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Twitter and Facebook widgets on your forum

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Twitter and Facebook widgets on your forum

Post by Leviosa on January 28th 2015, 3:14 pm

Twitter and Facebook widgets on your forum

Hi Dear Members,

This tutorial will help you to add Twitter and Facebook news feeds on your forum.




Create a Twitter widget




This widget is very easy and fast to setup. First, enter your Twitter account. Then, click on the "settings option" on your profile and select the widgets button: https://twitter.com/settings/widgets




  • Click on "create a widget"




  • Select "user timeline"


Add the name of the user/service you want to receive Twitter news. Here, we're going to select Forumotion News. Don't forget to validate the widget Wink



  • HTML code


Then, you'll get a HTML code. Copy and paste the code on your forum.



For example, you can display the Twitter widget on:
- The home page,
- Templates
- HTML pages
- Portal
- Widget
- ...



Create a Facebook widget





  • Developers tool


Go to this page: https://developers.facebook.com/roadblock/?logout=0&redirect_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fdevelopers.facebook.com%2Fdocs%2Fplugins%2Flike-box-for-pages%3Flocale%3Den_EN in order to create your Facebook widget Smile

Enter your Facebook page address and select the option: "Show posts"
Setup the other options as you prefer:



Then, get a code by clicking on "Get a code"


A popup will appear with 2 codes:




  • Go to your forum:


The first code must be added into the Javascript management section via your administrative panel.
Only the part between the tag <script>...</script> is to be used:



The second code can be added where you want and same for the Twitter widget Smile





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