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Embed a Twitter widget

If you have a twitter account, you can embed your user timeline into Minerva.

Step 1

Go to In the enter a Twitter URL box add the relevant Twitter account link e.g., then click the arrow icon.

What you would like to embed

Select Embedded Timeline.

Embedded Timeline

We recommend that you set customization options so you can specify the width of the embedded tweet.

Set customisation options

Then set the width to 480, and press Update.

Select width to 480

Step 2

Select copy code.

Account settings option

You will see a confirmation that the code has been copied.

Account settings option

Then go into your relevant Minerva module or organisation and navigate to where you would like the widget to appear. Select Add item.

Account settings option

Enter a name for the item as usual. In the content editor, select the HTML icon.

Account settings option

A new window will open. Right click in the window to paste in the code from Twitter.

Account settings option

It should look like this:

Account settings option

Click Update to insert the code into the item.

Select other options as required for the Item and then click Submit.

Step 3

Turn Edit Mode Off. There will be a brief delay while the twitter feed loads - you may momentarily see a text message displayed like "tweets by @yourusername"

When the feed loads, you should see the widget.

Account settings option