The GCconnex Twitter widget can be configured to show Tweets from a Twitter search. This search can display tweets based on either a handle or hashtag.


Step 1: creating a widget on Twitter.com


  1. To add the Twitter widget to your GCconnex profile, you must first create a widget on your Twitter settings page.
  2. Follow the instructions on your Twitter settings page.
  3. Once complete, click Create widget.
  4. A code will appear on the page. Copy the code. 


Step 2: configuring your GCconnex Twitter search widget


  1. To add a Twitter widget to your Dashboard or Group, click Add Widgets. To add a Twitter widget to your profile, click Widgets in your profile navigation bar then click Add Widgets.
  2. Scroll down in the list of widgets until you see Twitter search. Click Add widget. 
  3. The Twitter search widget should now appear on your Profile, Dashboard or Group page.
  4. On the widget, click on the wheel gear icon in the top-right corner.
  5. On the pop-up page, paste the code from your Twitter settings page in the field “Twitter Widget Embed Code”. Scroll down and click Save.                                                                                                                                                      
  6.  Head to your GCcollab profile page (see steps 1-3 above), click on the Widgets tab.
  7. Hover your mouse pointer over the Twitter search box. You should see a "gear" icon and an "x" when you hover.  Click the "gear" icon.
  8. Paste the code you copied from Twitter.com's widget into the Twitter Widget Embed Code area. 
  9. Set Widget height (pixels) to 0 for automatic height, or input a specific number of pixels if you prefer a specific height for your widget.
  10. Click Save



the gear icon


Your GCconnex Twitter widget is now configured.


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