Add Twitter Widget

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How To Embed a Twitter Widget in Your Course

  • Log in to Twitter.
  • Click the Settings icon and select Widgets.
  • Click Create New.
  • Select the User Timeline tab to publish your own Tweets in the widget. Alternatively, select Favorites, List, Search, or Collection. For example, select the Search tab and type #cornell in the query box. The widget displays the latest Tweets containing that hashhtag.
  • Preview the widget and click Create Widget.
  • Copy the code that appears below the Preview.
Embed code for Twitter Widget
Embed code for Twitter Widget-click to expand
* In your Blackboard course, navigate to a content area or folder.
  • Select Item from the Build Content action bar.
  • Type the name of the new item, i.e. UWindsor Twitter Feed
  • In the content editor, select HTML Code View. In the pop-up window, paste the widget code.
  • Click Update. The content editor shows a link to the Twitter.
  • Click Submit. The content area displays the Twitter widget with an automatically updating list of Tweets.
  • Instructor view will display the Widget code. Switching Edit Mode to OFF will show display the feeds.
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