Embedding an X Feed (formerly Twitter)

Embedding an X Feed (formerly Twitter)

In addition, adding basic content to widgets through the HTML Editor you can also embed feeds from various social media sites. This page provides information on embedding a Twitter feed in your course.  There are various other social platforms that provide embed code you can use in widgets.

  1. First, verify the URL for the twitter feed you want to embed. For example, our URL is https://twitter.com/CTLTeachingTech
  2. Go to https://publish.twitter.com/#
  3. Paste the twitter URL under What would you like to embed
  4. Choose Embedded Timeline
  5. Copy the HTML Code.

Take that code and paste it into a custom widget.

Create a new widget by following the instructions on the Creating Custom Widgets page.

  • On the Edit Widget page click on the Content tab.
  • Click on the </> icon in the bottom-right corner of the HTML Editor.
  • Paste the embed code that you copied from Twitter in the HTML Source Editor window.
  • Click Save. 
  • Click Save and Close on the Edit Widget page.