE_" + sites.shortName.toUpperCase(),
             label: (sites.title) ? sites.title : sites.shortName,
             targetUrl: targetUrl

I try to get the sites the user is member of by using siteService.listUserSites( But now I get the following error

ReferenceError: "siteService" is not defined.

I have googled around but can't find anywhere how I should instantiate this elusive siteService object.