Create a Twitter Feed Widget

Use the Twitter Feed Widget Properties window (accessed from within the Widget Manager) to create a Twitter Feed Widget.

To create a Twitter Feed Widget:

  1. Create a Widget.
  2. In the Type drop-down list, select Twitter Feed.
  3. Select the CSM Twitter account to use:
    1. Account: Select the ellipses button Ellipses Button to open the Twitter Account Manager, and then select an existing Twitter Account or create a new Twitter Account.
  4. Specify the Tweets to show on the Widget, either:
    • Show user’s Tweets: Select this radio button to display all the Tweets from the named Twitter Account. If you select this option, you can also specify whether or not you want to include Retweets. A Retweet is a Tweet from a different user that the current user re-transmits from within their own account to their own followers.
    • Show Search results: Select this radio button to display all Tweets that meet the specified criteria, and then specify the criteria. The criteria can be simple words, hashtags, or any other supported Twitter search.
  5. Specify the maximum number of Tweets to show:
    1. Max Tweet to Show: Provide a number.
  6. Specify a custom link color to use in the Widget:
    1. Custom link color: Select this check box to use an alternate color for Twitter links (by default, links in the title and the body of each Tweet use the system-defined color for links. However, depending on the rest of your color selections, these links might be hard to read). Select Color Selector Color Picker Button to open the Color Selector, and then select a link color, either:
      • Web:

        Set of named web-safe colors.

      • Custom:

        Customized red, green, blue (RGB) colors.

  7. Define how often to refresh the Widget:
    1. Refresh every:

      Select this check box to refresh the content according to a defined time period, and then provide the refresh timeframe (every x hours or minutes).

  8. Select one or more One-Step Actions to initiate from the Widget (Create actions area):
    1. Select Add to launch the One-Step Action Manager, and then select one or more existing One-Steps, or create a new One-Step Action.
    2. Select OK.

      Select the Edit button to Edit a One-Step Actions in the list; select the Remove button to remove a selected One-Step Action from the list. Use the Up/Down arrows to reorder the One-Step Actions in the list.

  9. Select Save.